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The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

The Time Travellers Guide to Medieval England:

…to a completely different world: England in the Middle Ages. The past is a foreign country: this is your guidebook.Imagine you could get into a time machine and travel back to the fourteenth century. What would you see? What would you smell? More to the point where are you going to stay? Should…

£9.99

Knight Time

Knight Time

…and Little Dragon dreams of dangerous dragon-slaying knights. But one stormy night they make an astonishing discovery - and night-time in the time of knights and dragons is never the same again"!Key Features:A wonderfully reassuring bedtime story for little ones with a fabulous foldout…

£6.99

A Street Through Time

A Street Through Time

Follow the life of a street seeing it develop from a small Stone Age camp - changing over thousands of years - into a bustling riverside thoroughfare in the heart of a metropolis. This beautifully illustrated book brings fourteen key periods in history to life. You'll find out how people lived…

£12.99

Night Time at Stonehenge Poster

Night Time at Stonehenge Poster

This poster makes a beautiful keepsake gift for anyone who is fascinated by England's pre-historic Stonehenge site. It features an exclusive photograph from English Heritage's Photo Library depicting the magnificent stones in the light of the moon. Built between 3000 BC and 1600 BC no one is…

£6.00

The Time Travellers Guide to Elizabethan England

The Time Travellers Guide to Elizabethan England

…breaking approach he pioneered in his bestselling Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England the Elizabethan world unfolds around the reader.He shows a society making great discoveries and winning military victories and yet at the same time being troubled by its new-found awareness. It is a…

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The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

The Time Team Guide To The History Of Britain

…how did a nation as small as Britain come to command such a vast empire? Here Tim Taylor and the team of expert historians behind Channel 4's Time Team answer these questions and many more cataloguing British history in a way that is accessible to all. This book will give you and your family a…

£17.99

The Wipers Times

The Wipers Times

Decades ahead of the amusing but distorting buffoonery of Blackadder Goes Forth this complete edition of the Wipers Times the famed trench newspaper of the First World War is an extraordinary mix of black humour fake entertainment programmes and pastiche articles and constitutes a unique record of…

£5.00

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

Time Team Guide to the Archaeological Sites of Britain & Ireland

…thousands flock to witness their spectacular beauty. But what can these fascinating sites tell us about the lives and times of our ancestors? Now Channel 4's perennially popular Time Team take us on an archaeological sight-seeing tour of Britain and Ireland. Region by region they select the most…

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A History of Ancient Britain

A History of Ancient Britain

…north-east of Britain devastating the population and flooding the low-lying plains of what is now the North Sea. The resulting island became in time home to a diverse range of cultures and peoples who have left behind them some of the most extraordinary and enigmatic monuments in the world.Through…

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Great Britains Great War

Great Britains Great War

…if there is one new history of the war that you might actually enjoy from the very large centennial selection this is very likely it" The Times. We may think we know about it but what was life really like for the British people during the First World War? The well-known images - the pointing…

£25.00

Medieval Women

Medieval Women

This is an examination of the lives of women in England from the coming of the Anglo-Saxons and their conversion to Christianity up to the eve of the Reformation. It looks at women from all social classes - aristocrats townswomen and peasants - and their contributions to the worlds of work and faith…

£12.99

Medieval Lives

Medieval Lives

Was medieval England full of knights on horseback rescuing fainting damsels in distress? Were the Middle Ages mired in superstition and ignorance? Why does nobody ever mention King Louis the First and Last? And of course those key questions: which monks were forbidden the delights of donning…

£8.99

Forgotten Voices of Dunkirk

Forgotten Voices of Dunkirk

It could have been the biggest military disaster suffered by the British in the Second World War but against all odds the British Army was successfully evacuated and 'Dunkirk spirit' became synonymous with the strength of the British people in adversity.On the same day that Winston Churchill…

£7.99

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940 – 1945 provides a fascinating insight into the training of the special service volunteer soldiers who formed the Commandos. It has been compiled from wartime training manuals and documents including 1942 reports and lecture notes from the Commando Training Centre…

£8.99

Love Letters of the Great War

Love Letters of the Great War

From the private papers of Winston Churchill to the tender notes of an unknown Tommy in the trenches Love Letters of the Great War brings together some of the most romantic correspondence ever written. Many of the letters collected here are eloquent declarations of love and longing; others contain…

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Stretcher Bearer

Stretcher Bearer

Among the thousands of men who suffered in the trenches during World War I some did not even have the protection of a weapon. Members of the Royal Army Medical Corps were there not to take lives but to save them. Many chose this difficult and dangerous work because of their principles - including…

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Tommys War

Tommys War

The extraordinary diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone represent twenty years of gorgeously idiosyncratic daily records of a middle-class Glasgow household over a period spanning shortly before the Great War to the early 1930s. Thomas Cairns Livingstone a mercantile book keeper began his diaries in…

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The First World War

The First World War

Raging for over four years across the tortured landscapes of Europe Africa and the Middle East the First World War changed the face of warfare forever. Characterised by slow costly advances and fierce attrition the great battles of the Somme Verdun and Ypres incurred human loss on a scale never…

£20.00

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrians Wall, AD 130

It is AD 130. Rome is the dazzling heart of a vast empire and Hadrian its most complex and compelling ruler. Faraway Britannia is one of the Romans' most troublesome provinces: here the sun is seldom seen and 'the atmosphere in the country is always gloomy'.What awaits the traveller to…

£25.00

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone

The stories illustrated in the mosaic pavements that have survived from Roman Britain graphically link us to the world of the Romans in a way that literature with its nuances of interpretation cannot. After explaining how and why mosaic pavements were made Dr. Patricia Witts looks at many of the 200…

£17.99

If England Were Invaded

If England Were Invaded

…published as The Invasion of 1910 and serialised in the Daily Mail was intended as a warning to military strategists and the government of the time that England was unprepared against the real threat of military assault. It sold over one million copies and was translated into twenty-seven languages.…

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Great War Fashion

Great War Fashion

Imagine 'stepping into someone else's shoes'. Walking back in time a century ago which shoes would they be? A pair of silk sensations costing thousands of pounds designed by Yantonnay of Paris or wooden clogs with metal cleats that spark on the cobbles of a factory yard? Will your shoes…

£20.00

At Home with Henry VIII

At Home with Henry VIII

…were his servants and what did they do? What clothes did he and his wives wear how did they entertain themselves and who did they choose to spend time with?Behind the well-known image of Henry in his later years lies a fascinating story of a man driven by private passions—the desire for a…

£16.99

The Elizabethans

The Elizabethans

A time of war and plague politics and rebellion personal heroism and religious fanaticism. When if you were born poor you stayed poor and the thumbscrews and the rack could be the grim prelude to the executioner's block.But it was also an age that encouraged literary genius global exploration…

£7.99

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