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  • The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture

  • J.Fleming, H.Honour & N.Pousner , Penguin Books Ltd , 1991

This dictionary provides general information on a wide range of topics in architecture, with emphasis on the history of the subject

This dictionary provides general information on a wide range of topics in architecture, with emphasis on the history of the subject

  • The St Michael Living History of Britain

  • Tricia Palmer , Midsummer Books Ltd , 1981

This book chronicles the events of British history, with particular emphasis on its environmental heritage. It forms a complete history of the British Isles from the beginnings of time to the present day

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This book chronicles the events of British history, with particular emphasis on its environmental heritage. It forms a complete history of the British Isles from the beginnings of time to the present day

  • The World of UCL 1828 - 1990

  • Negley Harte & John North , UCL , 1991

First opened to students in 1828, UCL had been founded as the University of London in 1826, adopting its current name in 1836. Both in teaching and in research the College has been a distinguished pioneer of new ideas and new methods throughout its existence; this book seeks to assess its history and its changing contribution to society

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First opened to students in 1828, UCL had been founded as the University of London in 1826, adopting its current name in 1836. Both in teaching and in research the College has been a distinguished pioneer of new ideas and new methods throughout its existence; this book seeks to assess its history and its changing contribution to society

  • Trees of Britain and Europe

  • Bob Press & David Hosking , New Holland Ltd , 1992

This book explains how trees can be identified correctly, and also includes a history of trees and a comprehensive account of tree families

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This book explains how trees can be identified correctly, and also includes a history of trees and a comprehensive account of tree families

The day after London won the Olympic bid, terrorists attacked the public transport network killing 52 people and injuring over 700.

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The day after London won the Olympic bid, terrorists attacked the public transport network killing 52 people and injuring over 700.

Documentary marking the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The day is recalled by key decision-makers including Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld.

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Documentary marking the tenth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The day is recalled by key decision-makers including Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld.

This brand new film tells of the emergency treatment of the injured that took place in and around the World Trade Center as the jets crashed and the towers fell on the morning of 9/11.

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This brand new film tells of the emergency treatment of the injured that took place in and around the World Trade Center as the jets crashed and the towers fell on the morning of 9/11.

Featuring newly-uncovered audio recordings, previously unseen home movies and powerful testimony from the victims' families, 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers tells the stories of some of the people trapped in the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.

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Featuring newly-uncovered audio recordings, previously unseen home movies and powerful testimony from the victims' families, 9/11: Phone Calls from the Towers tells the stories of some of the people trapped in the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.

This feature-length drama-documentary tells the story of 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders as well as ordinary people who suddenly found themselves on the frontlines of a new kind of war.

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This feature-length drama-documentary tells the story of 9/11 in the words of key political and military leaders as well as ordinary people who suddenly found themselves on the frontlines of a new kind of war.

The Conspiracy Files investigates the growing number of conspiracy theories surrounding the 9/11 attacks.

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The Conspiracy Files investigates the growing number of conspiracy theories surrounding the 9/11 attacks.

Neil Oliver continues the story of how today\'s Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history. It\'s 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.

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Neil Oliver continues the story of how today\'s Britain and its people were forged over thousands of years of ancient history. It\'s 4,000 BC and the first farmers arrive from Europe, with seismic consequences for the local hunter-gatherers.

Neil Oliver reaches the end of his epic tour of our most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.

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Neil Oliver reaches the end of his epic tour of our most distant past with the arrival of metals and the social revolution that ushered in a new age of social mobility, international trade, and village life.

Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age, including Stonehenge itself. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.

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Neil Oliver continues his journey through the world of Ancient Britain as he encounters an age of cosmological priests and some of the greatest monuments of the Stone Age, including Stonehenge itself. This is a time of elite travellers, who were inventing the very idea of Heaven itself.

Neil Oliver travels back to ice age Britain as he begins the epic story of how our land and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history. This week sees a struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrope.

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Neil Oliver travels back to ice age Britain as he begins the epic story of how our land and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history. This week sees a struggle for survival in a brutal world of climate change and environmental catastrope.

  • A History of Ancient Britain Series 1

  • BBC

Neil Oliver tells the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history - the beginnings of our world forged in ice, stone, and bronze

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Neil Oliver tells the epic story of how Britain and its people came to be over thousands of years of ancient history - the beginnings of our world forged in ice, stone, and bronze

  • A History of Art in Three Colours

  • BBC

Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history

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Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history

Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history. For the very first civilisations and also our own, the yellow lustre of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating colour of all.

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Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history. For the very first civilisations and also our own, the yellow lustre of gold is the most alluring and intoxicating colour of all.

Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history.

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Dr James Fox explores how, in the hands of artists, the colours gold, blue and white have stirred our emotions, changed the way we behave and even altered the course of history.

In the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. For the flamboyant JJ Wickelmann and the British genius Josiah Wedgewood, white embodied all the Enlightenment values of justice, equality and reason.

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In the Age of Reason, it was the rediscovery of the white columns and marbles of antiquity that made white the most virtuous of colours. For the flamboyant JJ Wickelmann and the British genius Josiah Wedgewood, white embodied all the Enlightenment values of justice, equality and reason.

  • A History of Britain

  • Simon Schama

In nine short hours, William the Conqueror triumphed at the Battle of Hastings - and England was changed forever. Simon Schama recounts the saga of blood, betrayal and ambition that led up to this pivotal battle and describes the profound consequences that followed.

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In nine short hours, William the Conqueror triumphed at the Battle of Hastings - and England was changed forever. Simon Schama recounts the saga of blood, betrayal and ambition that led up to this pivotal battle and describes the profound consequences that followed.

1066 is not the best remembered date in British history for nothing. In the space of nine hours whilst the Battle of Hastings raged, everything changed. Anglo-Saxon England became Norman and, for the next 300 years, its fate was decided by dynasties of French rulers

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1066 is not the best remembered date in British history for nothing. In the space of nine hours whilst the Battle of Hastings raged, everything changed. Anglo-Saxon England became Norman and, for the next 300 years, its fate was decided by dynasties of French rulers

How Henry II built a great medieval empire only for his wife and son to destroy it.

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How Henry II built a great medieval empire only for his wife and son to destroy it.

Why Britain was immune to the French Revolution's call - liberty, equality and fraternity.

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Why Britain was immune to the French Revolution's call - liberty, equality and fraternity.

The story of Edward I who tried to force English rule on Scotland and Wales.

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The story of Edward I who tried to force English rule on Scotland and Wales.

Simon Schama reveals how the noble intentions of the British Empire were undermined.

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Simon Schama reveals how the noble intentions of the British Empire were undermined.

Simon Schama examines the lives of two figures: Winston Churchill and George Orwell.

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Simon Schama examines the lives of two figures: Winston Churchill and George Orwell.

Simon Schama looks at the Victorian era, and the huge impact made by women of the period.

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Simon Schama looks at the Victorian era, and the huge impact made by women of the period.

  • A History of Christianity

  • Diarmaid MacCulloch

Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch - one of the world's leading historians - reveals the origins of Christianity and explores what it means to be a Christian

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Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch - one of the world's leading historians - reveals the origins of Christianity and explores what it means to be a Christian

Diarmaid MacCulloch explores the extraordinary rise of Roman Catholic Church.

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Diarmaid MacCulloch explores the extraordinary rise of Roman Catholic Church.

Diarmaid MacCulloch examines the concept of scepticism in Western Christianity.

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Diarmaid MacCulloch examines the concept of scepticism in Western Christianity.