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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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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

Childhood And Death

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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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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Decline And Fall of the British Empire

Decline And Fall of the British Empire

by Piers Brendon

Decline And Fall of the British Empire 1781-1997

No empire has been larger or more diverse than the British Empire. At its apogee in the 1930s, 42 million Britons governed 500 million foreign subjects. Britannia ruled t...
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Diaries of Sir Ernest Mason satow

Diaries of Sir Ernest Mason satow

by Ian Ruxton

The Diaries of Sir Ernest Mason Satow 1883-1888 : A Diplomat in Siam, Japan, Britain and Elsewhere

These are the edited (i.e. transcribed, annotated and indexed) diaries of Sir Ernest Satow (1843-1929) for the six years...
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Dickens And Christmas

Dickens And Christmas

by Lucinda Hawksley

Dickens & Christmas

Dickens and Christmas is an exploration of the 19th-century phenomenon that became the Christmas we know and love today – and of the writer who changed, forever, the ways in which it is celebrated....
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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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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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Dreadful Explosion

Dreadful Explosion

by Various Authors

A Full Account of the Dreadful Explosion of Wallsend Colliery by Which 101 Human Beings Perished!

A colliery explosion, more disastrous than any that can be remembered, took place on Thursday afternoon, the 18th June, 1...
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Elegant Etiquette In The Nineteenth Century

Elegant Etiquette In The Nineteenth Century

by Mallory James

Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century

Covering all these nineteenth century dilemmas and more, this book is your must-have guide to the etiquette of our well-heeled forebears. As it takes you through the intricac...
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Emperor's Shadow

Emperor's Shadow

by Anne Whitehead

Emperor's Shadow : Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes of St Helena

After Napoleon was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo, he was sent into exile on St Helena, arriving in October 1815. For the six years until his death,...
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