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Our general historical titles, with particular strengths in social history, literary history, art history, history of education and historical biography.

Monumental Tales

Monumental Tales:

The Fascinating Stories behind the World's Pet Statues and Memorials

By Jackie Buckle

A lavishly illustrated exploration of pet statues and memorials from around the world, and the often surprising and inspiring stories behind them.

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ISBN: 9780718895457
£17.50

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ISBN: 9780718847944

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ISBN: 9780718847951
£10.50
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ISBN: 9780718847937
The New Testament World in Pictures

The New Testament World in Pictures

By William H. Stephens

A major illustrated reference work that provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the Graeco-Roman world that formed the backdrop for the New Testament.

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ISBN: 9780718827014
£22.25
Niebuhr in Egypt

Niebuhr in Egypt:

European Science in a Biblical World

By Roger H. Guichard Jr

An account of one of Europe's earliest scientific explorations of Egypt, showing how Carsten Niebuhr laid the foundations of modern Egyptology.

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ISBN: 9780718893354
£28.25

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ISBN: 9780718842208
Not Mentioned in Despatches

Not Mentioned in Despatches:

The History and Mythology of the Battle of Goose Green

By Spencer Fitz-Gibbon

A controversial, detailed examination of the decisive events of the Falklands war, providing an important reassessment of the Battle of Goose Green.

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ISBN: 9780718830168
£21.75
One Firm Anchor

One Firm Anchor:

The Church and the Merchant Seafarer, an Introductory History

By R.W.H. Miller

A comprehensive study of the history of Christian ministry to seamen and sailors, from the Early Church to the modern era.

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ISBN: 9780718892906
£26.25

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ISBN: 9780718840747

Kindle eBook
ISBN: 9780718840761
£17.06
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ISBN: 9780718840754
The Penny Post

The Penny Post:

1680–1918

By Frank Staff

An authoritative account of the growth of the British public postal service from its local beginnings to national and international agreements.

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ISBN: 9780718828783
£20.25
The Plain Style

The Plain Style:

Protestant Theology in the History of Design

By David Brett

A short study of the effects upon design, principally architecture, of the Reformation and the associated rejection of imagery in worship.

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ISBN: 9780718830328
£20.25
Playing Cards of the World

Playing Cards of the World:

A Collector's Guide

By Kathleen Wowk

A scholarly but accessible history of playing cards, emphasising the diversity of design and usage in different countries, including tips on preservation.

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ISBN: 9780718824082
£32.75
Priest in Deep Water

Priest in Deep Water:

Charles Hopkins and the 1911 Seamen's Strike

By R.W.H. Miller

An account of the remarkable life of Charles Plomer Hopkins, the maritime chaplain and trades unionist who led the first international seamen's strike.

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ISBN: 9780718892326
£27.00
Richard and Maria Cosway

Richard and Maria Cosway

By Gerald Barnett

A carefully researched biography of the Cosways, two fascinating but often neglected figures in 18th-century English art history, emphasises their achievements.

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ISBN: 9780718829445
£32.75
The Shining Sands

The Shining Sands:

Artists in Newlyn and St Ives 1880–1930

By Tom Cross

The remarkable story of the colony of artists whose bold, vibrant style was inspired by the landscape and people of West Cornwall.

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ISBN: 9780718894511
£30.00
Star Tales

Star Tales:

Revised and Expanded Edition

By Ian Ridpath

A revised and expanded edition of the classic introduction to the myths and legends associated with the stars and constellations.

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ISBN: 9780718894788
£19.50

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718847821