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Hardcover. An entertaining cultural history and a highly original take on the power of stories in societies past and present. Trish Nicholson brings us a unique interweaving of literature and history seen through the eyes of storytellers, making a fascinating journey for general readers and students alike. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 241 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1040.
Publisher
Matador
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785899508
ISBN
9781785899508

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Paperback. Reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age. In this book, the author shares his personal insights into the challenges of old age and failing health, of widowhood, and of moving out of the family home after sixty years. Num Pages: 336 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JM; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLX; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 22. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Random House UK
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099564959
ISBN
9780099564959

€ 14.99
€ 11.26

Paperback. Recounts how a frightened and war-weary household dealt with privations during the blockade imposed on the South by the federal navy. This memoir is a detailed look at the ingenious industry and self-sufficiency employed by anxious citizens as the northern army closed in. It provides a glimpse into the Civil War home front. Num Pages: 204 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBSB; 3JH; BT; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 133 x 10. Weight in Grams: 209.
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2nd ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817352752
ISBN
9780817352752

€ 40.92

Hardcover. An in-depth study of 388th Bombardment Group during the Second World War. Paying particular attention to a specific crew whose career was especially illustrious. Num Pages: 256 pages, 35 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 243 x 28. Weight in Grams: 604.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473870468
ISBN
9781473870468

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Hardcover. Manan Ahmed Asif shows that the Chachnama is a sophisticated work of political theory, embedded in both the Indic and Islamic ethos. His social and intellectual history of this text offers an important corrective to the divisions between Muslim and Hindu that so often define Pakistani and Indian politics today. Num Pages: 230 pages, 8 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FK; 3F; HBJF; HBLC; HRH; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 244 x 27. Weight in Grams: 546.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674660113
ISBN
9780674660113

€ 46.99
€ 38.92

Hardcover. Editor(s): Saussy, Haun; Handler-Spitz, Rebecca; Lee, Pauline. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JB; HBJF; HBLH; HBTB; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231166126
ISBN
9780231166126

€ 96.97
€ 91.25

Paperback. Editor(s): Saussy, Haun; Handler-Spitz, Rebecca; Lee, Pauline. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JB; HBJF; HBLH; HBTB; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231166133
ISBN
9780231166133

€ 34.99
€ 31.19

Paperback. An indispensable, handy guide for anyone interested in bringing British history to life Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 127 x 27. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
Robinson Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472108135
ISBN
9781472108135

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. One momentous year in Russia through the eyes of ordinary folk Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 336 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 416. 8vo.Good clean copy
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
SKU
KEX0285356
ISBN
9781841199504

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FCA; HBJF; YQH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 232 x 165 x 18. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Checkmark Books
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816082193
ISBN
9780816082193

€ 32.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 40 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1FMNB; HBJM; HBTB; HBTS; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804847315
ISBN
9780804847315

€ 15.99
€ 12.60

Paperback. The perfect introduction to Irish history within the excellent and highly regarded Brief History series. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Robinson
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849014397
ISBN
9781849014397

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. This compelling text explores the development of Japan through its art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through their economic, political, and social history. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 162 x 232 x 13. Weight in Grams: 438. 352 pages, illustrations. This compelling text explores the development of Japan through its art, religion, literature, and thought as well as through their economic, political, and social history. Cateogry: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF. Dimension: 162 x 232 x 13. Weight: 434.
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780495913252
ISBN
9780495913252

€ 85.73

Paperback. A fascinating new portrait of Medieval Britain that brings together the everyday and the extraordinary. Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: HBJD1; HBLC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 23. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845296858
ISBN
9781845296858

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Paperback. A Brief History of Milk Production details the history of milk farming from the earliest days through to the problems facing dairy farmers in the current day. It includes illustrations, photographs of milking machines and processing plants and case studies. Num Pages: 152 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HBT; TVHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 9. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Old Pond Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910456521
ISBN
9781910456521

€ 12.68

"Includes bibliographical references (inside back cover). vi, 143 p. ill. 20 cm. Pamphlet. Very good staple bound copy in dulled original wrappers. Text clean." Keywords: "Labor movement , Labor unions , Trade unions , Pamphlet"
SKU
KEX0064265

€ 20.99
€ 17.95

Paperback. How the paramilitary Freikorps blazed a trail for Hitler Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 295. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Edition
SKU
KOC0001667
ISBN
9781841199252

€ 4.64

Paperback. A very readable history of the British Army that manages to be objective yet sympathetic, and concise while never being superficial Series: Brief Histories. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; HBJD1; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Constable & Robinson
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472136206
ISBN
9781472136206

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Hardcover. A short illustrated life of Elizabeth II by her leading biographer for her Diamond Jubilee. Num Pages: 156 pages, 40 black and white/colour integrated. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; 3JM; BGR; HBJD1; HBLW; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 134 x 14. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Duckworth Publishing
Number of pages
156
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780715642924
ISBN
9780715642924

€ 10.99
€ 10.94

Paperback. Translator(s): Death, Sarah; Cullen, John. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DNS; 3JJH; BM; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 267 x 23. Weight in Grams: 276.
Publisher
Granta Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783781300
ISBN
9781783781300

€ 13.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. The complete story of the remarkable canoe raid on German ships in Bordeaux Harbour - by the man who himself served in the Special Boat Squadron. Num Pages: 416 pages, 1 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 35. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Aurum Press Ltd
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
PB Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781311257
ISBN
9781781311257

€ 13.99
€ 11.02

Hardcover. This memoir follows the author's life from his schooldays in Trinidad to the North-West frontier of India, Delhi and Beirut, to the Sudan and Norway. In doing so it offers an insight to the last days of the British Empire, and the events and characters involved. Editor(s): Judd, Denis. Num Pages: 216 pages, 12ill. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 3JJP; BG; HBJD1; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTQ; HBTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 153 x 28. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
216
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860643804
ISBN
9781860643804

€ 38.99
€ 37.09

Paperback. Offering a collection of personal and defining moments, this book offers insight into the Great War as it was experienced and as it was remembered. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJF; BTM; HBG; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099597797
ISBN
9780099597797

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Offers insight into life in the mid-1960s on a RAF Canberra nuclear-armed squadron in West Germany on the frontline in the Cold War. The author tells his story warts and all, with many amusing overtones, in what was an extremely serious business when the world was standing on the brink of nuclear conflict. Num Pages: 160 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 1DFG; 3JJPK; BM; HBTW; JWG; JWMN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 159 x 18. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Unknown
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752470214
ISBN
9780752470214

€ 16.99
€ 13.39