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Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England

Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England

by Roy & Lesley Adkins

Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England

From forced marriages and the sale of wives in marketplaces to boys and girls working down mines or as chimney sweeps, this enthralling social history reveals how our ancestors wo...
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Jack Tar

Jack Tar

by Roy & Lesley Adkins

Jack Tar : The Extraordinary Lives of Ordinary Seamen in Nelson's Navy

The Royal Navy to which Admiral Lord Nelson sacrificed his life depended on thousands of sailors and marines to man the great wind-powered wooden wa...
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Peterloo Witnesses to a Massacre

Peterloo Witnesses to a Massacre

by Robert Poole & Eva Schlunke

Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre

This graphic novel tells the explosive tale of Peterloo, through the voices of those who were there. This is a vivid, original and historically accurate 'comic book' visual account of t...
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1776

1776

by Justin Lovill

1776 : A London Chronicle, Or How to Divert Oneself While Losing an Empire

Much has been written about events in America at this time, but what was it like to be living in London? This book seeks to answer that question...
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A Visitor's Guide to Georgian England

A Visitor's Guide to Georgian England

by Monica Hall

A Visitor's Guide to Georgian England

Could you successfully be a Georgian? Find yourself immersed in the pivotal world of Georgian England, exciting times to live in as everything was booming; the Industrial Revolution...
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A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England

A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England

by Sue Wilkes

A Visitor's Guide to Jane Austen's England

Immerse yourself in the vanished world inhabited by Austen's contemporaries. Packed with detail, and anecdotes, this is an intimate exploration of how the middle and upper clas...
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All Things Georgian

All Things Georgian

by Joanne Major

All Things Georgian: Tales from the Long Eighteenth Century

Take a romp through the long eighteenth-century in this collection of 25 short tales. Marvel at the Queen's Ass, gaze at the celestial heavens through the eyes...
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Beyond Peterloo

Beyond Peterloo

by Robert Hargreaves & A Hansom

Beyond Peterloo: Elijah Dixon and Manchester's Forgotten Reformers

Elijah Dixon played a key role in the Blanketeer's March of 1817. Arrested, chained in double irons and imprisoned without trial, the episode set the s...
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Billy Pitt Had Them Built

Billy Pitt Had Them Built

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 an...
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Courtiers

Courtiers

by Lucy Worsley

Courtiers: The Secret History of the Georgian Court

Ambitious and talented people flocked to court in search of power and prestige, but Kensington Palace was also a gilded cage. While its inhabitants were cocooned in co...
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Culloden 1746 Battlefield Guide

Culloden 1746 Battlefield Guide

by Stuart Reid

Culloden 1746 Battlefield Guide

Culloden Moor is one of the most famous battles in British history and, for the Scots, the battle is pre-eminent, surpassing even Bannockburn. In this decisive and bloody encounter in 174...
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Dancing Into Battle

Dancing Into Battle

by Nick Foukes

Dancing Into Battle: A Social History of The Battle Of Waterloo

The summer of 1815 saw the final and desperate efforts of European powers to usurp Napoleon's reign over France. The pivotal moment was unfolding in an age...
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Dark Days of Georgian Britain

Dark Days of Georgian Britain

by James Hobson

Dark Days of Georgian Britain

James Hobson challenges the long established view of high society during the Regency, and instead details an account of a society in change. Often upheld as a period of elegance with many a...
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Death, Disease and Dissection

Death, Disease and Dissection

by Suzie Grogan

Death, Disease And Dissection: The Life of a Surgeon Apothecary 1750 - 1850

Imagine performing surgery on a patient without anaesthetic, administering medicine that could kill or cure. Welcome to the world of the surgeo...
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Dr Johnson's London

Dr Johnson's London

by Liza Picard

Dr Johnson's London

The everyday realities of life in the city of Hogarth, Fielding and Dr Johnson, based on contemporary evidence, by the author of the bestselling Elizabeth's London Like its popular and acclaimed pred...
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English Society in the 18th Century

English Society in the 18th Century

by Roy Porter

English Society in the Eighteenth Century

This is a portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered include - diet, housing, prisons, rur...
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George II

George II

by Andrew C. thompson

George II

Despite a long and eventful reign, Britain's George II is a largely forgotten monarch, his achievements overlooked and his abilities misunderstood. This landmark biography uncovers extensive new evidence in Br...
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Georgian Heroine

Georgian Heroine

by Joanne Murden

Georgian Heroine : The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs

Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs lived an incredible life, one which proved that fact is often much stranger than fiction. As a young woman she en...
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Gibraltar

Gibraltar

by Roy Adkins

Gibraltar

For over three and a half years, from 1779 to 1783, the tiny territory of Gibraltar was besieged and blockaded, on land and at sea, by the overwhelming forces of Spain and France. It became the longest siege i...
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How To Survive in the Georgian Navy

How To Survive in the Georgian Navy

by Bruno Pappalardo

How to Survive In The Georgian Navy : A Sailor's Guide

Rigidly organised and harshly disciplined, the Georgian Royal Navy was an orderly and efficient fighting force which played a major role in Great Britain's wars of ...
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