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George I

George I

by Tim Blanning

George I The Lucky King

George I was not the most charismatic of the Hanoverian monarchs to have reigned in England but he was probably the most important. He was certainly the luckiest.Born the youngest son of a landle...
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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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Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire

by Amanda Foreman

Georgiana : Duchess of Devonshire

Sex, intrigue and adultery in the world of high politics and huge wealth in late eighteenth-century England. Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire was one of the most flamboyant and influent...
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Gimson's Prime Ministers

Gimson's Prime Ministers

by Andrew Gimson

Gimson's Prime Ministers

A concise, sharp-witted and illuminating account of the lives of Britain's prime ministers from Walpole to May, illustrated by Martin Rowson. For the reader who has heard of such giants as Glads...
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Imperial Twilight

Imperial Twilight

by Stephen R Platt

Imperial Twilight : The Opium War and the End of China's Last Golden Age

When Britain declared war on China in 1839, it sealed the fate of what had been, for centuries, the wealthiest and most powerful empire in the wor...
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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 Defence Of Emma

In Defence Of Emma

by Sylvia K. robinson

In Defence of Emma : A new assessment of Emma, Lady Hamilton

Determined to disprove the derogatory and unsubstantiated allegations made against her, Sylvia Robinson has meticulously researched extensive source material ...
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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

This book is Short-listed for the Duff Cooper Prize. As the Napoleonic wars raged, what was life really like for those left at home? Award-winning soc...
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Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

Jacobites: A New History Of The '45 Rebellion

by Jacqueline Riding

Jacobites

The 1745 Jacobite Rebellion was a turning point in British history. When Charles Edward Stuart, commonly known as the Young Pretender, sailed from France to Scotland in July 1745, and with only a handful of su...
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James Cook Voyages

James Cook Voyages

by William Frame

James Cook Voyages

This landmark book is published to coincide with a major exhibition marking the 250th anniversary of Cook's first voyage. A stunningly illustrated, object-centred history, this book offers a once in a...
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Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen's England

by Helen Amy

Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen wrote about the English gentry class in the late Georgian and Regency periods (1796-1816). Her novels follow her heroines' quest for true love and fulfilment in English society during a...
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Jews in Georgian Society

Jews in Georgian Society

by Pearl Foster

Jews In Georgian Society : The Laras fo London

The extraordinary lives of the Laras of London during the Georgian period. Abraham collaborated with Pitt the Younger's Government to reduce the National Debt. Esther's hus...
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Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

Joseph Wood 1750-1821 : A Yorkshire Quaker

by Pamela Cooksey

Joseph Wood 1750-1821: A Yorkshire Quaker, An Introduction to His Life, Ministry & Writings

An introduction to a remarkable man who was both a true Quaker of the Quietest years and a prolific writer. Based on the conten...
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Kings Of Georgian Britain

Kings Of Georgian Britain

by Catherine Curzon

Kings of Georgian Britian

For over a century of turmoil, upheaval and scandal, Great Britain was a Georgian land. From the day the German-speaking George I stepped off the boat from Hanover, to the night that George IV,...
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Life In The Georgian Court

Life In The Georgian Court

by Catherine Curzon

Life in the Georgian Court

As the glittering Hanoverian court gives birth to the English Georgian era, a golden age of royalty dawns in Europe. Houses rise and fall, births, marriages and scandals change the course of h...
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Making The Monster

Making The Monster

by Kathryn Harkup

Making The Monster : The Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

The year 1818 saw the publication of one of the most influential science-fiction stories of all time. Frankenstein: Or, Modern Prometheus by Mary Shell...
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Mrs Jordan's Profession

Mrs Jordan's Profession

by Claire Tomalin

Mrs Jordan's Profession

Mrs Jordan's Profession is the acclaimed biography of Dora Jordan by bestselling author Claire Tomalin. "Intelligent, finely made and wonderfully readable. As gripping as the best fiction". (Inde...
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Mutiny or Murder ?

Mutiny or Murder ?

by Conor Reidy

Mutiny of Murder

On 15 March 1817 the convict ship the Chapman departed from Cork with 200 male prisoners on board. When it dropped anchor off Sydney Cove four months later, its prison doors opened to reveal 160 gaunt a...
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My Dear Hamy

My Dear Hamy

by Martin Thomas

My Dear Hamy : Insights and Intrigues at the Court of Caroline Princess of Wales

Devotees of the excellent ITV series ‘Victoria', may wonder why the young Queen is so fearful of pregnancy and why Leopold, King of the ...
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No Ordinary Surgeon

No Ordinary Surgeon

by Dorothy Bentley Smith

No Ordinary Surgeon : The Life and Times of William Binley Dickinson

No Ordinary Surgeon centres around one of our most photographed works of art - the Boudicca group on the Thames Embankment opposite the Houses of Parl...
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