Reviews of books from the History category.

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Cats in Medieval Manuscripts by Kathleen Walker-Meikle – Book Review

Cats in Medieval Manuscripts by Kathleen Walker-Meikle Book Review by Victoria Holdsworth It’s well-known that the ...

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Katherine Howard: Henry VIII’s Slandered Wife by Conor Byrne – Book Review

Katherine Howard: Henry VIII’s Slandered Wife by Conor Byrne Book Review by Sandra Callard Conor Byrne is one of t ...

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Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France by James Holland – Book Review

Normandy ’44: D-Day and the Battle for France by James Holland Book Review by Victoria Holdsworth If, like myself, ...

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X, Y & Z by Dermot Turing – Book Review

X, Y & Z by Dermot Turing Book Review by Karl Hornsey Fortunately these days, much is known about the heroics carrie ...

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Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps by Chet Van Duzer – Book Review

Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps by Chet Van Duzer Book Review by David Schuster This entertaining and erud ...

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Anglo Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word and War by Claire Breay, Joanna Story – Book Review

Anglo Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word and War by Claire Breay, Joanna Story Book Review by Sandra Callard The British Library ...

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The Traitors by Josh Ireland – Book Review

The Traitors by Josh Ireland Book Review by Rachael Popow We’re used to hearing stories about British heroism duri ...

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Spitfire People by Paul Beaver – Book Review

Spitfire People by Paul Beaver Book Review by Rich Barnett The Supermarine Spitfire, like the Jaguar E-type, has spawned ...

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Myths That Shaped Our History by Simon Webb – Book Review

Myths That Shaped Our History by Simon Webb Book Review by Sandra Callard Simon Webb’s eminently readable book may ...

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The Road to Passchendaele by Richard Van Emden – Book Review

The Road to Passchendaele by Richard Van Emden Book Review by Sarah Morgan I’m not a big history buff, and I&rsquo ...