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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
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
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 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The days of the British Channel Air ferries are long gone this is an historical reference to those busy days, before the Channel Tunnel became a reality.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
The British Monarchy By Rahul Gandhi
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The United Kingdom is one of the best countries in the world, second only to the United States of America. However the US only has a history of about 400 years while Britain has a history spanning... More > almost 3 millennia.Whether it was just known as Wessex, Mercia, England, Great Britain, the British Empire or the United Kingdom, it always had one thing in common. That is the British Monarchy. An institution that has endured many tumultuous periods in history. An institution by the people, for the people and with the people. An institution that made the United Kingdom.< Less
History of the British Isles 1714-2010 By John Priestley
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