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The History of England's Cathedrals

The History of England's Cathedrals

by Nicholas Orme

History of England's Cathedrals

England's sixty or so Anglican and Roman Catholic cathedrals are among its most iconic buildings and attract thousands of worshippers and visitors every year. Yet though much has been wri...
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The Hungry Empire

The Hungry Empire

by Lizzie Collingham

The Hungry Empire : How Britain's Quest for Food Shaped the Modern World

`This is a wholly pleasing book, which offers a tasty side dish to anyone exploring the narrative history of the British Empire', Max Hastings, Su...
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The Illustrated Story Of England

The Illustrated Story Of England

by Christopher Hibbert

The Illustrated Story Of England: 2nd Edition

A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary This concise and fast-paced introduction to English hist...
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The Last Shepherds

The Last Shepherds

by Charles Bowden

The Last Shepherds

Once, the UK's farmers employed thousands of shepherds, but a slump in sheep farming has cut a swathe through their ranks; nowadays shepherds are virtually a thing of the past, and most flocks are her...
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The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs Of Englishness

The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs Of Englishness

by Robert Winder

The Last Wolf : The Hidden Springs of Englishness

It is often assumed that the national identity must be a matter of values and ideas. But in Robert Winder's brilliantly-written account it is a land built on a lucky set...
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The Making of The British Landscape

The Making of The British Landscape

by Nicholas Crane

The Making of the British Landscape

How much do we really know about the place we call 'home'? In this sweeping, timely book, Nicholas Crane tells the story of Britain. The British landscape has been continuously occupi...
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The Making Of The British Landscape : How We Have Transformed the Land from Prehistory to Today

The Making Of The British Landscape : How We Have Transformed the Land from Prehistory to Today

by Francis Pryor

The Making Of The British Landscape: How We Have Transformed The Land From Prehistory Today

This is the changing story of Britain as it has been preserved in our fields, roads, buildings, towns and villages, mountains, ...
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The Morris Minor

The Morris Minor

by Ray Newell

Morris Minor

Well over half a century after it first appeared in 1948, the Morris Minor has become a much-loved classic car. It is as popular now as when in production. During the Second World War, when Alec Issigonis a...
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The Old Ways

The Old Ways

by Robert Macfarlane

The Old Ways : A Journey On Foot

The "Old Ways" is the stunning new book by acclaimed nature writer Robert Macfarlane. Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize 2012. Following the tracks, holloways, drove-roads and sea ...
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

by Owen Davies

The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

This richly illustrated history provides a readable and fresh approach to the extensive and complex story of witchcraft and magic. Telling the story from the dawn o...
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The Pug Who Bit Napoleon

The Pug Who Bit Napoleon

by Mimi Matthews

The Pug Who Bit Napoleon : Animal Tales of the 18th and 19th Centuries

From elaborate Victorian cat funerals to a Regency era pony who took a ride in a hot air balloon, Mimi Matthews shares some of the quirkiest and mos...
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The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

by Stephen Anderton

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

Published in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Quest for Shakespeare s Garden traces the origins of garden history and the Elizabethan garden, as well as telling t...
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The Railways

The Railways

by Simon Bradley

The Railways : Nation, Network & People

From the classical grandeur of Newcastle station to the ceaseless traffic of Clapham Junction, from the mysteries of Brunel's atmospheric railway to the lost routines of the great...
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The Random History of Rugby

The Random History of Rugby

by Iain Spragg

The Random History of Rugby

A lot of rucking and mauling has gone on since William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball and ran, but this doughty little book heroically manages to capture the true essence of the daddy of...
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The Reliant Robin

The Reliant Robin

by Giles Chapman

The Reliant Robin : Britain's Most Bizarre Car

Spanning four decades, the Reliant Robin was a familiar, if eccentric, fixture on Britain's roads; an object of amusement to those who didn't understand its ultra-thrifty w...
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The Sensational Past

The Sensational Past

by Carolyn Purnell

The Sensational Past : How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Blindfolding children from birth. Playing a piano made of live cats. Using tobacco to cure drowning.

Wearing "flea"-coloured clothes. Thes...
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The Shipping Forecast

The Shipping Forecast

by Nic Compton

The Shipping Forecast : A Miscellany

The rhythmic lullaby of 'North Utsire, South Utsire' has been lulling the nation's insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the gl...
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The Stories Of Slang

The Stories Of Slang

by Jonathon Green

The Stories Of Slang : Language At Its Most Human

Like the flesh-and-blood humans whose uncensored emotions it represents, slang's obsessions are sex, the body and its functions, and intoxication: drink and drugs. Slang...
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The Victorian Garden

The Victorian Garden

by Caroline Ilkin

Victorian Garden

Gardening became a popular pastime in Victorian Britain with the rise of suburban gardens, and improvements in technology made gardening more accessible to amateurs. New introductions from abroad brough...
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The Victorian Gardener

The Victorian Gardener

by Caroline Ikin

Victorian Gardener

Over the course of the nineteenth century, gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The ...
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