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

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

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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Discoveries

Discoveries

by Nicholas Thomas

Discoveries: The Voyages of Captain Cook

Cook's great voyages marked the end of an era in world history. As he sailed into Hawaii in January 1778 he made contact with the last of the human civilizations to grow up indep...
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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 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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Georgiana

Georgiana

by Amanda Foreman

Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire

This authoritative, utterly absorbing book presents a mesmerizing picture of a fascinating world of political and sexual intrigues, grand houses, huge parties, glamour and great wealth -...
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In Bed with the Georgians

In Bed with the Georgians

by Mike Rendell

In Bed With The Georgians: Sex, Scandal and Satire in the 18th Century

In Bed with the Georgians provides a fascinating insight into life under the bed-clothes in Georgian England, where the madams and pimps were able t...
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In These Times

In These Times

by Jenny Uglow

In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars 1793-1815

As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? Award-winning social historian Jenny Uglow reveals the colourful and tu...
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Jacobites

Jacobites

by Jacqueline Riding

Jacobites: A New History of the '45 Rebellion

While utilising past and recent scholarship, this magnificent account draws extensively on a wealth of contemporary sources, revealing the thoughts and feelings of the key p...
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