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Explore the manifold stories of the British Isles with a vast range of books that light up different corners of British and Irish past, from Celts to Churchill, and from Tudors to Thatcher and beyond. Here you will find the bestselling titles on British History from the likes of Andrew Marr, Dan Jones and Alison Weir, David Olusoga’s pioneering works on Black British History, as well as biographies of figures who shaped the fate of these island nations.

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A Cheesemonger's History of The British Isles
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The Shortest History of England
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Elizabethans
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Black and British
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Natives
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Here's the Story
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The White Ship
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A Short History of London
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Homecoming
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Who Dares Wins
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A Short History of England
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The Mountbattens
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100 Great Black Britons
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Appeasing Hitler
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The Song of Simon de Montfort
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Spitfire
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From Winston Churchill to Dusty Springfield, the always engaging Andrew Marr explores the figures who have shaped and shaken Britain since the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

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Sunburn
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Square Haunting
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The Decline of Magic
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Queens of the Crusades
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The Good Sharps
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The Real Crown Jewels of England
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Edward the Confessor
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Providence Lost
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Migrant City
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Ireland's Forgotten Past
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Slave Empire
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This Sporting Life
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The Interest
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A House Through Time
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Henry III
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The Channel
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Walking the Great North Line
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How Was It For You?
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A Short History of London
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Court Number One
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Homecoming
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Who Dares Wins
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The Lost Decade
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The Mountbattens
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The Fens
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Chastise
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Margaret Thatcher
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The Song of Simon de Montfort
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The Brothers York
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Legacy
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The Way to the Sea
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Appeasing Hitler
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The Declaration of Arbroath
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A pivotal investigation into the role Black Britons have played in the island’s history over the past thousand years, that brings many unjustly neglected figures vividly to life.

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Black and British

Natives
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Black and British
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Homecoming
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Don't Touch My Hair
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Brit(ish)
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Safe
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Dreaming in a Nightmare
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Black, Listed
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100 Great Black Britons
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Black Britain
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Black Tudors
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Lovers and Strangers
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Staying Power
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There Ain't No Black in the Union Jack
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Voices of the Windrush Generation
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Heart Of The Race
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Empire and its Legacies

The Anarchy
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The Patient Assassin
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Inglorious Empire
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Orientalism
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Lords of the Desert
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The World's War
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Empire
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The Fatal Shore
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From the Ruins of Empire
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The Hungry Empire
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Ten Cities that Made an Empire
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Forgotten Wars
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Empires of the Mind
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Empire
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Captives
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The 20th Century

Who Dares Wins
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Court Number One
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Margaret Thatcher
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Winds of Change
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The Rise and Fall of the British Nation
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Black Diamonds
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Citizen Clem
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Hope and Glory
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Austerity Britain, 1945-1951
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A History of Modern Britain
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Suffragettes
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The Defence of the Realm
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What We Have Lost
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The Churchill Factor
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Rise Up Women!
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The Trial Of Lady Chatterley's Lover
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The 19th Century

How to be a Victorian
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The Regency Revolution
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Queen Victoria
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Cursed Britain
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Sophia
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Brunel
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Waterloo
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The Greedy Queen
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Victorians Undone
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The Wicked Boy
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Victoria
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Queen Victoria's Matchmaking
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The Peterloo Massacre
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Victoria: The Queen
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Victorian Murders
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The Victorian City
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In These Times
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Jack Tar
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The 17th and 18th Centuries

Witches
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The English Civil War
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Killers of the King
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Shakespeare
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Jacobites
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White King
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Witchfinders
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Reprobates
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Courtiers
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Culloden
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The Leveller Revolution
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Royal Renegades
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1606
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Civil War
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The Great Fire of London
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1666
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The Strangest Family
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The Tudors

Black Tudors
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Thomas Cromwell
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The Hollow Crown
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Winter King
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The Watchers
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Elizabeth's Rival
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How to be a Tudor
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The Lost Tudor Princess
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The Private Lives of the Tudors
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII
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Tudors
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Crown of Blood
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Tudor
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The Lady In The Tower
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Henry VIII and the Men Who Made Him
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Elizabeth
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The Lives of Tudor Women
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Medieval Britain

The Song of Simon de Montfort
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The Templars
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The Brothers York
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Queens of the Conquest
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Daughters of Chivalry
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A Great and Terrible King
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Lancaster And York
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Medieval Bodies
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She-Wolves
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The Plantagenets
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In the Land of Giants
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The Nevills of Middleham
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King John
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Castle
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Eleanor Of Aquitaine
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Edward IV & Elizabeth Woodville
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Anglo-Saxon Britain

Viking Britain
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The Norman Conquest
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The King in the North
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Mercia
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Aelfred's Britain
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A Brief History of the Anglo-Saxons
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In the Land of Giants
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Viking London
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The Private Lives of the Saints
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Boudica
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The Anglo-Saxon Age
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Alfred the Great
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AEthelred
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Elfrida
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Aethelstan
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Anglo-Saxon England
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Ancient Britain

A History of Ancient Britain
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Pagan Britain
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Britain BC
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Roman Britain
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Home
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Under Another Sky
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The Romans Who Shaped Britain
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Britain After Rome
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The Wall
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Britain Begins
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Irish History

A Short History of Ireland, 1500-2000
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The Border
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Making Sense of the Troubles
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The Story of Ireland
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Ireland's War of Independence 1919-21
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Modern Ireland 1600-1972
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Ireland: The Autobiography
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Irish History
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A Brief History of Ireland
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How The Irish Saved Civilization
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A Nation and not a Rabble
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Bad Blood
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Easter 1916
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A Secret History of the IRA
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Buried Lives
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Vivid Faces
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Armed Struggle
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A Brief History of the Celts
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