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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback. According to legend, born and brought up in Elderslie, Wallace's courage and heroism during Scotland's darkest days were instrumental in creating a sense of national identity. The brutality of his end is a testament to the fear and humiliation his name inspired in Edward I. Num Pages: 256 pages, 12 b&w photographs, battle plans. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; BGH; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 133. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
CAN
Condition
Used, Like New
Edition
Main
SKU
KRS0019206
ISBN
9780862416072
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. In this unique study, the authors go deep into the world of the Palestinian group Hamas, in an effort to understand what motivates the young men of the movement to lay down their lives in suicidal act of murder. Num Pages: 304 pages, 85 halftones. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJF; HBLW3; HRA; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 14. Weight in Grams: 434. Fine copy showing minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Oxford University Press USA
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0016655
ISBN
9780195305593
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Argentine by birth, Ernesto Che Guevara came to embody the spirit of the Cuban revolution led by Fidel Castro. Guevara spent two years fighting in the sierras of Cuba, and after the revolutionaries victory became one of the most important members of the government as well as one of Castros closest and most controversial associates. Series: Caribbean Lives. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KJC; 3JJPG; BGH; HBJK; HBTV; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 182 x 124 x 17. Weight in Grams: 174. Che Guevara
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KST0002249
ISBN
9781904955559
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.28

Paperback. Tells the story of a visionary leader who refuses to be limited by America's history and determines instead to change it. His plan for change is the expression of a movement for justice: a movement that has swept forward with the collective energy of great leaders like Martin Luther King, Robert F Kennedy, and Lyndon B Johnson. Series: BlackAmber Inspirations. Num Pages: 213 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLX; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 115 x 17. Weight in Grams: 124.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Arcadia Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906413231
ISBN
9781906413231
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 292 pages. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JF; 3JH; BGH; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 215 x 24. Weight in Grams: 338.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
New Island Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781848404601
ISBN
9781848404601
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 180 pages, 20 b&w. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 138 x 216 x 19. Weight in Grams: 232.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Merrion Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781785371073
ISBN
9781785371073
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.02

Paperback. The recollections of Joseph Prost, an Austrian priest who initiated the Redemptorist Parish Missionary Campaign in Ireland in 1851, provide a chronicle of the "devotional revolution" by one of its most earnest organisers. Editor(s): Freudenberger, Herman. Series: Irish Narratives S. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; BGHA; HRCC7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 198 x 128 x 8. Weight in Grams: 87.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
New
Edition
Annotated
SKU
9781859181607
ISBN
9781859181607
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.92

Paperback. Memoir of America's former First Lady and now Secretary of State Num Pages: 624 pages, 32pp b/w photos integrated. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 434. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Headline
Edition
Updated Edition
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KRA0013467
ISBN
9780747255246
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. The classic memoir of one of the century's most extraordinary families Num Pages: 259 pages, 4pp B&W. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
SKU
9780575400047
ISBN
9780575400047
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. A biography of the legendary Mongol emperor and warlord. Num Pages: 464 pages, 32pp colour photos. BIC Classification: 1QDM; BGH; HBJF; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 366.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Bantam
Condition
New
SKU
9780553814989
ISBN
9780553814989
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.34

Paperback. Memoirs of the Iraq war hero whose stirring pre-battle speech so inspired his troops - and the world Num Pages: 512 pages, 3 x 8pp colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; BGHA; HBWS5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 35. Weight in Grams: 366. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Headline Review
Edition
1st Paperback Printing
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTG0009815
ISBN
9780755313754
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Recounts the kidnapping of the author in Africa aged ten, his service as a slave of an officer in the British Navy for ten years, and his life after he bought his freedom in 1766, growing to become one of the foremost figures of the anti-slavery movement in Britain. This autobiography presents a tale of spiritual quest. Editor(s): Carretta, Vincent. Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: BGHA; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780142437162
ISBN
9780142437162
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.71

Paperback. Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKENM; BGH; WND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 131 x 248 x 20. Weight in Grams: 236.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141979366
ISBN
9780141979366
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 9.71

Hardcover. This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJC; 3JJF; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 140 x 48. Weight in Grams: 762.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
SKU
9781780226590
ISBN
9781780226590
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.20

Paperback. With humble beginnings as an RAF apprentice, Johnny Wells progressed to pilot and rose to the higher echelons of command at the Air Ministry. This title provides a testimony of what was required of air pilots during the Second World War. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 17. Weight in Grams: 400.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752463537
ISBN
9780752463537
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99

Hardcover. Explores the life and work of Gertrude Jekyll, probably the most influential garden designer of the early twentieth century. Series: Pimpernel Garden Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; WMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 182 x 25. Weight in Grams: 846.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Pimpernel Press
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910258057
ISBN
9781910258057
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 32.45

Paperback. Tells the story of innocence betrayed, of passion and curiosity about the world of machines turned nightmarish and punished by the cruelty of which only humans are capable. Series: Vintage War. Num Pages: 336 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; BGH; HBG; HBW; HBWQ; JWLF; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 111 x 178 x 21. Weight in Grams: 176.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099597551
ISBN
9780099597551
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.70

Paperback. Concludes the most comprehensive and intimate life of Nelson ever written, one that teems with an array of sailors and civilians, heroes and villains, husbands, wives and lovers. This title features Nelson's famous victories at the battles of the Nile, Copenhagen and Trafalgar as well as his lesser-known yet equally gripping campaigns. Num Pages: 1040 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JF; BGH; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 154 x 231 x 56. Weight in Grams: 1254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Bodley Head
Condition
New
SKU
9781847922762
ISBN
9781847922762
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. A book about the 1st Duke of Wellington that explores the life of this complex man through portraits of Wellington himself, his friends, family and associates, as well as his political and military allies and opponents. Num Pages: 128 pages, 85 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 187 x 14. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
National Portrait Gallery
Condition
New
SKU
9781855144996
ISBN
9781855144996
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.70

Hardcover. Emma Hamilton (1765-1815) rose to national and international fame as a model, performer, trendsetter and interpreter of neoclassical fashion. Accompanying a major exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, from November 2016 to April 2017, this book provides an evaluation of Emma Hamilton's artistic undertakings, cultural achievements and legacy. Num Pages: 280 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; ACV; AGC; BGH; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 277 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1636.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500252208
ISBN
9780500252208
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 9.59