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Wine Growing in Great Britain By Stephen Skelton MW
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Wine Growing in Great Britain is an A to Z of growing grapes for wine production in the UK and other cool climates. For anyone contemplating planting and establishing a vineyard and for those already... More > growing vines on a small scale who perhaps wish to expand their vineyards and improve their winegrowing skills, it will be an invaluable guide. It will also be of interest to students of viticulture and wine studies. The book covers not only the viticultural tasks involved in setting up, establishing and managing a vineyard, but also, uniquely, covers the financial aspects of cool climate wine growing: the costs of land, vineyard establishment and management, and the income from both grape and wine sales.< Less
A Federal Constitution for a Federal Britain By Graham Allen et al.
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With an introduction and 2 essays from Professor Stephen Haseler's upcoming book "Our Broken Kingdom". Exploring how the possibility of Scottish independence is still likely, he declares... More > that 'if we avoid fundamental constitutional change the union will break-up within the next few years'. Questioning all vested power, be it the London media, the financial establishment or the monarchy; this book goes deep into the broken Westminster system of politics. Proposing a remedy of introducing a federal set-up for Britain with a constitutional convention, leaving no institution untouched; exploring the road to a written constitution. Concluding this book, Graham Allen MP takes a look at why a written constitution is vital in order to enshrine the right of Parliament to a vote before the Prime Minister can exercise the power declare war. In his paper he questions the ancient Royal Prerogative powers referring to his experience in forcing a Parliamentary debate in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.< Less
Agricola Conquers Northern Britain By Paul Coby
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Agricola was governor of the Roman Province of Britannia for 7 years from 77 to 84. The book describes the Roman war machine. It then argues that Vespasian decided in 71 to conquer the whole of... More > the island of Britain, and substantially expanded the army and sent three of his best generals to complete the conquest. The opposing commanders and the order of battle of the Exercitus Britannia are analysed. The heart of the book is a year by year analysis of Agricola's 7 campaigns, unlocking his strategic intent in each year and his subtle exploitation of terrain and his celtic allies. This section includes a new revolutionary typology of Roman forts based on their size and location. In addition to successfully occupying North Wales, Pennines, Lowlands and Scotland; the it is proposed that Agricola made a reconnaissance to Ireland in 81. Finally the consequences of Agricola's campaigns and what could have happened if Agricola's conquests had been consolidated rather than let go by Domitian, are analysed.< Less
THE ANCIENT ISLANDS of BRITAIN! By SC Benham
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What was life like in ancient and prehistoric Britain? The British Isles have a history and culture that is entirely unique to the world and Europe. The great people that lived on the isles back in... More > the far distant past left behind them great examples of their abilities, they shaped the future, making great human achievements, building great structures like Stonehenge. Who were the rulers that stood out? What was the conflict like between the Celtic natives and the Roman intruders? All this and more is covered in this book.< Less
Projections of Population Growth for Britain By Sola Virtus
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The rate of population growth has increased markedly in recent years, and with it there are implications for GDP growth, and pressures upon schools, health service, social services, and... More > taxation. This booklet presents a number of scenarios for various potential changes of Government policy.< Less
Projections of Population Growth for Britain By Sola Virtus
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The rate of population growth has increased markedly in recent years, and with it there are implications for GDP growth, and pressures upon schools, health service, social services, and... More > taxation. This booklet presents a number of scenarios for various potential changes of Government policy.< Less
Great Britain at War By Jeffery Farnol
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jeffery Farnol (10 February 1878 – 9 August 1952) was a... More > British writer since 1907 until his death, known for writing more than 40 romance novels, some formulaic and set in the Georgian Era or English Regency period, and swashbucklers. He, with Georgette Heyer, founded the Regency romantic genre.John Jeffery Farnol was born in Aston, Birmingham, England, UK, son of Kate Jeffery and Henry John Farnol, a factory-employed brass-founder. The marriage had three more children, two boys and a girl. He was brought up in London and Kent. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffery_Farnol< Less
Anglo-Saxon Britain By Grant Allen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Grant Blairfindie Allen (February 24, 1848 –... More > October 25, 1899) was a Canadian science writer and novelist, and a proponent of the theory of evolution.Allen was born near Kingston, Canada West (known as Ontario after Confederation) - the second son of Catharine Ann Grant and the Rev. Joseph Antisell Allen, a Protestant minister from Dublin, Ireland. His mother was a daughter of the fifth Baron of Longueuil. He was educated at home until, at age 13, he and his parents moved to the United States, then to France and finally to the United Kingdom. He was educated at King Edward's School in Birmingham and at Merton College in Oxford, both in the United Kingdom. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grant_Allen< Less
Development of Museums in Victorian Britain By Anthony Burton
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This is a review of the campaigns for museums undertaken by the Society of Arts in Victorian Britain
Best Band in Britain By Andrew Wolfpack
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