A history of 600 years - an epic story of a dynasty that started as a small group of cavalry mercenaries to become the absolute rulers of the greatest and longest lasting Islamic empire in history.
A biography of the first wife of Henry VIII, to whom he was married for more than 20 years. Having lost her first husband, Henry's brother Prince Arthur, to ill health, she married Henry, but...
A family-authorised biography of Pat Hughes, one of the top-scoring aces of the Battle of Britain.
Since Britain joined the European Economic Community in the mid-1970s, the fishing industry along our coasts has been under pressure from overfishing. In this book, Mike Smylie takes us on a tour...
ISBN: 9781445639635 Autor: Wain, Ken
The culmination of some 40 years of research sees Ken Wain tell the story of the mining industry in this part of South Yorkshire. He tells of the life stories of the many collieries, from...
Allen Jackson explores signalling along the NER, formerly part of the LNER.
A fascinating exploration of the lives of normal people in ancient Egypt. Full of their own strange and amusing stories; documents their anxieties, hopes, loves and mischievous pursuits.
Twice voted the top railway journey in the world, the West Highland route to Mallaig (like the Dingwall & Skye and the Callander & Oban) accessed the remote and mountainous west coast of...
The wartime story of how the Nazi Germany's sent saboteurs from 1938 onwards to launch acts of terror on the street of England and amazingly employed collaborators from the IRA, and attempted...
Colin Alexander takes the reader on a nostalgic cross-country trip by rail in the 1980s
Rich Makin celebrates the unsung heroes of the railway network - departmental locomotives, units and coaching stock.
Kevin Derrick looks back at locomotive-spotting days in the southern region of England in the 1970s.
Allen Jackson explores signalling along the North British, Great North of Scotland and CLC railways, formerly part of the LNER.
Kevin Derrick looks back at locomotive-spotting days around the Scottish region in the 1960s.
A historian's research skills combined with a physician's diagnostic flair, exploring our timeless fascination with the unusual and downright bizarre people, events and theories in the...
Kevin Derrick explores the spotting days of the 1960s in the Eastern Region.
A unique look at the final year of the Second World War at sea through the medium of old photographs.
In this highly readable and groundbreaking book, the `story' of the castle is integrated into changes in warfare throughout this period providing us with a new understanding of their role.
Robin Hood's Bay and Fylingthorpe Through Time is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this part of Yorkshire. Reproduced in full colour, this is an exciting examination of...
Explore the history of Burton-on-Trent's lost breweries through this fascinating collection of beautiful photographs.