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I See Nothing But the Horrors of a Civil War By Alexander Cain
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It is commonly stated history is written by the victor. The American Revolution is no exception. As a result of the American triumph in the War for Independence, loyalists historically have been... More > placed in a negative light. In countless works and popular culture, loyalists have been portrayed as corrupt, inept, greedy people whose blind faith to the British crown led to their downfall. However, such a blind and erroneous stereotype only undermines and trivializes the struggles of the American loyalist. Regardless of their economic or social background, native born whites, immigrants, slaves, freemen and Native Americans banded together in support of King George and the British government. This is the story of the men, women and children from New York and the Hampshire Grants who chose to remain faithful to the Crown and fought as part of McAlpin’s Corps of American Volunteers.< 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
Remembering When - Stories of a British Ballerina in the Bitterroot By Barbara Elvy Strate
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Barbara Elvy Strate is a dancer, a wife, an artist, and an author. Her creativity is apparent in all phases of her life – as a seamstress, painter, sculptor, illustrator, and author. Raised... More > near London, England, Barbara brought to America a love of gardening and flowers, especially lavender. This collection of columns follows Barbara through her childhood in England, her move to Montana, and adventures raising four children far from civilization. She and her husband Sherm finally settled in Bigfork, Montana where Barbara cultivated a beautiful perennial garden, with raspberries for homemade jam and beds of lilacs and sweet peas for springtime bouquets. It was there she discovered her ‘vocation’ and began writing a column for the local newspaper, the Bigfork Eagle. Though she recently retired from writing, her legacy lives on.< Less
History of the British Isles 1714-2010 By John Priestley
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A political history of the modern era. It includes the glorious feats of the English sailors of the eighteenth century, the development of the astonishing British Empire, the long battles to defeat... More > Napoleon and Hitler, and the Thatcherite revolution with all its colour and drama. It explains the true causes of the First World War, and why the country was not really saved by a couple of thousand pilots in the Battle of Britain in 1940. This latest version includes important new appendices on the American Civil War and the Foundation of Australia. Companion volume to History of the British Isles to 1714 AD< Less
The Soul of the War By Philip Gibbs
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Sir Philip Gibbs (1877-1962) served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Born in London the son of a civil servant, Gibbs received a home education and determined at... More > an early age to develop a career as a writer. His debut article was published in 1894 in the Daily Chronicle; five years later he published the first of many books, Founders of the Empire. His wartime output was prodigious. He not only produced a stream of newspaper articles but also a series of books: The Soul of the War (1915), The Battle of the Somme (1917), Now It Can Be Told (1920) and The Realities of War (1920).< Less
Perspectives On Aro History & Civilization: The Splendour of a Great Past By Mazi Azubike Okoro & Mazi Ben Ezumah
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The richest, largest and most authentic repository on Arochukwu history, culture and civilization; written by Aro, devoid of misinterpretations by outsiders and pseudo-historians. This incisive book... More > series presents Aro history as it is, not as perceived by outsiders. Indeed, Aro now has its own history, told by her people.< Less
Perspectives On Aro History & Civilization: The Splendour of a Great Past By Mazi Azubike Okoro & Mazi Ben Ezumah
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The richest, largest and most authentic repository on Arochukwu history, culture and civilization; written by Aro, devoid of misinterpretations by outsiders and pseudo-historians. This incisive book... More > series presents Aro history as it is, not as perceived by outsiders. Indeed, Aro now has its own history, told by her people.< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.1 April 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Aqueduct, D. Williams; Bizarre, K. Horton; Boots for the 19F, D. Cliff; Cantinieres & Vivandieres, Letters; CDV: Photo Portraits Pt. 3, Sir Arthur Hardinge, Mike HM; Casualty Statistics, A.... More > Margrave; Duelling in British Army, D. Cliff; Engineer Capt 24hrs in the French trenches, J. Barham; Firearms Pt 27 Russia Naval Belt Model Pistol, W S Curtis; Firearms, Musket Drill, W S Curtis Guest Editorial; Gunpowder Mills, Royal, Waltham Abbey, Letters; Hospital Renkioi Visit D. Cliff; Renkioi Hospital Notes, Letters; Hospital, Navy, Therapia Pt1, Prof R. Huntsman; Internet, Causeway Heights, Redoubts, M. HM; James Index Snippets, A. James; Medals, JOMRS Foreign Crimea Medals, D. Cliff; Navy List, Allens 1855, Review, Nolan. Capt Nolan, Final Moments, D. Cliff; South Africa, R. Smith; Trenches, British around Sevastopol, M. HM; Turkey & The War, Admiral Slade, Review; Uniform Mass Levy, Wear by children, M. Conrad; Veterans who fought for Uncle Sam, Civil War, B. Best; Veterans' Funeral. Old Soldiers Tales, R. Mills< Less
The War Correspondent Vol 21 No.1 April 2003 By Crimean War Research Society
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Aqueduct, D. Williams; Bizarre, K. Horton; Boots for the 19F, D. Cliff; Cantinieres & Vivandieres, Letters; CDV: Photo Portraits Pt. 3, Sir Arthur Hardinge, Mike HM; Casualty Statistics, A.... More > Margrave; Duelling in British Army, D. Cliff; Engineer Capt 24hrs in the French trenches, J. Barham; Firearms Pt 27 Russia Naval Belt Model Pistol, W S Curtis; Firearms, Musket Drill, W S Curtis Guest Editorial; Gunpowder Mills, Royal, Waltham Abbey, Letters; Hospital Renkioi Visit D. Cliff; Renkioi Hospital Notes, Letters; Hospital, Navy, Therapia Pt1, Prof R. Huntsman; Internet, Causeway Heights, Redoubts, M. HM; James Index Snippets, A. James; Medals, JOMRS Foreign Crimea Medals, D. Cliff; Navy List, Allens 1855, Review, Nolan. Capt Nolan, Final Moments, D. Cliff; South Africa, R. Smith; Trenches, British around Sevastopol, M. HM; Turkey & The War, Admiral Slade, Review; Uniform Mass Levy, Wear by children, M. Conrad; Veterans who fought for Uncle Sam, Civil War, B. Best; Veterans' Funeral. Old Soldiers Tales, R. Mills< Less
Biography of a Slave By Charles Thompson & This Edition by BRITISH LION PUBLISHING
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Charles Thompson had the unfortunate luck or destiny to be born a slave in the United States of America during her violent upheaval to indeed secure the equality of all human beings. Charles was... More > there. He was the man. He saw it and recorded it in this esoteric, detailed diary of a man in bondage.< Less

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