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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Captures the character of rural life before modern agriculture altered the landscape and changed forever they way we eat and live. Series: Nature Classics Library. Num Pages: 160 pages, B/w line drawings and colour lithographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEA; 3JJG; TV; WND; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Little Toller Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
70th Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780956254528
ISBN
9780956254528
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.87

Hardcover. Sound experimentation by avant-garde theatre artists of the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries is an important but ignored aspect of theatre history. Curtin explores how artists engaged with the sonic conditions of modernity through dramatic form, characterization, staging, technology, performance style, and other forms of interaction. Series: Avant-Gardes in Performance. Num Pages: 274 pages, 12 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 3JJ; ANF; ANH; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 153 x 20. Weight in Grams: 464.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137324788
ISBN
9781137324788
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.08
€ 45.20

Paperback. The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one the world's most formidable and colourful military institutions. This book explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. Num Pages: 288 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLL; HBLW; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628737387
ISBN
9781628737387
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.58

Hardcover. Drawing on the discourses of psychoanalysis, evolutionary biology, and other fields of study that informed Richards Wagner's world, the author traces the influence of Gesamtkunstwerk and eroticism from their classic expressions in Tristan und Isolde into the work of the generation of composers that followed, including Zemlinsky, and Strauss. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; AVGC9; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 230 x 19. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226082134
ISBN
9780226082134
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 42.19

Hardcover. Presents an interdisciplinary look at the story of a generation of philosophers, poets, and intellectuals who turned away from theology, reason, common sense, and empirical observation to provide a purely metaphysical justification of marriage. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACG; 3JF; DSBD; HPCD; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226136936
ISBN
9780226136936
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 40.28

Paperback. This biography of Charles Darwin attempts to capture the private unknown life of the real man - the gambling and gluttony at Cambridge, his gruelling trip round the globe, his intimate family life, worries about persecution and thoughts about God. Num Pages: 864 pages, 32pp b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3JH; BG; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
856
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140131925
ISBN
9780140131925
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 17.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845951610
ISBN
9781845951610
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.56

Paperback. Dark and foggy Victorian streets, the murderous madman, we all think we know the realities of Victorian crime. This title recounts the murders, by knife and poison. It takes the readers into less familiar parts of Victorian life, uncovering the wicked, the vengeful, the foolish and the hopeless amongst the criminal world of the nineteenth century. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; BTC; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752452807
ISBN
9780752452807
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.22

Hardback. With background information and commentary provided by expert Adrian Greenwood, meticulously footnoted, this is a worthy addition to the literature of the Napoleonic Wars. Editor(s): Greenwood, Adrian. Num Pages: 272 pages, 51. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JH; BJ; HBJD; HBLL; HBWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Amberley Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445654560
ISBN
9781445654560
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 31.73

Hardback. Series: Wolverhampton Military Studies. Num Pages: 208 pages, 18 b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JJF; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWN; JWTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. .
Publisher
Helion & Company
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911512165
ISBN
9781911512165
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 32.40

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBWQ; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 18. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Spellmount
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752486420
ISBN
9780752486420
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages, 14 colour plates, 200 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; 3JJ; ACV; ACX; AGB; AK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 211 x 149 x 27. Weight in Grams: 664.
Publisher
Richard Dennis
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780903685375
ISBN
9780903685375
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 23.01

Hardcover. Integrating the political and governmental histories of Spain and the American colonies, this book focuses on the political and governmental history of the Viceroyalty of Peru during the 'early Bourbon' period and provides a new interpretation of the period's broader significance within Spanish American history. Series: Studies of the Americas. Num Pages: 280 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KLS; 3JF; HBJK; HBLL; HBTQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 138 x 224 x 20. Weight in Grams: 462.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137362230
ISBN
9781137362230
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.31

Paperback. "A superb account of the rise of modern broadcasting." -Financial Times Num Pages: 336 pages, 16 pages of photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; HBJD1; HBLW3; KNTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
305
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393341805
ISBN
9780393341805
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.13

Hardback. This is the first full-length work to be published about the spectacular failure of the German intelligence services in Persia (Iran) during WWII. Based on archival research it analyzes a compelling history of Nazi planning, operations, personalities, and intrigues, and follows the protagonists from Hitler's rise to power into the postwar era. Num Pages: 336 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1FBN; 3JJH; HBJF1; HBLW; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 144 x 22. Weight in Grams: 508.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137427892
ISBN
9781137427892
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 144.54

Hardcover. Focuses on Shakespeare's reception by nineteenth-century novelists. This title offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. Editor(s): Poole, Adrian. Series: Great Shakespeareans. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; DSBD; DSGS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 242 x 155 x 24. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826435460
ISBN
9780826435460
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 210.60
€ 184.22

Paperback. 'The Spy Beside the Sea' reveals one of the strangest stories of espionage to emerge from the Second World War. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479637
ISBN
9780752479637
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.24

paperback. This analysis of the social development of Spain since 1800 explores the social conflicts at the root of the Spanish Civil War and how that war and the subsequent changes, from democracy to Franco and back again, have shaped the social relations of the country. Num Pages: 308 pages, maps, graphs, chronology, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD; HBTB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 157 x 233 x 19. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780415090834
ISBN
9780415090834
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 55.56

Paperback. Mick Mannock, Fighter Pilot rediscovers Britain's most successful fighter pilot of the First World War. It traces the myth of an 'ace with one eye', examining how Mannock has been represented in both biography and in fiction, and asks why he is still commemorated today. Num Pages: 232 pages, 1 black & white halftones, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJF; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWN; JWG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 302.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2001st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137509826
ISBN
9781137509826
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.52

Hardback. The Hurricane was the most successful RAF fighter of the Second World War. Covers the operations of ten RAF squadrons in diverse theatres of war: France, Battle of Britain, the Mediterranean and North Africa Num Pages: 208 pages, 16 pages of black and white plates. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWG; JWMV3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 28. Weight in Grams: 576.
Publisher
Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781473848429
ISBN
9781473848429
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 19.71

Paperback. Describes the parade, dress, service and field uniforms worn by Soviet General and field rank officers serving in the land and air forces, MVD (internal army, KGB intelligence and Border Guards from 1955 to 1991, when the Soviet Union finally collapsed). This book also contains a collector's/buyer's guide. Series: Battle Cry! Original Military Uniforms of the World. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJP; JWTU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 200 x 10. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Veloce Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845842673
ISBN
9781845842673
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.59

Paperback. Drawing on material, from furious royal proclamations to the private letters of pirates and their victims, as well as Islamic accounts, this title provides perspectives of the corsairs and an insight into what it meant to sacrifice all you have for a life so violent, so uncertain and so alien that it sets you apart from the rest of mankind. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1HB; 3JF; HBJH; HBLL; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099523864
ISBN
9780099523864
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.12

Paperback. In the early hours of 2 September 1666 a small fire broke out in a bakery in Pudding Lane. In the five days that followed it grew into a conflagration that would devastate the third largest city in the Western world. This is a guide to the Great Fire of London and includes first-hand descriptions from the diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 177 x 10. Weight in Grams: 76.
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784872144
ISBN
9781784872144
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.52

Paperback. This account of the Great Fire of London explores its history and consequences, from the first small blaze to the long work of rebuilding. It also describes the human story of the fire and its aftermath - the panic and terror, the hunt for scapegoats and the rebirth of a city. Num Pages: 368 pages, Illustrations, facsims., maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 24. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712668477
ISBN
9780712668477
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.11

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