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In Love And War

In Love And War

by David Rooney & Michael Scott

In Love And War : The Lives and Marriage of General Harry and Lady Smith

The manner of their meeting was unprecedented. During the lawless mayhem that followed the capture of Badajoz by Wellington, a 14 year old Spanish...
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Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty And The Mad-Doctors In Victorian England

Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty And The Mad-Doctors In Victorian England

by Sarah Wise

Inconvenient People : Lunacy, Liberty and Mad Doctors in Victorian England

Gaslight tales of rooftop escapes, men and women snatched in broad daylight, patients shut in coffins, a fanatical cult known as the Abode of Lo...
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India Conquered

India Conquered

by Jon Wilson

India Conquered : Britain's Raj and the chaos of Empire

'The product of many years of detailed archival research, Wilson's book is without question the best one-volume history of the Raj currently in print.' - William D...
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Inglorious Empire

Inglorious Empire

by Shashi Tharoor

Inglorious Empire : What The British Did To Britain

The Sunday Times Top 10 bestseller on India's experience of British colonialism, by the internationally-acclaimed author and diplomat Shashi Tharoor'Tharoor's impassio...
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Jumbo

Jumbo

by John Sutherland

Jumbo: The Unauthorised Biography of a Victorian Sensation

The first comprehensive 'biography' of one of the first celebrity animals who gave us one of our favourite words. Jumbo, Victorian England's favourite elephant,...
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Life In A Victorian Workshouse

Life In A Victorian Workshouse

by Higginbotham, P

Life in a Victorian Workhouse : From 1834 to 1930

The word 'workhouse' has a grim resonance even today, conjuring up a vision of the darker side of Victorian Britain. Almost every town had at least one workshouse, and m...
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Life In The Victorian Asylum

Life In The Victorian Asylum

by Mark Stevens

Life In A Victorian Asylum : The World of Nineteenth Century Healthcare

Life in the Victorian Asylum reconstructs the lost world of the nineteenth century public asylums. This fresh take on the history of mental health ...
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Life In The Victorian Country House

Life In The Victorian Country House

by Pamela Horn

Life in A Victorian Country House

Country houses formed a distinct community and power base within the broader Victorian countryside. This book shows how landed families' day-to-day existence depended on the skills of t...
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Life on The Victorian Stage

Life on The Victorian Stage

by Nell Darby

Life on Victorian Stage

The expansion of the press in Victorian Britain meant more pages to be filled, and more stories to be found. Life on the Victorian Stage: Theatrical Gossip looks at how the everyday lives of Vict...
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Lunatics, Imbeciles And Idiots

Lunatics, Imbeciles And Idiots

by J.R.F. Burt & K. Burtinshaw

Lunatics, Imbeciles and Idiots : A History of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

In the first half of the nineteenth-century treatment of the mentally ill in Britain and Ireland underwent radical change....
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Mad Or Bad: Crime And Insanity In Victorian Britain

Mad Or Bad: Crime And Insanity In Victorian Britain

by David J Vaughan

Mad or Bad : Crime and Insanity in Victorian Britain

In a violent 19th century, desperate attempts by the alienists - a new wave of 'mad-doctor' - brought the insanity plea into Victorian courts. Defining psychological ...
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Madness, Murder And Mayhem

Madness, Murder And Mayhem

by Kathryn Burtinshaw & John Burt

Madness Murder And Mayhem Criminal Insanity in Victorian and Edwardian Britain

Following an assassination attempt on George III in 1800, new legislation significantly altered the way the criminally insane were treated ...
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Mariner

Mariner

by Malcolm Guite

Mariner : A Voyage with Samuel Taylor Coleridge

'The story of Coleridge's life does undoubtedly echo that of his poem; this is a book that provides rewarding rereadings of both' - The Sunday TimesA new biography of Samu...
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Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday

by Iwan Rhys Morus

Michael Faraday and the Electrical Century

The only scientist to ever appear on the British twenty pound note, Michael Faraday is one of the most recognisable names in the history of science. Faraday's forte was electri...
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Mr Barry's War

Mr Barry's War

by Caroline Shenton

Mr Barry's War : Rebuilding the Houses of Parliament After the Great Fire of 1834

When the brilliant classical architect Charles Barry won the competition to build a new, Gothic, Houses of Parliament in London he though...
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My Dearest Dearest Albert

My Dearest Dearest Albert

by Karen Dolby

My Dearest Dearest Albert

Using excerpts from her letters and diaries, this book shows the very human face of Queen Victoria, from spirited young princess to caring Queen, passionate bride and loving mother to great-gra...
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On The Origin Of Species

On The Origin Of Species

by Charles Darwin

The Origin of The Species

The publication of Charles Darwin's The Origin of Species in 1859 marked a dramatic turning point in scientific thought, but it also ignited a firestorm of controversy. More than two decades fo...
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One Hot Summer

One Hot Summer

by Rosemary Ashdon

One Hot Summer : Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Gr...
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Oscar's Ghost

Oscar's Ghost

by Laura Lee

Oscar's Ghost : The Battle for Oscar Wilde's Legacy

In all his life [Oscar] has never written me a letter that was unkind or at least unloving and to see anything terrible in his handwriting written directly to me would...
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Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe

Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe

by A Gestriche, E Hurren & S King

Poverty And Sickness in Modern Europe : Narratives of the Sick Poor

This title explores the experiences of the sick poor in modern Europe via an analysis of pauper narratives. This book provides a genuinely pan-European...
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