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Book cover: The Story of the British ArmyThe Story of the British Army
by - Methuen & Co. ,
I have endeavoured in the space at my disposal to show how the British Army has grown up. I have tried merely to tell a 'story', and therefore omitted much that might have been said regarding the noble work the Queen's Army has done.
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Book cover: The British Monarchy on ScreenThe British Monarchy on Screen
by - Manchester University Press ,
In the first book length examination of film and television representations of this enduring institution, distinguished scholars of media and political history analyze the screen representations of royalty from Henry VIII to 'William and Kate'.
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Book cover: Wars of the RosesWars of the Roses
- Wikipedia ,
The Wars of the Roses were dynastic wars for the throne of England. They were fought between two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet, the houses of Lancaster and York. They were fought in several sporadic episodes between 1455 and 1487.
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Book cover: Black London: Life Before EmancipationBlack London: Life Before Emancipation
by - Rutgers University Press ,
Gerzina has written an account of London blacks, focusing on the 18th and 19th centuries. Because of a paucity of sources from blacks themselves, he had to rely on glimpses through white eyes, especially those of antislavery advocate Granville Sharp.
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Book cover: History of ScotlandHistory of Scotland
by - Henry Holt & Co. ,
Covering the History of Scotland in a concise and efficient manner, from the Gaelic Period through to the Reformation. The northern part of Great Britain is now called Scotland, but it was not called so till the Scots came over from Ireland ...
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Book cover: Cambridge and its StoryCambridge and its Story
by - J.M. Dent & Co. ,
This work details the origins and history of one of the most famous schools in the world, Cambridge University in England. Beautiful illustrations and detailed information allow the reader to get a sense of the history and beauty of this university.
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Book cover: Haunted LondonHaunted London
by - Chatto & Windus, Piccadilly ,
This book deals less with the London of the ghost-stories, than with the London consecrated by manifold traditions -- a city every street of which teems with interesting associations: this London of the present haunted by the memories of the past.
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Book cover: Britain in the Middle AgesBritain in the Middle Ages
by - Cambridge University Press ,
Since, in the early stages of school work, it is more important to present some of the fundamental historic ideas than to give any outline of events, this collection of stories may provoke readers to discussion and further inquiry.
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Book cover: The History of EnglandThe History of England
by - ManyBooks ,
A.F. Pollard was a major force in establishing history as an academic subject in Britain. This book traces the evolution of a great empire, which has often conquered others, out of a little island which was often conquered itself.
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Book cover: A history of England and the British EmpireA history of England and the British Empire
by - The MacMillan Company ,
This work is intended to appeal to the general reader who finds less than he requires in the books written expressly for the use of schools. It ought to be of service to advanced pupils and their teachers, as well as to university and other students.
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Book cover: Elizabethan EnglandElizabethan England
by - Project Gutenberg ,
This work enumerated England's geographic, economic, social, religious and political features and represents an important source for historians interested in life in Elizabethan England. Harrison gathered his facts from books, letters, and maps.
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Book cover: The Story of the EmpireThe Story of the Empire
by - George Newnes ,
The story about the dramatic development of the British dominions, east, west and south, from the time of Henry VII. to that of Edvard VII. This is not intended as a textbook, but should rather be regarded as a swiftly moving panorama.
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Book cover: The History of The Reformation of the Church of EnglandThe History of The Reformation of the Church of England
by - D. Appleton & co ,
The separation of the Church of England from Rome under Henry VIII, brought England alongside a broad Reformation movement; however, religious changes in the English national church proceeded more conservatively than elsewhere in Europe.
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Book cover: A Short History of EnglandA Short History of England
by - Chatto and Windus ,
This volume covers quickly, yet completely, the history of England from early Roman times to the time of the Great War, World War I. Gilbert Keith Chesterton is certainly one of the most entertaining, and important, authors in the English language.
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Book cover: A Child's History of EnglandA Child's History of England
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
The book takes its reader on a fascinating journey, from Ancient England and the Romans to Victoria's reign and Dickens' own lifetime. Full of sensational plots, high adventure and terrible tragedy, it will appeal to anyone who enjoys a good story.
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Book cover: A Short History of WalesA Short History of Wales
by - T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. ,
Sir Owen M. Edwards was a historian, who wrote a number of books on Welsh history. An educationalist and a prolific writer, in this book he intended to arouse interest among the people of Wales in their own language and history.
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Book cover: An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of EnglandAn Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England
by - The MacMillan Company ,
A college and high-school textbook covering the English history from the growth of the nation, the middle of the fourteenth century, rural and town life and organization, medieval trade and commerce, the black death and the peasants' rebellion, etc.
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