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Family First

Family First

by Ruth Alexandra Symes

Family First : Tracing Relationships in the Past

This book is a blend of social history and family history covering the years 1800-1950. It is structured around the relationships which fascinate those interested in find...
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Bitten By Witchfever: Wallpaper And Arsenic In The Victorian Home

Bitten By Witchfever: Wallpaper And Arsenic In The Victorian Home

by Lucinda Hawksley

Bitten By Witchfever : Wallpaper And Arsenic in the Victorian Home

In the 1880's, largely due to a growing number of cases of unexplained infant deaths, the evidence that arsenic in printed wallpaper was poisonous was g...
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Pauper Prisons...Pauper Palaces...

Pauper Prisons...Pauper Palaces...

by Paul Carter

Pauper Prisons, Pauper Palaces

This archival work was undertaken by a group of around 100 local historians across the Midlands who were interested in examining the lives of poor people in the nineteenth century. The mai...
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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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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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Angel Meadow

Angel Meadow

by Dean Kirby

Angel Meadow : Victorian Britain's Most Savage Slum

"It is all free fighting here. Even some of the windows do not open, so it is useless to cry for help. Dampness and misery, violence and wrong, have left their handwri...
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Arthur & Sherlock

Arthur & Sherlock

by Michael Sims

Arthur And Sherlock

'Fascinating ... A stimulating contribution to our never-ending fascination with Holmes himself, and, even more perhaps, his genial creator' Sunday TimesA medical student at the University of Edinbur...
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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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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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Captain Cook's Merchant Ships

Captain Cook's Merchant Ships

by Stephen Alford

Captain Cook's Merchant Ships

While the story of Endeavour is widely known, Captain Cook sailed with eight ships, which began their lives as merchant vessels. This detailed illustrated history tells the story of these v...
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Captain Elliot And The Founding of Hong Kong

Captain Elliot And The Founding of Hong Kong

by Jon Bursey

Captain Elliot and the Founding of Hong Kong Pearl Of The Orient

On 26 January 1841 the British took possession of the island of Hong Kong. The Convention of Chuanbi was immediately repudiated by both the British and ...
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Captives

Captives

by Linda Colley

Captives : Britain, Empire and the World 1600-1850

Ranging over a quarter of a millennium and four continents, Captives uncovers the experiences and writings of those tens of thousands of men and women who took part in ...
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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 embarked on a monumental task: sorting through and making sense of her vast written legacy. For th...
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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

by Lucinda Dickens Hawksley

Charles Dickens : Dickens' Bicentenary 1812 - 2012

Charles Dickens is the definitive illustrated guide to the man and his works. It follows Dickens from early childhood, including his time spent as a child labourer, and...
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Childhood And Death In Victorian England

Childhood And Death In Victorian England

by Sarah Seaton

Childhood and Death in Victorian England

In this fascinating book, the reader is taken on a journey of real life accounts of Victorian children, how they lived, worked, played and ultimately died. Many of these stories ...
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Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

by Benitta Cullingford

Chimneys And Chimney Sweeps

Chimney sweeping is an ancient trade dating from the twelfth century. This social history, covering five centuries, draws on source material from original manuscripts and autobiographies by m...
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Cholera: The Victorian Plague

Cholera: The Victorian Plague

by Amanda J. Thomas

Cholera : The Victorian Plague

Discover the story of the disease that devastated the Victorian population, and brought about major changes in sanitation. Drawing on the latest scientific research and a wealth of archiv...
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Coal Mining In Britain

Coal Mining In Britain

by Richard Hayman

Shire: Coal Mining In Britain

Coal heated the homes, fuelled the furnaces and powered the engines of the Industrial Revolution. In the nineteenth and twentieth centuries the coalfields - distinct landscapes of colliery ...
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Convict Voices

Convict Voices

by Anne Schwan

Convict Voices : Women, Class and writing about Prison in Nineteenth Century England

In this lively study of the development and transformation of voices of female offenders in nineteenth-century England, Anne Schwan an...
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Crusoe's Island

Crusoe's Island

by Andrew Lambert

Crusoe's Island

Originally named Juan Fernandez, the island of Robinson Crusoe in the South Pacific was the inspiration for Defoe's classic novel about the adventures of a shipwrecked sailor. Yet the complex story of Br...
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