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Shepherds And Shepherding

Shepherds And Shepherding

by Jonathon Brown

Shepherds And Shepherding

The old-time shepherd - lamb in one hand, crook in the other - is an emblem of sturdiness, dependability and independence. He was one of the most important men on the farm, responsible for the ...
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Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

by James Cronan, & Janet Dempsey

Ship Lost : The Fate of Titanic's Crew

Titanic continues to capture the popular imagination even a hundred
years after her tragic loss in the North Atlantic in 1912. However much of
that focus is on the disparity betwee...
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Shoemaking

Shoemaking


Shoemaking (Shire Album)

Before the 1920s everyone knew the local cobbler, a worthy representative of the 'gentle craft', who repaired shoes and made them look like new for a few pence. This book tells the story of shoe...
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Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

Sickness Medical Welfare and The English

by Steven King

Sickness, medical welfare and the English poor, 1750-1834

At the core of this book are three central contentions: That medical welfare became the totemic function of the Old Poor Law in its last few decades; that the po...
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Silk And The Sword

Silk And The Sword

by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Silk and the Sword : The Women of the Norman Conquest

The momentous events of 1066, the story of invasion, battle and conquest, are well known. But what of the women?Harold II of England had been with Edith Swanneck for...
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Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

Sir John Franklin's Erebus And Terror Expedition

by Gillian Hutchinson

Sir John Franklin's Erebus and Terror Expedition

In 1845, British explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage - the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition w...
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Sisters To The King

Sisters To The King

by Maria Perry

Sisters to The King : The Remarkable True Story of Henry VIII's Sisters

This is the enthralling story of the lives of two remarkable women: women who have been defined by history as Henry VIII's sisters, but who were st...
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Six For The Tolpuddle Martyrs

Six For The Tolpuddle Martyrs

by Alan Gallop

Six for the Tolpuddle Martyrs : The Epic Struggle for Justice and Freedom

In 1834 six farm labourers from the Dorset hamlet of Tolpuddle fell foul of draconian Victorian laws prohibiting ‘assembly’. Today the names ...
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Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

by Mark Donnelly

Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

Sixties Britain provides a more nuanced and engaging history of Britain. This book analyses the main social, political, cultural and economic changes Britain undertook as w...
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Smugglers And Smuggling

Smugglers And Smuggling

by Trevor May

Smugglers And Smuggling : In Britain, 1700 - 1850

Smuggling was rife in Britain between the seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries, and since then smugglers have come often to be romanticised as cheeky rogues - as hig...
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So Great A Prince

So Great A Prince

by Lauren Johnson

So Great A Prince : England and hte Accession of Henry VIII

The King is dead: long live the King. In 1509, Henry VII was succeeded by his son Henry VIII, second monarch of the house of Tudor. But this is not the familia...
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South Yorkshire Mining Villages

South Yorkshire Mining Villages

by Melvyn Jones

South Yorkshire Mining Villages

Over a period of more than 150 years between the late eighteenth century and the 1930s the South Yorkshire rural landscape was transformed by coal mining and the movement of coal. But it ...
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Stephen

Stephen

by Carl Watkins

Stephen

Known as 'the anarchy', the reign of Stephen (1135-1141) saw England plunged into a civil war that illuminated the fatal flaw in the powerful Norman monarchy, that without clear rules ordering succession, confli...
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Stephenson's Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

Stephenson's Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

by Richard Gibbon

Stephensons' Rocket And The Rainhill Trials

George and Robert Stephenson's Rocket, is arguably the most enduring silhouette in railway history. But why was Rocket that special? And why does the surviving locomotive look...
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Stopping Places

Stopping Places

by Damian Le Bas

The Stopping Places : A Journey Through Gypsy Britain

'I needed to get to the stopping places, so I needed to get on the road. It was the road where I might at last find out where I belonged.'Damian Le Bas grew up surro...
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Strange Victoriana

Strange Victoriana

by Jan Bondeson

Strange Victoriana

his book makes use of a privately held archive of the old periodical Illustrated Police News to describe strange, macabre and uncanny episodes from the Victorian era. Dog-Faced Men are exhibited on st...
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Sugar In The Blood : A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire

Sugar In The Blood : A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire

by Andrea stuart

Sugar In The Blood : A Family's Story of Slavery and Empire

In the late 1630s, Andrea Stuart's earliest known maternal ancestor set sail from England, lured by the promise of the New World, to settle in Barbados where h...
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Surgeon on the China Seas

Surgeon on the China Seas

by Michael Humphries

Surgeon on the China Seas : The Journal of Charles Courtney, Surgeon RN Recounting Experiences and Observations of the Second Opium War

Disease, accidents and battle injuries in foreign climes have been the lot of naval...
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Sweet Water And Bitter

Sweet Water And Bitter

by Sian Rees

Sweet Water And Bitter : The Ships That Stopped The Slave Trade

Sweet Water and Bitter is the extraordinary sequel to Britain's abolition of the slave trade in 1807. The last legal British slave ship left Africa that ye...
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Testament Of Friendship

Testament Of Friendship

by Vera Brittain

Testament of Friendship : The story of Winifred Holtby

In her bestselling first volume of autobiography, Testament of Youth, Vera Brittain passionately recorded the agonising years of the First World War, lamenting the ...
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