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Margot At War

Margot At War

by Anne De Courcy

Margot At War : Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her m...
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Mary Rose

Mary Rose

by David Loades

Mary Rose : Tudor Princess, Queen of France, the extraordinary life of Henry VIII's Sister

'A paradise - tall, slender, grey-eyed, possessing an extreme pallor.' The contemporary view of Henry VIII's younger sister, Pr...
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Matilda : Queen of the Conqueror

Matilda : Queen of the Conqueror

by Tracy Borman

Matilda : Wife of the Conqueror, First Queen of England

Alive with intrigue, rumour and betrayal, it illuminates for the first time the life of an exceptional, brave and complex queen pivotal to the history of England. ...
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Migrant Women's Voices

Migrant Women's Voices

by Linda McDowell

Migrant Women's Voices : Talking About Life and Work in the UK since 1945

Between 1945 and the new century millions of women, including mothers and migrants, joined the labour force. These changes are brought to life th...
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Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

by Virginia Nicholson

Millions Like Us : Women's Lives in War & Peace 1939-1949

In the 1930s most women still expected to become wives and mothers. The war years took the inferiority myth and destroyed it, catapulting servants and mistresses...
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Mrs Guiness

Mrs Guiness

by Sophie Campbell

Mrs Guinness : The Rise & Fall of Diana Mitford, the Thirties Socialite

Before Diana Mitford's disgrace as a social pariah, she was a celebrated member of the Bright Young Things, moving at the centre of 1920s and '30s ...
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Mrs Keppel

Mrs Keppel

by Tom Quinn

Mrs Keppel : Mistress to the King

For Alice Keppel, it was all about appearances. Her precepts were those of the English upper classes: discretion, manners and charm. Nothing else mattered - especially when it came to h...
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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace : The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

Mrs Robinson's Disgrace : The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

by Kate Summersdale

Mrs Robinson's Disgrace : The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

When the married Isabella Robinson was introduced to the dashing Edward Lane at a party in 1850, she was utterly enchanted. He was 'fascinating', she told ...
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My History

My History

by Antonia Fraser

My History : A Memoir of Growing Up

The childhood and early life memoir of Antonia Fraser, one of our finest narrative historians. Antonia Fraser's magical memoir describes growing up in the 1930s and '40s, but its real...
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My Italian Adventure

My Italian Adventure

by Lucy De Burgh

My Italian Adventures : An English Girl at War 1943-1947

Wartime Italy is a place of sunshine and shadows. A country torn apart by the turbulent dictatorship of Mussolini and the horrors of Nazi occupation, struggling t...
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Nancy

Nancy

by Adrian Fort

Nancy: The Story of Nancy Astor

In 1919, Nancy Astor became the first woman to take a seat in parliament.



She was not what had been expected. Far from a virago who had suffered for the cause of female suffrage, she ...
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National Union Of Women's Suffrage Coaster

National Union Of Women's Suffrage Coaster


National Union Of Women's Suffrage Coaster

Coasters are made in heat, stain and scratch resistant melamine with 3.2mm hardboard and cork backing. Heat resistant to 145°c. Dimensions: L: 98mm, W: 98mm
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Nella Last's War

Nella Last's War

by Nella Last

Nella Last's War

In September 1939, housewife and mother Nella Last began a diary whose entries, in their regularity, length and quality, have created a record of the Second World War which is powerful, fascinating and ...
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Pank-a-Squith Suffragette Board Game

Pank-a-Squith Suffragette Board Game


Pank-a-Squith Oh The Suffragettes Board Game

Propaganda table-game: 'Pank-a-Squith'. Represents the attempts of Suffragists to reach the House of Commons showing the difficulties, prejudices and injustices which the suf...
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Patron Saint of Prostitutes

Patron Saint of Prostitutes

by Helen Mathers

Patron Saint of Prostitutes

The 'steel rape' of women is a scandal that is almost forgotten today. In Victorian England, police forces were granted powers to force any woman they suspected of being a 'common prostitute'...
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Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes

Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes

by Virginia Nicholson

Perfect Wives In Ideal Homes

In Perfect Wives in Ideal Homes, Virginia Nicholson tells the story of women in the 1950s: a time before the Pill, when divorce spelled scandal and two-piece swimsuits caused mass alarm. Tur...
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Queen Bees

Queen Bees

by Sian Evans

Queen Bees : Six Brilliant and Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between The Wars - A Spectacle of Celebrity, Talent and Burning Ambition

Queen Bees looks at the lives of six remarkable women who made careers out of being...
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Queen of the Desert

Queen of the Desert

by Georgina Howell

Queen of the Desert : The extraordinary life of Gertrude Bell

Archaeologist, spy, Arabist, linguist, author, poet, photographer, mountaineer and nation builder, Gertrude Bell was born in 1868 into a world of privilege a...
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Remember Then

Remember Then

by Janet Few

Remember Then : Women's Memories of 1946 - 1969 and How to Write Your Own

This book is the result of letting 80 women spend a year and a half recording their memories of life in Britain during the pivotal period 1946-19...
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Sawdust Sisterhood

Sawdust Sisterhood

by Steve Ward

Sawdust Sisterhood : How Circus Empowered Women

Philip Astley first pegged out his circular 'ride' on the banks of the Thames in 1768 and so laid down the foundations of the modern circus. Performing feats of trick ridi...
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