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Biography: historical, political & military

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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback. The dramatic saga of a remarkable woman who was deeply involved in the political culture of her time. Num Pages: 304 pages, 8 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 386. An excellent, clean copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
University Press of New England
Number of pages
292
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
874th ed.
SKU
KRS0018832
ISBN
9780874518832
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. The dramatic saga of a remarkable woman who was deeply involved in the political culture of her time. Num Pages: 304 pages, 8 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 386. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
University Press of New England
Edition
874th ed.
Number of pages
292
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018833
ISBN
9780874518832
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. Admiral Sir Reginald 'Blinker' Hall, the Director of Naval Intelligence (DNI) for most of the First World War - described as 'a genius in his own sphere and brilliantly successful' - was one of the outstanding if largely unrecognized naval leaders of the conflict. This title examines this man and his legacy. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 26. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752453989
ISBN
9780752453989
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.92

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16 black & white illustrations, 8 black & white plates. BIC Classification: BGH; JKSW1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750959742
ISBN
9780750959742
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.00

Hardcover. Unearths new evidence to provide a richer understanding of the life of the Labour minister Ellen Wilkinson Num Pages: 424 pages, Illustrations, black & white. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPG; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; JPFF; JPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 162 x 37. Weight in Grams: 806.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780719087202
ISBN
9780719087202
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. Henry Stratford Persse was a customs official and distiller in the town of Galway whose sons emigrated to Boston then New York. His letters provide a striking account of Galway life, Irish misgovernment and American democracy by a lively, unconventional observer. Editor(s): Roy, J.C. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 190 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 1KBB; 3JH; BGHA; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 13. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publisher
Cork University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859181416
ISBN
9781859181416
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.64

Paperback. Forty-three men have served as President of the United States. This book covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush's life and career, including his service in the Pacific during World War II, his pioneering work in the Texas oil business, and his political rise as a Congressman, US Representative to China and more. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 126 x 22. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
WH Allen
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
9780753556603
ISBN
9780753556603
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 5.75

Paperback. Twentieth-century memoir of a colonial Dutchman who as a boy escaped to Australia from Japanese-occupied Java and eventually became a global executive with ICI. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 182 x 17. Weight in Grams: 376.
Publisher
Brolga Publishing Pty Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781925367416
ISBN
9781925367416
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.21

Hardcover. Faber joined the British Foreign Service in 1950, retiring in 1981. He served in seven embassies, from Baghdad, at the time of King Faisal's coronation, to The Hague, as the UK sought to join the European Community. This is a colourful chronicle of policies and places during some crucial times. Num Pages: 225 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; HBG; HBJD1; HBLW3; JPSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 431.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
225
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860645945
ISBN
9781860645945
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 42.68

Paperback. Michael Wieck's account of his childhood in Konigsberg recalls a German city obliterated by fire-bombing during World War II. In the midst of privation, savagery and death, there were moments of absurdity. Translator(s): Milbouer, Penny. Num Pages: 328 pages, 37 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299185442
ISBN
9780299185442
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.77

Hardcover. Historian, politician, diplomat and traveller, mountaineer and man of letters: James Bryce was a towering figure at the heart of 19th century British politics and public life. This book joins history and biography to recount a life of heroic failure and triumph, and in so doing, sheds light on 19th century British politics and public life. Series: International Library of Historical Studies. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 port. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 147 x 27. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Tauris Academic Studies
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845111267
ISBN
9781845111267
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 121.73

Hardcover. A Clear Case of Genius Num Pages: 256 pages, 32 black & white plates, 100 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750982658
ISBN
9780750982658
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 22.94

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, 250 colour and black white integrated. BIC Classification: 1HBE; BGH; HRCC8. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780769394
ISBN
9781780769394
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 52.61

Hardcover. The startling biography of a native Turkestani whose pursuit of self-determination for his country saw him serve the Nazis in World War II, the Red Army, and the CIA at the height of the Cold War. Translator(s): Barchard, David. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FC; 3JJ; BGH; HBTW; HBWQ; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 256.
Publisher
Hurst
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849046978
ISBN
9781849046978
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.39

Paperback. A beautifully weighted memoir of political success and failure, and the passing of an era. Num Pages: 400 pages, 8 pp b/w plates, 8pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; BGHA; BM; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Publisher
Constable & Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472119773
ISBN
9781472119773
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. A story of heartfelt devotion and companionship Num Pages: 400 pages, 8 page plate section. BIC Classification: BGHA; BTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 290.
Publisher
Quercus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784297169
ISBN
9781784297169
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.41

Paperback. The celebrated Peruvian novelist, Mario Vargas Llosa, gives an account of his ultimately unsuccessful attempt to run his country, and of his childhood and career. Translator(s): Lane, Helen R. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1KLSR; 2ADS; BGHA; DSBH; DSK; FA; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly. Dimension: 128 x 198 x 43. Weight in Grams: 369.
Publisher
FABER AND FABER
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571175123
ISBN
9780571175123
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.96

Paperback. Paddy Ashdown's autobiography was hailed as one of the most readable and exciting political life stories ever written of all. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLW3; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 422. The Autobiography of Paddy Ashdown. 400 pages. Paddy Ashdown's autobiography was hailed as one of the most readable and exciting political life stories ever written of all. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLW3; JPHL. Dimension: 197 x 129 x 32. Weight: 416.
Publisher
Aurum Press Ltd
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First Paperback Edition, First Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845135225
ISBN
9781845135225
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.81

Paperback. Edward I is familiar to millions as 'Longshanks', conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace ('Braveheart'). Edward was born to rule England, but believed that it was his right to rule all of Britain. His reign was one of the most dramatic of the entire Middle Ages. This title presents the biography of this truly formidable king. Num Pages: 480 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; BGH; HBJD1; HBLC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 31. Weight in Grams: 364.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Windmill Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780099481751
ISBN
9780099481751
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.30

Paperback. Editor(s): Harkin, Shaun. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 133. .
Publisher
Haymarket Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608466467
ISBN
9781608466467
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 19.71

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