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Bishop Gwynne Deputy Chaplain-General to the British Armies on the Western Front during the First World War
ISBN: HB: 9781910294604, Casemate, June 2019
176 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
The celebrated General Sir Herbert Plumer once referred to BEF Deputy Chaplain General Llewellyn Henry Gwynne (1863-1957) "as the man who did most to win the war". This new study of Gwynne's philosophy and work explores his formative years including...
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£29,00
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Pilgrim Days From the Vietnam War to Troop Commander, 22 Special Air Service Regiment
ISBN: PB: 9781911096658, Helion and Company, June 2019
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 100 colour and black&white photos, maps
"We are the Pilgrims, master; we shall go Always a little further; it may be Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow" And if there was ever anyone who went a little further, a little beyond, it was Alastair MacKenzie... In a career spanning...
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£16,00
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Disraeli The Novel Politician
ISBN: HB: 9780300137514, Yale University Press, April 2019
288 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
Lauded as a "great Jew", excoriated by antisemites, and one of Britain's most renowned prime ministers, Benjamin Disraeli has been widely celebrated for his role in Jewish history. But is the perception of him as a Jewish hero accurate? In what ways...
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£16,00
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Emperor A New Life of Charles V
ISBN: HB: 9780300196528, Yale University Press, April 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 colour illus., 24 black&white illus.
The life of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), ruler of Spain, Germany, the Netherlands, and much of Italy and Central and South America, has long intrigued biographers. But the elusive nature of the man (despite an abundance of documentation), his relen...
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£25,00
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Taras Shevchenko A Portrait in Four Sittings
ISBN: HB: 9781932650143, Harvard University Press, January 2019
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 24 colour illus.
Taras Shevchenko (1814-1861), whose bicentennial coincided with the momentous events occurring in Ukraine in 2014, is almost universally acclaimed as the father of the modern Ukrainian nation and the icon of its cultural and political resurgence. Des...
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£28,00
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Fighting for General Lee Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade
ISBN: PB: 9781611213850, Savas Beatie, December 2018
312 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 21 images, 10 maps
Rufus Barringer fought on horseback during the Civil War with General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, and rose to lead the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade in some of the war's most difficult combats. Now in paperback, Fighting for General Lee: Confed...
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£15,00
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Biographic: Picasso Great Lives in Graphic Form
ISBN: HB: 9781781453377, Ammonite Press, December 2018
96 pp., 21x14.8 cm, colour illus.
The Biographics series presents an entirely new way of looking at the lives of the world's greatest thinkers and creatives. It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey eac...
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£9,00
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Lives of the Milanese Tyrants I Tatti Renaissance Library 88
ISBN: HB: 9780674987524, Harvard University Press, December 2018
304 pp., 21x14 cm
"Lives of the Milanese Tyrants" brings together two biographies by the most important Milanese humanist of the early fifteenth century. Pier Candido Decembrio (1399-1477) served as secretary and envoy to the bizarre and powerful Filippo Maria Viscont...
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£19,00
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