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1 Charles I: An Abbreviated Life - Penguin Monarchs (Hardback)

by Mark A. Kishlansky

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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Dominates one of the most strange and painful periods in British history as the whole island tore itself apart over a deadly, entangled series of... Read more

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2 Henry VIII: The Quest for Fame (Hardback)

by John Guy

Format: Hardback 160 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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Charismatic, insatiable and cruel, Henry VIII was a king who became mesmerized by his own legend - and in the process destroyed and remade England.... Read more

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3 George VI: The Dutiful King (Hardback)

by Philip Ziegler

Format: Hardback 112 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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If Ethelred was notoriously 'Unready' and Alfred 'Great', King George VI should bear the title of 'George the Dutiful'. He... Read more

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4 Vera Brittain and the First World War: The Story of Testament of Youth (Hardback)

by Mark Bostridge

Format: Hardback 272 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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As the much anticipated film adaptation of Vera Brittain's First World War testimony "Testament of Youth" arrives in cinemas in... Read more

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5 George V: The Unexpected King - Penguin Monarchs (Hardback)

by David Cannadine

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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For a man with such conventional tastes and views, George V had a revolutionary impact. Almost despite himself he marked a decisive break with his... Read more

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6 Edward VI: The Last Boy King (Hardback)

by Stephen Alford

Format: Hardback 112 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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Edward VI, the only son of Henry VIII, became king at the age of nine and died wholly unexpectedly at the age of fifteen. This book gives full play... Read more

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7 Gondola (Hardback)

by Donna Leon

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 11/12/2014

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Of all the trademarks of Venice - and there are many, from the gilded Basilica of San Marco to the melancholy Bridge of Sighs - none is more... Read more

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8 Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter (Hardback)

by Dan Jones

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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A beautifully produced account of the signing, impact and legacy of Magna Carta, a document that became one the most influential statements in the... Read more

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9 Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism (Hardback)

by Sven Beckert

Format: Hardback 640 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. For centuries it was central to... Read more

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10 Bandstands of Britain (Hardback)

by Paul Rabbitts

Format: Hardback 108 pages
Published: 28/11/2014

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Bandstands are a reminder of a forgotten age of outdoor music and theatre: they act as a lingering memory of the class and sophistication that... Read more

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