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  1. The Essential Holmes (Pocket)

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    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Richard A. (EDT) Posner, Richard A. Posner

    ISBN: 9780226675541 - UTGIVEN: 1997-01

    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr, has been called the greatest jurist and legal scholar in the history of the English-speaking world. In this collection of his speeches, opinions and letters, Richard Posner reveals the fullness of Holmes' achievements as judge, historian, philosopher and master of English [...]

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    från 246.00 kr
  2. Redcoat (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780006531524 - UTGIVEN: 200208

    Magnificent history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain's best-known and accomplished military writers and broadcasters. Red Coat is non-fiction Sharpe, filled with anecdote and humour as well as historical analysis.[...]

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    från 147.00 kr
  3. Tommy (Storpocket)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007137527 - UTGIVEN: 200503

    The first history of World War I to place centre-stage the British soldier who fought in the trenches, this superb and important book tells the story of an epic and terrible war through the letters, diaries and memories of those who fought it. Of the six million men who served in the British army, n[...]

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    från 139.00 kr
  4. Sahib (Pocket)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007137541 - UTGIVEN: 2006-10-30

    From the author of "Tommy and Redcoat", the history of the British soldier in India from Clive to the end of empire considered to be the jewel in Britain's imperial crown. This story explains to us why soldiers of the Raj had joined the army, how they got to India and what they made of it when they [...]

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    från 176.00 kr
  5. Age of Wonder (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007149537 - UTGIVEN: 200909

    Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books, Richard Holmes's dazzling portrait of the age of great scientific discovery is a groundbreaking achievement.[...]

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    från 140.00 kr
  6. Footsteps (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007204533 - UTGIVEN: 2005-08

    Richard Holmes's great work of biographical exploration, published alongside its sister volume 'Sidetracks'.[...]

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    från 109.00 kr
  7. Coleridge (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007204564 - UTGIVEN: 200512

    Timely reissue of the second volume of Holmes's classic biographies of one of the greatest Romantic poets.[...]

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    från 139.00 kr
  8. Coleridge (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007204571 - UTGIVEN: 200512

    Winner of the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes's seminal two-part examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain's greatest poets.[...]

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    från 154.00 kr
  9. Dusty Warriors (Pocket)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007212859 - UTGIVEN: 2007-02-05

    Draws on the testimonies of the 700 soldiers of the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment to capture the soldier's day-to-day experience of war. Offering an account of what it means to be a contemporary soldier, this work portrays a generation of soldiers and the sacrifices their decision to fight for th[...]

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    från 0.00 kr
  10. Soldiers (Inbunden)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007225699 - UTGIVEN: 2011-09-01

    From best-selling military historian Richard Holmes,a magisterial new history of a man famously described by the Duke of Wellington as 'the scum of the earth'. From battlefield to barrack-room, this book tells the story of a man as ancient as a redcoat in Charles II's Tangier garrison and as modern [...]

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    från 473.00 kr
  11. Soldiers (Storpocket)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007225705 - UTGIVEN: 201209

    From the redcoat who served Charles II to the modern, camouflage-clad guard at Camp Bastion, from battlefield to barrack-room, this is a magisterial social history of the British soldier. Since 1660 the army has evolved and adapted, but the social organisation of the men has changed less, with the m[...]

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    från 154.00 kr
  12. Marlborough (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007225729 - UTGIVEN: 200904

    Bestselling military historian Richard Holmes delivers an expertly written and exhilarating account of the life of John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough and Britain's finest soldier, who rose from genteel poverty to lead his country to glory, cementing its position as a major player on the Europea[...]

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    från 146.00 kr
  13. Falling Upwards (Inbunden)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007386925 - UTGIVEN: 201304

    Falling Upwards tells the story of the enigmatic group of men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air, and so discovered a new dimension of human experience. Why they did it, what their contemporaries thought of them, and how their flights revealed the secrets of our planet in whol[...]

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    från 219.00 kr
  14. The Age of Wonder (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007441358 - UTGIVEN: 201110

    Winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books. Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. Richard Holmes, prize-winning biographer of Coleridge and Shelley, explores the scientific ferment that swept across Britain at the end of 18th century in this ground-breaking new biography . 'The Age o[...]

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    från 215.00 kr
  15. Falling Upwards (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780007476510 - UTGIVEN: 2014-07

    'Nominally a history of the hot air balloon, 'Falling Upwards' is really a history of hope and fantasy - and the quixotic characters who disobeyed that most fundamental laws of physics and gave humans flight' New Republic, Best Books of 2013[...]

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    från 112.00 kr
  16. Acts of War (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780029148518 - UTGIVEN: 1989-08

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    från 169.00 kr
  17. D-Day Remembered (Inbunden)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780233004105 - UTGIVEN: 2014-04

    D-Day, the largest amphibious invasion in history, took place on 6 June 1944. The subsequent battle of Normandy involved over a million men, and helped seal the fate of The Third Reich. This is a graphic account of the planning and execution of Operation Overlord, as well as the campaign that effect[...]

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    från 489.00 kr
  18. Acts of War (Storpocket)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780304367009 - UTGIVEN: 200409

    This ambitious, wide-ranging, exhaustively researched book is a compelling attempt to grasp the very nature of war. It takes us through the soldier's experience in its entirety - from the humiliation of basic training and the intense comradeship of army life, to the terror, isolation and exhaustion[...]

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    från 99.00 kr
  19. Coleridge: Early Visions, 1772-1804 (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780375705403 - UTGIVEN: 1999-03

    Winner of the 1989 Whitbread Prize for Book of the Year, this is the first volume of Holmes's seminal two-part examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, one of Britain's greatest poets.
    "
    Coleridge: Early Visions" is the first part of Holmes's classic biography of Coleridge that forever transfo[...]

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    från 242.00 kr
  20. Complete War Walks (Häftad)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9780563487173 - UTGIVEN: 200305

    In "The Complete War Walks" Richard Holmes takes us on a journey through time to visit 12 battlefields throughout Britain, Northern France and Belgium that mark crucial moments in Britain's bloody and turbulent history.[...]

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    från 178.00 kr
  21. Ultimate Special Forces (Häftad)

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    Hugh McManners, Richard Holmes, David L. Grange

    ISBN: 9780756618988 - UTGIVEN: 200605

    An illustrated tour of history's most highly trained military units, from the ancient Spartans to modern-day U.S. Navy SEALs covers in extensive visual detail the equipment and techniques used today, sharing in-depth accounts of the background, organization, operations, intelligence-gathering method[...]

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    från 147.00 kr
  22. The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (Häftad)

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    Richard L. Boyer

    ISBN: 9781848568600 - UTGIVEN: 201103

    In deference to Sherlock Holmes's wishes, Dr Watson kept the tale of The Giant Rat of Sumatra a secret. However before he died he arranged that the bizarre story of the giant rat should be held in the vaults of a London bank until all the protagonists were dead....

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle[...]

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    från 79.00 kr
  23. Napoleonkrigen : från vendémiaireupproret till Waterloo (Inbunden)

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    Richard Holmes

    ISBN: 9789100114770 - UTGIVEN: 200710

    I Napoleonkrigen. Från vendémiaireupproret till Waterloo får vi följa Napoleon Bonapartes liv och karriär på nära håll. Här berättas om Napoleons karriär som artilleriofficer, fältherre och kejsare, men även om hans roll som familjefar och statsman. Läs om de stora fälttågen som den [...]

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    från 252.00 kr
  24. A Guide to Battles (Pocket)

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    Richard (EDT) Holmes, Martin (EDT) Marix Evans, Richard (EDT) Holmes

    ISBN: 9780192806543 - UTGIVEN: 2009-03

    A Guide to Battles tells the stories of 300 of the world's most dramatic, memorable, and important clashes, from battles in ancient Egypt to the Second Gulf War. Organized chronologically and by region it provides tactical, technological, and historical context. It is highly accessible to the genera[...]

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    från 111.00 kr