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1A The Age of the Crusades, c1071-1204

1A The Age of the Crusades, c1071-1204

Authors: David Smith, Michael Fordham, Richard Kerridge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107587250
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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1B Spain in the Age of Discovery, 1469-1598

1B Spain in the Age of Discovery, 1469-1598

Authors: Michael Fordham, David Smith, Max von Habsburg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107587281
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
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1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

Authors: David Ferriby, Angela Anderson and Tony Imperato
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3758-6
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

Authors: Michael Tillbrook. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5460-4
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

1C The Tudors: England 1485-1603

Authors: Hannah Dalton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781316504321
Publication date: February 2016 - out now
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1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

Authors: David Farr. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5462-8
Publication date: May 2015 - out now
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1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

Authors: David Smith, Michael Fordham, Mark Parry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107531208
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
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1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

1D Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

Authors: Angela Anderson and Dale Scarboro
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3772-2
Publication date: August 2015 - out now
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1E Russia in the Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment, 1682-1796

1E Russia in the Age of Absolutism and Enlightenment, 1682-1796

Authors: John Oliphant
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781316504352
Publication date: April 2016 - out now
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1F Industrialisation and the people: Britain, c1783-1885

1F Industrialisation and the people: Britain, c1783-1885

Authors: Ailsa Fortune. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5453-6
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

Authors: Ailsa Fortune. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5466-6
Publication date: March 2016 - out now
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1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

Authors: Nick Shepley and Mike Byrne
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3759-3
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

1G Challenge and transformation: Britain, c1851-1964

Authors: Alan Gillingham
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107572966
Publication date: June 2016 - out now
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1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

Authors: Chris Corin, Terry Fiehn
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3780-7
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

Authors: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5467-3
Publication date: May 2015 - out now
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1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

1H Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964

Authors: Hannah Dalton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107531154
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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1J The British Empire, c1857-1967

1J The British Empire, c1857-1967

Authors: Robert Carr and Professor Anthony Webster. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5463-5
Publication date: January 2016 - out now
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1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

Authors: Steve Waugh and Peter Clements
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3760-9
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
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1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

Authors: Chris Rowe. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5469-7
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

1K The making of a Superpower: USA, 1865-1975

Authors: Tony McConnell, Adam I. P. Smith, Michael Fordham, David Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107530171
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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1L The quest for political stability: Germany, 1871-1991

1L The quest for political stability: Germany, 1871-1991

Authors: Steve Ellis and Alan Farmer
Publisher: Hodder Education
ISBN-13: 978-1-4718-3776-0
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
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1L The quest for political stability: Germany, 1871-1991

1L The quest for political stability: Germany, 1871-1991

Authors: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5468-0
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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2A Royal Authority and the Angevin Kings, 1154-1216

2A Royal Authority and the Angevin Kings, 1154-1216

Authors: Martin Evans
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781316504390
Publication date: April 2016 - out now
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2B The Wars of the Roses, 1450-1499

2B The Wars of the Roses, 1450-1499

Authors: Jessica Lutkin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781316504376
Publication date: February 2016 - out now
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2C The Reformation in Europe, c1500-1564

2C The Reformation in Europe, c1500-1564

Authors: Max von Habsburg
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107573215
Publication date: December 2015 - out now
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2D Religious conflict and the Church in England, c1529-1570

2D Religious conflict and the Church in England, c1529-1570

Authors: Rebecca Carpenter. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5471-0
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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2E The English Revolution, 1625-1660

2E The English Revolution, 1625-1660

Authors: J Daniels. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5472-7
Publication date: December 2015 - out now
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2E The English Revolution, 1625-1660

2E The English Revolution, 1625-1660

Authors: Mark Parry and Tom Wheeley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107573024
Publication date: December 2015 - out now
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2F The Sun King: Louis XIV, France and Europe, 1643-1715

2F The Sun King: Louis XIV, France and Europe, 1643-1715

Authors: David Hickman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107571778
Publication date: July 2016 - out now
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2H France in Revolution, 1774-1815

2H France in Revolution, 1774-1815

Authors: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5473-4
Publication date: July 2016 - out now
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2K International Relations and Global Conflict, c1890-1941

2K International Relations and Global Conflict, c1890-1941

Authors: Kat Kearey. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5454-3
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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2M Wars and Welfare: Britain in Transition, 1906-1957

2M Wars and Welfare: Britain in Transition, 1906-1957

Authors: Michael Willis and Jo Thomas. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5459-8
Publication date: April 2016 - out now
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2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917-1953

2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917-1953

Authors: Chris Rowe. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5458-1
Publication date: June 2016 - out now
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2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917-1953

2N Revolution and dictatorship: Russia, 1917-1953

Authors: Rob Francis and Hannah Dalton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107587380
Publication date: February 2016 - out now
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2O Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918-1945

2O Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918-1945

Authors: Robert Whitfield. Series editor Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5457-4
Publication date: April 2015 - out now
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2O Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918-1945

2O Democracy and Nazism: Germany, 1918-1945

Authors: Nick Pinfield
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107573161
Publication date: December 2015 - out now
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2P The Transformation of China, 1936-1997

2P The Transformation of China, 1936-1997

Authors: Robert Whitfield. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5456-7
Publication date: December 2015 - out now
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2Q The American Dream: reality and illusion 1945-1980

2Q The American Dream: reality and illusion 1945-1980

Authors: Mark Stacey. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5455-0
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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2Q The American Dream: reality and illusion, 1945-1980

2Q The American Dream: reality and illusion, 1945-1980

Authors: Tony McConnell and Adam I.P. Smith
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107587427
Publication date: October 2015 - out now
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2R The Cold War, c1945-1991

2R The Cold War, c1945-1991

Authors: John Aldred and Alexis Mamaux. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5461-1
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
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2S The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007

2S The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007

Authors: J M A Hugh. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5464-2
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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2S The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007

2S The Making of Modern Britain, 1951-2007

Authors: David Dutton, Lucien Jenkins and Richard Kerridge
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 9781107573086
Publication date: June 2016 - out now
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2T The Crisis of Communism: The USSR and the Soviet Empire, 1953-2000

2T The Crisis of Communism: The USSR and the Soviet Empire, 1953-2000

Authors: Rob Bircher. Series editor: Sally Waller
Publisher: Oxford University Press (including Nelson Thornes)
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-5465-9
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
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