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National  Service : From Aldershot to Aden Tales frm the Conscripts 1946-62

National Service : From Aldershot to Aden Tales frm the Conscripts 1946-62

by Colin Shindler

National Service From Aldershot to Aden: Tales from the Conscripts 1946 - 62

Permission to speak, Sah! In the aftermath of the Second World War, over two million men were conscripted to serve in Britain's armed services...
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National Service

National Service

by Richard Vinen

National Service : A Generation in Uniform

Richard Vinen's National Service is a serious - if often very entertaining - attempt to get to grips with the reality of that extraordinary institution, which now seems as remo...
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Never Had It So Good

Never Had It So Good

by Dominic Sandbrook

Never Had It So Good : A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles

In 1956 the Suez Crisis finally shattered the old myths of the British Empire and paved the way for the tumultuous changes of the decades to come. In ...
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New World, Inc.

New World, Inc.

by John Butman & Simon Targett

New World Inc

Deeply researched and well-written' - Financial Times

In the mid-sixteenth century, England was a small and relatively insignificant kingdom on the periphery of Europe, and it had begun to face a daunting...
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Nicholson

Nicholson

by Donal P McCracken

Nicholson : How An Angry Irishman Became the Hero of Delhi

Born in Dublin in 1822, Lieutenant-General John Nicholson was raised and educated in Ireland. He joined the East India Company's Bengal Army as 16-year old boy-...
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One Hot Summer

One Hot Summer

by Rosemary Ashdon

One Hot Summer : Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Gr...
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Operation Banner

Operation Banner

by Nick Van Der Bijl

Operation Banner : British Army in Northern Ireland 1969-2007

The book opens by setting the historic backdrop to The Troubles. In summer 1969 the annual Loyalist marching season sparked violence in Londonderry which spr...
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Operation Kronstadt

Operation Kronstadt

by Harry Ferguson

Operation Kronstadt

"Operation Kronstadt" not only reveals the early days of Britain's intelligence services but uncovers a truly dramatic story from the Russian Revolution involving a daring rescue attempt and a 'missi...
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Orphans of Empire

Orphans of Empire

by Helen Berry

Orphans of Empire: The Fate of London's Foundlings

Eighteenth-century London was teeming with humanity, and poverty was never far from politeness. Legend has it that, on his daily commute through this thronging metropol...
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Our Boys

Our Boys

by Helen Parr

Our Boys

'This is an extraordinary book. It is partly about the Falklands War itself and the terrible things that the Paras endured, and the terrible things that some of them did, but it is also about the white working ...
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Pale Rider

Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney

Pale Rider : The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of betwe...
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Pandemic 1918

Pandemic 1918

by Catherine Arnold

Pandemic 1918 : The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History

In the dying months of World War I, Spanish flu suddenly overwhelmed the world, killing between 50 and 100 million people.German soldiers termed it Blitzka...
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Partition

Partition

by Barney White-Spunner

Partition

The International Bestseller `Barney White-Spunner's book stands out for its judicious and unsparing look at events from a British perspective.' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times Review'This book is at its most ...
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Partition Voices

Partition Voices

by Kavita Puri

Partition Voices

Dotted across homes in Britain are people who were witnesses to one of the most tumultuous events of the twentieth century. Yet their memory of India's partition has been shrouded in silence. Kavita Pur...
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Patriot Ot Traitor

Patriot Ot Traitor

by Anna Beer

Patriot or Traitor : The Life and Death of Sir Walter Raleigh

A writer, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer, Sir Walter Ralegh lived more lives than most in his own time, in any time. The fifth son of a Devo...
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Peasants And Historians

Peasants And Historians

by Phillipp Schofield

Peasants and Historians : Debating the Medieval English Peasantry

Peasants and historians is an examination of historical discussion of the medieval English peasantry. In this book, the first such study of its kind, the...
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Pepys's London

Pepys's London

by Stephen Porter

Pepys's London: Everyday Life in London 1650 -1703

Samuel Pepys's London was a turbulent, boisterous city, enduring the strains caused by foreign wars, the Great Plague and the Great Fire, yet growing and prospering. Pe...
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Peterloo

Peterloo

by Jacqueline Riding

Peterloo : The Story of the Manchester Massacre

The story of the Peterloo massacre, a defining moment in the history of British democracy, told with passion and authority.

Jacqueline Riding evokes the febrile state of...
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Peterloo: The English Uprising

Peterloo: The English Uprising

by Robert Poole

Peterloo: The English Uprising

On 16 August, 1819, at St Peter's Field, Manchester, armed cavalry attacked a peaceful rally of some 50,000 pro-democracy reformers. It marked the rise of a new English radical populism as...
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Plantagenet Queens And Consorts

Plantagenet Queens And Consorts

by Dr Steven J Corvi

Plantagenet Queens & Consorts : Family, Duty and Power

What unacknowledged theme can be found across 250 years of English history? What thread runs throughout the Plantagenet Royal House, including as it does the `cadet...
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