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  1. More than Munich

    More than Munich: The Forgotten Legacy of Neville Chamberlain [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £9.99

    ISBN: 9781905036516
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In 1938 rapturous crowds greeted Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain when he proclaimed “Peace for our time” on his return from meeting Adolf Hitler in Munich. Yet today Chamberlain is vilified as a naïve appeaser – an image cynically cultivated by... .... Learn More
  2. Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4

    Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964 - Volumes 1-4 [Hardback]

    Joseph M. Pirotta (Author)

    £232.00

    ISBN: 9789993276173
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Series: Fortress Colony: The Final Act 1945-1964
    In his four-volume study, Pirotta meticulously examines Malta’s twenty-year transformation from Britain’s foremost Mediterranean fortress colony to sovereign State. Acclaimed for its heroic resistance to fascism during the Second World War that os... .... Learn More
  3. Words and Deeds

    Words and Deeds: Birmingham Suffragists and Suffragettes 1832-1918 [Paperback]

    Nicola Gauld (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036431
    Published by : West Midlands History
    In September 1909 Prime Minister Herbert Asquith came under attack during an event at Birmingham’s Bingley Hall. Members of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU) - or ‘suffragettes’ as the papers had named them - prevented from attending t... .... Learn More
  4. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Paperback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781592110025
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More
  5. Montesquieu

    Montesquieu: A Universal Mind for a Universal Science of Political Legal Systems [Paperback]

    Domenico Felice (Author)

    £14.00

    ISBN: 9788869771422
    Published by : Mimesis International
    Series: Politics
    What can Montesquieu still teach us today? Montesquieu was the first political writer who formulated the principles of separation of powers and the independence of justice. He was the first to scientifically study human institutions, both ancient ... .... Learn More
  6. The Birmingham Political Machine: Winning elections for Joseph Chamberlain

    The Birmingham Political Machine: Winning elections for Joseph Chamberlain [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036424
    Published by : West Midlands History
    The British electorate swelled dramatically with the passing of the Second Reform Act in 1867. This presented the political class with a significant challenge. Here was a large, new electorate which needed to be understood, managed, enthused, and ... .... Learn More
  7. Athene Palace

    Athene Palace [Hardback]

    R.G. Waldeck (Author); Ernest Latham (Editor)

    £39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110087
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    As European capitals fell during 1940 and 1941, there swarmed to the Athene Palace, Bucharest’s Grand Hotel, diplomats, generals, Gestapo spies, and demi-mondaines from all over Europe. Arriving at the crowded Athene Palace on the day Paris fell i... .... Learn More
  8. Romania during World War I

    Romania during World War I: Observations of an American Journalist [Hardback]

    John Reed (Author); A.K. Brackob (Editor); Louise Bryant (Other)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110063
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania during World War I faced a unique situation. Although ruled by a German king, it had strong cultural and historical ties to France and the West. The young nation also had territorial ambitions that it hoped to satisfy. As a result, the cou... .... Learn More
  9. Two Titans, One City

    Two Titans, One City: Joseph Chamberlain & George Cadbury [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036349
    Published by : West Midlands History
    Two famous and powerful men of the late Victorian and early Edwardian era, Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914) and George Cadbury (1839-1922), towered over one of the great cities of the British Empire – Birmingham. Together, they offer a fascinating w... .... Learn More
  10. Speeches that changed Britain

    Speeches that changed Britain: Oratory in Birmingham [Paperback]

    Andrew Reekes (Author)

    £14.99

    ISBN: 9781905036233
    Published by : West Midlands History
    It is striking how many nationally significant speeches have been made in Birmingham over the past two hundred years. This book looks at ten episodes when a speech in Birmingham challenged the rest of the country to embrace change and reform. More... .... Learn More

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