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A-Z of Victorian London

A-Z of Victorian London

by Ralph Hyde

A-Z Victorian London

This book enables readers to find their way around London as it was one hundred years ago, the index showing every street, road, lane, wharf or public building. The area covered reaches Mill Hill t...
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Censoring Queen Victoria

Censoring Queen Victoria

by Yvonne M. Ward

Censoring Queen Victoria : How Two Gentlemen Edited a Queen and Created an Icon

When Queen Victoria died, two gentlemen were commissioned with the monumental task of editing her vast correspondence. It would be the firs...
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The Sailor's Wordbook : The Classic Source for Over 14,000 Nautical and Naval Terms

The Sailor's Wordbook : The Classic Source for Over 14,000 Nautical and Naval Terms

by W H Smyth

The Sailor's Wordbook : The Classic Source for Over 14,000 Nautical and Naval Terms

First published in 1867, the Sailor's Word-Book is an incomparable alphabetical digest of nautical terms - some 14,000 in all. It defin...
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Workhouse Encyclopedia

Workhouse Encyclopedia

by Peter Higginbotham

Workhouse Encyclopedia

Where was my local workhouse? What records did they keep? What is gruel and is it really what inmates lived on? How did you get out of a workhouse? What famous people were once workhouse inmates? ...
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A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

by Peter Higginbotham

A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse

For two centuries, the shadow of the workhouse hung over Britain. The recourse of only the most desperate, dark and terrible tales of malnutrition, misery, mistreatment and murder ran lik...
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Abolition ! : The Struggle to Abolish Slavery in the British Colonies

Abolition ! : The Struggle to Abolish Slavery in the British Colonies

by Richard S Reddie

Abolition ! : The Struggle to Abolish Slavery in the British Colonies

Between 1562 and 1807, Great Britain transported more enslaved Africans than any other country in history. This compelling account of the transatlant...
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Age Of Empire 1875-1914

Age Of Empire 1875-1914

by E J Hobsbawm

Age of Empire 1875-1914

The splendid finale to Eric Hobsbawm's study of the nineteenth century, The Age of Empire covers the area of Western Imperialism and examines the forces that swept the world to the outbreak of Wo...
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Australia's Birthstain : The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era

Australia's Birthstain : The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era

by Babette Smith

Australia's Birthstain : The Startling Legacy of the Convict Era

Why is it that Australians are still misled by myths and half-truths about their convict heritage? Why are so many families surprised still to find a conv...
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Becoming Queen

Becoming Queen

Becoming Queen Becoming Queen

by Kate Williams

Becoming Queen

Our perception of Victoria the Queen is coloured by portraits of her older, widowed self - her dour expression embodying the repressive morality propagated in her time. But Becoming Queen reveals an energ...
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Beyond The Reach Of Empire

Beyond The Reach Of Empire

by Colonel Mike Snook

Beyond The Reach of Empire : Wolseley's Failed Campaign to Save Gordon and Khartoum

In the early 1880s the Mahdi unleashed a spectacularly successful jihadist uprising against Egyptian colonial rule in the Sudan. Early ...
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Blue Water Empire : The British in the Mediterranean Since 1800

Blue Water Empire : The British in the Mediterranean Since 1800

by Robert Holland

Blue Water Empire : The British in the Mediterranean Since 1800

Blue-Water Empire is Robert Holland's magnificent narrative of Britain's military and cultural ties with the Mediterranean Sea, in the style of the epic na...
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Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889

Booth's Maps of London Poverty : East and West 1889


Booth's Maps of London Poverty East & West 1889

A century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. The remarkable prol...
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Brighton And Hove Murders And Misdemeanours

Brighton And Hove Murders And Misdemeanours

by Janet Cameron

Murders And Misdemeanours Brighton And Hove

A look at the dark side of life, Victorian-style, when nothing was quite as it seemed and a public execution could be an entertaining family day out. Murderers, poachers, thie...
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Britain's Empire : Resistance, Repression and Revolt

Britain's Empire : Resistance, Repression and Revolt

by Richard Gott

Britain's Empire : Resistance, Repression and Revolt

This revelatory new history punctures the still widely held belief that the British Empire was an enlightened and civilizing enterprise of great benefit to its subjec...
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British Gardens In Time

British Gardens In Time

by Katie Campbell

British Gardens In Time : The Greatest Gardens & the People Who Shaped Them

British Gardens in Time takes four iconic gardens, each a product of its age, and provides a fascinating window into the creators and events th...
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British Music Hall

British Music Hall

by Richard Antony Baker

British Music Hall

'The music hall ...had no place for reticence; it was downright, it shouted, it made noise, it enjoyed itself and made the people enjoy themselves as well.' W.J. MACQUEEN POPE Music Hall lies at the r...
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British Theatres And Music Halls

British Theatres And Music Halls

by Earl Jones

British Theatres And Music Halls

This book was commissioned by The Theatres Trust, the body charged by Acts of Parliament with 'the better protection of theatres'. After decades of destruction, theatres are now recognis...
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Brunel : The Man Who Built the World

Brunel : The Man Who Built the World

by Steven Brindle

Brunel : The Man Who Built The World

In his lifetime, Isambard Kingdom Brunel towered over his profession. Today, he remains the most famous engineer in history, the epitome of the volcanic creative forces which brought...
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Capital Of Discontent

Capital Of Discontent

by Eric J. Hewitt

Capital of Discontent : Protest and Crime in Manchester's Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change in Britain, not only in terms of technology but also in law and order. The cou...
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Capturing The Light

Capturing The Light

by Roger Watson & Helen Rappaport

Capturing The Light : a True Story of Genius, Rivalry and the Birth of Photography

Capturing the Light starts with a tiny scrap of purple-tinged paper, 176 years old and about the size of a postage stamp. On it you can ...
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