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Biography: historical, political & military

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Biography: historical, political & military

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

Paperback. Introduces readers to medieval life through the experience of Peter Abelard, the master of the Paris schools, whose career included, seducing Heloise, being castrated, accused of treason, condemned as a heretic, as well as writing his memoirs - his "story of calamities". Num Pages: 432 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 3H; BGH; HBJD; HBLC; HPCB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 614.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631214441
ISBN
9780631214441
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 48.88

Hardcover. John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, has long been regarded as one of Britain's greatest generals as well as a key English political figure in the first decade of the eighteenth century. Editor(s): Hattendorf, John B.; Veenendaal, Augustus J.; Hovell tot Westerflier, Rolof van. Num Pages: 408 pages, colour photographs Select bibliography and index. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 286 x 35. Weight in Grams: 2162.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Karwansaray BV Netherlands
Number of pages
408
Condition
New
SKU
V9789490258047
ISBN
9789490258047
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.33
€ 57.83

Hardcover. Num Pages: 376 pages, 8 pages glossy color. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; HBJK; HBWJ; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 165 x 31. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Basic Books
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465032945
ISBN
9780465032945
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 20.01

Paperback. Cecelia Ferrazzi's inquisitorial autobiography and the transcripts of her preceding testimony are here transcribed and translated into English, allowing the reader an insight into an unfamiliar sector of the past. Editor(s): Schutte, Anne Jacobson (Professor of History, University of Virginia, USA). Translator(s): Schutte, Anne Jacobson (Professor of History, University of Virginia, USA). Series: Other Voice in Early Modern Europe. Num Pages: 134 pages, 1 halftone, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DST; BGHA; HBJD; HBLH; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 168 x 10. Weight in Grams: 218.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Number of pages
134
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226244471
ISBN
9780226244471
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.24

Paperback. What made six ordinary men instigate the terrifying criminal Nazi regime throughout German society and beyond with such enthusiasm and diligence? These people shared an awestruck dedication to Hitler. Supported by interviews with former Nazi members and victims, this title examines the background and activities of some of Hitler's right-hand men. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 10. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750942881
ISBN
9780750942881
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.22

Paperback. A gripping, literary recollection of a pilot's experiences during WWII Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: BGH; HBG; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. . Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0012132
ISBN
9780747578116
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Bedford/St. Martin's
Edition
1st
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780312085858
ISBN
9780312085858
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 38.89

Hardback. The Adultress Wife of Henry VIII. 240 pages, 27 colour illustrations. The sorry tale of the fifth wife of Henry VIII. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; BGR; HBJD1; HBLH. Dimension: 239 x 166 x 21. Weight: 678.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781445607689
ISBN
9781445607689
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 33.81

Paperback. The author and her family fled the horrors of Nazi occupation by hiding in the back of a warehouse in Amsterdam for two years with another family and a German dentist. Aged thirteen when she went into the secret annexe, she kept a diary. Editor(s): Pressler, Mirjam; Frank, Otto. Num Pages: 368 pages, 22 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DDN; 3JJH; BGHA; BJ; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 147 x 197 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780241952443
ISBN
9780241952443
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Bedford/St. Martin's
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
140
Condition
New
SKU
V9780312112134
ISBN
9780312112134
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 41.05

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin Putnam Inc United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
212
Condition
New
SKU
V9780143122210
ISBN
9780143122210
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 17.62

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
The History Press Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845885410
ISBN
9781845885410
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.21

Paperback. A biography of one of the Confederacy's fighting generals, Patrick Cleburne. Symonds seeks to provide insights into the dialogue between society, culture, and personality, on one side, and Civil War military leadership on the other. Series: Modern War Studies. Num Pages: 340 pages, 20 photographs, 11 maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
University Press of Kansas
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
340
Condition
New
SKU
V9780700609345
ISBN
9780700609345
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 36.54

Paperback. In his old age, Plenty-coups (1848-1932), the last hereditary chief of the Crow Indians, told the exciting, moving story of his life to Frank B Linderman, the well-known western writer who had befriended him. This title offers an account of the nomadic, spiritual, and warring life of Plains Indians before they were forced on to reservations. Num Pages: 204 pages, 1 map, 9 photographs, glossary, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; JFSL9; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Edition
new edition
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9780803280182
ISBN
9780803280182
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 23.85

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
2011
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753818336
ISBN
9780753818336
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.12

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
Orion Publishing Co
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753822104
ISBN
9780753822104
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.12

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
€ 16.18

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
€ 10.89

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

€ 13.99
€ 13.20

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