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Scott of the Antarctic

Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. During the second venture, Sco ...


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Tutkiva mielikuvitus

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Tiedon ja tietämisen koko kirjoa ei voi tavoittaa vain järjen käyttöön, rationaaliseen ajatteluun tai pelkkään kielelliseen ilmaisuun perustuvilla tutkimusmenetelmillä. Luovan, osa ...


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Life in the Victorian Asylum

Have you ever wondered what life was like for the thousands of ordinary people who experienced Victorian mental health care? Life in the Victorian Asylum is the story of those ordi ...


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Beneath the Big Top

Beneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder of a circus group, Steve ...


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Three German Invasions of France

Tension and rivalry between France and Germany shaped the history of Western Europe in the century from 1860. Three times that hostility led to war and the invasion of France - in ...


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A Yorkshire Lass at the Court of Thatcher

Elizabeth Peacock served as MP for Batley and Spen for 14 years and was one of the most outspoken politicians during her time at Westminster.

Famed for her 'no nonsense, just comm ...


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A History of Political Scandals

A MUST-BUY BOOK for everyone interested in history and the scandalous behaviour of politicians across the world. Andy Hughes' fascinating book guides us through centuries of politi ...


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Coal Miners

There have been many books published about the coal mining industry of Britain but relatively few about the miners themselves. This book is unique in that it concentrates on the mi ...


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An Anthology of Ancient Mesopotamian Texts

Sabina Franke has gathered the best stories of ancient Near Eastern literature surrounding the Mesopotamian gods, men and kings. This book takes the reader on a journey back to the ...


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A Late Iron Age farmstead in the Outer Hebrides

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The settlement at Bornais consists of a complex of mounds which protrude from the relatively flat machair plain in the township of Bornais on the island of South Uist. This sandy p ...


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Visualising the Neolithic

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Prehistoric imagery is enigmatic and has been largely overlooked by archaeologists; it is only in the last two decades that it has garnered serious academic attention. This volume ...


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Living the Lunar Calendar

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Lunar calendars suffer from an inherent uncertainty in the length of each month and the number of months in the year. Variable atmospheric conditions, weather and the acuity of the ...


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A Corpus of Roman Pottery from Lincoln

This is the first major analysis of the Roman pottery from excavations in Lincoln (comprising more than 150,000 sherds). The pottery is presented in seven major ware groups. Fine w ...


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Embodied Knowledge

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Fourteen papers explore the relationship between knowledge and the body through a series of historical and archaeological case studies. More specifically, it considers the concept ...


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Is There a British Chalcolithic?

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The Chalcolithic, the phase in prehistory when the important technical development of adding tin to copper to produce bronze had not yet taken place, is not a term generally used b ...


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The First Farmers of Central Europe

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From about 5500 cal BC to soon after 5000 cal BC, the lifeways of the first farmers of central Europe, the LBK culture (Linearbandkeramik), are seen in distinctive practices of lon ...


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The Anglo-Saxon Church of All Saints, Brixworth, Northamptonshire

All Saints’ Church, Brixworth lies 7 miles north of Northampton. The core of the church is Anglo-Saxon and the research published here provides an unprecedented account of one of ...


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Using Images in Late Antiquity

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Fifteen papers focus on the active and dynamic uses of images during the first millennium AD. They bring together an international group of scholars who situate the period’s visual ...


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Settlement in the Irish Neolithic

The Irish Neolithic has been dominated by the study of megalithic tombs, but the defining element of Irish settlement evidence is the rectangular timber Early Neolithic house, the ...


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Environmental Reconstruction in Mediterranean Landscape Archaeology

Contents include: Introduction ( K Walsh ); Palynology ( S Bottema ); A database for the palynological recording of human activity ( V Andrieu, E Brugiapaglia, R Cheddadi, M Reille ...


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A Concordance to Biblical Gothic

Includes all Gothic texts in Biblical Gothic, and the Gothic calendar and the Deeds from Naples and Arezzo. Complete with Introduction, Texts and Concordance.


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Economy and Exchange in the East Mediterranean during Late Antiquity

The results of recent archaeological excavation, systematic rural survey and detailed studies of pottery distributions have revealed the extent and complexities of the economy in t ...


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The Gaysh

The Gaysh tells the story of the emergence of an army following early attempts to protect the trade routes in and through Aden. From the first commercial treaty with the Abdali Sul ...


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Counter-Strike From the Sky

The militarily acclaimed Fireforce conceptFireforce as a military concept dates from 1974 when the Rhodesian Air Force (RhAF) acquired the French MG151 20mm cannon from the Portugu ...


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Fireforce

The horror of guerrilla warfare in Africa Fireforce is the compelling, brutal but true account of Chris Cocks’s service in 3 Commando, The Rhodesian Light Infantry, during Zimbabwe ...