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British Theatres And Music Halls

British Theatres And Music Halls

by Earl Jones

British Theatres And Music Halls

This book was commissioned by The Theatres Trust, the body charged by Acts of Parliament with 'the better protection of theatres'. After decades of destruction, theatres are now recognis...
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Business Of Empire

Business Of Empire

by H.V. Bowen

Business of Empire : The East India Company and Imperial Britain 1756-1833

The Business of Empire assesses the domestic impact of British imperial expansion by analysing what happened in Britain following the East India...
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Cabot And Bristol's Age of Discovery

Cabot And Bristol's Age of Discovery

by E T Jones & M M Condon

Cabot and Bristol's Age of Discovery

John Cabot's voyage to North America in 1497, on the Matthew of Bristol, has long been famous. But who was Cabot? Why did he come to Bristol? And what did he achieve? In this book, t...
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Cake : A Slice of History

Cake : A Slice of History

by Aylsa Levene

Cake : A Slice of History

If you have wondered about the stories behind the cakes made on the Great British Bake Off or the difference between a Victoria sandwich and a sponge cake (especially if Mary Berry or Nigella L...
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Capability Brown

Capability Brown

by Mayer, Laura

Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden

The name Lancelot 'Capability' Brown (1716-83) has become synonymous with the eighteenth-century English landscape garden. Ruthlessly efficient, he could stake out the '...
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Captives

Captives

by Linda Colley

Captives : Britain, Empire and the World 1600-1850

Ranging over a quarter of a millennium and four continents, Captives uncovers the experiences and writings of those tens of thousands of men and women who took part in ...
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Castle Point In The Great War

Castle Point In The Great War

by Ken Porter & Stephen Wynn

Castle Point in the Great War

Brief history on the various parishes that make up the Borough of Castle Point and what life was like prior to 1915. It includes stories of suspected aliens, conscientious objectors (The pe...
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Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard

by David Loades

Catherine Howard : The Adulterous Wife of Henry VIII

Henry's fifth queen is best known to history as the stupid adolescent who got herself fatally entangled with lovers, and ended up on the block. However, there was mor...
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Catherine Of Aragon

Catherine Of Aragon

by Giles Tremlett

Catherine Of Aragon : Henry's Spanish Queen

The image of Catherine of Aragon has always suffered in comparison to the vivacious eroticism of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was an auburn-haired b...
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Ceawlin

Ceawlin

by Rupert Matthews

Ceawlin : The Man Who Created England

In this book Rupert Matthews puts forward his ground breaking new theories on the collapse of the post-Roman order in Britain and the formation of England. Drawing on newly analysed...
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Cecily Neville

Cecily Neville

by Amy Licence

Cecily Neville : Mother of Kings

Known to be proud, regal and beautiful, Cecily Neville was born in the year of the great English victory at Agincourt and survived long enough to witness the arrival of the future Henry ...
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Celts

Celts

by Martin J Dougherty

Celts

"They cut off the heads of enemies slain in battle and attach them to the necks of their horses... They embalm the heads... [and]... display them with pride to strangers." - Diodorus Siculus. Before the Vikings, b...
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Censoring Queen Victoria

Censoring Queen Victoria

by Yvonne M. Ward

Censoring Queen Victoria : How Two Gentlemen Edited a Queen and Created an Icon

When Queen Victoria died, two gentlemen embarked on a monumental task: sorting through and making sense of her vast written legacy. For th...
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Charles II Star King

Charles II Star King

by Clare Jackson

Charles II Star King

Charles II has always been one of the most instantly recognisable British kings - both in his physical appearance, disseminated through endless portraits, prints and pub signs, and in his complicate...
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Charmed Life

Charmed Life

by Damian Collins

Charmed Life : the phenomenal world of Philip Sassoon

The story of a fascinating man who connected the great politicians, artists and thinkers at the height of British global power and influence. A famed aesthete and pa...
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Childhood And Death

Childhood And Death

by Sarah Seaton

Childhood and Death in Victorian England

In this fascinating book, the reader is taken on a journey of real life accounts of Victorian children, how they lived, worked, played and ultimately died. Many of these stories ...
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Children's Homes

Children's Homes

by Peter Higginbotham

Children's Homes

What image does the word orphanage conjure up in your mind? A sunny scene of carefree children at play in the grounds of a large ivy-clad house? Or a forbidding grey edifice whose cowering inmates were...
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Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

by Benitta Cullingford

Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

Chimney sweeping is an ancient trade dating from the twelfth century. This social history, covering five centuries, draws on source material from original manuscripts and autobiographies by m...
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Cholera: The Victorian Plague

Cholera: The Victorian Plague

by Amanda J. Thomas

Cholera : The Victorian Plague

Discover the story of the disease that devastated the Victorian population, and brought about major changes in sanitation. Drawing on the latest scientific research and a wealth of archiv...
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Christmas And The British

Christmas And The British

by Martin Jones

Christmas And The British : A Modern History

The modern Christmas was made by the Victorians and rooted in their belief in commerce, family and religion. Their rituals and traditions persist to the present day but the f...
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