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Due August 2018
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.
Due August 2018
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.
ISBN: 9780856832345 - Hardback
This book offers brief portraits of each occupant of the highest political office in Britain.
ISBN: 9780856832659 - Hardback
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.
Finalist in 2011-12 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE for Non-Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832826 - Hardback
'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.
ISBN: 9780856832291 - Paperback
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.
ISBN: 9780856835186 - Hardback
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.
Chosen for Summer 2015-16 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION
ISBN: 9780856835063 - Paperback
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.
ISBN: 9780856830976 - Hardback
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.
ISBN: 9780856831942 - Hardback
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.
Chosen for July 2009 PEOPLE'S BOOK PRIZE COLLECTION for Fiction
ISBN: 9780856832536 - Paperback
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
ISBN: 9780856831317 - Paperback
'Highly recommended for all history lovers, students - and indeed historical novelists.' SARAH BROADHURST, THE BOOKSELLER
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