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Biography: historical, political & military

Hardcover. The subject of a New York Times best-selling biography and a Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, interest in Alexander Hamilton is at an all-time high. This carefully curated collection of Hamilton's writings gives the reader an intimate glimpse into the mind of our most misunderstood founding father. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BGH; BJ; HBJK; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 152 x 217 x 29. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal
Condition
New
SKU
V9780316503679
ISBN
9780316503679
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.92

Paperback. Like the story behind 'Suite Francaise', the author died shortly after completing this moving family memoir based on diaries and letters that her father brought out of Prague before the Holocaust. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVKC; 3JJG; 3JJH; BGH; HBJD; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
HODDER PAPERBACKS
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340960264
ISBN
9780340960264
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.66

Paperback. The Whitlams' wasn't just a love story - it was a dynamic and enduring partnership that shaped our nation. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 24. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Hachette Australia
Condition
New
SKU
V9780733632440
ISBN
9780733632440
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.18

Paperback. The untold story of Hamilton Hume - the Australian-born explorer who truly opened up the nation. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1MBF; BGH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 31. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Hachette Australia
Condition
New
SKU
V9780733634055
ISBN
9780733634055
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.17

Hardcover. "Few figures from the American Civil War have generated more controversy than Confederate general James Longstreet. As the senior officer present at Pickett's Charge, he has been blamed by many, partic" Num Pages: 304 pages, maps, diagrams. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 162 x 26. Weight in Grams: 644.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Da Capo Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780938289968
ISBN
9780938289968
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 27.93

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: BGH. Dimension: 153 x 235 x 24. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Sceptre
Condition
New
SKU
V9781444755404
ISBN
9781444755404
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.42

Hardcover. An inspiring and heartfelt memoir about the friendship between eight women forged over two decades. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBNG; 3JJPR; 3JM; BGH; HBJK; VFV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 151 x 217 x 27. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Grand Central Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781455554744
ISBN
9781455554744
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.17

Hardcover. Not since the publication of The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli 500 years ago has a member of the political opposition written so candidly about the strengths and weaknesses of the strongest member of his opposing political party. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JM; BGH; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 218 x 151 x 30. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Center Street
Condition
New
SKU
V9781455562510
ISBN
9781455562510
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.17

Paperback. The definitive biography of the legendary conservative Senator from South Carolina, with new revelations about his life and career. Num Pages: 440 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFS; BGH; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 34. Weight in Grams: 674.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Edition
Revised
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
SKU
V9781586483920
ISBN
9781586483920
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 17.42

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8-pp. b/w photo insert on text. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; BGH; HBJK; HBLX; JPHL; JPR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 34. Weight in Grams: 438.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
PublicAffairs
Condition
New
SKU
V9781586488994
ISBN
9781586488994
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.16

Paperback. In February 1874, Jack Gowlland RN and his sister Celia left England to travel across the Continent. From there they sailed via the newly opened Suez Canal to Australia. Celia never returned to England. Spanning twelve years, the letters to Celia - Birdie - that form this volume are from Celia's favourite brother, Richard, and his wife Jessie. Editor(s): Joscelyne, Juliet. Num Pages: 268 pages, fully illustrations. BIC Classification: BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley
Number of pages
20
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843106357
ISBN
9781843106357
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.97

Paperback. * 'This is a truly astonishing book. Frances Osborne has not just brought to life a dizzyingly rich and scandalous slice of social history, she has produced a tragic and deeply moving tale as well. It is far more gripping than any novel I have read for years' Antony Beevor Num Pages: 336 pages, Section: 16, b/w pix. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1HFGK; 3JJG; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 127 x 23. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Virago
Condition
New
SKU
9781844084807
ISBN
9781844084807
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.28

Paperback. William Johnson began life as a poor Irish Catholic peasant. After converting to Protestantism, he emigrated to America where he became the leading fur trader in the British colony and one of its richest men. He also 'went native', marrying an Indian woman and adopting the religion of her tribe, the Iroquois. Num Pages: 432 pages, col. Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BGH; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 337.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571218417
ISBN
9780571218417
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.52

Paperback. A diary that reveals the author's frustrations, fears, pleasures and self-doubts. Editor(s): Malcolmson, Robert. Num Pages: 240 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJH; BGHA; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 125 x 18. Weight in Grams: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9780752452678
ISBN
9780752452678
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.04

Paperback. Academics, postgraduate and undergraduate students in Irish and British social and cultural history. Num Pages: 296 pages, Halftones, black & white. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BGH; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 139 x 23. Weight in Grams: 418.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
9780719082320
ISBN
9780719082320
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 20.70

Paperback. Num Pages: 24 pages, 65 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; BGH; WMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 106.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Pitkin
Condition
New
SKU
9781841656908
ISBN
9781841656908
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.66

Paperback. On 17th April 1986 John McCarthy was kidnapped in Beirut. This book describes the five years which he spent as a hostage, and its effects on those closest to him, especially his girlfriend, Jill Morrell. It also describes her campaign to free him and all the other British hostages in Beirut. Num Pages: 704 pages, 8pp b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBL; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 175 x 107 x 37. Weight in Grams: 348. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Corgi
Edition
Reprint
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KTG0001259
ISBN
9780552139533
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Mass Market Paperback. In 1945, seven-year-old Barbie and her sister Eva were trapped, terrified, in wartorn Germany. With their father missing, and hundreds of miles from their mother, news of the approaching army left them confronted with an impossible choice: to face invasion, or to flee on foot. This work presents a true story of surviving the unimaginable. Num Pages: 464 pages, 8pp B&W photo section. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJPG; BGHA; HBJD; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 180 x 111 x 30. Weight in Grams: 238. Used paperback, in good condition. Some shelf wear.
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KRF0037114
ISBN
9780099498490
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBG; JFSL3; JPVH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 210 x 142 x 10. Weight in Grams: 172. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Seven Stories Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0004426
ISBN
9781583226148
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 30.00

Paperback. Memorable not for his life but his death, Edward V is probably better known as one of the Princes in the Tower, the supposed victim of his uncle, Richard III. This work presents to us the backdrop to this tragically short life - and reveals how he was both the hope of a dynasty and an integral cause of that dynasty's collapse. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3H; BGH; BGR; HBJD1; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 124 x 10. Weight in Grams: 280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
UK ed.
SKU
V9780752443867
ISBN
9780752443867
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.00