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A FARTHER SHORE: IRELAND'S LONG ROAD TO PEACE

By: Adams, Gerry

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Random House: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000013196

ISBN: 0375508155

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Born in Belfast in 1948, Adams has spent his entire life in the nationalist movement and immediately states that he was never a member of the IRA; he similarly denies that Sinn Fein is "the political wing of the IRA." Northern Ireland politics is always a complicated array of facts and contradictions, but Adams has done a workmanlike job of defining events and personalities. He puts the 1988 Gibraltar assassinations of three IRA members squarely at the feet of Margaret Thatcher. And while he excoriates Thatcher and her ilk, he emb... View more info

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ROOTS OF STONE: THE STORY OF THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE

By: Allison, Hugh G.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020762

ISBN: 1840188332

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: Hugh Allison was born in 1960 and has worked in the tourism industry and for the Highland Council. Following a period working in the US in 2000, he is now employed by the National Trust for Scotland. He is married with two children. View more info

WEALTH OF THE ROMAN WORLD: AD 300-700

By: Author, No

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Published for the Trustees o.: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000004812

ISBN: 0714100617

Condition: Very Good


Wealth of the Roman world: Gold and silver, AD 300-700. View more info

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GLORY AND TERROR

By: Baecque, Antoine de

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000048705

ISBN: 0415926173

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


"A brilliant and fascinating book. De Baecque's historical method is origin al and provocative. His insights into the French Revolution are startling a nd fresh. And when it comes to the ghoulish recesses of the revolutionary i magination, he is one of the best guides since that contemporary expert in the macabre subject, the Marquis de Sade." -"The New Republic "Rewarding strong-stomached readers with a riveting tale, "Glory and Terror limns the era at a visceral level." -"The Chronicle of Higher Education. View more info

EUROPEAN HOME FRONTS 1939 - 1945

By: Beck, Earl R.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000036737

ISBN: 0882959069

Condition: As New


In a book arranged in chapters which deal separately with the Home Fronts o f each country, Beck is able to provide a comprehensive picture of the effe cts of the world's only 'total war' upon the civilians who often faced bewi lderment, fear, death, and destruction all around them. Beck considers the effects of bombing and sometimes actual fighting in the streets and towns i n which people lived, and the policies of individual governments that attem pted to encourage and retain support for the war effort in varying ways. View more info

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ROMANS IN BRITAIN

By: Bédoyère, Narrator) Guy de la (Author

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000048459

ISBN: 0500287481

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A guided tour of Roman Britain with historian Guy de la Bédoyère, as heard on BBC Radio 4. In 55 BC, Julius Caesar invaded Britain, which was then on the edge of the known world. But he was unable to conquer it. Where Caesar failed the Emperor Claudius, in AD 43, succeeded and the mighty Roman Empir e came to stretch from Cairo to Carlisle. The Romans in Britain tells the s tory of 400 tumultuous years under Roman rule. A colourful and cosmopolitan... View more info

HEROES' TWILIGHT

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000037715

ISBN: 0333281578

Condition: Very Good


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THE TWILIGHT LORDS: AN IRISH CHRONICLE: THE FIERCE, DOOMED STRUGGLE OF THE LAST GREAT FEUDAL LORDS OF IRELAND AGAINST THE ENGLAN

By: Berleth, Richard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000025468

ISBN: 1566195985

Condition: Very Good


(No Dustjacket) The Twilight Lords is the chronicle of the ferocious twenty-year struggle between the English monarch and the feudal lords of Ireland. View more info

WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE IN THE REALM OF ELIZABETH: ENGLAND, AD 1533-1603

By: Books, Time-Life

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Time Life Education: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000032077

ISBN: 0783554567

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The editors of Time-Life Books have produced another wonderful pictorial book. What was life like in England during the realm of Elizabeth? Without glorification or fanfare, here is a concise, informative book filled with great photographs, hardbound for you to be able to treasure for many years to come. View more info

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THE GREAT DAYS OF VERSAILLES: STUDIES FROM COURT LIFE IN THE LATER YEARS OF LOUIS XIV

By: Bradby, Godfrey Fox

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Franklin Classics: 2018

Seller ID: RWARE0000048699

ISBN: 0342321536

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and i s part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and poss ibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distr ibute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough ... View more info

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DISCOVER SCOTLAND'S HISTORY

By: Cameron, A. D.

Price: ¥2,800.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000010938

ISBN: 1898218765

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean copy, no markings throughout. Rev. and updated ed. of: History for young Scots. 2nd ed. 1980. Includes index. View more info

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1000 YEARS OF ANNOYING THE FRENCH

By: Clarke, Stephen

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Open Road Media: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000047800

ISBN: 0552775746

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The author of A Year in the Merde and Talk to the Snail offers a highly bia sed and hilarious view of French history in this international bestseller. Things have been just a little awkward between Britain and France ever sinc e the Norman invasion in 1066. Fortunately--after years of humorously chron icling the vast cultural gap between the two countries--author Stephen Clar ke is perfectly positioned to investigate the historical origins of their o... View more info

A HISTORY OF MODERN FRANCE VOLUME 1: 1715-1799 (V. 1)

By: Cobban, Alfred

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1957

Seller ID: RWARE0000032500

ISBN: 0140204032

Condition: Good


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THE CELTS: A VERY SHORT INTRODUCTION

By: CUNLIFFE, Barry

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000048476

ISBN: 0192804189

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Savage and bloodthirsty, or civilized and peaceable? The Celts have long be en a subject of enormous fascination, speculation, and misunderstanding. Fr om the ancient Romans to the present day, their real nature has been obscur ed by a tangled web of preconceived ideas and stereotypes. Barry Cunliffe seeks to reveal this fascinating people for the first time, using an impressive range of evidence, and exploring subjects such as trade, migration, and ... View more info

CAPITAL CRIMES: SEVEN CENTURIES OF LONDON LIFE AND MURDER

By: Decharne, Max

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House UK: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000043572

ISBN: 0099539020

Condition: Very Good


Over seven centuries London has changed dramatically-from walled medieval s ettlement to bustling modern metropolis. But throughout its history there h as been one inescapable constant: murder. It winds through the heart of the capital as surely as the River Thames. Capital Crimes tells the story of c rime and punishment in the city, ­from the killing of infamous "questmonger " Roger Legett during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 through to the hanging o f Styllou Christofi in 1954. Along the way we encounter such shocking chara cters as railway murderer Franz Muller, the "baby farmer... View more info

O'BRIEN POCKET HISTORY OF THE TROUBLES (POCKET HISTORY SERIES)

By: Feeney, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000044869

ISBN: 0862788536

Condition: Very Good


This concise history and analysis of the complex conflict that has plagued Northern Ireland for nearly 50 years traces the various attempts at peace a nd subsequent failures. From the start of serious unrest with the Divis Str eet riots of 1965 to the signing of the Good Friday agreement in 1998, each eruption of violence is examined and the place of the major political and paramilitary forces explained. In addition to providing a carefully selecte d time line, social and economic histories are chronicled, revealing the en demic divisions in housing and education as well as the woeful employme... View more info

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ARISTOCRACY AND PEOPLE: BRITAIN 1815-1865

By: Gash, Norman

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000014089

ISBN: 0713161604

Condition: Very Good


One of the foremost scholars of nineteenth-century England, Gash has writte n a new interpretation of the years 1815 to 1865 that takes industrializati on off center stage as the great dramatic event in national life. Gash inte grates other equally significant changes the postwar slump in trade and man ufacturing, the unprecedented expansion of population, and the increasing u rbanization. He argues that the singular ability of the industrial revoluti on to produce wealth and skills enabled England to cope with impending soci al catastrophe. Gash also reintroduces the importance of politics in... View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: 1900-33 V. 1

By: GILBERT, MARTIN

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000020504

ISBN: 0006376614

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

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PEOPLE OF THE WILDCAT COUNTRY: TALES FROM BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY [ILLUSTRA TED]

By: Glentruim, Sandra MacPherson

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Birlinn Publishers: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000016688

ISBN: 1841584487

Condition: As New


A crisp clean as new softcover: In "A Strange and Wild Place", Sandra MacPherson recorded her extraordinary life as a Highland chieftain's wife on Glentruim estate, weaving her own s tory with tales of infamous Macphersons of old. In her latest book, she bro adens her horizons to include the whole of Badenoch and Strathspey, introdu cing a multitude of old and new tales from the area, as well as providing m ore personal recollections of her experiences there. In addition to stories featuring members of her own MacPherson clan, she also includes tales of l ove, battle, adventure, intrig... View more info

A CENTURY OF OXFORD

By: Graham, Malcolm

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Stroud : Sutton: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007519

ISBN: 0750924322

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible fist edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. A fascinating look at the.. Events,People And Places Over The Last 100 Years. View more info