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An Easy Guide To British History By Joan Green
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A history of the remarkable events that have made the British race and culture over the past 15,000 years.The only consecutive history of Britain in print. Easy-reading and thought-provoking for the... More > student, history-lover and general reader.< Less
An Outline of British History By Steven Rosen, Ph.D
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This is an introductory textbook on British history from ancient times to the 20th century. It is especially suitable for ESL students or junior high school students. Some pictures and maps are... More > included.< Less
Dictionary of British Military History By Martin Farka Byst
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The Dictionary of British Military History provides an overview of British land warfare from the Danish invasion of the 9th century to the present day. It aims to give the general reader or... More > enthusiast a condensed account of significant figures and events – battles, campaigns and soldiers, together with the weapons they used throughout the ages. Such a huge span of military history cannot be covered in close detail, and this is not the purpose of the book. Rather it offers a basic reference to the milestones in the history of armed forces of the British Isles.< Less
British History Quiz By H.C Dilston
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The British Isles has a marvellous and fascinating history, going back thousands of years. British History Quiz has questions from many different periods, starting with Ancient Britain and ending in... More > Post war Britain. Quiz sections - Ancient Britain, Romans, Anglo Saxons, Vikings, High to Late Middle Ages, Tudor, Stuart, Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, WW1, Inter War Years, Empire, WW2, Post War and Who Said What. Some questions are more obscure than others, but many have multiple choice options to allow for educated guesses. Many of the answers have more facts and information. The quiz can be done alone, with friends, or be used for pub quiz nights etc.< Less
History of British Military By Chris Mayhew
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A book covering 200 years of British history in cartoon humour.
A History of British Rag Rugs By Karen Griffiths
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There are two traditional methods recognised in Britain for making rugs from waste fabric and hessian, hooky and proddy. Proddy has many different names but produces a shaggy pile most suited to... More > abstract designs while hooky results in a smooth surface and is often used for pictorial designs. The techniques are well-known but their origins in Britain are unclear and there are few published accounts. The following paper explores new thinking about the origins and history of this little known craft.< Less
BRITISH INSTITUTIONS: Their history and Their buttons By Roger Revell
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The purpose of the book is to examine the history of "caring" institutions from early Cathedral Schools up to the present day. The history includes summaries of hospitals, infirmaries,... More > universities, colleges, lunatic asylums, public schools, grammar schools, dame schools, blue coat schools, workhouses, SPCK schools, orphanages, blind schools, reformatories, industrial schools, ragged schools, national schools, and preparatory schools. The book also incorporates information on the kinds of buttons used by these institutions, along with their approximate values. The book is fully illustrated with appropriate photographs of the institutions and their buttons.< Less
British Air Ferries - A History By peter dancey
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The days of the British Channel Air ferries are long gone this is an historical reference to those busy days, before the Channel Tunnel became a reality. In particular the Bristol Freighter Type 170... More > that also entered service as a military transport.< Less
History of the British Isles to 1714 AD By John Priestley
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This is a general history of the British Isles, from the retreat of the ice caps through the prehistoric period, the Iron Age, the Roman era, the Dark Ages, the Middle Ages, the Norman Conquest and... More > right through to the Tudor and Stuart dynasties.< Less
History of the British Isles to 1714 AD By John Priestley
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This is a political history of the British Isles. There are plenty of facts for history buffs and quizzers. At the same time, the author sets out to discover who the British people really are,... More > including the latest evidence from DNA studies. He delves into the murky depths of the Dark Ages and the coming of the Anglo-Saxons. Later he treats us to the stirring defeat of the Spanish Armada and the brutal realism of the Roundheads in the Civil War, when England had the finest army in Europe. Even Robin Hood and Hereward the Wake are here. “It has flashes of insight not remembered from my schooldays! - for example: ‘For a man known to be a butcher of innocents and a rapist, Richard the Lionheart’s reputation as an international superstar has survived amazingly well, perhaps because of the comparison with his creepy brother John.’ Excellent – I read two chapters every night, and loved it.” – J Davies This edition is illustrated with seven maps, photographs and a full set of genealogies.< Less

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