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An Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms

By: Arnold, C. J.

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., Routledge: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 02911


An Archaeology of the early Anglo - Saxon Kingdoms has for nearly a decade been used by students seeking an introduction to the field. The text block edges are a little grubby. PLEASE NOTE: economy international shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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The Lost Villages of England (History Handbooks)

By: Beresford, Maurice Warwick.

Price: £13.49

Publisher: UK, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1998

Edition: Reprint 1998

Sellers ID: 02242


Among existing villages in the English countryside are the sites of many others which have not survived, though six hundred years ago they were no different from their neighbours. This pioneering study locates the sites of England's 'lost' villages, describing the occasion of their depopulation and the character of those who destroyed them. Aerial photographs and ground plans of characteristic sites are included, together with maps to show the local distribution of lost ... View more info

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Mosquito: The Illustrated History

By: Birtles, Philip J

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing Limited: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03408


Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of... View more info

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The Model Occupation :the Channel Islands Under German Rule 1940 - 1945

By: Bunting Madeline

Price: £11.24

Publisher: B C A .: 0

Edition: Bca

Sellers ID: 00827


When the Germans arrived on the Channel Islands after the defeat of France in the Summer of 1940, they and the islanders agreed that it would be a' Model Occupation' But as the war dragged on and Britain appeared to abandon the islands to their fate, so features of Nazi occupation already widespread throughout Europe emerged. The D/W has some small chips to the corners. View more info

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Ancient Britain.

By: Dyer James.

Price: £10.79

Publisher: London, Batsford.: 1995

Edition: Reprint.

Sellers ID: 00061


This book is for anyone starting out to understand the pre historic life of Britain from the first human occupation 450,000 years ago to the Roman conquest AD. Unfortunatly there is an impressed mark of a paper clip on the front cover of this book View more info

Hornchurch & Upminster

By: Evans Brian

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Sellers ID: 01507


A pictorial history of hornchurch & upminster in good condition no d/w View more info

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Britain at War: Famous British Battles from Hastings to Normandy 1066-1943

By: Holmes, Richard

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., Hylas Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02808


In Britain at War, renowned historian Richard Holmes takes us on a fascinating journey through time to visit battlefields in Britain, northern France and Belgium, vividly recreating the atmosphere of their bloody and turbulent history.With his expert knowledge of weapons and warfare, and using specially commissioned maps. Richard Holmes provides a clear picture of the events that led up to each battle, the conflicts themselves, and the people who fought them. This is a c... View more info

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Warrior Race: A History of the British at War

By: James, Lawrence

Price: £13.49

Publisher: U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02904


Modern Britain is a nation shaped by wars. The boundaries of its separate parts are the outcome of conquest and resistance. The author investigates the role played by war in the making of Britain. Drawing on the latest historical and archaeological research he charts the full reach of British military history, the impact of Roman military occupation ; the monarchy's struggle for mastery of the British Isles; the civil wars of the seventeenth century; the " total war " ex... View more info

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Hope and Glory: Britain 1900-1990

By: Peter Clarke

Price: £12.14

Publisher: UK, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 03735


Hope and Glory, explains the political changers that transformed Britain. It gives a clear account of the course of party leaders as Joseph Chamberlain, David Lloyd George, Winston Churchill, Harold Macmillan and Margaret Thatcher. It shows too how the outlook of ordinary people made a difference as, with the coming of an equal suffrage for men and women, democratic elections made and unmade Governments. The D/W shows light wear to its front and back panels. A good, clea... View more info

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The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain: 660-1649

By: Rodger, N.A.M.

Price: £22.48

Publisher: USA, W.W. Norton & Company.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02932


From the desperate early military campaigns against the Vikings to the defeat of the great Spanish Armada in the reign of Elizabeth I, this volume touches on some of the most colourful characters in British history, among them Sir Francis Drake. It also provides fascinating details on naval construction, logistics, health, diet and weaponry. A clean tight copy. Please Note. international economy shipping is via sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info

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Anglo-Saxon England

By: Stenton, Sir Frank.

Price: £16.18

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: 6th Edition

Sellers ID: 03106


The period ( c. 550 - 1087 ) to which this volume relates extends from the emergence of the earliest English kingdoms to the establishments of the Anglo-Norman monarchy in 1087. The art, coinage and scholarship of the period is reviewed, and an account is given of the literature written in the English language , which forms the distinctive achievement of the Anglo-Saxon people. There is some light spotting to the top of the text block. PLEASE NOTE; International economy... View more info

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Beside the Seaside: A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be

By: Struthers, Jane

Price: £8.99

Publisher: UK, Ebury Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Sellers ID: 02208


There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. this is a book for anyone captivated by the crash of waves on sand, thrilled to the exploits of pirates or delighted in an ice cream at the end of the pier. View more info

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Rome Against Caratacus: The Roman Campaigns in Britain AD 48-58

By: Webster, Graham

Price: £11.24

Publisher: UK., B.T.Batsford Ltd: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Sellers ID: 03225


By interpreting the ancient historical accounts and piecing together the masses of archaeological evidence. Dr Webster has brilliantly reconstructed this central period of the Claudian Conquest of Britain and its immediate aftermath. The covers shows light shelf-wear. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. View more info