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Arch-Conjuror of England John Dee

Arch-Conjuror of England John Dee

by Glyn Parry

Arch Conjuror of England : John Dee

Outlandish alchemist and magician, political intelligencer, apocalyptic prophet, and converser with angels, John Dee (1527 - 1609) was one of the most colourful and controversial figu...
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Armchair Nation

Armchair Nation

by Joe Moran

Armchair Nation : An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV

But what does your furniture point at?' asks the character Joey in the sitcom Friends on hearing an acquaintance has no TV. It's a good question: since...
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Armstrong Girl

Armstrong Girl

by Cathy Le Feuvre

Armstrong Girl : A Child For Sale : the battle against the Victorian sex trade

In 1885 Victorian England was scandalized by a court case that lifted the veil on prostitution and the sex trade. In the Old Bailey dock s...
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Arthur And Sherlock

Arthur And Sherlock

by Michael Sims

Arthur And Sherlock

'Fascinating ... A stimulating contribution to our never-ending fascination with Holmes himself, and, even more perhaps, his genial creator' Sunday TimesA medical student at the University of Edinbur...
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Arthur And The Kings of Britain

Arthur And The Kings of Britain

by Miles Russell

Arthur And The Kings of Britain

'Arthur himself, having put on a coat of mail suitable to the grandeur of so powerful a king, placed a golden helmet on his head, on which was engraved the figure of a dragon; and on his ...
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Atlas Of Medieval Britain

Atlas Of Medieval Britain

by Christopher Daniell

Atlas Of Medieval Britain

Christopher Daniell's Atlas of Medieval Britain presents a sweeping visual survey of Britain from the Roman occupation to 1485. Annotated throughout with clear commentary, this volume tells the...
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Aubrey's Brief Lives

Aubrey's Brief Lives

by John Aubrey

Aubrey's Brief Lives

This book is with an introduction by Ruth Scurr. John Aubrey was a modest man, a self-styled antiquarian and the man who invented modern biography. His 'lives' of the prominent figures of his genera...
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Austerity Britain 1945-51

Austerity Britain 1945-51

by David Kynaston

Austerity Britain 1945-51

For the first time, the Sunday Times bestseller Austerity Britain is available in one complete paperback volume. Coursing through Austerity Britain is an astonishing variety of voices - vivid, ...
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Battling With The Truth

Battling With The Truth

by Ian Garden

Battling With The Truth : The Contrast in the Media Reporting of World War II

Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play.' - Joseph Goebbels, Reich Minister of Public Enlightenment and Propa...
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Beacon For Change : The Festival of Britain 1951

Beacon For Change : The Festival of Britain 1951

by Barry Turner

Beacon For Change : The Festival of Britain 1951

Barry Turner's book marks the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain, which transformed London's South Bank after the war. Centred on London's South Bank, which wa...
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Beers And Breweries Of Britain

Beers And Breweries Of Britain


Beers and Breweries of Britain

Do you know why Kind William IV appears more frequently on Britain's pub signs than any other monarch, why the German beer purity laws were introduced, or how a beer can widget works? This...
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Beginners Guide to the Victorians

Beginners Guide to the Victorians

by David Gane

Beginners Guide To The Victorians

The Victorian era was a time of unprecedented transformation, yet it is often understood only through the stereotypes of crowded factories, child labour and emotional repression. In thi...
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Bess Of Hardwick

Bess Of Hardwick

by Mary Lovell

Bess of Hardwick

Bess of Hardwick was one of the most remarkable women of the Tudor era. Gently-born in reduced circumstances, she was married at 15, wedded at 16 and still a virgin. At 19 she married a man more than t...
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Billy Pitt Had Them Built : Napoleonic Towers in Ireland

Billy Pitt Had Them Built : Napoleonic Towers in Ireland

by Bill Clements

Billy Pitt Had Them Built : Napoleonic Towers in Ireland

This is a detailed study and account of more than fifty Martello towers, ten 'quadragular' towers and seventy two signal towers built along the coast of Ireland a...
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Bishops in The Political Community of England

Bishops in The Political Community of England

by Sophie Ambler

Bishops in the Political Community of England

Thirteenth-century England was a special place and time to be a bishop. Like their predecessors, these bishops were key members of the regnal community: anointers of kings, ...
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Black Tudors

Black Tudors

by Miranda Kaufmann

Black Tudors : The Untold Story

A black porter publicly whips a white Englishman in the hall of a Gloucestershire manor house. A Moroccan woman is baptised in a London church. Henry VIII dispatches a Mauritanian diver t...
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Blackest Streets

Blackest Streets

by Sarah Wise

Blackest Streets : The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum

In 1887 Government inspectors were sent to investigate the Old Nichol, a notorious slum on the boundary of Bethnal Green parish, where almost 6,000 inhabitants w...
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Blunders Of Our Government

Blunders Of Our Government

by Anthony King

The Blunders of Our Governments

With unrivalled political savvy and a keen sense of irony, distinguished political scientists Anthony King and Ivor Crewe open our eyes to the worst government horror stories and explain ...
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Bombsites And Lollypops : My 1950's East End Childhood

Bombsites And Lollypops : My 1950's East End Childhood

by Jackie Hyams

Bombsites And Lollypops : My 1950's East End Childhood

World War Two is finally over. Millions all over the country are starting to wonder if peacetime really is much of an improvement on the War. Food shortages, endles...
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Bones Of A King

Bones Of A King

by Maev Kennedy & Lin Foxhall

Bones of a King : Richard III Rediscovered

The dramatic story of Richard III, England's last medieval king, captured the world's attention when an archaeological team led by the University of Leicester identified his re...
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