By Chris Ward
By Chris Ward
By R. Neil Scott,Rt. Hon. Lord George Islay MacNeill Robertson
The Kashmir controlled to again away and keep on with the tough wartime order that required her to disregard any maritime mess ups that may befall her sister ships and to proceed on her prescribed direction instead of cease and tackle survivors. therefore it was once that—with winds blowing at 70 to seventy five mph and waves at greater than 60 feet—the significantly broken Otranto used to be left lifeless within the water with greater than 1000 souls aboard.
Many have been Held via the ocean: The Tragic Sinking of HMS Otranto, tells the tale of what occurred in the course of that voyage—mostly from the point of view of the yankee soldiers—and builds to the disastrous end. The narrative information the braveness of the younger males on board, males who, for the main half, had by no means visible the sea or discovered to swim. It tells of the soreness from the house entrance, as relatives needed to wait weeks to benefit the destiny in their kin. moreover, Scott’s narrative tells the non-public tale of Lieutenant Craven of the Royal army, serving as Commander of the rescue send, who was once compelled to gamble with the lives of these on either ships so as to shop the utmost variety of passengers.
By Michael L. Nash
By Rose Wallis
This is the 1st ebook of the reconstituted Victoria County background in Gloucestershire, and the 1st booklet to track the lengthy and engaging heritage of the panorama, structures, industries and other people that experience contributed to the making of contemporary Yate. Rose Wallis, its writer, is a contributing editor to the Victoria County background in Gloucestershire, and lectures in historical past on the collage of the West of England.
The Victoria County historical past sequence of paperback parish and concrete histories goals to deliver neighborhood examine to ebook as quickly as attainable, and to encourage readers to get entangled with VCH ventures of their personal localities. every one heritage makes a brand new contribution to the Victoria County heritage, which was once based in 1899 and is recognized because the maximum publishing undertaking in neighborhood history.
By Lucy Noakes,Juliette Pattinson
By Jonathan Swan
By Stig Abell
Getting to grips with nice Britain is more durable than ever. we're a kingdom that selected Brexit, rejects immigration yet depends on it, is aging yet much less fit, is extra hard of public companies yet much less prepared to pay for them, is uninterested in intervention out of the country yet desires to stay a world authority. we've an over-stretched, unfastened health and wellbeing carrier (an suggestion from the Forties that will not live on the 2020s), overcrowded prisons, an army with out an obvious objective, an schooling process the envy of not one of the Western international.
In brief, we're a desirable social scan, performed at the fly, in a global during which untried know-how is totally altering how we speak, act and are anticipated to act. How did we get the following and the place are we going?
By Andrew Pickering,Nicola Foster
By Geoffrey Woodward,Nicholas Fellows
Give your scholars the simplest likelihood of good fortune with this attempted and demonstrated sequence, combining in-depth research, attractive narrative and accessibility. entry to historical past is the most well-liked, depended on and wide-ranging sequence for A-level historical past students.
- helps the content material and review specifications of the 2015 A-level background specifications
- includes authoritative and interesting content
- contains thought-provoking key debates that study the opposing perspectives and methods of historians
- presents exam-style questions and assistance for every proper specification to assist scholars know the way to use what they've got learnt
This identify is acceptable for numerous classes including:
- OCR: uprising and disease less than the Tudors 1485-1603
By glen O'Hara,Helen Parr
This ebook offers a desirable re-evaluation of our view of the Wilson governments of 1964-1970. This new textual content attracts on newly on hand resources, around the variety of British govt, and for the 1st time seems on the complete variety of political and kingdom job. This severe appraisal offers a desirable case research of British executive in motion during this key interval of British History.
This booklet used to be formerly released as a distinct factor of the best magazine Contemporary British History. It is a very good resource for scholars of governance, international coverage, economics and social coverage.