Pen and Sword History / History

Best Selling

Language

All

English (25)

French (0)

German (0)

Spanish (0)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (1)

Current year (25)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (1)

Last 30 days (3)

Current year (25)

 

Publisher

Delete Pen and Sword History

 

Category

Delete History

 

In category

History by country (17)

Ancient (5)

Other (3)

World War II (2)

Medieval (2)

<1799 (1)

1945-1989 (1)

 

Audience

Adult (25)

 

Format

All

PDF (0)

EPUB (25)

AUDIOBOOK (0)

 

Total Loans

All (0)

20 - 40 (0)

40 - 100 (0)

Over 100 (0)

More options

Results : 1 - 25 of 25 Sorted by : 

Britain 1940

by Anton Rippon Pen and Sword History (May 27, 2020)

On New Year’s Day 1940, the people of Britain looked back on the first four months of the Second World War with a sort of puzzled unease. Wartime life was nothing like what they had imagined. Unlike the First...


Anna Komnene and the Alexiad

by Loulia Kolovou Pen and Sword History (May 13, 2020)

Anna Komnene is one of the most curious figures in the history of an intriguing empire. A woman of extraordinary education and intellect, she was the only Byzantine female historian and one of the first and...


A Dark History of Tea

by Seren Charrington Hollins Pen and Sword History (July 08, 2020)

A Dark History of Tea looks at our long relationship with this most revered of hot beverages. Renowned food historian Seren Charrington-Hollins digs into the history of one of the world’s oldest beverages,...


The Nonconformist Revolution

by Amanda J Thomas Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The Nonconformism Revolution explores the evolution of dissenting thought and how Nonconformity shaped the transformation of England from a rural to an urban, industrialized society.

The foundations for the Industrial...


The Battle of Tsushima

by Phil Carradice Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

In 1905 Japan and Russia were at war. With the Russian Far East Fleet destroyed, the Czar decided to send his Baltic Fleet half way around the world to exact revenge. This mammoth journey took many months and...


How to Survive in Ancient Egypt

by Charlotte Booth Pen and Sword History (April 29, 2020)

Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Egypt and you had to start a new life there. How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? Where would you go to have your hair done? Who...


Ian Fleming's Inspiration

by Edward Abel Smith Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

James Bond is possibly the most well known fictional character in history. What most people don’t know is that almost all of the characters, plots and gadgets come from the real life experiences of Bond’s...


Heroes and Villains of the British Empire

by Stephen Basdeo Pen and Sword History (July 30, 2020)

From the sixteenth until the twentieth century, British power and influence gradually expanded to cover one quarter of the world’s surface. The common saying was that “the sun never sets on the British Empire”....


Sex and Sexuality in Victorian Britain

by Violet Fenn Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Peek beneath the bedsheets of nineteenth-century Britain in this affectionate, informative and fascinating look at sex and sexuality during the reign of Queen Victoria. It examines the prevailing attitudes towards...


The Isle of Man

by Matthew Richardson Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The reader will perhaps be surprised to learn that the tiny Isle of Man, midway between the coasts of Lancashire and Northern Ireland, is one of the richest historic landscapes in Europe. Packed into its 225...


A History of English Place Names and Where They Came From

by John Moss Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

The origin of the names of many English towns, hamlets and villages date as far back as Saxon times, when kings like Alfred the Great established fortified borough towns to defend against the Danes. A number...


King Arthur

by Tony Sullivan Pen and Sword History (April 30, 2020)

The book is an investigation of the evidence for King Arthur based on the earliest written sources rather than later myths and legends.

The evidence is laid out in a chronological order starting from Roman Britain...


The Jacobite Rising of 1715 and the Murray Family

by Rosalind Anderson Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

Based in Perthshire, the Murray family played an important role in all Jacobite rebellions, whether as rebels or supporters of the government. During the Great Rising of 1715, the head of the family the Duke...


The Mighty Warrior Kings

by Philip J Potter Pen and Sword History (April 30, 2020)

The Mighty Warrior Kings traces the history of early Europe through the biographies of nine kings, who had the courage, determination and martial might to establish their dominance over the fragmented remnants...


Women of Power in Anglo-Saxon England

by Annie Whitehead Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Many Anglo-Saxon kings are familiar. Æthelred the Unready is one, yet less is written of his wife, who was consort of two kings and championed one of her sons over the others, or his mother who was an anointed...


Georgian Recipes and Remedies

by Michael J Rochford Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Discover the recipes for Mrs. Rooke’s Very Good Plum Cake and Lady Harbord’s Marigold Cheese. Learn how to preserve gooseberries "as green as they grow" and make Sir Theodore Colladon’s Peach Flower Syrup....


The Roman Imperial Succession

by John D Grainger Pen and Sword History (June 30, 2020)

John D Grainger analyses the Roman imperial succession, demonstrating that the empire organized by Augustus was fundamentally flawed in the method it used to find emperors. Augustus’ system was a mixture of...


How to Survive in Ancient Greece

by Robert Garland Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Imagine you were transported back in time to Ancient Greece and you had to start a new life there. How would you fit in? Where would you live? What would you eat? Where would you go to have your hair done? Who...


Ladies of Magna Carta

by Sharon Bennett Connolly Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Magna Carta clause 39: No man shall be taken, imprisoned, outlawed, banished or in any way destroyed, nor will we proceed against or prosecute him, except by the lawful judgment of his peers or by the law of...


Elizabeth I

by Laura Brennan Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Elizabeth I is arguably one of the greatest monarchs and women of English history. Against an uncertain political and religious backdrop of post-reformation Europe she ruled at the conception of social modernization,...


Hunting the Last Great Pirate

by Michael Edward Ashton Ford Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

In 1827 the Duke of Wellington – former Commander-in-Chief of the British Army and British Prime Minister – ordered the withdrawal of British soldiers from the island of Ceylon after years of bloody conflict...


Captain James Cook and the Search for Antarctica

by James C Hamilton Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

Two hundred and fifty years ago Captain James Cook, during his extraordinary voyages of navigation and maritime exploration, searched for Antarctica – the Unknown Southern Continent. During parts of his three...


Living in Medieval England

by Kathryn Warner Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

1326 was one of the most dramatic years in English history. The queen of England, Isabella of France, invaded the country with an army of mercenaries to destroy her husband's powerful and detested lover, Hugh...


The Irish Diaspora

by John Gibney Pen and Sword History (March 30, 2020)

Ireland is known worldwide as a country that produce emigrants. The existence of the Irish ‘diaspora’ is the subject of this fifth instalment of the 'Irish perspectives' collaboration between Pen and Sword...


The Irish War of Independence and Civil War

by John Gibney Pen and Sword History (May 30, 2020)

In the aftermath of the First World War, a political revolution took place in what was then the United Kingdom. Such upheavals were common in postwar Europe, as new states came into being and new borders were...