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Built on Bones

Built on Bones

by Brenna Hassett

Built on Bones

Imagine you are a hunter-gatherer some 15,000 years ago. You've got a choice - carry on foraging, or plant a few seeds and move to one of those new-fangled settlements down the valley. What you won't know...
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Canal Narrowboats And Barges

Canal Narrowboats And Barges


Canal Narrowboats and Barges

Although the days when inland waterways were used primarily for trade have passed, there remains afloat today a great variety of boats that once carried cargoes. This book is mainly an intro...
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Canals And Waterways

Canals And Waterways

by Michael Ware

Canals And Waterways

This book traces the history of the canals and waterways, from Roman days through to the decline of the commercial traffic in the 1950s. It covers the building of the canals, the structures, their ...
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Capability Brown

Capability Brown

by Mayer, Laura

Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown (1716-83) has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the '...
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Commuters

Commuters

by Simon Webb

Commuters : The History of a British Way of Life

Before the Industrial Revolution, everyone lived within short walking distance of their workplace. However, all of this has now changed and many people commute large dist...
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Cycling Touring Guides: Northern England

Cycling Touring Guides: Northern England

by Harold Briercliffe

Cycling Touring Guide: Northern England

The revised edition of the classic cycling guide of 1947 by Harold Briercliffe. Used as the inspiration for the Britain by Bike television series and a vital part of the award-win...
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Daniel Defoe's Railway Journey

Daniel Defoe's Railway Journey

by Stuart Campbell

Daniel Defoe's Railway Journey

Daniel Defoe's Railway Journeys describes the odyssey undertaken by two eccentric pensioners as they travel on every mile of railway track in the UK. Surreal and poignant by turns, Stuart ...
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Dear Mr Murray

Dear Mr Murray


Dear Mr Murray

The publishing house of John Murray was founded in Fleet Street in 1768 and remained a family firm over seven generations. Published to coincide with this 'remarkable achievement' and in the anniversary y...
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Discovering Heraldry

Discovering Heraldry

by Fearn, Jacqueline

Discovering Heraldry

An introduction to heraldry, this little book explains each term with illustrations and text and expounds the basic principles so the reader will understand what a coat of arms consists of and the r...
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Discovering Place Names

Discovering Place Names

by John Field

Discovering Place Names

This book explains the meanings of more than 1500 place-names and discusses the techniques by which this information is obtained. It is not limited to England, but includes names from Ireland, Sc...
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Dreamstreets

Dreamstreets

by Jacqueline Yallop

Dreamstreets : A Journey Through Britain's Village Utopias

Twenty years ago, Jacqueline Yallop was leading guided walks at Nenthead, one of a network of 'model' villages which sprang up across Britain during the eightee...
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East Midland Canals

East Midland Canals

by Ray Shill

East Midland Canals Through Time

In this, the second of two books examining the history and development of canals in the Midlands, Ray Shill traces the waterways of the East Midlands, from the early river navigations, s...
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Entitled

Entitled

by Chris Bryant

Entitled

'Radical history at its best'Owen Jones`A proudly partisan history'Mary Beard`Annoying and readable in equal measure'Jacob Rees-MoggExploring the extraordinary social and political dominance enjoyed by the Brit...
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Explorers' Sketchbooks

Explorers' Sketchbooks

by Huw Lewis-Jones & Kari Herbert

Explorers' Sketchbooks : The Art of Discovery & Adventure

Despite dramatic advances in technology and equipment over the centuries, there is one vital piece of kit in most explorers' pockets that hasn't changed much at ...
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Follies

Follies

by Whitelaw, J

Follies

This book defines what a folly is and shows that these architectural curiosities are to be found all over Britain. Some are on hilltops or in remote places, while others, almost unnoticed, stand beside the roads...
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Foxes Unearthed

Foxes Unearthed

by Lucy Jones

Foxes Unearthed : A Story of Love and Loathing in Modern Britain

As one of the largest predators left in Britain, the fox is captivating: a comfortably familiar figure in our country landscapes; an intriguing flash of b...
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Garden Gnomes

Garden Gnomes

by Way, Twigs

Garden Gnomes : A History

This is the intriguing story of garden gnomes and how they have come to reside in the flowerbeds of gardens across Britain. Originating in Europe, gnomes made the leap across the channel in the...
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Gin: An Illustrated History

Gin: An Illustrated History

by Tina Brown

Gin : An Illustrated History

The gin craze seems to have taken over the world in recent times, but how many gin lovers have ever stopped to really wonder about the origins of their favourite tipple? How many know about ...
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Great Exhibitions

Great Exhibitions

by Trevor May

Great Exhibitions

In 1851 an event was organised in London that changed the world: The Great Exhibition. It was a spectacular showcase of technology, manufacture and design from all over the world. In just a few months ...
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Gypsies in Britain

Gypsies in Britain

by Janet Keet-Black

Gypsies In Britain

Gypsies have been a part of the British and European social fabric for centuries - and have faced prejudice and oppression for nearly as long, since at least the time of Henry VIII. Theirs is a peripa...
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