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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 : How our ancestors lived two centuries ago

Eavesdropping on Jane Austen's England explores the real England of Jane Austen's lifetime. It was a troubled period, with disturbing ch...
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Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

by Melanie Amstel-Arieli

Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

Jewish Lives presents the life-stories of ten individual Jews who immigrated to Britain between 1750 and 1950, based on actual genealogical research. Their life-stories, enriched by a va...
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The Making Of Home

The Making Of Home

by Judith Flanders

The Making of Home : The 500 Year Story Of How Our Houses Became Homes

The idea that 'home' is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause t...
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A Revolution Of Feeling

A Revolution Of Feeling

by Rachel Hewitt

A Revolution of Feeling : The Decade That Forged The Modern Mind

In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called 'the most important of all revolutions...a revolution in sentiments'. Inspired by ...
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A Right Royal Scandal

A Right Royal Scandal

by Joanne Major

A Right Royal Scandal : Two Marriages That Changed History

Almost two books in one, A Right Royal Scandal recounts the fascinating history of the irregular love matches contracted by two successive generations of the Ca...
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A Visitor's Guide to Georgian England

A Visitor's Guide to Georgian England

by Monica Hall

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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Accused: British Witches Throughout History

Accused: British Witches Throughout History

by Willopw Winsham

Accused : British Witches Throughout History

The image of the witch - crook-nosed, unpleasant of disposition and with a penchant for harming her neighbours - is well established in the popular imagination. For hundreds ...
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Angels & Urchins

Angels & Urchins

by Martin Postle

Angels & Urchins. The fancy Picture in 18th century British Art.

The 'fancy picture' was a staple of 18th century British art, although it originated in the Low Countries. This is the first book devoted to fancy pictur...
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Billy Pitt Had Them Built : Napoleonic Towers in Ireland

Billy Pitt Had Them Built : Napoleonic Towers in Ireland

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 a...
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Britain's Historic Ships

Britain's Historic Ships

by Paul Brown

Britain's Historic Ships : A Complete Guide to the Ships That Shaped the Nation 2nd Revised Edition

The British Isles have a long, rich and celebrated seafaring history stretching from the earliest times through the vic...
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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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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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Collecting The World

Collecting The World

by James Delbourgo

Collecting The World : The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane

'Nothing so fully displays the grandeur of his mind as his immense and rare collections ...perhaps the fullest and most curious in the world', National Gazett...
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Courtiers: The Secret History of the Georgian Court

Courtiers: The Secret History of the Georgian Court

by Lucy Worsley

Courtiers : The Secret History of the Georgian Court

From Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator of the Historic Royal Palaces, a hugely engaging book about the men and women who lived and worked at Kensington Palace.

Ambitious a...
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Dark Days of Georgian Britain

Dark Days of Georgian Britain

by James Hobson

Dark Days of Georgian Britain

In 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 a...
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Death, Disease And Dissection

Death, Disease And Dissection

by Suzie Grogan

Death, Disease And Dissection

Imagine performing surgery on a patient without anaesthetic, administering medicine that could kill or cure. Welcome to the world of the surgeon-apothecary...During the eighteenth and ninet...
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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 pre...
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English Pleasure Gardens

English Pleasure Gardens

by Sarah-Jane Downing

English Pleasure Gardens

During their heyday in the mid-eighteenth century the pleasure gardens were one of the hubs of polite society. Laid out with formal gardens and buildings for dining and amusement, the pleasure g...
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English Society In The 18th Century

English Society In The 18th Century

by Roy Porter

The Penguin Social History of Britain : 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 cover...
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