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Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

by Adrian Goldsworthy

Hadrian's Wall

A beautifully produced account of the history and importance of Hadrian's Wall.
Located at the far-flung and wild edge of the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall was constructed by Emperor Hadrian in the
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Hedge Britannia

Hedge Britannia

by Hugh Barker

Hedge Britannia : A Curious History of a British Obsession

Hedge enthusiast Hugh Barker journeyed across Britain to explore its remarkable variety of gardens and hedgerows. He discovered how hedges are among our most an...
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History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

by Anthony Burton

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

Mining is Britain's oldest industry, and this book follows the men and, in the past, women who spent their lives working underground. Since the New Stone Age various minerals have ...
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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

by Kathryn Ferry

Holiday Camps

From the 1930s to the 1960s, millions of British people chose to spend their annual summer break at a holiday camp, taking advantage of the all-in package that included accommodation, food, and plentiful e...
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How A Steam Locomotive Works

How A Steam Locomotive Works

by Dominic Wells

How A Steam Locomotive Works

The first edition of How a Steam Locomotive Works proved an instant success, providing a simple and easy to understand explanation of all the engineering complexities of the steam locomotive...
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How To Read A Dress

How To Read A Dress

by Lydia Edwards

How to Read a Dress : A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century

Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to y...
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How To Read Houses

How To Read Houses

by Will Jones

How To Read Houses

An insider's guide to recognising and apprecaiting the diversity of domestic architecture that reflects the location, the fashion and the technological savoir-faire of the age. From Tudor timberframes...
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If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

by Lucy Worsley

If Walls Could Talk. An intimate history of the home

Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When w...
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In The Land Of Giants

In The Land Of Giants

by Max Adams

In The Land of Giants

The five centuries between the end of Roman Britain (410) and the death of Alfred the Great (899) have left few voices save a handful of chroniclers, but Britain's 'Dark Ages' can still be explored...
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January Man

January Man

by Christopher Somerville

The January Man

'Evocatively written and charming' - CountryfileThe January Man is the story of a year of walks that was inspired by a song, Dave Goulder's `The January Man'. Month by month, season by season and region ...
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Jews In Britain

Jews In Britain

by R Goldstein & M Leventhal

Jews In Britain

This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britain's Jewish community, the country's oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive period...
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Landskipping

Landskipping

by Anna Pavord

Landskipping : Painters, Ploughmen and Places

A ravishing celebration of landscape, its iridescent beauty and its potential to comfort, awe and mesmerise. Landskipping explores the different ways in which we have, throu...
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Life On The Railway

Life On The Railway

by Anthony Burton

Life on the Railway

A short, illustrated guide to the history of the growth and demise of British railways from the beginning of the 18th century to the present day, comprising chapters on the pioneers and workers, thei...
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Living Back-To-Back

Living Back-To-Back

by Chris Upton

Living Back-To-Back

Back-to-backs were once the commonest form of housing in England, home to the majority of working people in Victorian cities, but they have now almost entirely vanished from our urban townscape. The ...
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Lost England

Lost England

by Philip Davies,

Lost England 1870-1930

Lost England records the greatest transition in England's history as the longstanding practices of a largely rural economy shifted focus into towns and cities: astonishing photographs give the rea...
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Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

by Sophie Page

Magic in Medieval Manuscripts

From simple charms to complex and subversive rituals to summon demons, diverse forms of magic were practiced in the Middle Ages. With numerous fascinating illustrations from the British Lib...
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Map Of A Nation : The Biography of the Ordnance Survey

Map Of A Nation : The Biography of the Ordnance Survey

by Rachel Hewitt

Map Of A Nation : The Biography of the Ordnance Survey

Map of a Nation tells the story of the creation of the Ordnance Survey map - the first complete, accurate, affordable map of the British Isles. The OS is a much bel...
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Mapping The Roads

Mapping The Roads

by Mike Parker

Mapping The Roads

The story of Britain's road development - graphically and beautifully illustrated on our maps - is also the story of its political, economic and social history. And the car, more than any other single ...
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Myths That Shaped Our History

Myths That Shaped Our History

by Simon Webb

Myths That Shaped our History

All nations and peoples have a body of legendary tales and semi-historical episodes which explain who they are and help to define their place in the world. The British are no exception and ...
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Not Enough Room To Swing A Cat

Not Enough Room To Swing A Cat

by Martin Robson

Not Enough Room to Swing A Cat

As the crow flies'', ''chunder'', ''cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey'', ''three sheets to the wind'' - many terms like these are used in everyday English language convers...
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