History & Politics

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  • The Search for God and Guinness [SC]

    The history of Guinness, one of the world's most famous brands, reveals the noble heights and generosity of a great family and an innovative business.

  • The Midnight Watch [HC]

    A fascinating novel.   David Dyer has captured all the drama and emotion of the Titanic disaster from an intriguing new perspective.  Clever, gripping, and utterly compelling.  Historical fiction at its very best.

  • Great Britons [HC]

    Great Britons is an illustrated biographical dictionary recording the lives of 645 men and women, all of them British subjects, who died between 1915 and 1980 and whose mark on their contemporaries and in their chosen careers has been of exceptional interest and significance. 

  • See It Happen [HC]

    "See It Happen on ITN" was the slogan under which Independent Television News took the lead in Britain - and in Europe - from 1955 onwards in developing news on television. 

  • Edward VII: The Women He Loved [HC]

    Better known as “Bertie,” Edward Prince of Wales was charming and dissolute. A lifelong womanizer, Bertie conducted his countless liaisons against the glittering backdrop of London society, Europe, and the stately homes of England in the second half of the 19th century.

  • 1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence [HC]

    1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence: From The Easter Rising to the Present There’s before 1916 and then there’s after. Between them lies the Easter Rising, when Irish republicans took up arms against British rule and changed the course of their country’s history forever.

  • Russian Roulette [SC]

    Russian Roulette tells the spectacular and harrowing story of the British spies in revolutionary Russia whose mission was to stop Lenin's red tide from washing across the free world. 

  • Mary Queen of Scots [SC]

    The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots, here, in a riveting first-person account, is the enchanting woman whose name still evokes excitement and compassion - and whose death under the headsman’s axe still draws forth our sorrow.

  • The Lion Rampant [SC]

    The third book in Robert Low's stunning trilogy about the making of Scotland. It is 1314. Robert the Bruce has reigned for eight hard years, driving out his English enemies with fire and sword. Lives have been shredded by war - wives, daughters and lovers slain or imprisoned. 

  • Celtic Lightning [SC]

    With Celtic Lightning, bestselling author Ken McGoogan plunges into the perpetual debate about Canadian roots and identity: Who do we think we are? 

  • Celts - Hands On History [SC]

    Step into the world of the Celts! Make a Celtic chariot, wear a torc, create face paint for battle, use Ogham to write your name, play a tune on a Celtic harp, and make tribal coins. 

  • A Great Feast of Light [SC]

    When John Doyle was born in a remote part of Tipperary the Catholic church was all-powerful in Ireland, suspicious of the outside world and enjoining its citizenry to piety. And then in 1961, television arrived, bringing Westerns, hilarious American sitcoms like "I Love Lucy", advertisements for gleaming cars and barbecues.