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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
For Beginners United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781934389812
ISBN
9781934389812
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.78

Paperback. Storytelling kept alive the myths, legends, and history of the Blasket Islands, which are three miles off Irelands Dingle Peninsula. In her old age, Peig Sayers, 'the Queen of Gaelic storytellers', recounted her life to her son, who recorded the tale in this book. She recalls the events of her life and her simple philosophy. Translator(s): Ennis, Seamus. Num Pages: 160 pages, endpaper map. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 11. Weight in Grams: 124 131pp. 2000 reprint. Translated from the Irish by Seamus Ennis
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1961
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780192812391
ISBN
9780192812391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Presents a selection of Mozart's letters, translated into English, complete with notes, linking commentary and chronology. Editor(s): Eisen, Professor Cliff. Translator(s): Spencer, Mr. Stewart. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: AVH; BGF; BGH; BJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 131 x 33. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Edition
F First Edition Thus
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141441467
ISBN
9780141441467
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 19.88

Paperback. Mikhail Gorbachev is the man who changed everything. It was Gorbachev's initiative that raised the Iron Curtain; his actions that resulted in one of the era's most symbolic events, the demolition on the Berlin Wall; his reforms that set in train events leading to the fall of Communism. This book tells the human story. Num Pages: 1056 pages. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 138 x 61. Weight in Grams: 720.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
1056
Condition
New
SKU
V9780385613293
ISBN
9780385613293
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.01

Paperback. Eden was one of the most fascinating and ultimately tragic British politicians of the 20th century. A man of rigid honour, he resigned as Foreign Secretary in 1938 over the appeasement of Hitler, eventually achieving his desire to be Prime Minister, only to be brought down by the 1956 Suez Crisis. Num Pages: 784 pages, 16pp b/w halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 158 x 45. Weight in Grams: 778.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
784
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712665056
ISBN
9780712665056
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.01

Paperback. Num Pages: 560 pages, 1 16-page B&W insert 1 16-page 4-color insert. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 160 x 235 x 41. Weight in Grams: 684.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781608197132
ISBN
9781608197132
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.42

Hardcover. This enchanting collection brings together hundreds of Winston Churchill's wittiest remarks, as a record of all that was best about this endearing, conceited, talented and wildly funny Englishman. Num Pages: 162 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 304. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Michael O'Mara
Condition
Used, Good
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KSS0005300
ISBN
9781854795298
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. A blockbuster adventure about life, death and obsession in the Amazon Num Pages: 352 pages, 16 pages b-w plate. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KLSB; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; WTLC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781471164910
ISBN
9781471164910
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.61

Paperback. Proud, greedy, corrupt and driven by overwhelming personal ambition. Such is the traditional image of Thomas Wolsey, Lord Chancellor, Archbishop of York, Bishop of Winchester, Abbot of St Albans, Bishop if Tournai and Papal Legate. The author examines various aspects of the Cardinal's career, and sets it firmly in a recreated Tudor world. Num Pages: 688 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 39. Weight in Grams: 658.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
688
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712651226
ISBN
9780712651226
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.14

Paperback. A fascinating examination of the life of Thomas Clarke, a member of the Fenians and was a key leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1916. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 maps, 24 black & white halftones, 1 index, 1 biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The O'Brien Press Dublin
Condition
New
SKU
9781847172617
ISBN
9781847172617
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 10.03

Paperback. Series: Meaning Systems. Num Pages: 296 pages, 3 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; GPFC; GTE; JHM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Fordham University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780823270354
ISBN
9780823270354
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 40.79

Paperback. Few English monarchs have a worse reputation than Mary Tudor. She has been seen both as a religious fanatic who tried against the will of her people to reverse the course of the Reformation and as the pawn of her husband, Philip II of Spain -- her infatuation with whom led her to betray Englanda s vital interests. Num Pages: 352 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 156 x 29. Weight in Grams: 746.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631184492
ISBN
9780631184492
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 47.99
€ 47.69

Paperback. This autobiography by Dermot Healy discusses his upbringing and his family in Ireland, and looks at the workings of memory. Series: Panther S. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 200. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007864
ISBN
9781860463549
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Illustrator(s): Hissey, Ivan. Series: Sussex Guide. Num Pages: 96 pages, 20 illustrations, map, marker ribbon. BIC Classification: 1DBKESX; BGH; JFSJ1; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 123 x 12. Weight in Grams: 194. Inscribed to previous owner. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Snake River Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006434
ISBN
9781906022075
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Daniel O'Connell - 'The Liberator' - lived a big, great and graphic life. Born in Kerry in 1775, he witnessed some of the most pivotal events in Irish and European history. Simply told for a young adult audience, with lively text and striking illustrations, this book brings Daniel O'Connell and his world to life. Illustrator(s): Nowakowski, Mateusz. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JF; BGH; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 148 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0008840
ISBN
9781848892699
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Though often portrayed as a Wild West bandit, in this biography Jesse James emerges as a far more significant figure: a ruthless, purposeful and intensely political man who used his crimes and notoriety to promote the Confederate cause during the bitter decade that followed Appomattox. Num Pages: 546 pages, 6 maps, 16photos. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 165. Weight in Grams: 840. Good copy with some minor shelf wear. Dustwrapper with minor edge wear but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Jonathan Cape London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0009148
ISBN
9780224069250
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Num Pages: 704 pages, 44 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; BGX; HBJD1; HBLH; HRCC91. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 173 x 235 x 58. Weight in Grams: 1054.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780300226577
ISBN
9780300226577
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 13.91

Hardback. An insightful new biography of Joseph Goebbels, Propaganda Minister of the 'Third Reich' and one of the most important and troubling figures of the twentieth century. The first account to use all of Goebbels' surviving diaries, it sheds new light on his personality, private life and political convictions, as well as his relationship with Hitler. Num Pages: 420 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DFG; BGH; HBJD; HBWQ; JPFQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 167 x 28. Weight in Grams: 774.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230228894
ISBN
9780230228894
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 71.55

Paperback. * The inspirational autobiography of Shirley Williams - a good and much-loved politician - out now in paperback Num Pages: 432 pages, Section: 32, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLW3; JPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 310.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844084753
ISBN
9781844084753
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.12

Paperback. Aims to discover the historical King Arthur, his Camelot and his final resting place. This book uncovers vital evidence for Arthur's historical existence, revealing the truth behind the romance, and the Grail and Excalibur legends. A medieval manuscript in Oxford's Bodleian Library finally identifies King Arthur's burial site: the real Avalo. Num Pages: 224 pages, 16pp b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DBKW; BGH; HBJD1; HBLA; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 0. Weight in Grams: 180. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Arrow London
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0010152
ISBN
9780099296812
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

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