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  • England's Heritage

  • Derry Brabbs , English Heritage , 2001

England's rich and turbulent history has left a powerful legacy in its buildings and monuments, pageantry and landscape. From castles to cathedrals, stately homes to battlefields, England's past is an essential part of the country we inhabit today. Using the unique archives and authority of English Heritage, this book brings the nation's history vividly to life

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England's rich and turbulent history has left a powerful legacy in its buildings and monuments, pageantry and landscape. From castles to cathedrals, stately homes to battlefields, England's past is an essential part of the country we inhabit today. Using the unique archives and authority of English Heritage, this book brings the nation's history vividly to life

  • Korea - People, Country and Culture

  • Keith Howard, Susan Pares & Tessa English , SOAS , 1996

From centuries of relative obscurity, Korea is rapidly becoming a major economic force in the world. This book is intended to act as a useful resource bank of information, including sections on geography, history, religion, art and economics

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From centuries of relative obscurity, Korea is rapidly becoming a major economic force in the world. This book is intended to act as a useful resource bank of information, including sections on geography, history, religion, art and economics

  • Life In The Freezer

  • Alistair Fothergill , BBC Books , 1993

"Life in the Freezer" is an exciting new natural history of the Antarctic. Less celebrated than its northern equivalent, it boasts an equal blend of extraordinary wildlife and stunning scenery. In this book, Alastair Fothergill traces the region's seasonal cycle and explains how marine, mammal, bird and plant life survive in one of the harshest climates on earth

"Life in the Freezer" is an exciting new natural history of the Antarctic. Less celebrated than its northern equivalent, it boasts an equal blend of extraordinary wildlife and stunning scenery. In this book, Alastair Fothergill traces the region's seasonal cycle and explains how marine, mammal, bird and plant life survive in one of the harshest climates on earth

  • Men of Mathematics - The Lives and Achievements of the Great Mathematicians from Zeno to Poincare

  • E.T. Bell , Simon & Schuster , 1937

Here is the classic, much-read introduction to the craft and history of mathematics by E.T. Bell, a leading figure in mathematics in America for half a century.

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Here is the classic, much-read introduction to the craft and history of mathematics by E.T. Bell, a leading figure in mathematics in America for half a century.

  • People's Century

  • Godfrey Hodgson , BBC Books , 1995

This book provides a unique insight into the 20th century from the point of view of its defining theme - the changing role of the people. Accompanied by the major BBC documentary series of the same title on DVD

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This book provides a unique insight into the 20th century from the point of view of its defining theme - the changing role of the people. Accompanied by the major BBC documentary series of the same title on DVD

  • Secrets of Lost Empires

  • Michael Barnes, Robin Brightwell, Adriana von Hagen, Mark Lehner & Cynthia Page , BBC Books , 1996

Throughout the world lie the ruins of some of the greatest civilisations the world has ever seen but it remains a mystery how such structures were accomplished without the aid of modern technology. In this book, engineers, architects, archaeologists and others work together to re-create past glories using the tools of the time. Accompanied by the BBC documentary on DVD

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Throughout the world lie the ruins of some of the greatest civilisations the world has ever seen but it remains a mystery how such structures were accomplished without the aid of modern technology. In this book, engineers, architects, archaeologists and others work together to re-create past glories using the tools of the time. Accompanied by the BBC documentary on DVD

  • The Iveagh Bequest - Kenwood

  • Julius Bryant , English Heritage , 1990

The Iveagh Bequest, Kenwood is best known for its collection of paintings, which includes world-famous works by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Gainsborough. The villa in which the collection is housed was one of the major works of the innovative architect Robert Adam. This richly-illustrated book provides a detailed guide to how the house was furnished and how it was used, and tells the colourful story of Kenwood\'s many generations of residents

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The Iveagh Bequest, Kenwood is best known for its collection of paintings, which includes world-famous works by Rembrandt, Reynolds and Gainsborough. The villa in which the collection is housed was one of the major works of the innovative architect Robert Adam. This richly-illustrated book provides a detailed guide to how the house was furnished and how it was used, and tells the colourful story of Kenwood\'s many generations of residents

  • The Penguin Atlas of World History: From Prehistory to the Eve of the French Revolution v.1: From Prehistory to the Eve of the French Revolution Vol 1

  • Hermann Kinder, Werner Hilgemann , Penguin Books Ltd , 1995

This is the first volume of the hugely successful PENGUIN ATLAS OF WORLD HISTORY, which covers events from the beginning of world history to the eve of the French Revolution. A wide-ranging, chronological summary of the main cultural, scientific, religious and political events of the period is accompanied by detailed maps that clarify complex historical situations, and make this an essential reference book for students and for the home.

This is the first volume of the hugely successful PENGUIN ATLAS OF WORLD HISTORY, which covers events from the beginning of world history to the eve of the French Revolution. A wide-ranging, chronological summary of the main cultural, scientific, religious and political events of the period is accompanied by detailed maps that clarify complex historical situations, and make this an essential reference book for students and for the home.

  • 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

  • Trump Takes on the World

  • Tim Stirzaker

After one of the most shocking presidencies in history, Donald Trump’s top advisers and the leaders who clashed with him lift the lid on the critical moments of his foreign policy.

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After one of the most shocking presidencies in history, Donald Trump’s top advisers and the leaders who clashed with him lift the lid on the critical moments of his foreign policy.

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.

  • A Dangerous Dynasty: House of Assad

  • BBC

The inside story of a family dynasty at the heart of one of the world's biggest problems.

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The inside story of a family dynasty at the heart of one of the world's biggest problems.

The story of the Assad dynasty. Following Bashar and Asma's journey to become president and first lady of Syria against the backdrop of a troubled and suspicious family.

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The story of the Assad dynasty. Following Bashar and Asma's journey to become president and first lady of Syria against the backdrop of a troubled and suspicious family.

Bashar is now president and his wife is first lady, but they face problems on all sides and their regime is accused of killing a political enemy.

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Bashar is now president and his wife is first lady, but they face problems on all sides and their regime is accused of killing a political enemy.

While his wife appears in Vogue magazine, the Syrian president must decide how to act as Arab Spring protests reach Syria's streets.

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While his wife appears in Vogue magazine, the Syrian president must decide how to act as Arab Spring protests reach Syria's streets.

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.