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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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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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Curtain Down At Her Majesty's

Curtain Down At Her Majesty's

by Stewart Richards

Curtain Down at Her Majesty's : The Death of Queen Victoria in the Words of Those Who Were There

She was the most powerful woman in the world. Victoria had ruled through more than six decades, watching her kingdom sprea...
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Dear Polly

Dear Polly

by Meriel Hayes

Dear Polly - Letters to a Victorian Lady's Maid

In 1873 frail Polly Weaver, a lady's maid, fell in love with Alfred Hayes, a gamekeeper in Worcestershire, but circumstances kept them apart for seven years. Alf's letters...
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Death, Disease And Dissection

Death, Disease And Dissection

by Suzie Grogan

Death, Disease And Dissection

Imagine performing surgery on a patient without anaesthetic, administering medicine that could kill or cure. Welcome to the world of the surgeon-apothecary...During the eighteenth and ninet...
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Dining With The Victorians

Dining With The Victorians

by Emma Kay

Dining with the Victorians

From traditional seaside holiday treats like candy floss, ice cream and fish 'n' chips, to the British fascination for baking, the Victorian era has shaped British culinary heritage. Victoria'...
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Dinner With Dickens

Dinner With Dickens

by Pen Vogler

Dinner With Dickens : Recipes Inspired by the Life and Works of Charles Dickens

Recipes and menus from the novels and the household of Charles Dickens, one of the world's favourite authors. Dinner with Dickens celebrate...
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Dominion

Dominion

by Peter Ackroyd

Dominion : A History of England Volume V

'Ackroyd makes history accessible to the layman' - Ian Thomson, IndependentThe penultimate volume of Peter Ackroyd's masterful History of England series, Dominion begins in 1815 ...
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Dr James Barry

Dr James Barry

by Michael Du Preeze

Dr James Barry : A Woman Ahead of Her Time

As featured on the BBC Radio 2 Book Club Dr James Barry was many things in his life: Inspector General of Hospitals, army surgeon, duellist, reformer, lady killer, eccentric. ...
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Early Victorian Railway Excursions

Early Victorian Railway Excursions

by Susan Major

Early Victorian Railway Excursions : The Million Go Forth

There is a widely held belief that Thomas Cook invented the railway excursion. In fact the railway excursion is almost as old as the railway itself, dating back ...
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Gimson's Prime Ministers

Gimson's Prime Ministers

by Andrew Gimson

Gimson's Prime Ministers

A concise, sharp-witted and illuminating account of the lives of Britain's prime ministers from Walpole to May, illustrated by Martin Rowson. For the reader who has heard of such giants as Glads...
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Going To Extremes

Going To Extremes

by Stephen Wade

Going To Extremes : The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt

Harry de Windt (1856-1933) was a man who, by any standards, was a personality, a marked presence in the world of Victorian and Edwardian literature and social l...
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Guilty Thing

Guilty Thing

by Frances Wilson

Guilty Thing : A Life of Thomas de Quincy

`Life for De Quincey was either angels ascending on vaults of cloud or vagrants shivering on the city streets.'Thomas De Quincey - opium-eater, celebrity journalist, and profess...
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Health, Medicine And The Sea

Health, Medicine And The Sea

by Katherine Foxhall

Health, Medicine, and the Sea : Australian Voyages 1815 - 1860

During the nineteenth century, over 1.5 million migrants set sail from the British Isles to begin new lives in the Australian colonies. Health, medicine and...
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Heyday: The 1850's And The Dawn Of The Global Age

Heyday: The 1850's And The Dawn Of The Global Age

by Ben Wilson

Heyday : The 1850s and the Dawn of the Golden Age

'Excellent ...This is narrative history of the highest quality' Andrew Lycett, Sunday Telegraph 'Wonderfully engrossing and intelligent ...clever and entertaining' Domin...
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High Minds: The Victorians And The Birth Of Modern Britain

High Minds: The Victorians And The Birth Of Modern Britain

by Simon Heffer

High Minds : The Victorians and the Birth of Modern Britain

Simon Heffer's new book forms an ambitious exploration of the making of the Victorian age and the Victorian mind. Britain in the 1840s was a country wracked by...
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I Was Transformed

I Was Transformed

by Laurence Fenton

'I Was Transformed' Frederick Douglass : An American Slave in Victorian Britain

In the summer of 1845, Frederick Douglass, the young runaway slave catapulted to fame by his incendiary autobiography, Narrative of the Lif...
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Ice Ghosts

Ice Ghosts

by Paul Watson

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt For The Lost Franklin Expedition

Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the tale of t...
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