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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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Macauley's Station Map of the 1881 Railways of Great Britain

Macauley's Station Map of the 1881 Railways of Great Britain

by Ian Allan

Macauley's Station Map of the 1881 Railways of Great Britain and Airey's Junction Diagrams

his is a facsimile of Macauley's Station Map of the Railways of Great Britain published in 1881 showing all the lines built and ...
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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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Nuts: Growing And Cooking

Nuts: Growing And Cooking

by J McMorland Hunter & S Hughes

Nuts : Growing and Cooking


Nuts - Growing and Cooking includes over seventy recipes from a spiced pecan and pumpkin salad, Christmas nut loaf to a walnut cake. Also included re storage and handling tips and ways to mak...
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Of Cabbages And Kings

Of Cabbages And Kings

by Caroline Foley

Of Cabbages And Kings : The History of Allotments

This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. Will include t...
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Old English Medical Remedies

Old English Medical Remedies

by Sinead Spearing

Old English Medical Remedies

In 9th century England Bishop Alfeah the Bald is dabbling with magic. By collecting folk remedies from pagan women he risks his reputation. Yet posterity has been kind, as from the pages of ...
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On Roads

On Roads

by Joe Moran

On Roads

In this history of roads and what they have meant to the people who have driven them, one of Britain's favourite cultural historians reveals how a relatively simple road system turned into a maze-like pattern o...
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P&O: A History

P&O: A History

by Artmonsky, Ruth

Shire:P&O

From humble beginnings in the 1830s, The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company grew to dominate British mercantile shipping for much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Initially, the company's...
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Paths To The Past

Paths To The Past

by Francis Pryor

Paths To The Past

Discover the hidden corners and forgotten crevices of Britain's landscapes, from lost rural treasures to unseen urban gems. Landscapes reflect and shape our behaviour. They make us who we are and bear ...
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Physical Training Simplified

Physical Training Simplified

by Edward B Warman

Physical Training Simplified

This handbook of physical fitness from the Edwardian age is both refreshingly practical and amusingly eccentric. Dynamic good health is the aim - not giant muscles - and much care and attent...
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Pillboxes And Tank Traps

Pillboxes And Tank Traps

by Bernard Lowry

Pillboxes And Tank Traps

With invasion a very real threat, in 1940 Great Britain began a huge military construction programme designed to stop an invading army in its tracks. Around vulnerable coastlines, and inland, th...
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Protestants

Protestants

by Alec Ryrie

Protestants

On the 500th anniversary of Luther's rebellion, this spectacular global history traces the revolutionary faith that shaped the modern world. Five hundred years ago Protestant Christianity began with one stub...
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Quakers

Quakers

by Peter Furtado

Quakers

Though there have never been many Quakers, these small numbers belie the sect’s tremendous impact, both historical and contemporary. Quakerism has produced an astonishing and disproportionate number of eminen...
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Rail Atlas 1939-45

Rail Atlas 1939-45

by Peter Waller

Rail Atlas 1939 - 1945

In World War 2 the railways of Britain played a pivotal part in the ultimate defeat of Germany and its allies - as they had done in World War 1. Under centralised control, the war effort put a con...
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