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Biography: historical, political & military

Hardcover. This concise, approachable introduction to Khrushchev explores the innovative theme of Khrushchev as reformer, arguing that the 'bumbling' nature of those reforms only partly reflected Khrushchev's uncertainty about how to act. Swain provides a cogent account of Khrushchev's political career and of his wider role in Soviet and world politics. Series: European History in Perspective. Num Pages: 240 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJPG; 3JJPK; BGH; HBJD; HBLW3; JPHL. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 138 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Edition
1st ed. 2015
SKU
V9781137335500
ISBN
9781137335500
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 87.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; BGHA; JPVH; LAT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 131 x 16. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Souvenir Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780285640207
ISBN
9780285640207
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.69

Paperback. Takes the reader on a journey of Buck Whaley's many adventures far and wide. Num Pages: 64 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JF; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1980
Publisher
Nonsuch Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845885410
ISBN
9781845885410
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.21

Paperback. The story of the many suitors of Elizabeth I - one of the most eligible brides in 16th century Europe. Num Pages: 224 pages, 8. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 197 x 16. Weight in Grams: 216.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Phoenix
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753818336
ISBN
9780753818336
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.92

Paperback. Groundbreaking biography of Galileo, one of the greatest scientists and religious heretics in history Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations (some col.), ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: BGH; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 142 x 22. Weight in Grams: 344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
W&N
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753822104
ISBN
9780753822104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.92

Paperback. Entertaining and masterly biography of Madame Chiang Kai-shek - the woman who built modern China. Num Pages: 816 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; BGH; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 153 x 52. Weight in Grams: 968.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Phoenix
Number of pages
816
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753828021
ISBN
9780753828021
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.92

Paperback. The true story of one family's struggle in the chaos of Germany's defeat in 1945. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; BGHA; HBJD; HBLW3; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 199 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 213.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842127384
ISBN
9781842127384
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. The Oscar-winning film about the legendary French queen, directed by Sofia Coppola, is based on this magnificent book by bestselling historian Antonia Fraser. Num Pages: 656 pages, 48. BIC Classification: BGH; BGR; HBJD; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 45. Weight in Grams: 514. Good clean copy showing some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps to cover
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Weidenfeld and Nicholson
Condition
Used, Good
Edition
Reprint.
SKU
KSS0014483
ISBN
9780753813058
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. A compelling and strange story of how and why Julia Pastrana became one of the most infamous women in Europe and America. Num Pages: 192 pages, 50 illustrations. BIC Classification: ASZW; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 14. Weight in Grams: 176.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750933131
ISBN
9780750933131
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.04

Paperback. Princess Victoria Melita Num Pages: 192 pages, 16 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; BGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 19. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750934695
ISBN
9780750934695
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.04

Paperback. Once a Grand Duchess Num Pages: 270 pages, 16 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; BGH; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 10. Weight in Grams: 260.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
270
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750935210
ISBN
9780750935210
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. Tells the story of the hard life in an Irish village, looking at characters such as the local tailor, the blacksmith and the farm-wife. The book combines laughter, pathos and innocence with the gossip of a closely-knit community. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJH; 3JJP; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 0. Weight in Grams: 204. Good clean copy showing some shelf wear, nicks and bumps to cover but remains a good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0016347
ISBN
9780863221422
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. In September 2008 Navi Pillay was appointed UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Num Pages: 200 pages, ill. BIC Classification: BGH; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 113 x 17. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Arcadia Books
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906413453
ISBN
9781906413453
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.40

Paperback. Tells the story of the hard life in an Irish village, looking at characters such as the local tailor, the blacksmith and the farm-wife. The book combines laughter, pathos and innocence with the gossip of a closely-knit community. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJH; 3JJP; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135 x 0. Weight in Grams: 204. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Brandon
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KAK0006904
ISBN
9780863221422
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. "Cadenus" is primarily concerned with the relationship between Swift and Vanessa (Esther Van Homrigh), "Swift's Most Valuable Friend" with that between Swift and Stella (Esther Johnson). Both help to determine the precise nature of this triangle, and the impact it had on his writing and career. Illustrator(s): Brocquy, Louis Le. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JF; BGH; DSBD; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 215 x 136. . Clean copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
The Lilliput Press Ltd
Edition
New
Number of pages
320
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0220096
ISBN
9781843510178
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Pre-eminent as a courtier and a humanist, a friend to Henry VIII and the author of "Utopia", Thomas More is one of the great figures of England's history. This is a portrait of the first English layman to be beatified as a martyr, and of the social and cultural world in which he lived. Num Pages: 448 pages, colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLC; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 133 x 37. Weight in Grams: 336. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002511
ISBN
9780749386405
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Giving a different perspective on 'The Uncrowned King of Ireland', and his downfall, O' Shea's account was first published in 1914. Her early life is covered, as is her marriage to Captain O' Shea. Her life with Parnell is described in a personal and touching way, with many letters and discussions between them covered in depth. Num Pages: 192 pages, Ten Black and White. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 9. . Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Ed
SKU
KKD0003901
ISBN
9781845885342
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Nigel Hamilton brings all the magisterial authority he brought to his Whitbread-winning biography of Monty, and all the talent for tracking down and verifying hidden, controversial material that he showed in JFK: Reckless Youth, which topped the American bestseller charts for months, in this new biography of Bill Clinton. Num Pages: 816 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLW3; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 42. Weight in Grams: 530. 784pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KLN0023378
ISBN
9780099461425
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1987
Publisher
Wayne State University Press Detroit
Number of pages
264
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018343
ISBN
9780814319307
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 7.44

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