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Life In The Victorian Asylum

Life In The Victorian Asylum

by Mark Stevens

Life In A Victorian Asylum : The World of Nineteenth Century Healthcare

Life in the Victorian Asylum reconstructs the lost world of the nineteenth century public asylums. This fresh take on the history of mental health ...
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Life In The Victorian Country House

Life In The Victorian Country House

by Pamela Horn

Life in A Victorian Country House

Country houses formed a distinct community and power base within the broader Victorian countryside. This book shows how landed families' day-to-day existence depended on the skills of t...
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Life on The Victorian Stage

Life on The Victorian Stage

by Nell Darby

Life on Victorian Stage

The expansion of the press in Victorian Britain meant more pages to be filled, and more stories to be found. Life on the Victorian Stage: Theatrical Gossip looks at how the everyday lives of Vict...
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Lionheart

Lionheart

by Douglas Boyd

Lionheart

When people think of Richard the Lionheart they recall the scene at the end of every Robin Hood epic when he returns from the Crusades to punish his treacherous brother John and the wicked Sheriff of Nottingha...
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Living Back-To-Back

Living Back-To-Back

by Chris Upton

Living Back-To-Back

Back-to-backs were once the commonest form of housing in England, home to the majority of working people in Victorian cities, but they have now almost entirely vanished from our urban townscape. The ...
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Living The Cold War

Living The Cold War

by Sir Christopher Mallaby

Living The Cold War : Memoirs of a British Diplomat

The centrepiece of this memoir by Sir Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Germany and France, is the unification of Germany in 1990, the culmination of y...
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Long Live The King

Long Live The King

by Kathryn Warner

Long Live the King : The Mysterious Fate of Edward II

Edward II's death at Berkeley Castle in 1327, murdered by having a red-hot poker inserted inside him, is one of the most famous and lurid tales in all of English his...
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Lords of The Desert

Lords of The Desert

by James Barr

Lords of The Desert : Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East

'Compelling... This is essential, gripping history with major relevance for those who wish to understand that tortured region today.'-Nic...
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Love Among The Ruins

Love Among The Ruins

by Harry Leslie Smith

Love Among The Ruins: A Memoir Of Life And Love In Hamburg, 1945

At 22, the war is over for RAF serviceman Harry Leslie Smith - the now 92-year-old activist and author of the acclaimed Harry's Last Stand - but the battl...
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Love, Madness And Scandal

Love, Madness And Scandal

by Dr Johanna Luthman

Love, Madness, and Scandal : The Life of Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck

The high society of Stuart, England found Frances Coke Villiers, Viscountess Purbeck (1602-1645) an exasperating woman. She lived at a ...
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Lunatics, Imbeciles And Idiots

Lunatics, Imbeciles And Idiots

by J.R.F. Burt & K. Burtinshaw

Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots : A History of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

In the first half of the nineteenth-century treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change....
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Mad Or Bad: Crime And Insanity In Victorian Britain

Mad Or Bad: Crime And Insanity In Victorian Britain

by David J Vaughan

Mad or Bad : Crime and Insanity in Victorian Britain

In a violent 19th century, desperate attempts by the alienists - a new wave of 'mad-doctor' - brought the insanity plea into Victorian courts. Defining psychological ...
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Magna Carta

Magna Carta

by Dan Jones

Magna Carta: The Making And Legacy Of The Great Charter

On a summer's day in 1215 a beleaguered English monarch met a group of disgruntled barons in a meadow by the river Thames named Runnymede. Beset by foreign crisis ...
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Magna Carta And All That

Magna Carta And All That

by Rod Green

Magna Carta And All That

Magna Carta, the Great Charter, was granted at Runnymede on 15th June 1215 by King John, and has since become one of the most important and celebrated documents in English history. It challenged...
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Magna Carta Origins & Legacy

Magna Carta Origins & Legacy

by Nicholas Vincent

Magna Carta : Origins And Legacy

Magna Carta is the most famous document in English history. And yet its survival is purely accidental. King John, who negotiated the document with his rebellious barons, had no intention...
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Magna Carta The Foundation Of Freedom

Magna Carta The Foundation Of Freedom

by Nicholas Vincent

Magna Carta The Foundation Of Freedom

Eight hundred years ago King John of England was forced to seal a document of historic importance. As the first charter to grant individual liberties under the rule of law, protecti...
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Mail Men

Mail Men

by Adrian Addison

Mail Men : The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail - The Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain

Mail Men is the gripping, unofficial story of an institution that has become the self-proclaimed voice of middle England...
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Making A Living in the Middle Ages

Making A Living in the Middle Ages

by Christopher Dyer

Making a Living in the Middle Ages

Dramatic social and economic change during the middle ages altered the lives of the people of Britain in far-reaching ways, from the structure of their families to the ways they made t...
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Making Make-Believe Real

Making Make-Believe Real

by Garry Wills

Making Make-Believe Real : Politics as Theatre in Shakespeare's Time

Shakespeare's plays abound with kings and leaders who crave a public stage and seize every opportunity to make their lives a performance: Antony, Cleo...
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Making The Monster

Making The Monster

by Kathryn Harkup

Making The Monster : The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shell...
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