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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback. A highly regarded war memoir that was a best seller during the 1960s, giving insights into the Japanese side of the surface war in the Pacific. The book has been credited with correcting errors in U.S. accounts of various battles and with revealing details of high-level Imperial Japanese Navy strategy meetings. Num Pages: 336 pages, photo section. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; BGHA; HBLL; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 20. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591143840
ISBN
9781591143840
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 30.46

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

€ 17.99
€ 16.22

Hardcover. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Pimpernel Press
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910258057
ISBN
9781910258057
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 28.40

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

€ 7.99
€ 4.99

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
Vintage Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
9781847922762
ISBN
9781847922762
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 5.70

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

€ 4.99

Hardcover. An unprecedented look at the life of Rose Kennedy reveals the private woman who became a political legend. Num Pages: 416 pages, 16 pages of photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 242 x 33. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Co.
Edition
First
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393068955
ISBN
9780393068955
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.40

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
€ 6.75

Paperback. * The remarkable life story of Johnson Beharry, from Grenadian poverty to being awarded the Victoria Cross and becoming a national hero *An utterly compelling story that will inspire this and future generations Num Pages: 448 pages, Section: 16, colour. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 3JMC; BGHA; HBJF1; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 30. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Edition
First Thus
Number of pages
448
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751538793
ISBN
9780751538793
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.32

Paperback. A masterly biography of a great Conservative Prime Minister (and publisher) - Harold Macmillan (1894-1986). Num Pages: 560 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW3; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 139 x 40. Weight in Grams: 556.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Phoenix London
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753827024
ISBN
9780753827024
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.83

Paperback. With three Military Crosses, three Croix de guerre, a Legion d'honneur and a papal knighthood for his heroics during the Second World War, Sir Tommy Macpherson is the most decorated living soldier of the British Army. This title tells his story and features a diverse cast of characters, including Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 135 x 18. Weight in Grams: 206.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781845967086
ISBN
9781845967086
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. Series: New Approaches to Midwestern History. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBNH; 3JH; BGH; HBTS; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 15. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Ohio University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780821421604
ISBN
9780821421604
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 25.92

Paperback. Biography of John MacBride, husband of Maude Gonne, who was executed as part of the 1916 Rising. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 197 x 27. Weight in Grams: 326.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781847172709
ISBN
9781847172709
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.09

Paperback. This memoir focuses on the now-vanished lifestyle of railroad hands and their families who lived along the Southern Pacific railroad tracks in the 1920s and 1930s Num Pages: 192 pages, 14 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBBWN; 3JJG; BGHA; HBJK; HBLW; HBTB; WGF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 281.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of Nevada Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780874173536
ISBN
9780874173536
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.38

Paperback. A biography of the most important woman in the history of economic thought. Series: Science & Cultural Theory. Num Pages: 320 pages, 6 photos, 1 table. BIC Classification: BGH; KCA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Duke University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822345381
ISBN
9780822345381
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BGH. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 26. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Granville Island Publishing
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781926991306
ISBN
9781926991306
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.60

Paperback. Traces the life of Britain's only female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, from her upbringing in Grantham to her unexpected challenge to Edward Heath for leadership of the Conservative party and her eventual removal from power. Num Pages: 576 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 137 x 36. Weight in Grams: 422.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
9780099575160
ISBN
9780099575160
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.38

Paperback. George Pine was born in Bristol in 1891. He fought in WW1 and spent his working life on the Bristol trams. When he was 80, George wrote his life story. For the past 10 years his grandson (by marriage) Clive Burlton has been editing, researching and annotating George's story. He has included 200 archive photographs and illustrations. Illustrator(s): Burt, Joe. Editor(s): Jones, Richard. Num Pages: 224 pages, World War 1 and other archive photographs and illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJF; BGH; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 245 x 10. Weight in Grams: 672.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Tangent Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906477462
ISBN
9781906477462
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.41

Hardback. The riveting story of the sex scandal that threatened the life of the young Elizabeth Tudor, and whose outcome was pivotal to the creation of the public persona of Elizabeth I. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 35. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Condition
New
SKU
9781784081720
ISBN
9781784081720
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.45

Paperback. "Theodore Roosevelt's writing has the same verve, panache, and energy as the life he lived. Perhaps no president in U.S. history--not even Jefferson--had so many opinions and intellectual interests, beli" Num Pages: 636 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGHA; JPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 147 x 36. Weight in Grams: 762.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1985
Publisher
Hachette Books
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780306802324
ISBN
9780306802324
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 23.39

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