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Nursing Churchill

Nursing Churchill

by Jill Rose

Nursing Churchill : Wartime Life from the Private Letters of Churchill's Niece

A fresh perspective on Churchill and wartime life through the eyes of the nurse charged with looking after the Prime Minister. In February 1...
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Obligation, Entitlement And Dispute Under The English Poor Laws

Obligation, Entitlement And Dispute Under The English Poor Laws

by Steven King & Peter Jones

Obligation, Entitlement and Dispute Under the English Poor Laws

With its focus on poverty and welfare in England between the seventeenth and later nineteenth centuries, this book addresses a range of questions that are ...
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Offa And The Mercian Wars

Offa And The Mercian Wars

by Chris Peers

Offa And The Mercian Wars: The Rise And Fall Of The First Great English Kingdom

In England in the eighth century, in the midst of the so-called Dark Ages, Offa ruled Mercia, one of the strongest Anglo-Saxon kingdoms. Fo...
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On Board RMS Titanic

On Board RMS Titanic

by George Behe

On Board RMS Titanic : Memories of the maiden voyage

In this moving book, Titanic's passengers and crewmen are permitted to tell the story of that lamentable disaster entirely in their own words. Included are letters, p...
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On The Origin Of Species

On The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin

The Origin of The Species

The publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species in 1859 marked a dramatic turning point in scientific thought, but it also ignited a firestorm of controversy. More than two decades fo...
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One Hot Summer

One Hot Summer

by Rosemary Ashdon

One Hot Summer : Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Gr...
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Owen Tudor

Owen Tudor

by Terry Berverton

Owen Tudor : Founding Father of the Tudor Dynasty

`The Welsh habit of revolt against the English is an old-standing madness ... from the sayings of the prophet Merlin they still hope to recover their land. Hence, they f...
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Pale Rider

Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney

Pale Rider : The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of betwe...
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Pandemic 1918

Pandemic 1918

by Catherine Arnold

Pandemic 1918 : The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History

In the dying months of World War I, Spanish flu suddenly overwhelmed the world, killing between 50 and 100 million people.German soldiers termed it Blitzka...
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Paradise In Chains

Paradise In Chains

by Diana Preston

Paradise in Chains : The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia


Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of conv...
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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

by Matthew Parris

Parting Shots

Up till 2006 a British Ambassador leaving his post was encouraged to write what was known as a valedictory despatch, to be circulated to a small number of influential people in government. This was the par...
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Peacemakers

Peacemakers

by Margaret Macmillan

Peacemakers : Six Months That Changed The World

Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the lead...
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Pepys And His Contemporaries

Pepys And His Contemporaries

by Richard Ollard

Pepys And His Contemporaries

Samuel Pepys's Diary stands with Shakespeare and the King James Bible as an indisputable treasure of English literature. As a picture of England, and especially of London, in the age of King...
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Pirate Nation

Pirate Nation

by David Childs

Pirate Nation : Elizabeth I and Her Royal Sea Rovers

For all the romantic mythology surrounding the court of Queen Elizabeth I, the financial underpinning of the reign of 'Gloriana' was decidedly sordid. Elizabeth's pol...
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Post-War Childhood

Post-War Childhood

by Simon Webb

Post-War Childhood : Growing Up in the Not-So-Friendly Baby Boomer Years

Many British baby boomers are very nostalgic about a supposed golden age; a vanished world when children were generally freer, happier and healthi...
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Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe

Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe

by A Gestriche, E Hurren & S King

Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe : Narratives of the Sick Poor

This title explores the experiences of the sick poor in modern Europe via an analysis of pauper narratives. This book provides a genuinely pan-European...
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Pride

Pride

by Tim Tate

Pride : The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miner's Strike

They did so in the midst of the 1984 miners' strike - the most bitter and divisive dispute for more than half a century, and in one of the most turbule...
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Prince Arthur

Prince Arthur

by Sean Cunningham

Prince Arthur : The Tudor King Who Never Was

During the early part of the sixteenth century England should have been ruled by King Arthur Tudor, not Henry VIII. Had the first-born son of Henry VII - Arthur, Prince of Wa...
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Princes At War

Princes At War

by Deborah Cadbury

Princes At War : The British Royal Family's Private Battle in the Second World War

In 1936, the monarchy faced the greatest threats to its survival in the modern era - the crisis of abdication and the menace of Nazism. ...
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Protect And Survive

Protect And Survive

by Imperial War Museum

Protect and Survive

Protect and Survive was first published in 1980 to advise the public on what to do in the face of nuclear war. Warning that no part of the United Kingdom is safe, it details the effects of a nuclear ...
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