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Biography: historical, political & military

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. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
9781845885342
ISBN
9781845885342
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Dublin Burning is a vivid, clear-eyed account of the 1916 Rising and is the most complete account we have from a senior participant. No other senior Volunteer figure has left a similar memoir of Easter Week. Num Pages: 224 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; BGHA; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 144 x 25. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Gill & Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
9780717159307
ISBN
9780717159307
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 12.56

Paperback. This revised pictorial biography celebrates the life of Tom Crean, a great Irish hero of Antarctic exploration in an age of epics of endurance and survival against the odds. Supported by complementary text, diary extracts and maps plus new information on Tom Crean's life, this is a lasting celebration of a true hero. Num Pages: 224 pages, b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1MTS; BGH; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 160 x 12. Weight in Grams: 406. 167pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Gill
Edition
paperback
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
9781848891197
ISBN
9781848891197
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.64

paperback. Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain was the last child brought up on the Blasket Islands off Ireland's southwest coast. His childhood was unique, as he was the only child on the island, the nearest in age being his uncle who was thirty years older. A 1951 newspaper article described him as 'The Loneliest Boy in the World - he has only seagulls as playmates.' Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJ; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 135 x 18. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Collins Books
Condition
New
SKU
9781848892071
ISBN
9781848892071
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 5.96

Paperback. Daniel O'Connell - 'The Liberator' - lived a big, great and graphic life. Born in Kerry in 1775, he witnessed some of the most pivotal events in Irish and European history. Simply told for a young adult audience, with lively text and striking illustrations, this book brings Daniel O'Connell and his world to life. Illustrator(s): Nowakowski, Mateusz. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JF; BGH; FXZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 212 x 148 x 21. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
New
SKU
9781848892699
ISBN
9781848892699
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

paperback. Continuing the book "I Dreamed of Africa", this volume is written in episodes. The author refers glancingly to the deaths of her husband and son, covering family issues, the conservation and preservation of the animals around her and the fear and beauty of being lost in the bush at night. Num Pages: 160 pages, b&w and colour photographs, maps, glossary. BIC Classification: 1H; BGH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 135 x 15. Weight in Grams: 156. Continuing the book "I Dreamed of Africa", this volume is written in episodes. The author refers glancingly to the deaths of her husband and son, covering family issues, the conservation and preservation of the animals around her and the fear and beauty of being lost in the bush at night. Num Pages: 160 pages, b&w and colour photographs, maps, glossary. BIC Classification: 1H; BGH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 135 x 15. Weight in Grams: 156. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
New Ed
SKU
KKD0001513
ISBN
9780140238464
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. A major biography of Emma Darwin of whom the author writes: 'Darwin's debt to Emma can never be fully estimated. Without her he might have been a clever man who yet achieved nothing' Num Pages: 384 pages, 16pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: BGH; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 258. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001644
ISBN
9780747262480
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. The result of ten years of interviews between Berlin and Ignatieff, this is the biography of one of the greatest and most humane of modern philosophers. Berlin (born in Russia in 1909) was caught up in the most powerful currents of the century, and the book is full of memorable encounters. Num Pages: 384 pages, facsimiles, portraits. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DVUA; 1KBB; BGH; HPCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0001722
ISBN
9780099577317
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Who was Jean Moulin? The official answer is that he was General de Gaulle's emissary to occupied France and became the political head of the Resistance in 1943. However, Marnham searches for the key to Moulin's political convictions and suggests that he may have been working to a private agenda. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16pp b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWKW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. Weight in Grams: 426. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0002902
ISBN
9780712665841
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
KKD0003461
ISBN
9781845885342
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Written by the author of "The Pocket Book of Patriotism", this book focuses on key British figures in history. From King Arthur and The Venerable Bede to St Patrick and William Wilberforce, it talks about their careers, highlighting key historical events, reinforced by quotes from the figures themselves, along with their hobbies and interests. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; HBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 221 x 143 x 26. Weight in Grams: 414. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear, in good dust wrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Ebury Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0001538
ISBN
9780091909017
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This title tells the story of that killing and its repercussions. It recreates an extraordinary period, when women were punished for violating codes of society that did not bind men. Num Pages: 416 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 145 x 197 x 32. Weight in Grams: 294. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0002517
ISBN
9780099285991
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. As the author of "Evelina" and "Cecilia", both of which created new dimensions for the novel, Fanny Burney is as well remembered for her memoirs of Johnson, her mastectomy and her account of the Battle of Waterloo. This portrait of Burney paints a picture of this forward-looking woman. Num Pages: 112 pages, portraits. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGH; DSBD; DSK; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Scholarly; (UP) Postgraduate; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 182 x 125 x 0. Weight in Grams: 100.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Short Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
KTG0020983
ISBN
9781904095187
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.99

Paperback. The author recounts his command of the 7th Armoured Brigade Group - the Desert Rats - during the Gulf War; from preparation and training, to coping with the pressures of a ground war on unfamiliar terrain. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16pp B&w Photographs, 8pp Colour Photographs, Maps. BIC Classification: 1FBXS; 3JJPR; BGHA; HB; JWD; JWKT; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 22. Weight in Grams: 230. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Hodder Paperbacks
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KTG0021030
ISBN
9780340682463
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Simon Forman was one of the extraordinary personalities of Elizabethan and Jacobean London. Like most doctors, he was also an astrologer, reading the stars for all and sundry. This book uncovers Forman's private world, that of a compulsive womaniser who kept a coded diary, a record of promiscuity as colourful as the journals of Pepys and Boswell. Num Pages: 240 pages, facsimiles, , portraits. BIC Classification: BGH; MBX; VXFA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 188. Light shelf wear, else as new.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTG0021070
ISBN
9780099289623
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 4.99

Paperback. This biography looks at the multi-faceted and sometimes conflicting character of this strange and enigmatic emperor. Series: Roman Imperial Biographies. Num Pages: 320 pages, 28 illustrations, 3 line figures, 25 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; BGH; HBJD; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415165914
ISBN
9780415165914
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.84

Paperback. Tiberius has always been one of the most enigmatic of the Roman emperors and Barbara Levick offers a comprehensive and engaging portrait of his life. This new edition contains a new preface and a revised bibliography. Series: Roman Imperial Biographies. Num Pages: 336 pages, 7 line drawings, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; BGH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 22. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415217538
ISBN
9780415217538
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.52

Paperback. A biography of the intriguing life of the unknown Liberal British Prime Minister. Series: 20 British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. Num Pages: 168 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 232.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Edition
1st
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904950561
ISBN
9781904950561
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.86

Paperback. Translator(s): Bussey, Carvel De. Series: Studies in Austrian Literature, Culture & Thought: Translation S. Num Pages: 163 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DFA; BGH; DSB. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 302 x 27. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Ariadne Press United States
Number of pages
163
Condition
New
SKU
V9780929497945
ISBN
9780929497945
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 20.31

Paperback. Num Pages: black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; HBJD1; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 216 x 33. Weight in Grams: 574.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
IMG Publications
Condition
New
SKU
V9780902869608
ISBN
9780902869608
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.15

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