Monthly Archives: August 2015

Passion, Honour and Principle: Rehabilitating the Roundheads by M J Logue

  I’m about to publish the fourth book in my Uncivil Wars series – set in spring 1644 – featuring a rascally and unromantic crew of Parliamentarian cavalry as heroes. Actually, that’s not true. I don’t write heroes and villains. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Mud, Blood and Determination. The History of the 46th (North Midland) Division in the Great War by Simon Peaple

“Simon Peaple’s book on the 46th (North Midland) Division is a welcome addition to the historiography of the First World War,” writes Nigel Atter – reviewing the latest of our Wolverhampton Military Studies Series titles. Simon completed his PhD at Birmingham … Continue reading

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London’s role during the ‘English’ Civil War – overlooked? David Flintham argues the case

Any decent London bookshop will have shelves devoted to the history of the capital. But taking anything more than a cursory glance at the titles on display will reveal a glaring omission: the virtual absence of anything about London during … Continue reading

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A Forgotten World War One Anniversary: Capturing of Clergy after the Battle of Mons by Peter Howson

  Among the things that took place a century ago was the return of a group of British prisoners from Germany. That event seems to have passed unmarked… In the summer of 1915 a group of mostly wounded men – … Continue reading

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