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'48 : The Year of Revolutions

By: Eastwood, James and Tabori, Paul

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Meridian Books, 1947

Edition: First Edition


1848 that is. Written with the hindsight of a 100 year gap.Though the book itself is now over seventy years old and the unclipped d/w shows wear & tear and browning, the text remains clean and bright. 272 pages including a Who's Who of the time. Map endpapers. Previous owner's details to ffep. Next post dispatch. View more info

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'Race' in Britain Today

By: Skellington, Richard

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Sage Publications, 1996

Edition: Second Edition


Invaluable book which offers a concise and accessible summary of knowledge about social divisions by 'race' in Britain today. Good, clean paperback with light signs of shelfwear - 271 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Baronial Household of the Thirteenth Century

By: Labarge, Margaret Wade

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1965

Edition: First Edition


Describes the day to day life of a baronial household of the 13th Century with the main source being Eleanor de Montfort, countess of Leicester. Previous owner's name/date to the ffep else a clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w - 235 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Class Book of Physics

By: Gregory, Sir Richard and Hadley, H. E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co, 1923

Edition: Reprint


Parts III - Heat and IV - Light. Internally clean and bright. Wear and fading to boards. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Pages run from 141 - 339 including index. View more info

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A Good Age

By: Comfort, Alex

Price: £13.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley, 1977

Edition: First Edition


An unequivocal repudiation of the notion that the onset of middle age marks the beginning of life's downhill phase. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w which shows some sunning to cover/spine - 224 pages including index. View more info

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A History of Civilizations

By: Braudel, Fernand; Mayne, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Penguin Books, 1995

Edition: First Penguin Edition


Written from a consciously anti-enthnocentric approach, this fascinating work is a survey of the civilizations of the modern world in terms of the broad sweep and continuities of history, rather than the "event-based" technique of most other texts. Some light tanning to page margins else a clean, unread copy - 600 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of Regent Street

By: Hobhouse, Hermione

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald and Jane's, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Traces the history of London's premier shopping street whilst recording a century and a half of social change. Some sunning to page edges else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w. 166 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of the Media in Ireland

By: Morash, Christopher

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 2010

Edition: First Edition


Traces the history of forms of communication in Ireland over the past four centuries, from the first book printed in the sixteenth century to the globalised digital media culture of today. Clean, bright hardback in a d/w - 244 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A History of the World (SIGNED COPY)

By: Marr, Andrew

Price: £37.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author


The television presenter and journalist analyses the great change-makers of history and their times : people such as Cleopatra, Ghenghis Khan, Galileo and Mao. But it is also a book about us and makes it easier to understand our own times. Flat SIGNED by the author to the title page. Clean, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear - 614 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Liberal Descent : Victorian Historians and the English past

By: Burrow, J. W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition


Part of the Cambridge Paperback Library Series which will interest students and teachers working on nineteenth-century English history, literature or social and political thought, the history of ideas, and legal and constitutional history. Previous owner's details to half-title and light shelfwear with sunning to spine/cover - 308 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Modern Introduction to Moral Philosophy

By: Montefiore, Alan

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1958

Edition: Reprint


Lovely, clean, tight copy. Jacket spine is lightly faded. 213pp Intended as an introduction not only for students but more generally for anyone interested in finding out something of the nature and point of modern methods of philosphic analysis when applied to problems of moral philosophy. View more info

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A New Australia: Citizenship, Radicalism and the First Republic

By: Scates, Bruce

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press, 1997


Part of the Studies in Australian History Series, drawing out many of the striking resonances between the 1890s and the 1990s, reinforcing the book's pressing contemporary relevance. Clean, bright paperback - 261 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Sense of Belonging : Dilemmas of British Jewish Identity

By: Cooper, Howard and Morrison, Paul

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1991

Edition: TV Tie-in


Accompanied the C4 TV series. The first book to chronicle, using first-hand accounts, the dilemmas of Jewish identity in Britain today. Clean, bright copy with light blemish to ffep. Unclipped d/w shows light shelf wear. 223 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Social History of the English Countryside

By: Mingay, G. E.

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Routledge, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Traces the fundamental changes, the rise and fall of of rural England from medieval times up to the Second World War, giving a broad overall view of the development of the countryside. Clean square hardback in a d/w with a portrait of 'Going to the Fair' by E.V.Rippingille. 246 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Social Scientist in Industry

By: Klein, Lisl

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Gower Publishing, 1984

Edition: Reprint


Exploration in making use of the social sciences in industry which began in 1965 when ESSO appointed a Social Sciences Adviser to its staff.Clean bright large format paperback with slightest shelfwear - 257 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info