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  • Great Britons [HC]
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    Great Britons [HC]
    18073004

    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. 

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  • Comics - An Illustrated History [HC]
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    Comics: An Illustrated History [HC]
    18073001

    Comic art has always been with us; its earliest examples might be said to include cave paintings, hieroglyphics, and the Bayeux tapestry. The comic as we know it today has more recent origins, with a number of different countries playing their part in its development.

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  • See It Happen [HC]
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    See It Happen [HC]
    18072804

    "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. 

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  • A History of Britain - Edge of the World? [HC]
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    A History of Britain - Fate of Empire [HC]
    18072709

    Simon Schama’s dramatic, broad-ranging, and immensely readable epic history of Britain reaches its triumphant conclusion in this third and final volume, which stretches from the American Revolution to the present.

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  • A History of Britain - Edge of the World? [HC]
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    A History of Britain - Edge of the World? [HC]
    18072708

    Change - sometimes gentle and subtle, sometimes shocking and violent - is the dynamic of Simon Schama's unapologetically personal and grippingly written history of Britain, especially the changes that wash over custom and habit, transforming our loyalties.

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  • A History of Britain - The British Wars [HC]
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    A History of Britain - The British Wars [HC]
    18072707

    Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries

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  • Stalin's Englishman [HC]
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    Stalin's Englishman [HC]
    18042604

    Through interviews with more than a 100 people who knew Burgess personally, many of whom have never spoken about him before, and the discovery of hitherto secret files, Stalin's Englishman brilliantly unravels the lives of Guy Burgess in all their intriguing, chilling, colorful, tragi-comic wonder.

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  • Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
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    Election Notebook: The Inside Story [HC]
    18042602

    The 7 May 2015 Nick Robinson stared down the lens of camera 5 in the BBC’s Election Night Studio to explain to millions the significance of an exit poll that shocked the country and heralded an earthquake in British politics. The result is an extraordinary narrative and insight.

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  • Henry VII: The Prince of Wales & The Women He Loved [HC]
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    Edward VII: The Women He Loved [HC]
    18042504

    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.

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  • 1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence [HC]
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    1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence [HC]
    17112202

    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.

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  • Of Irish Blood [HC]
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    Of Irish Blood [HC]
    17112109

    Author Mary Pat Kelly weaves historical characters such as Maud Gonne, William Butler Yeats, Countess Markievicz, Michael Collins, and Eamon de Valera, as well as many more into Of Irish Blood, a vivid and compelling story inspired by the life of her great-aunt.

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  • Russian Roulette [SC]
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    Russian Roulette [SC]
    17011703

    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. 

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