Britain’s Gulag

Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by arundhati at April 2, 2012
Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya

Caroline Elkins, "Imperial Reckoning: The Untold Story of Britain's Gulag in Kenya"
H-nry H-lt and Co | 2004 | ISBN-10: 0805076530, 0805080015 | EPUB | 496 pages | 1,7 MB

Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by nebulae at June 26, 2017
Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941

Daniel Todman, "Britain's War: Into Battle, 1937-1941"
English | ISBN: 019062180X, 014102691X | 2017 | 832 pages | PDF | 8 MB

Channel 4 - Britain's Great Gay Buildings (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 26, 2017
Channel 4 - Britain's Great Gay Buildings (2017)

Channel 4 - Britain's Great Gay Buildings (2017)
HDTV 720p | MKV | 1280x720 | AVC@2100 Kbps | English AAC@132 Kbps | 2 channels | 47min 27s | 759 MiB
HDTV 1080p | MP4 | 1920x1080 | AVC@1861 Kbps | English AAC@132 Kbps | 2 channels | 47min 27s | 678 MiB
Genre: Documentary

Seven famous gay faces champion the buildings that have helped define Britain's gay history, revealing the groundbreaking events that happened there and the extraordinary people who lived and worked at these key historical sites. The Reverend Richard Cole revisits Heaven Nightclub, to reveal its hedonistic past. Mary Portas visits Shibden Hall, in Yorkshire, to discover the secret diaries of a Yorkshire heiress. Craig Revel Horwood explores Britain's drag scene at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Simon Callow tells the story of Oscar Wilde's downfall at the Old Bailey.

BBC - Britain's Greatest Invention (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 23, 2017
BBC - Britain's Greatest Invention (2017)

BBC - Britain's Greatest Invention (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2546 Kbps | 1h 28min | 1.66 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

Trevor McDonald, Angela Rippon, Nick Knowles, Giles Coren, Len Goodman, David Harewood and Angela Scanlon compete to reveal Britain's best invention.
Britain's Cold War in Cyprus and Hong Kong: A Conflict of Empires (Britain and the World) [Repost]

Britain's Cold War in Cyprus and Hong Kong: A Conflict of Empires (Britain and the World) by Christopher Sutton
English | 17 Nov. 2016 | ISBN: 3319334905 | 248 Pages | PDF | 1.4 MB

Linking two defining narratives of the twentieth century, Sutton’s comparative study of Hong Kong and Cyprus – where two of the empire’s most effective communist parties operated – examines

BBC Panorama - London Tower Fire: Britain's Shame (2017)  Video

Posted by notbanned at June 21, 2017
BBC Panorama - London Tower Fire: Britain's Shame (2017)

BBC Panorama - London Tower Fire: Britain's Shame (2017)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MKV/AVC @ 2624 Kbps | 29min 1s | 571 MiB
Audio: English AAC 124 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None
Genre: Documentary

The fire that is believed to have started on the fourth floor of Grenfell Tower engulfed almost the entire 24-storey building at shocking speed. Firefighters battling the inferno say they have never seen anything like it before. Why were the fears of residents about fire safety apparently ignored and why did the flames rip so quickly through their council tower block? Richard Bilton investigates what happened that terrible night, as well as the grief and anger surrounding one of Britain's worst fire disasters in living memory, which occurred in one of its richest boroughs.
A Forger's Tale: The memoir of one of Britain’s most successful and infamous art forgers

A Forger's Tale: The memoir of one of Britain’s most successful and infamous art forgers by Shaun Greenhalgh
English | June 1, 2017 | ISBN: 1760295272 | EPUB | 384 pages | 1.8 MB
Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850 (repost)

Britain's Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c.1550-1850 by Professor H. V. Bowen, Dr Elizabeth Mancke and Dr John G. Reid
English | ISBN: 110702014X | 2012 | PDF | 484 pages | 6 MB

The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at June 13, 2017
The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842

Diana Preston, "The Dark Defile: Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842"
ISBN: 0802779824 | 2012 | EPUB | 320 pages | 3 MB

Belles and Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at June 12, 2017
Belles and Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains [Audiobook]

Belles and Whistles: Journeys Through Time on Britain's Trains [Audiobook] by Andrew Martin
English | May 5th, 2016 | ASIN: B01E44PQZG | MP3@64 kbps | 9 hrs 46 mins | 268.36 MB
Narrator: Gordon Griffin

In the heroic days of rail travel, you could dine on kippers and champagne aboard the Brighton Belle, smoke a postprandial cigar as the Golden Arrow approached Paris or be shaved by the Flying Scotsman's onboard barber. Everyone from schoolboys to socialites knew of these glamorous trains.