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Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million Indians from the British Empire. One of the defining moments of world history had been brought ab...
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Inglorious Empire

Inglorious Empire

by Shashi Tharoor

Inglorious Empire : What The British Did To Britain

The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on India's experience of British colonialism, by the internationally-acclaimed author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor'Tharoor's impassio...
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Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

by Wade Davis

Into The Silence : The Great War Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

'The price of life is death'. For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but 'a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every d...
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Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

by Jacqueline Riding

Jacobites

The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. When Charles Edward Stuart, commonly known as the Young Pretender, sailed from France to Scotland in July 1745, and with only a handful of su...
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James I Scotland's King of England

James I Scotland's King of England

by John Matusiak

James I Scotland's King of England

Few kings have been more savagely caricatured or grossly misunderstood than England's first Stuart. Yet, as this biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defects and...
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James II King In Exile

James II King In Exile

by John Callow

James II : King in Exile

JAMES II was Britain's last Catholic king. The spectacular collapse of his regime in 1688 and the seizure of his throne by his nephew William of Orange are the best-known events of his reign. Bu...
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Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen's England

by Helen Amy

Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen wrote about the English gentry class in the late Georgian and Regency periods (1796-1816). Her novels follow her heroines' quest for true love and fulfilment in English society during a...
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Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour

by Elizabeth Norton

Jane Seymour : Henry VIII's True Love

The first ever biography of Jane Seymour, Henry VIII's third wife, who died in childbirth giving the king what he craved most - a son and heir. Jane Seymour is often portrayed as me...
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Jeremy Thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe

by Michael Bloch

Jeremy Thorpe

The story of Jeremy Thorpe's rapid rise and spectacular fall from grace is one of the most remarkable in British politics. When he became leader of the Liberal Party in 1967 at the age of just thirty-seven...
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Jews in Georgian Society

Jews in Georgian Society

by Pearl Foster

Jews In Georgian Society : The Laras fo London

The extraordinary lives of the Laras of London during the Georgian period. Abraham collaborated with Pitt the Younger's Government to reduce the National Debt. Esther's hus...
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Joan The Fair Maid of Kent

Joan The Fair Maid of Kent

by Anthony Goodman

Joan,Fair Maid of Kent : A Fourteenth Century Princess and her World

"Anthony Goodman's brilliant yet accessible scholarship draws in the reader in the most entertaining and vibrant way. He was one of our greatest histo...
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Joanna of Flanders

Joanna of Flanders


Joanna of Flanders : Heroine and Exile

The new research in this biography solves the riddle of the disappearance of Joanna of Flanders early in the Hundred Years' War, a leader described by David Hume as `the most extr...
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Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

by Pamela Cooksey

Joseph Wood 1750-1821: A Yorkshire Quaker, An Introduction to His Life, Ministry & Writings

An introduction to a remarkable man who was both a true Quaker of the Quietest years and a prolific writer. Based on the conten...
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Jumbo

Jumbo

by John Sutherland

Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation

The first comprehensive 'biography' of one of the first celebrity animals who gave us one of our favourite words. Jumbo, Victorian England's favourite elephant,...
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Katherine Howard

Katherine Howard

by Josephine Wilkinson

Katherine Howard

'An impressive revisionist biography' The Times

Looming out of the encroaching darkness of the February evening was London Bridge, still ornamented with the severed heads of Thomas Culpeper and Francis...
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Katherine Howard Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

Katherine Howard Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

by Conor Byrne

Katherine Howard : Henry VIII's Slandered Queen

Over the years Katherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife, has been slandered as a `juvenile delinquent', `empty-headed wanton' and `natural born tart', who engaged in prom...
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Katherine Swynford

Katherine Swynford

by Alison Weir

Katherine Swynford : The Story of John of Gaunt & His Scandalous Duchess

Katherine Synford was first the mistress, and later the wife, of John of Gaunt, the Duke of Lancaster. Her charismatic lover was one of the most p...
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Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

by Judith Wills

Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

A star-struck, naive 17-year-old country bumpkin leaves her mum, her cat, her budgie and her 16ft caravan home in Oxfordshire and catches a coach to a near-mythical land - London and the Swi...
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Killers Of The King

Killers Of The King

by Charles Spencer

Killers of the King : The Men who Dared to Execute Charles I

January, 1649. After seven years of fighting in the bloodiest war in Britain's history, Parliament had overpowered King Charles I and now faced a problem: wha...
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King Arthur

King Arthur

by Caleb Howells

king Arthur : The Man Who Conquered Europe

Who was King Arthur? That question has puzzled researchers for hundreds of years, yet still, no consensus has been reached. However, whether it is concluded that he was a Celti...
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