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              Books in the Brief Histories series

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              A Brief History of Britain 1066-1485: The Birth of the Nation

              A Brief History of Britain 1066-1485: The Birth of the Nation (Paperback)

              By Vincent, Professor Nicholas

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              Tells how the Normans created a nation out of the Anglo Saxon kingdoms. This title presents a story of civil wars, of monumental battles with the French lasting over 100 years and with Magna Carta and the foundations of Parliament, the origins of the nation.

              ISBN 9781845293963
              Released NZ 23 Jun 2011
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              3 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              A Brief History of the Middle East
               

              A Brief History of the Middle East (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Catherwood, Christopher

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              For over a millennium, the Islamic empires were ahead of the West in learning, technology and medicine, and were militarily far more powerful. It took another three hundred centuries for the West to catch up, and overtake, the Middle East. Why does it seem different now? This tit...le explains these issues in historical detail.
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              ISBN 9781849015080
              Released NZ 16 Dec 2010
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief Guide to Cloud Computing: An essential guide to the next computing revolution.
               

              A Brief Guide to Cloud Computing: An essential guide to the next computing revolution. (Paperback)

              By Barnatt, Christopher

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              Cloud computing is a milestone as significant as the introduction of the PC. This title looks at what cloud computing is and how it effects our everyday lives. It also looks at the software and how it will alter our offices, our work and our homes.

              ISBN 9781849014069
              Released NZ 26 Aug 2010
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              His Finest Hour: A Brief Life of Winston Churchill
               

              His Finest Hour: A Brief Life of Winston Churchill (Paperback)

              By Catherwood, Christopher

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              Winston Churchill is the iconic figure in the British history: as a young man he was a maverick journalist, his many positions in politics before 1940 marked him out as a courageous but foolhardy man. This title argues that it was his stand in 1940-1 that saved Britain and only h...e was able to bring together the allies that defeated Hitler in 1945.
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              ISBN 9781849010849
              Released NZ 24 Jun 2010
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              The Modern Library: The 200 Best Novels in English Since 1950

              The Modern Library: The 200 Best Novels in English Since 1950 (Paperback)

              By Callil, Carmen; Toibin, Colm

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              Includes a selection of the best 200 novels written since 1950.

              ISBN 9781849016766
              Released NZ 20 Nov 2006
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              SAS: The Autobiography

              SAS: The Autobiography (Paperback)

              By Lewis, Jon E.

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              Presents a story of the world's most famous special forces regiment by those who truly know it - the troopers and officers themselves. This title takes the reader on a high adrenaline history of the regiment which simultaneously lifts the shroud of mystery from the regiment's ope...rations.
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              ISBN 9781849017206
              Released NZ 20 Nov 2006
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief History of Slavery: A New Global History
               

              A Brief History of Slavery: A New Global History (Paperback)

              By Black, Jeremy

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              Slavery is as old as the world itself. This book shows that its history is one that is central to our understanding of the modern world. Starting in the ancient world when the Greeks defined slavery, it covers the uses of slavery in the New World, dealing with the triangular slav...e trade between West Africa, Britain and America.
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              ISBN 9781849016896
              Released NZ 20 Nov 2008
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health

              A Brief History of Florence Nightingale: and Her Real Legacy, a Revolution in Public Health (Paperback)

              By Small, Hugh

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              The true story of Florence Nightingale's life, focusing on her real legacy: how she put a sanitary disaster in her wartime hospital to good use in reducing the very high mortality from epidemic disease in the civilian population at home.

              ISBN 9781472140289
              Released NZ 10 Oct 2017
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality

              A Brief History Of Video Games: From Atari to Virtual Reality (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stanton, Rich

              A fascinating exploration of the vibrant history and culture of video games

              ISBN 9781472141798
              Released NZ 25 Dec 1934
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Brief Histories
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              A Brief History of the Crusades
               

              A Brief History of the Crusades (Paperback, New title)

              By Hindley, Geoffrey

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              This well-researched title, written by Geoffrey Hindley, provides a comprehensive history of the Crusades.

              ISBN 9781841197661
              Released NZ 20 Apr 2003
              Publisher Little, Brown Book Group
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Brief Histories
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