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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Drawn together from hundreds of hours of first-hand interviews, this book is a collection of oral testimonies from workers whose stories might not otherwise have been told: mill girls who risked life and limb in dusty, noisy weaving sheds; and, steel workers who wrestled sheets of white-hot metal in the blistering heat of the foundries. Num Pages: 544 pages, 4 x 8 pp b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPG; HBJD1; HBLW3; HBTD; HBTK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 136 x 35. Weight in Grams: 432.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552162234
ISBN
9780552162234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 23.99
€ 18.04

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 11. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; KCB; KCP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 410. An excellent, clean copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Number of pages
288
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0019537
ISBN
9780801488108
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 12.15

Paperback. Clarendon's History chonicles the English Civil War from the perspective of someone intimately involved in the events he describes. This classic work is admired for its literary quality as well as its historical value; this new selection also contains passages from The Life, Clarendon's autobiography, to produce a vivid narrative history. Editor(s): Seaward, Paul. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH; HBWE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 33. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199228171
ISBN
9780199228171
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.89

Paperback. Tells the story of the American West. Whether it is cast as a tale of unmatched bravery in the face of impossible odds or of insane arrogance receiving its rightful comeuppance, this title continues to captivate the imagination. It reconstructs the build-up to the Battle of the Little Big Horn through to the final eruption of violence. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099521242
ISBN
9780099521242
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.71

Paperback. Europe in 1945 was prostrate. Much of the continent was devastated by war, mass slaughter, bombing and chaos. Large areas of Eastern Europe were falling under Soviet control, exchanging one despotism for another. This title tells the rich and complex story of how we got from there to here. Num Pages: 960 pages, 24pp b/w photographs, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJP; 3JMC; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 176 x 51. Weight in Grams: 696.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
9780099542032
ISBN
9780099542032
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Presents an exploration of the making of the Victorian age and the Victorian mind. This book traces the evolution of British democracy and shows how early laissez-faire attitudes to the lot of the less fortunate turned into campaigns to improve their lives and prospects. It analyses the birth of new attitudes to education, religion and science. Num Pages: 896 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 57. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Windmill Books
Condition
New
SKU
9780099558477
ISBN
9780099558477
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.00
€ 15.37

Paperback. The end of the Second World War saw a terrible explosion of violence across Europe. Prisoners murdered jailers. Soldiers visited atrocities on civilians. Resistance fighters killed and pilloried collaborators. Ethnic cleansing, civil war, rape and murder were rife in the days, months and years after hostilities ended. Num Pages: 480 pages, 16 pp photographs. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJP; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 192 x 122 x 29. Weight in Grams: 382.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141034515
ISBN
9780141034515
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. Tells the story of a group of highly competitive and mutually suspicious dynasties, and also of a continent uniquely prone to interference from 'semi-detached' elements, such as Russia, the Ottoman Empire, Britain and the United States. Num Pages: 720 pages, maps throughout. BIC Classification: 1D; 3J; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 33. Weight in Grams: 482.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141037172
ISBN
9780141037172
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 13.59

Paperback. We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. This title tells the story of the women's Second World War. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; 3JJPG; HBTB; HBWQ; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 388.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141037899
ISBN
9780141037899
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.39

Paperback. Offers an account of working-class society in its formative years, 1780 to 1832. This English social history shows how the working class took part in its own making and re-creates the whole-life experience of people who suffered loss of status and freedom, and who underwent degradation. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 976 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JF; 3JH; HBJD1; HBTB; JFSC; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 43. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141976952
ISBN
9780141976952
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.00
€ 15.37

Paperback. In the summer of 1914 most of Europe plunged into a war so catastrophic that it unhinged the continent's politics and beliefs in a way that took generations to recover from. This title presents the narrative of events. It also deals with the most difficult issues that the events raise - with what it meant for the Europeans who initiated and more. Num Pages: 624 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141980430
ISBN
9780141980430
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 12.35

Paperback. In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world. Series: Bryson. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; HBJK; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 128 x 43. Weight in Grams: 484.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Black Swan London
Condition
New
SKU
9780552772563
ISBN
9780552772563
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. In one of the defining moments of twentieth century, more than 100,000 people were killed instantly by two atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by US Air Force B29s. This title tells the story of the tragedy through eyes of the survivors, from twelve-year-olds forced to work in war factories to the wives and children who faced it alone. Num Pages: 720 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 139 x 47. Weight in Grams: 536.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Black Swan
Condition
New
SKU
9780552778503
ISBN
9780552778503
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 15.30

Paperback. For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914 it had been drastically weakened and circled by numerous predators waiting to finish it off. Num Pages: 512 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1QDT; 3JJF; HBJF1; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 33. Weight in Grams: 356.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9781846144394
ISBN
9781846144394
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 11.19

Paperback. Will friendship overcome the social boundaries of Edwardian London in this bestselling historical tale perfect for fans of Audrey Niffenegger and Sarah Waters. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJC; FV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Harper
Condition
New
Edition
New Ed
SKU
V9780007217236
ISBN
9780007217236
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.70

Paperback. A narrative of the critical years in modern Ireland's history. This book presents the never loses sight of the ordinary forms of heroism performed by Irish men and women trapped in extraordinary times. Num Pages: 560 pages, Illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white). BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 26. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141030043
ISBN
9780141030043
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 11.45

Paperback. Offers a study of one of the most legendary American Presidents in history. This title offers Barack Obama the model for his presidency, showing how Abraham Lincoln saved America by appointing his fiercest rival to key cabinet positions. Num Pages: 976 pages, Illustrations,. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 44. Weight in Grams: 684.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
Edition
Reprint
SKU
9780141043722
ISBN
9780141043722
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 12.57

Paperback. Before Easter 1916 Dublin had been a city much like any other British city, comparable to Bristol or Liverpool and part of a complex, deep-rooted British world. The devastating events of that Easter changed everything. This book focuses on these events. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 18. Weight in Grams: 342.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141982472
ISBN
9780141982472
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. Translator(s): Whiteside, Shaun. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBTB; HBWQ; JFFH1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141983165
ISBN
9780141983165
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. What is the secret of good prose? Does writing well even matter in an age of instant communication? Should we care? This book tells about the modern art of writing, and shows us why we all need a sense of style. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JM; CBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 27. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1940
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241957714
ISBN
9780241957714
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. In 1895 twenty-six-year-old Bridget Cleary disappeared from her house in rural Tipperary. At first, some said that the fairies had taken her into their stronghold in a nearby hill, from where she would emerge, riding a white horse. But then her badly burned body was found in a shallow grave. Num Pages: 272 pages, 8pp b/w plates. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; BG; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 200. 240pp
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Pimlico
Condition
New
SKU
9781844139347
ISBN
9781844139347
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.33

Paperback. Editor(s): MacMonagle, Niall. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 2AB; 3JJ; DCQ; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780241966792
ISBN
9780241966792
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.45

Hardcover. Exposes those responsible for the First World War. This book reveals how accounts of the war's origins have been deliberately falsified to conceal the guilt of the secret cabal of rich and powerful men in London responsible for the heinous crime perpetrated on humanity. Num Pages: 464 pages, 1 x 8pp b/w. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 157 x 39. Weight in Grams: 764.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Mainstream Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
9781780576305
ISBN
9781780576305
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 16.55

Paperback. A fascinating examination of the life of Thomas Clarke, a member of the Fenians and was a key leader of the Irish Republican Brotherhood in 1916. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1 maps, 24 black & white halftones, 1 index, 1 biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The O'Brien Press Dublin
Condition
New
SKU
9781847172617
ISBN
9781847172617
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.57

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