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AD69 Emperors, Armies & Anarchy.

AD69 Emperors, Armies & Anarchy.

Nic Fields narrates the twists and turns and the military events of this short but bloody period of Roman history.

Author: Nic Fields.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 240pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781781591888

Original Price: £25.00

Price:    7.99 

Agincourt Myth & Reality 1415-2015

Agincourt Myth & Reality 1415-2015

A thorough going analysis of the battle's place in history.

Author: Stephen Cooper.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 200pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781848844629

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Alesia 52 BC.

Alesia 52 BC.

A close examination of the final battle between the Romans and the Gauls which the Romans won by the power of their battlefield organisation. Hugely illustrated with many maps, drawings and illustrations.

Author: Frederic Bey.

Publisher: Histoire & Collections.

Paperback. 66pp. 20cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9782352501237

Original Price: £14.99.

Price:    5.99 

Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Texts.

Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Texts.

A collection of some of the most famous texts from Ancient Egypt including The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor, The Autobiography of Sinuhe, The Tale of Two Brothers, and also featuring Ancient Egyptian Love Poems and Coptic Magic Spells.

Author: Constanze Holler.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 94pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781783463725

Original Price: £16.99.

Price:    4.99 

Archaeological History of Britain, An.

Archaeological History of Britain, An.

Jonathan Eaton has provided the essential volume for all students of Archaeology, Classical Civilisations and Ancient History by condensing the entire archaeological history of Britain into one accessible volume.

Author: Jonathan Mark Eaton.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Paperback. 208pp. 16cm x 24cm.

ISBN 9781781593264

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    6.99 

Capturing Jack the Ripper.

Capturing Jack the Ripper.

A new in-depth view of the police investigation at the height of the Ripper murders. It provides a rare look at the men who protected the streets, faced real dangers every night, often suffered severe physical injury and were first on the scene after a killer had struck.

Author: Neil R A Bell.

Publisher: Amberley.

Hardback. 255pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781445621623

Original Price: £20.00.

Price:    6.99 

Genghis Khan & the Mongol War Machine.

Genghis Khan & the Mongol War Machine.

A reassessment of Genghis Khan as a military commander and empire builder including a concise account of his campaigns and conquests, and an in-depth desription of the Mongol armies and their tactics.

Author: Chris Peters.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 194pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781783400560

Original Price: £19.99.

Price:    7.99 

History That Time Forgot -Mirror.

History That Time Forgot -Mirror.

100 Front pages and the stories behind them. Through the pages of the Daily Mirror, it reveals nearly a century of reports that were genuinely big news at the time.

Author: Adam Powley.

Publisher: Haynes.

Hardback. 208pp. 23cm by 29cm.

ISBN 9780857337276

Original Price: £20.00

Price:    4.99 

Hitler, A Life in Pictures (IOW)

Hitler, A Life in Pictures (IOW)

An Images of War Special that is a collection of over 150 photographs of Adolf Hitler and is supported by a text written by the Nazi party elite such as Goering, Speer and Goebbels that makes it probably the best of the contemporary accounts of Hitler in power.

Author: Official Third Reich Publication.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Paperback. 232pp. 18cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781783463220

Original Price: £14.99.

Price:    6.99 

Home in the Country.

Home in the Country.

The author's heartbreaking story of her and her brother's wartime evacuation during the Second World War. Alongside four other orphaned children they learnt farm life the hard way enduring both physical and psychological abuse and deprivation at the hands of a depraved foster mother.

Author: Sheelagh Mawe.

Publisher: Hale.

Hardback. 207pp. 14cm by 22cm.

ISBN-13: 9780719809835

Original Price: £18.99.

Price:    4.99 

Life of a Knight.

Life of a Knight.

One of the 'Time Spy' collections that presents a series of photographic scenes of the life of a Knight during the 12th and 13th centuries and you can join the world of eight hundred years ago.

Author: Julien Braconnier, Philippe Ghisolfo & Yann Kervran.

Publisher: Histoire & Collections.

Hardback. 112pp. 23cm by 31cm.

ISBN 9782352500674

Original Price: £35.00.

Price:    14.99 

Jack the Ripper.

Jack the Ripper.

As featured in the Discovery Channel documentary Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed.

Author: M.J. Trow.

Publisher: True Crime.

Hardback. 208pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781845631260

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

KGB'S Poison Factory.

KGB'S Poison Factory.

Groundbreaking study of KGB assassinations since 1917.

Author: Boris Voldarsky.

Publisher: Frontline Books.

Hardback. 288pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781848325425

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Mercenaries in the Classical World.

Mercenaries in the Classical World.

The author examines the role of the mercenaries and their influence on the wars of the period down to the death of Alexander the Great, who employed them and why.

Author: Stephen English.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 212pp. 16cm x 24cm.

ISBN 9781848843301

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Norman Commanders.

Norman Commanders.

An analysis of Norman militarism, arms and tactics, with portraits of the great Norman commanders covering the conquests in France, England, Italy and the Near East. It also discusses how these Norman adventurers became Dukes and Kings and focuses on key campaigns, battles and sieges.

Author: Paul Hill.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 246pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781783462285

Original Price: £25.00.

Price:    9.99 

Ripper Hunter.

Ripper Hunter.

Abberline and the Whitechapel murders.

Author: M. J. Trow.

Publisher: Wharncliffe True Crime

Hardback. 180pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781848847637

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Secret Days.

Secret Days.

Code-breaking in Bletchley Park.

Author: Asa Briggs.

Publisher: Frontline Books.

Hardback. 202pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781848326156

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Thin Green Line.

Thin Green Line.

A complete history of the Royal Ulster Constabulary from it's birth in 1922 in the traumatic aftermath of the secession of the Irish Free State from the UK, through the war years and the sectarian terrorism of the 1970's through to it being subsumed into the Police Service of Northern Ireland in 2001.

Author: Richard Doherty.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Paperback. 310pp. 15cm by 23cm.

ISBN-13: 9781848848634

Original Price: £16.99.

Price:    6.99 

Twilight of Medieval Castles.

Twilight of Medieval Castles.

A full colour study of mainly French superb medieval castles that portray the last of their type, they had been overtaken by improved artillery, powerful cannons and the evolution of siege warfare. During the 15th century they became just a symbol of belonging to a certain social class, not the powerful fortresses they once were.

Author: Stephane William Gondoin.

Publisher: Histoire & Collections.

Hardback. 128pp. 23cm by 31cm.

ISBN 9782352500698

Original Price: £35.00.

Price:    14.99 

Twilight of the Hellenistic World.

Twilight of the Hellenistic World.

Twilight of the Hellenistic World analyses the complex series of conflicts between the Hellenistic Successor states (the fragments of Alexander the Great’s short-lived empire) in the generation before the Romans intervened in the region.

Author: Bob Bennett & Mike Roberts.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 256pp.

ISBN 9781848841369

Original Price: £19.99

Price:    7.99 

Year in the Life of Ancient Egypt.

Year in the Life of Ancient Egypt.

An unusual and exciting insight into life in Ancient Egypt that is described against the background of the three seasons of inundation, planting and harvesting and the book also uses a fictitious family to explore various aspects of everyday life, religious beliefs and burial customs.

Author: Ann Rosalie David.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 263pp. 17cm by 25cm.

ISBN 9781473822399

Original Price: £25.00.

Price:    9.99 

War in Ancient Greece.

War in Ancient Greece.

The Athenian Thucydides (c490-395BC) wrote this history of the Peloponnesian War between the Spartans and the Athenians, believing that it would be a greater war than any that had preceded it, and his version of events would serve as "a possession for all time".

Author: Bob Carruthers.

Publisher: Pen & Sword

Paperback. 576pp. 15cm x 23cm.

ISBN 9781781592175

Original Price: £14.99

Price:    6.99 

World of Mummies.

World of Mummies.

Covering mummies from Tutankhamun in Egypt to Lenin in Russia, this work explains the process of mummification and decomposition. It also explains what we can learn from mummies from various locations worldwide.

Author: Albert Zink.

Publisher: Pen & Sword.

Hardback. 141pp. 16cm by 24cm.

ISBN 9781783463701

Original Price: £19.99.

Price:    6.99