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In their own words : letters from history / The National Archives.

Publication:
London : Conway, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
304 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), facsimiles ; 27 cm
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Subjects:
Letters.
History materials -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Archival resources.
Archival resources.
History materials.
Great Britain.
Summary:
A cache of revealing letters written by and about key players in some of history's most important, notorious and secret events. From great documents of state to hastily scribbled notes, telegrams and memos this collection of both official and personal documents shines a unique spotlight on a range of significant historical moments and occurrences, recapturing a lost world before email in which written correspondence was king.
Contents:
Companions, comrades, lovers
Espionage and deception
Allies, diplomacy and foreign relations
Protest, revolution and rebellion
Scandals, loopholes and murder
Cultural, technological change.
Notes:
"Featuring: Jack the Ripper, Karl Marx, Nelson Mandela, Idi Amin and more"--Cover.
Includes index.
Contributor:
National Archives (Great Britain), copyright holder.
ISBN:
9781844862856
1844862852
OCLC:
933722366