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Space in the Medieval West: Places, Territories, and Imagined Geographies

by Meredith Cohen & Fanny Madeline

In the last two decades, research on spatial paradigms and practices has gained momentum across disciplines and periods, including the field of medieval studies. Responding to this 'spatial turn' in the humanities,...


Handbook of Home Rule

by W. E. Gladstone, et al. & James Bryce

William Ewart Gladstone was a highly influential British politician of the nineteenth century, serving as Prime Minister four separate times over the course of his career. Gladstone was staunchly in favor of...


Historical Dictionary of Sikhism

by Louis E. Fenech & W. H. McLeod

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Sikhism covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on...


Aboriginal and Visible Minority Librarians: Oral Histories from Canada

by Deborah Lee & Mahalakshmi Kumaran

This book, the first of its kind in Canada, is a collection of chapters from Aboriginal and visible minority librarians, working in Canada, speaking about the challenges they face in their profession; their...


Margaret Ogilvy: By Her Son

by J. M. Barrie

In Margaret Ogilvy, author J. M. Barrie (today best remembered for his enduring children's classic Peter Pan) presents a loving, detailed portrait of his mother. As a child, Margaret had been forced to become...


Elinor Glyn as Novelist, Moviemaker, Glamour Icon and Businesswoman

by Vincent L. Barnett & Alexis Weedon

Examining the authorial and cross-media practices of the English novelist Elinor Glyn (1864-1943), Vincent L. Barnett and Alexis Weedon trace Glyn's work as a novelist in the United Kingdom, her success in Hollywood...


The Renaissance Utopia: Dialogue, Travel and the Ideal Society

by Chloë|| Houston

A study of European utopias in context from the early years of Henry VIII's reign to the Restoration, this book assesses the societies projected by utopian literature from Thomas More's Utopia (1516) to the...


With a Smile and a Wave

by Peter Daybell

During the late summer of 1915 Captain Aidan Liddell's gallant exploits filled many newspaper columns and he was feted as a national hero. Already decorated for bravery while serving with the Argyll and Sutherland...


Imperial Echoes: Eye-Witness Accounts of Victoria's Little Wars

by Robert Giddings

The years between the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 are sometimes described as 'The Long Peace', the there were in fact British Soldiers fighting somewhere in the...


The Peenemunde Raid

by Martin Middlebrook

On the night of 17-18 August 1943, RAF Bomber Command attacked a remote research establishment on the German Baltic coast. The site was Peenemünde, where Hitler's scientists were developing both the V-1 flying...


Omaha Beach: V corps' Battle for the Normandy Beachhead

by Tim Kilvert-Jones

This book guides the reader through the battle for the V Corps beachhead, the fiercest and bloodiest of the Landings. A must for those inspired by Saving Private Ryan and many more.


Rolling Home

by William Morris Barnes & Vincent McInerney

Barnes was born in 1850 into a shipowning family in St Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a schoolboy. His career seemed predestined, and by the age of 14 he was apprenticed to a Liverpool...


A History of the British Cavalry 1816-1919: Volume 3: 1872-1898

by Lord Anglesey

This volume covers the high noon of the British Empire, beginning with the Zulu War of 1879 and ending with Kitchener's River War of 1898. Between these came the 2nd Afghan War, the first Boer War, and Wolseley's...


Fleet Air Arm Carrier War: The History of British Naval Aviation

by Kev Darling

This is the story of British naval flying from aircraft carriers, from its conception in World War One to the present day. It includes the types of aircraft and the men who flew them, the carriers and the evolution...


In Flanders Flooded Fields: Before Ypres There Was Yser

by Paul Van Pul

In October 1914 four armies were converging on Dunkirk. While France was preparing to defend its main Channel port, the Germans were determined to take it while the British were busy using it. Caught in the...


Hirschfeld: The Secret Diary of a U-Boat NCO, 1940-1946

by Geoffrey Brooks

Whilst there have been many memoirs written by U-boat commanders of the Second World War, a book such as this, based upon the diaries of a senior Petty Officer telegraphist, written in 'real time' is something...


Fire From the Sky: Surviving the Kamikaze Threat

by Robert Stem

By late 1944 the war in the Pacific had turned decisively against the Japanese, and overwhelming Allied forces began to close in on the home islands. At this point Japan unveiled a terrifying new tactic: the...


Nelson to Vanguard: Warship Design and Development 1923-1945

by D. K. Brown

Nelson to Vanguard is the third volume in D K Brown's bestselling series on warship design and development looks at the Royal Navy's response to the restrictions placed on it by the Washington Naval Treaties...


Juno Beach: Canadian 3rd Infantry Division - July 1944

by Tim Saunders

By June 1944, Juno Beach was a key part of Hitler's vaunted Atlantic Wall, with no less than four major strong points along its length. German pillboxes were sited to sweep the beaches with machine gun fire...


Ivan the Terrible: A Military History

by Alexander Filjushkin

Ivan was also the first Russian ruler to invade Europe, and his Campaigns against the Livonian Confederation were initially very successful. In 1558, Russian soldiers occupied Dorpat and Narva, and laid siege...