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John Bishop was born in Heswall on the Wirral and now lives in Codsall near Wolverhampton. Originally an English teacher, he was for six years a College Principal in Erdington, Birmingham. For longer than he cares to admit he has attended Greek classes at the Brasshouse Language Centre in Birmingham, where Roula, Lina and Eleni have encouraged deeper understanding and enjoyment of the language and culture of Greece.

Featured Books, with extracts, by John Bishop

  • Love, Freedom or Death by John Bishop Love, Freedom or Death

    John Bishop
    Price: £6.74 - Saving £2.25 (25%)

    The book derives from a fascination with Crete that began thirty years ago and has continued through over three dozen visits since, covering many parts of the island on foot, often to the bemusement of the locals who presume I...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 01/03/2013

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Other Books by John Bishop

  • The Chinese Attack Ypres 1917

    The Chinese Attack Ypres 1917

    John Bishop

    Price: £11.19 - Saving 2.80 (20%)

    What did the world's most populous country contribute to World War One? Not much, apart from the 140,000 labourers who signed up to work on the Western Front and found themselves under a casually-racist military jurisdiction. The Chinese Attack dramatises...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 28/01/2017

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  • The London Bus in Colour From the 1970s to the 1990s

    The London Bus in Colour From the 1970s to the 1990s

    John Bishop

    Price: £11.99 - Saving 3.00 (20%)

    The last three decades of the twentieth century saw dramatic changes in the bus industry with deregulation of bus services nationally in October 1986 in the provincial areas. Visually London seemed to stay the same with the buses still operating...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 25/08/2016

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  • Economic Well-Being and Inequality Papers from the Fifth ECINEQ Meeting

    Economic Well-Being and Inequality Papers from the Fifth ECINEQ Meeting

    John Bishop

    Price: £87.99 - Saving 22.00 (20%)

    Research on Economic Inequality, Volume 22 begins with papers of widespread interest on the impact of the Great Recession. The first paper addresses the impact of asset meltdown on the wealth of the US middle class, with disparate racial and...
    Format: Hardback  -  Released: 29/09/2014

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  • Chinese Attack

    Chinese Attack

    John Bishop

    Price: £0.00 - Saving 0.00 (20%)

    What did the world's most populous country contribute to World War One? Not much, apart from the 140,000 labourers who signed up to work on the Western Front and found themselves under a casually-racist military jurisdiction. The Chinese Attack dramatises...
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 02/09/2014

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  • How Did All This Happen?

    How Did All This Happen?

    John Bishop

    Price: £7.19 - Saving 1.80 (20%)

    If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea. With a good job in sales and...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 03/07/2014

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  • Refuse to Forget

    Refuse to Forget

    John Bishop

    Price: £0.00 - Saving 0.00 (20%)

    "e;My dear lady, why don't you go home and sit still?"e; So, in August 1914, the War Office dismissed Lady Hester Dunranald's offer to 'do her bit.' And if it hadn't been for 14 year-old Harry Butler's love of cars...
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 28/05/2014

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  • Refuse to Forget

    Refuse to Forget

    John Bishop

    Price: £7.19 - Saving 1.80 (20%)

    My dear lady, why don't you go home and sit still? So, in August 1914, the War Office dismissed Lady Hester Dunranald's offer to 'do her bit.' And if it hadn't been for 14 year-old Harry Butler's love of cars...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 17/04/2014

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  • How Did All This Happen?

    How Did All This Happen?

    John Bishop

    Price: £16.00 - Saving 4.00 (20%)

    If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea. With a good job in sales and...
    Format: Hardback  -  Released: 10/10/2013

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  • How Did All This Happen?

    How Did All This Happen?

    John Bishop

    Price: £0.00 - Saving 0.00 (20%)

    If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea.With a good job in sales and marketing...
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 10/10/2013

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  • Love, Freedom or Death

    Love, Freedom or Death

    John Bishop

    Price: £0.00 - Saving 0.00 (20%)

    It all started with a promise to a girl he hardly knew... Love, Freedom or Death is a love story set against the resistance struggle in Crete during World War 2. Inspired by true events, it follows impetuous young Dudley...
    Format: eBook  -  Released: 01/03/2013

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  • How Did All This Happen?

    How Did All This Happen?

    John Bishop

    Price: £15.99 - Saving 4.00 (20%)

    If you're a man of a certain age you'll know there comes a point in life when getting a sports car and over-analysing your contribution to society sounds like a really good idea. With a good job in sales and...
    Format: CD-Audio  -  Released: 27/09/2012

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  • Natural Agency An Essay on the Causal Theory of Action

    Natural Agency An Essay on the Causal Theory of Action

    John Bishop

    Price: £24.79 - Saving 6.20 (20%)

    From a moral point of view we think of ourselves as capable of responsible actions. From a scientific point of view we think of ourselves as animals whose behaviour, however highly evolved, conforms to natural scientific laws. Natural Agency argues...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 05/06/2008

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  • Believing by Faith An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

    Believing by Faith An Essay in the Epistemology and Ethics of Religious Belief

    John Bishop

    Price: £47.20 - Saving 11.80 (20%)

    Can it be justifiable to commit oneself 'by faith' to a religious claim when its truth lacks adequate support from one's total available evidence? In Believing by Faith, John Bishop defends a version of fideism inspired by William James's 1896...
    Format: Hardback  -  Released: 12/04/2007

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  • Transgenic Mammals

    Transgenic Mammals

    John Bishop

    Price: £52.79 - Saving 13.20 (20%)

    This book deals with all the aspects of transgenic mammals, describing in general terms how they are made, the advantages and disadvantages of different methods and the applications and uses of transgenic mammals. The book is about concepts, not practice...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 15/04/1999

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  • Joyce's Book of the Dark Finnegans Wake

    Joyce's Book of the Dark Finnegans Wake

    John Bishop

    Price: £27.60 - Saving 6.90 (20%)

    Finnegan's Wake is perhaps the most difficult and wilfully obscure piece in all of modern literature, a book written in polyglottal puns that continues to baffle not only lay readers but, in large part, Joyceans as well. Here in 12...
    Format: Paperback  -  Released: 30/11/1993

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  • Natural Agency An Essay on the Causal Theory of Action

    Natural Agency An Essay on the Causal Theory of Action

    John Bishop

    Price: £70.40 - Saving 17.60 (20%)

    From a moral point of view we think of ourselves as capable of responsible actions. From a scientific point of view we think of ourselves as animals whose behaviour, however highly evolved, conforms to natural scientific laws. Natural Agency argues...
    Format: Hardback  -  Released: 26/01/1990

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