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Product Description: Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years. Forged on a common ground of social, cultural, and ideological values as well as political expediency, this partnership formed the basis of the western alliance throughout the Cold War, playing an essential part in bringing stability to the post-1945 international order...read more

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9781138800007 | Routledge, August 6, 2016, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years.

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9781138800014 | Routledge, August 6, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Britain, America and the Special Relationship since 1941 examines the Anglo-American strategic and military relationship that developed during the Second World War and continued until recent years.

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9780415232142 | Routledge, February 12, 2012, cover price $110.00

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Product Description: Challenging traditional narrow views, this unique work proposes to rethink and reinterpret Ulster loyalism from the beginning of the "Troubles" to the present day, by tracing its religious, paramilitary, political, and community influences...read more

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9780306760631, titled "The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime" | Da Capo Pr, January 1, 1981, cover price $40.00 | also contains The Psychology of Misconduct, Vice, and Crime
9780306708244, titled "Songs by Thirty Americans for High Voice" | Da Capo Pr, June 1, 1976, cover price $43.50 | also contains Songs by Thirty Americans for High Voice

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9781441127839 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 1, 2017, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Challenging traditional narrow views, this unique work proposes to rethink and reinterpret Ulster loyalism from the beginning of the "Troubles" to the present day, by tracing its religious, paramilitary, political, and community influences.

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Product Description: This volume brings together contributions from two separate editors. The first is a collection of texts edited by Peter Clarke that evidence Cardinal Thomas Wolsey's legatine powers to grant dispensations and other papal graces and his exercise of these powers during the 1520s in Henry VIII's realm; these papal favours released Henry's subjects from the rules of canon law in certain instances...read more
By Michael Questier (editor)

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9781107130364 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 16, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This volume brings together contributions from two separate editors.

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Product Description: Originally published in 1911, this book was formed from an essay which was awarded the Prince Consort Prize for 1910. The text presents a discussion regarding the development of religious tolerance during the late Stuart period. A bibliography is included...read more

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9781316603680 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 15, 2016, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Originally published in 1911, this book was formed from an essay which was awarded the Prince Consort Prize for 1910.

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Product Description: Crafted in Britain is a celebration of Britain's traditional crafts and industries that have survived into the modern world, not as museums but on their merits. In an age of increasing automation and standardization, it is a joy to find such places, where craftsmanship and personal skills are still valued...read more

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9781472922830 | Adlard Coles Nautical, April 25, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Crafted in Britain is a celebration of Britain's traditional crafts and industries that have survived into the modern world, not as museums but on their merits.

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Product Description: From cooks and clerks to weapons analysts and air mechanics, generations of women have served in the Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service or WRNS). The Royal Navy was the first of the UK armed services to admit women during the First World War with the purpose of freeing up a man to go to sea by giving his job to a trained female worker...read more

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9781784420390, titled "Wrens: The Women’s Royal Naval Service" | Shire Pubns, April 18, 2017, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: From cooks and clerks to weapons analysts and air mechanics, generations of women have served in the Wrens (Women's Royal Naval Service or WRNS).

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Product Description: In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, canals formed the arteries of Britain. Most waterways were local concerns, carrying cargoes over short distances and fitted into regional groups with their own boat types linked to the major river estuaries...read more

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9781784420505 | Shire Pubns, April 18, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: In the early years of the Industrial Revolution, canals formed the arteries of Britain.

Product Description: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense...read more

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9781844860241 | Reprint edition (Conway Maritime Pr, November 19, 2005), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense.

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9781844864133, titled "Sea Charts of the British Isles: A Voyage of Discovery Around Britain and Ireland's Coastline" | Conway Maritime Pr, April 11, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Sea Charts of the British Isles takes the reader on a voyage through the seaports, fishing and commercial harbors, naval bases and dockyards, and sea-side havens that have always supported local life in Britain and contributed to the Isles’ defense.

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Product Description: At the beginning of the 1650s, wrecked by plague and civil war, England was in ruins. Yet shimmering on the horizon was a vision of paradise called Willoughbyland.When Sir Walter Raleigh set out to South America to find the legendary city of El Dorado, he paved the way for an endless series of adventurers who would struggle against the harsh reality of South America’s wild jungles...read more

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9781250112835 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 11, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: At the beginning of the 1650s, wrecked by plague and civil war, England was in ruins.

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Product Description: Filling a long-standing gap both in women's history and in the material history of class culture, this book is a unique and necessary reassessment of the social and cultural scene during the inter-war period in England. By combing over the everyday practices of working-class girls in 1920s and 30s England, including a sharp focus on Bermondsey south-east London and oral testimony from women who grew up in the period, Milcoy demonstrates the persistence and ingenuity with which these teenagers gained access to the commercial leisure culture of the day, from hairstyles and fashionable dress to films, music, and dances...read more

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9781474279598 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Filling a long-standing gap both in women's history and in the material history of class culture, this book is a unique and necessary reassessment of the social and cultural scene during the inter-war period in England.

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9781474279581 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Filling a long-standing gap both in women's history and in the material history of class culture, this book is a unique and necessary reassessment of the social and cultural scene during the inter-war period in England.

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Product Description: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history. Martin Pugh explores as his central theme the relationship between the British state and its citizens with characteristic skill and insight...read more

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9781474243452 | 5th edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history.

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9781474243469 | 5 reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $37.95 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society is one of the most respected and widely-read introductions to modern British history.
9781780930411 | 4th edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 10, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: As a vigorous interpretation of political and social developments in Britain since the late-Victorian era, State and Society has rapidly become one of the most respected and widely read introductions to the history of modern Britain.

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Product Description: A History of the British Isles is a balanced and integrated political, social, cultural and religious history of the British Isles in all its complexity, exploring the constantly evolving dialogue and relationship between the past and the present...read more

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9781474216678 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: A History of the British Isles is a balanced and integrated political, social, cultural and religious history of the British Isles in all its complexity, exploring the constantly evolving dialogue and relationship between the past and the present.

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9781474216685 | Reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, March 23, 2017), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A History of the British Isles is a balanced and integrated political, social, cultural and religious history of the British Isles in all its complexity, exploring the constantly evolving dialogue and relationship between the past and the present.

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Product Description: London's many cemeteries, churches, and graveyards are the last resting places of a multitude of important people from many different walks of life. Politicians, writers, and military heroes rub shoulders with engineers, courtesans, artists, and musicians, along with quite a few eccentric characters...read more

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9780747812968, titled "Who’s Buried Where in London" | Shire Pubns, March 21, 2017, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: London's many cemeteries, churches, and graveyards are the last resting places of a multitude of important people from many different walks of life.

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Product Description: During the late 1st millennium BC into the early 1st millennium AD, the small island of Unst in the far north of the Shetland (and British) Isles was home to well-established and connected farming and fishing communities. The Iron Age settlement at Milla Skerra was occupied for at least 500 years before it was covered with storm-blown sand and abandoned...read more

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9781785703430 | Oxbow Books Ltd, February 28, 2017, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: During the late 1st millennium BC into the early 1st millennium AD, the small island of Unst in the far north of the Shetland (and British) Isles was home to well-established and connected farming and fishing communities.

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Product Description: Based on hitherto untapped source materials, this book charts the history of Muslim missionary activity in London from 1912, when the first Indian Muslim missionaries arrived in London, until 1944. During this period a unique community was forged out of British converts and native Muslims from various parts of the world, which focused itself around a purpose built mosque in Woking and later the first mosque to open in London in 1924...read more

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9781474271738 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Based on hitherto untapped source materials, this book charts the history of Muslim missionary activity in London from 1912, when the first Indian Muslim missionaries arrived in London, until 1944.

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Product Description: From its development in the 1800s, the locomotive has had a huge impact on all aspects of British life as it has carried travelers and freight across the country. Beyond its impact on the nation's economy and daily commute, the loco also spawned a new enthusiasm--train spotting...read more

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9781472820488, titled "Loco Spotter’s Guide" | Osprey Pub Co, February 21, 2017, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: From its development in the 1800s, the locomotive has had a huge impact on all aspects of British life as it has carried travelers and freight across the country.

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Product Description: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage...read more

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9781250119025, titled "The Ministry: Churchill’s Secret Team of Men and Women Who Used Sabotage, Assassination, and Dirty Tricks to Destroy Hitler’s War Machine" | Picador USA, February 7, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage.

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Product Description: Tania O’Donnell takes the reader on a journey from medieval Courtly Love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety. Pick up historical ‘dating tips,’ from how to court (or be courted), write romantic love letters, give and receive gifts, propose and pose as a sighing swain...read more

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9781510708587 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Tania O’Donnell takes the reader on a journey from medieval Courtly Love, through to the sexual license of the Restoration, and Victorian propriety.

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Product Description: This essential and timely guide to all things England and English is now available in paperback. Despite a thousand years of glorious history, the people of England know surprisingly little about the facts and fables, people and places, and events and emblems that have shaped their country and its heritage...read more

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9781843547976 | Atlantic Books, June 1, 2008, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This essential and timely guide to all things England and English is now available in paperback.

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Product Description: The best-selling author of The Battle, Alessandro Barbero, was asked which action saved Wellington at Waterloo prior to the arrival of the Prussians. He replied: "If I should indulge in that game, I’d say the cavalry charge which effectively broke d’Erlon's attack...read more

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9780750966962 | History Pr Ltd, February 1, 2017, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The best-selling author of The Battle, Alessandro Barbero, was asked which action saved Wellington at Waterloo prior to the arrival of the Prussians.

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Product Description: Despite a thousand years of glorious history, many people know surprisingly little of the facts and fables, people and places and events and emblems that have shaped England and its heritage. Where did John Bull come from? What is the Long Man of Wilmington? Who abolished Christmas? When did roast beef become a national dish? From the White Cliffs of Dover to MG Rover, from Newcastle Brown Ale to Royal Mail, and from John Milton to blue stilton, Nicholas Hobbes explains and celebrates the many facets of Englishness for today's readers...read more

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9781786490353 | 2 reprint edition (Atlantic Books, February 1, 2017), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Despite a thousand years of glorious history, many people know surprisingly little of the facts and fables, people and places and events and emblems that have shaped England and its heritage.

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