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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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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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The Making Of Home

The Making Of Home

by Judith Flanders

The Making of Home : The 500 Year Story Of How Our Houses Became Homes

The idea that 'home' is a special place, a separate place, a place where we can be our true selves, is so obvious to us today that we barely pause t...
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A Week on the Broads

A Week on the Broads

by S K Baker

A Week On The Broads

During their university holidays in the late 1880s, S.K. Baker and three of his University College friends clad in stripy blazers and boaters spent time sailing and camping on the Norfolk Broads. Ba...
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Accused: British Witches Throughout History

Accused: British Witches Throughout History

by Willopw Winsham

Accused : British Witches Throughout History

The image of the witch - crook-nosed, unpleasant of disposition and with a penchant for harming her neighbours - is well established in the popular imagination. For hundreds ...
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Age of Decadence

Age of Decadence

by Simon Heffer

Age of Decadence 1880 to 1914

`A riveting account of the pre-First World War years . . .

The Age of Decadence is an enormously impressive and enjoyable read.' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times`A magnificent account of a...
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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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Arthur And Sherlock

Arthur And 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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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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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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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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Britain's Historic Ships

Britain's Historic Ships

by Paul Brown

Britain's Historic Ships : A Complete Guide to the Ships That Shaped the Nation 2nd Revised Edition

The British Isles have a long, rich and celebrated seafaring history stretching from the earliest times through the vic...
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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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Business Of Empire

Business Of Empire

by H.V. Bowen

Business of Empire : The East India Company and Imperial Britain 1756-1833

The Business of Empire assesses the domestic impact of British imperial expansion by analysing what happened in Britain following the East India...
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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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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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