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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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A Black History of Britain

A Black History of Britain

by David Olusoga

Black and British : An Untold Story

A vital re-examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series. In Black and British, award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers read...
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A Right Royal Scandal

A Right Royal Scandal

by Joanne Major

A Right Royal Scandal : Two Marriages That Changed History

Almost two books in one, A Right Royal Scandal recounts the fascinating history of the irregular love matches contracted by two successive generations of the Ca...
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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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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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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 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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Arena of Ambition

Arena of Ambition

by Stephen Parkinson

Arena of Ambition : The History of the Cambridge Union

Older than fourteen colleges and the Boat Race, the Cambridge Union has been an important part of university life at Cambridge since its foundation in 1815. Ex-Pres...
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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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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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