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    Mission to the Medieval Middle East

    Hardback £78.96

    Bertrandon de la Broquiere was esquire to Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy.

    Bannermen Tales (Zidishu): Manchu Storytelling and Cultural Hybridity in the Qing Dynasty

    By Elena Suet-Ying Chiu

    Hardback £29.42

    Bannermen Tales is the first book in English to offer a comprehensive study of zidishu-a popular storytelling genre created by the Manchus in early eighteenth-century Beijing. With original translations, musical score, and numerous illustrations of hand-copied and printed texts, this study opens a new window into Qing literature.

    Physicians and their Images

    By Anonymous

    Paperback £9.66

    The eighth book in the 500 Reflections on the RCP series, looking at the beautiful art owned and curated by the Royal College of Physicians.

    OCR Ancient History AS and A Level Component 2: Rome

    By James Harrison

    Paperback £16.85

    This textbook supports the specification for AS and A-Level Ancient History first teaching September 2017. It covers the whole of Component 2, both the compulsory Period Study and the three optional Depth Studies: Period Study: The Julio-Claudian Emperors, 31 BC-AD 68 by Robert Cromarty and James Harrison Depth Study: The...

    To Live Another Day

    By Ed Lane

    Paperback £9.95

    After three years in his own time, Chris Lennox is again thrown back to Georgian England where wars are raging against the Danes and the French. His life is on the line at home and abroad as he fights to live another day.

    The St Patrick\'s Treasury: Celebrating the myths, legends and traditions of Ireland\'s patron saint

    By John Killen

    Paperback £10.25

    St Patrick is one of the best-known and best-loved saints in the world. His life and legacy is ingrained in Irish history and society, as the annual 17 March celebrations across the globe show. John Killen brings together the legends, folklore, traditions and stories that have been associated with St...

    Perogies and Politics

    By Rhonda L. Hinther

    Hardback £38.45

    In Perogies and Politics, Rhonda Hinther explores the twentieth-century history of the Ukrainian left in Canada from the standpoint of the women, men, and children who formed and fostered it.

    Drones and Terrorism: Asymmetrical Warfare and the Threat to Global Security

    By Nicholas Grossman

    Hardback £17.46

    The new weapons and what they mean for the fight against terrorism

    Persian Christians at the Chinese Court: The Xi\'an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East

    By Todd Godwin

    Hardback £63.66

    The Xi'an Stele, erected in Tang China's capital in 781, describes in both Syriac and Chinese the existence of Christian communities in northern China.

    Lloyd George

    By Richard Wilkinson

    Hardback £17.46

    David Lloyd George left a profound political legacy, despite being described by the wife of his successor, Herbert Asquith, as a 'gambler without foresight'. He is, of course, best known as the Prime Minister who led Britain to victory in World War I, but his contribution to domestic politics was...

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