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Two Nations

Two Nations

by Stephen Bates

Two Nations : Britain in 1846

Britain in 1846 was a nation in the grip of dramatic change. As the Industrial Revolution reached its height, people were flooding from countryside to city; the railways were spreading; sta...
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Unfinished Empire

Unfinished Empire

by John Darwin

Unfinished Empire : The Global Expansion of Britain

This is a both controversial and comprehensive historical analysis of how the British Empire worked, from Wolfson Prize-winning author and historian John Darwin. The ...
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Unnatural Murder

Unnatural Murder

by Anne Somerset

Unnatural Murder : Poison in the Court of James I

'Wonderfully dramatic ... Probably the juiciest court scandal of the past 500 years' Christopher Hudson, DAILY MAIL

'A sordid yet fascinating story' Antonia Fraser, THE...
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Up And Down Stairs : The History of the Country House Servant

Up And Down Stairs : The History of the Country House Servant

by Jeremy Musson

Up And Down Stairs : The History of the Country House Servant

Country houses were reliant on an intricate hierarchy of servants, each of whom provided an essential skill. Up and Down Stairs brings to life this hierarchy...
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Victoria

Victoria

by Jane Ridley

Victoria

This title is part of the Penguin Monarchs series: short, fresh, expert accounts of England's rulers in a collectible format. Queen Victoria inherited the throne at 18 and went on to become the longest-reignin...
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Victoria

Victoria

by A N Wilson

Victoria : A Life

"When Queen Victoria died in 1901, she had ruled for nearly sixty-four years. She was mother of nine and grandmother of forty-two, and the matriarch of Royal Europe, through the marriages of her childr...
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Victoria And Abdul

Victoria And Abdul

by Shrabani Basu

Victoria And Abdul : The Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

'A tale of Empire and intrigue brought vividly back to life' - Vikas Swarup, author of Slumdog Millionaire.

Tall, handsome Abdul Karim was just twenty-fou...
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Victoria The Queen

Victoria The Queen

by Julia Baird

Victoria The Queen: An Intimate Biogaphy of the Woman Who Ruled The World

A magnificent biography of Queen Victoria by International New York Times columnist Julia Baird. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, Victor...
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Victorian And Edwardian Prisons

Victorian And Edwardian Prisons

by Trevor May

Victorian And Edwardian Prisons

Although they have existed in Britain for over a thousand years, it was not until the nineteenth century that prisons became the cornerstone of the penal system. This book looks at the de...
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Victorian Asylum

Victorian Asylum

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Asylum

Dreaded and reviled by many, these nineteenth-century buildings provide a unique window on how the Victorians housed and treated the mentally ill. Despite initially good intentions, they became warehous...
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Victorian Cemetery

Victorian Cemetery

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Cemetery

Planned with the same passion as a landscape garden, filled with monuments that represented the start of the art of craftsmanship in stone, and equipped with expensively constructed and fashionably de...
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Victorian Chemist And Druggist

Victorian Chemist And Druggist

by W A Jackson

Victorian Chemist And Druggist

After a historical introduction and a description of a Victorian chemist and druggist’s shop, this book describes and illustrates many of the items used and sold there. Most of the dispe...
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Victorian Childhood

Victorian Childhood

by Janet Sacks

Victorian Childhood

The lives of children during the Victorian era differed dramatically between the rich and the poor. The children of the wealthy lived in comfort with good education, while the poorest children grew u...
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Victorian Clergyman

Victorian Clergyman

by Trevor May

Victorian Clergyman

The Victorian clergyman is a familiar character in the fiction of the period, especially in the novels of Anthony Trollope and George Eliot. Through text and pictures, this book sets out to tell thei...
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Victorian Criminal

Victorian Criminal

by Neil R. Storey

Victorian Criminal

From gaslit city streets to dark wooded estates, crime was rife in Victorian Britain; through a wide array of historical court records, newspaper accounts and prison books, The Victorian Criminal give...
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Victorian Domestic Servant

Victorian Domestic Servant

by Trevor May

Victorian Domestic Servant

In 1851 there were over one million servants in Britain. This work covers a range of domestic service in the nineteenth century, describing the work and conditions of servants and giving an in...
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Victorian Factory Life

Victorian Factory Life

by Trevor May

Victorian Factory Life

Victorian Factory Life explores the lives of the men, women and children who toiled in the factories of Victorian Britain, manufacturing everything from hats, cloth and dinner-plates to beer and l...
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Victorian Farmer

Victorian Farmer

by David J Eveleigh

Victorian Farmer

The Victorian farmer occupied a pivotal role in rural society, paying rents to the landowner and providing employment for the labourer. This book explores the world of the farmer during Queen Victoria...
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Victorian Fashion

Victorian Fashion

by Jayne Shrimpton

Victorian Fashion

The sweeping crinolines, corsets, bustles, bonnets and parasols of Victorian Britain are indispensable to our period dramas, and their influences can still be seen within burlesque and steampunk fashio...
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Victorian Garden

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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