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21st Century Courage
The book examines examples of outstanding courage exhibited by people living in modern Britain. These include British servicemen and servicewomen serving in Iraq and Afghanistan...
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Ancient British Rock Art
Britain hides a remarkable native artistic tradition - mysterious rock carvings which date back far into the misty age of stone circles. In some parts of Scotland you can dig...
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Battle Lines Ypres
Battle Lines Ypres, the first volume in Pen & Sword's new series of walking, cycling and driving guides to the Western Front, is the essential companion for every visitor to the...
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Bluffer's Guide to Archaeology
where to dig, how to dig, why to dig, what to say about the dig, how to dig the dig, what to drink, how much to drink, and even what to wear. Never again confuse a hypocaust with...
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Break Out! Famous Prison Escapes
In 1940 German prisoner of war Hans Marschner managed to saw his way out of Mountjoy, only to be recaptured; in 1943 a young girl eating breakfast was surprised by twenty-one men...
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Britain's Last Tommies
The First World War as a living history is to all intents and purposes over. As of February 2009 there were only two veterans from six million alive who served on the Western Front...
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British Dreadnought vs German Dreadnought: Jutland 1916
In 1916, in the seas near Jutland, two fleets of armoured dreadnoughts met in open battle. This book tells the story of the British and German battleships of these two great fleets...
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British Lighthouse Trail
Lighthouses have been used as aids to maritime navigation for centuries. They are highly recognisable and beloved features of our coastline and waterways, treasured by communities...
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British Military Medals
This second edition of Peter Ducker's best-selling British Military Medals traces the history of medals and gallantry awards from Elizabethan times to the modern day, and it features...
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Castles: Fortresses of Power
These fortified structures have been in existence for thousands of years. In ancient and medieval times castles were the ultimate symbol of power, dominating their surroundings...
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Dowsing
What is the most widely-used paranormal human ability? Why was this extraordinary subtle magical art brought to England by sixteenth century German miners? Does it really work?...
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Farewell Britannia: Family Saga of Roman Britain
The story of Roman Britain, told by a family who lived there. It is AD 430, twenty years since the legions abandoned Britain. Realising that the Roman world he grew up in is doomed...
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Gem Kings and Queens
A richly illustrated guide to the monarchs of the British Isles and Ireland from pre-Saxon times to the present.Includes details on each monarch's birth, parents, accession, cornonation...
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Great Mortality: History of the Black Death
A compelling history of the Black Death that scoured Europe in the mid 14th-century killing twenty-five million people. It was one of the worst human disasters in history. ‘The...
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Hammer and the Cross: New History of the Vikings
For those living outside Scandinavia, the Viking Age effectively began in 793 with an attack on the monastery at Lindisfarne, a characteristically violent harbinger of what was...
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How to Attack a Castle & How to Defend It
Decaying animals catapulted over battlements, flaming arrows raining from the sky and red-hot sand poured down ladders to repel advancing bloodthirsty hordes. Castle warfare...
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In Search of Britain's Haunted Castles (RPND)
Britains reputation for its ghostlore remains as intriguing as ever. This book is for those interested in ghostlore and castles and for those who wish to visit the scenes of...
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In Spain with Orwell
Goerge Orwell and the Independent Labour Party Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War 1936-1939.
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Knights Templar (RPND)
An entertaining historical guide to the legendary and mysterious order of medieval warrior knights who have been associated with everything from freemasonry to the Holy Grail,...
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Knights: Chivalry & Violence
Originally warriors mounted on horseback, knights became associated with the concept of chivalry as it was popularised in medieval European literature. Knights were expected to...
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Leys
Many ancient peoples built their sacred sites in dead straight lines. The magical paths involved astronomy and geomancy, and were used for spirit flight both by the living as they...
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Little Book of Crime & Punishment, The
The Little Book of Crime and Punishment is a repository of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts and trivia about the history of the British criminal justice system...
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Little Book of Murder, The
The Little Book of Murder; is a chilling compendium of intriguing, obscure and strange facts and trivia about murders and murderers. From infamous cases and serial killers, to...
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Little History of Dragons
Why are dragons recognised in almost all cultures on Earth? What is the mysterious geomantic gold they secretly guard? Could dragons be a folk memory of something which once hunted...
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Little People: Fairies, Elves, Nixies, Pixies
Have you ever seen a pixie? Really? How about a nixie? Where would you find a brownie? And who exactly is Puck? Hiding in the woods, meadows, lakes and caves of these green and...
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Merchant Navy Seaman Pocket Manual
The Merchant Navy Seaman Pocket Manual provides a fascinating glimpse into the world of these intrepid seamen, many of whom did not return. Collating documents, diagrams and illustrations...
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Not Forgotten: The Great War & Modern Memory
NOT FORGOTTEN is a revealing look at the untold stories that lie behind thelists of names seen on war memorials - stories of the impact of World War One on British society, the...
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Old Kilkeel and Annalong
Nestling on the south-east coast of Co. Down, these small communities were in fact two of the most important fishing ports in Northern Ireland. By 1890 one third of the herring...
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Old Warrenpoint
On the south-west coast of Co. Down, Warrenpoint - named after the all the rabbit warrens in the area (true!) - was transformed by the arrival of the railway in 1849 into the resort...
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Passchendale
The British offensive, which became known as Passchendaele, got underway on 31 July, 1917 with the objective of capturing fifteen miles of territory.The attack quickly lost momentum...
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