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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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Bluffer's Guide to Archaeology (Sep)
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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British Lighthouse Trail (Jul)
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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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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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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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
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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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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Life in a Medieval Castle
This slim guide is the perfect companion for a school project or for those interested in Medieval life. Featuring colourful photographs and illustrations, it discusses all aspects...
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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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Pocket A-Z of the Knights Templar
The Knights Templar was the foremost Military Order of the Crusades. In about 1118 these warrior-monks were appointed custodians of Temple Mount, and defenders of Christian pilgrims...
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Prisons & Prisoners in Victorian Britain
Prisons and Prisoners In Victorian Britain provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system and the experiences of those within it - on both sides of the bars....
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Roman Legionaries: Soldiers of Empire
This concise and entertaining history of the Roman legionary covers their history from the age of Augustus through the heyday of the Roman Empire. Topics include training, tactics...
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Runic Inscriptions
First paperback edition of this classic book on runes and runelore, with special attention to the runic artifacts of the British Isles, by renowned rune master Paul Johnson. Beautifully...
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Seashaken Houses: A Lighthouse Story
Lighthouses are enduring monuments to our relationship with the sea. They encapsulate a romantic vision of solitary homes amongst the waves, but their original purpose was much...
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Secret Language of Trees, The
As well as offering wood and charcoal fuels, timber for buildings and ships, latex rubber, dyes, shade, shelter from the weather, fruits and nuts to enjoy and poisons to avoid...
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Secrets of the Knights Templar
The Knights Templar are one of the most secretive and powerful religious orders in history: for over two centuries they were the elite fighting force of the Crusades. Highly trained...
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Shackleton's Boat Journey
On August 1, 1914, on the eve of World War I, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his hand-picked crew embarked in HMS Endurance from London's West India Dock, for an expedition to the Antarctic...
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Shackleton's Heroes (Jul)
The fabled figure of Sir Ernest Shackleton truly personifies the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. But, while the story of his ill-fated 1914-18 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition...
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Shades of the Prison House
Shades of the Prison House explores the history of imprisonment in the British Isles from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. Over the centuries, prisons - from castle dungeons...
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Simple Shelters
Horning examines shelters from all over the world, from mud-brick adobe structures, nomad tents, and travellers' quick fixes to timber frame buildings, straw bale designs and geodisic...
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Story of Britain, The
Roy Strong has written an exemplary introduction to the history of Britain, as first designated by the Romans. It is a brilliant and balanced account of successive ages bound together...
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Story of British Isles in 100 Places, The
The British Isles, this archipelago of islands, is to Neil Oliver the best place in the world. From north to south, east to west it cradles astonishing beauty. The human story...
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Story of Scotch Whisky, The
Complimented by stunning photographs, maps and artworks, this unique and glorious insight looks at the history of distillation, the famous men whose passiuon can be found in their...
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Suffragettes in Pictures
This book draws extensively on the little-known but important Suffragette Fellowship Collection of archive photographs, newspapers, personal correspondence, artefacts and memoirs...
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