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Long Way from Adi Ghehad
Journey of an Asylum Seeker: Dr Teame Mebrahtu
Chosen for Summer 2018 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Non-Fiction.
ISBN: 9780856835186 - Hardback£19.95 Add to basket
With immigration and asylum seekers high on the agenda of governments throughout Europe, the life story of Dr Teame Mebrahtu is a timely reminder of a positive side of what has become a contentious and potentially divisive issue. It is a truly remarkable and inspiring story.
The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World Volume 2: The Medieval World
ISBN: 9788184541946£25.00 Add to basket
This is the second volume in a series of 3 which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century. Alongside the advancement of civilisation during the Middle ages were forces of destruction: widespread poverty, disease and warfare were endemic, despite the intelligent and devoted efforts of so many Christian scholars, reformers, artists and warriors.
The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World Volume 3: The Modern World
ISBN: 9788184541953£25.00 Add to basket
The Modern Age has seen land enclosures, the industrial revolution, extremes of wealth and destitution, nationalism and revolution. Yet once again, great qualities have emerged. This book continues the study of great individuals as beacons within a declining civilisation.
The Advancement of Civilisation in the Western World
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This is a series of 3 volumes which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century through the study of great individuals or of ordinary people touched for a moment by a vision of greatness.
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What If It Were You?
A Collection of Human Rights Poetry
Foreword by Fiyaz Mughal OBE, founder of ‘Tell MAMA’, a national faith hate crime reporting project.
ISBN: 9780856835261 - Paperback£10.00 Add to basket
What If It Were You? draws back the curtain on the men, women and children who suffer in silence, giving a voice to those whose rights, freedom and wellbeing are so often compromised.
Power Beyond Politics
ISBN: 9780856830976 - Hardback£10.00 Add to basket
The author examines the nature of sovereignty with particular reference to the British experience. He suggests that the role of the sovereign is not as limited as is generally thought.
Saviour of the Nation
An epic poem of Winston Churchill’s finest hour
Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback£10.00 Add to basket
Winston Churchill led the British people from the brink of utter disaster to the expectation of victory in the Second World War. This engaging poem depicts him as a hero, in traditional epic poetry style, echoing the works of Homer and Virgil.
Who’s Who in Victorian Britain
ISBN: 9780856831386 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
'Eminently readable.' The Good Book Guide
Who’s Who in Late Hanoverian Britain (1789 – 1837)
ISBN: 9780856831379 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
'This series brings history to life and its completion is welcomed.' CONTEMPORARY REVIEW
Who’s Who in Early Hanoverian Britain (1714 – 1789)
ISBN: 9780856831317 - Paperback£17.95 Add to basket
'Highly recommended for all history lovers, students - and indeed historical novelists.' SARAH BROADHURST, THE BOOKSELLER
Standing for Justice
A Biography of Andrew MacLaren MP
ISBN: 9780856831942 - Hardback£12.95 Add to basket
Redistributing ever-growing levels of taxation has always been the major weapon for alleviating poverty but what is the cause of poverty? Andrew MacLaren MP, inspired by Henry George, saw clearly the underlying reasons. His views, and the solution to this grave social problem, which were endorsed by no less than five Prime Ministers, make fascinating reading.
Little Mother of Russia
A Biography of Empress Marie Feodorovna
ISBN: 9780856832291 - Paperback£19.95 Add to basket
Empress Marie (1847-1928) lived one of the most dramatic lives of any princess who sat on the Russian throne. Born Princess Dagmar of Denmark she was betrothed to Tsarevitch Nicholas of Russia, a love match on both sides, but he died months before the wedding. Out of duty she married his brother who came to the throne as Tsar Alexander III in 1881 on the assassination of his father Alxander II. Her son was Nicholas II, the last Tsar.
Britain’s Prime Ministers
From Walpole to Blair
ISBN: 9780856832345 - Hardback£25.00 Add to basket
This book offers brief portraits of each occupant of the highest political office in Britain.
The Greatest Briton
Essays on Winston Churchill's Life and Political Philosophy
ISBN: 9780856832659 - Hardback£25.00 Add to basket
Despite his record as 'the man who won the war', Winston Churchill is often accused of being a war criminal. This book sets out to correct the historical record in a stimulating collection of essays.
Chosen for July 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832536 - Paperback£9.95 Add to basket
More an allegory than a novel, Visitors describes the impact of beings from a distant planet on the political, economic and spiritual life of Britain and the world
Tito's Great Confidence Trick
Finalist in 2011-12 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832826 - Hardback£25.00 Add to basket
'This minutely researched and closely argued tour-de-force of revisionist history ... forces us to rethink a critical aspect of the Second World War in Yugoslavia.' Sir Jeremy Isaacs.
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