Women in War – From Home Front to Front Line

The changing role of women in warfare, a neglected aspect of military history, is the subject of this collection of perceptive, thought-provoking … [Read more...]





A Guide to the Olympic Games and London 2012

The Greatest show on earth has arrived. The year 2012 sees the Olympic Games coming to the UK for the third time in their history. They have been … [Read more...]





The Historical Atlas of the British Isles

This atlas covers the history of the British Isles from earliest times to the present day. The first hunter-gatherers, who crossed into what would … [Read more...]





Women Wartime Spies

From Mata Hari through to Noor Inayat Khan, women spies have rarely received the recognition they deserve. They have often been trivialised and, in … [Read more...]





Tracing Your Tank Ancestors

If you want to find out about the career of a soldier who served in tanks, are researching medals awarded to a tank crew member or just want to know … [Read more...]





Britain’s Part-time Soldiers – The Amateur Military Tradition 1558-1945

In this classic study, first published over 20 years ago, Ian Beckett gives a comprehensive and scholarly overview of the development of the amateur … [Read more...]