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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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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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Mead

Mead

by Fred Minnick

Mead : The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink

With fantastical narratives, home-brewing instructions, and original craft cocktail recipes, Mead is the ultimate exploration of the resurgent alcoholic ...
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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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Objects Of War

Objects Of War

by Kevin Clancy

Objects of War : Currency in Times of Conflict

War has shaped currencies, creating, abolishing and moulding them. By providing the means through which they have been fought, coins and banknotes have proved themselves an...
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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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Oyster Isles

Oyster Isles

by Bobby Grovs

Oyster Isles : A Journey Through Britain and Ireland's Oysters


'Bobby's oyster travelogue is an ambitious, one-of-a-kind piece that shines a spotlight on the extraordinary and the everyday of the industry. It's the stu...
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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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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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Protest

Protest

by Kit De Waal et al

Protest : Stories of Resistance

Whatever happened to British protest? For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely ...
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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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Railway Accidents

Railway Accidents

by Greg Morse

Railway Accidents

Britain's rail network is now among the safest in the world, but the journey that brought it to that point has been long and eventful. Early incidents like the felling of William Huskisson MP by Stephe...
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Railway Atlas Of Ireland Then And Now

Railway Atlas Of Ireland Then And Now

by Paul Smith & Keith Turner

Railway Atlas of Ireland Then And Now

This new atlas compares the railway network in Ireland in 1920 with the network today. It is produced by the same authors as the successful Railway Atlas Then & Now which covers the...
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Railway Posters

Railway Posters

by Frost, Lorna

Railway Posters

Railway posters have huge appeal for the modern audience, but just what explains this continuing interest? Enduring images of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters such as Sunny South Sam a...
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Revolting Remedies From The Middle Ages

Revolting Remedies From The Middle Ages

by Daniel Wakelin

Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night. In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physic...
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