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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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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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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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A Social History of English Cricket

A Social History of English Cricket

by Derek Birley

A Social History of English Cricket

Acclaimed as a magisterial, classic work, A Social History of English Cricket is an encyclopaedic survey of the game, from its humble origins all the way to modern floodlit finishes. ...
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A-Z of Georgian London

A-Z of Georgian London

by John Rocque

A-Z Georgian London

The London Topographical Society A to Z series consists of seven books, which provide fully-indexed maps of London at roughly 100 year intervals. Each reproduces a key map of the period. The indexes ...
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A-Z Regency London

A-Z Regency London

by Richard Horwood

A-Z Regency London

The London Topographical Society A to Z series consists of seven books, which provide fully-indexed maps of London at roughly 100 year intervals. Each reproduces a key map of the period. The indexes a...
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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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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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Armstrong Girl

Armstrong Girl

by Cathy Le Feuvre

Armstrong Girl : A Child For Sale : the battle against the Victorian sex trade

In 1885 Victorian England was scandalized by a court case that lifted the veil on prostitution and the sex trade. In the Old Bailey dock s...
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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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Beginners Guide to the Victorians

Beginners Guide to the Victorians

by David Gane

Beginners Guide To The Victorians

The Victorian era was a time of unprecedented transformation, yet it is often understood only through the stereotypes of crowded factories, child labour and emotional repression. In thi...
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Beneath The Big Top

Beneath The Big Top

by Steve Ward

Beneath the Big Top : A Social History of the Circus in Britain

Beneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder ...
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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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Blackest Streets

Blackest Streets

by Sarah Wise

Blackest Streets : The Life and Death of a Victorian Slum

In 1887 Government inspectors were sent to investigate the Old Nichol, a notorious slum on the boundary of Bethnal Green parish, where almost 6,000 inhabitants w...
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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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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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