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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 Adventures

My Italian Adventures

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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My Story Suffragette 100

My Story Suffragette 100

by Carol Drinkwater

My Story Suffragette

18th June, 1910 We marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall. It was a glorious day. The sun shone warmly.

Everyone was in good spirits. There were aristocrats, artists, even my mother looked...
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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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Nurses of Passchendaele

Nurses of Passchendaele

by Christine E Hallett

The Nurses of Passchendaele: Tending the WOunded of Ypres Campaigns 1914 - 1918

The Ypres Salient saw some of the bitterest fighting of the First World War. The once-fertile fields of Flanders were turned into a quagmir...
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Nursing Through Shot And Shell

Nursing Through Shot And Shell

by C Smythe & V Newman

Nursing Through Shot And Shell : A Great War Nurse's Story

This recently discovered memoir gives an intimate glimpse into the Great War service of Beatrice Hopkinson, a Territorial Forces Nursing Service Sister, who rem...
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Odette

Odette

by Penny Starns

Odette : World War Two's Darling Spy

Odette Brailly entered the nation's consciousness in the 1950s when her remarkable - and romantic - exploits as a Special Operations Executive agent first came to light. She was the ...
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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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Pearls Before Poppies

Pearls Before Poppies

by Rachel Trethewey

Pearls Before Poppies : The Story of the Red Cross Pearls

In February 1918, when the First World War was still being bitterly fought, prominent society member Lady Northcliffe conceived an idea to help raise funds for t...
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People Like Us

People Like Us

by Caroline Slocock

People Like Us : Margaret Thatcher and Me

As a young civil servant, Caroline Slocock became the first ever female private secretary to any British Prime Minister, and was at Margaret Thatcher's side for the final eighte...
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Programmed Inequality

Programmed Inequality

by Marie Hicks

Programmed Inequality

How Britain lost its early dominance in computing by systematically discriminating against its most qualified workers: women.In 1944, Britain led the world in electronic computing. By 1974, the Bri...
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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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Red Roses

Red Roses

by Amy Licence

Red Roses : Blance of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

Red Roses : Blanche of Gaunt to Margaret Beaufort

The Wars of the Roses were not just fought by men on the battlefield. Behind the scenes, there were daughters, wives, m...
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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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Ribbons Among The Rajas

Ribbons Among The Rajas

by Patrick Wheeler

Ribbons Among the Rajahs: A History of Women in India Before the Raj

From the mid-eighteenth century onwards, British women started travelling in any numbers to the East Indies, mostly to accompany husbands, brothers or...
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