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Empire : What Ruling the World Did to the British

Empire : What Ruling the World Did to the British

by Jeremy Paxman

Empire : What Ruling the World Did to the British

The influence of the British Empire is everywhere, from the very existence of the United Kingdom to the ethnic composition of our cities. It affects everything, from Pri...
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Englanders And Huns

Englanders And Huns

by James Hawes

Englanders and Huns : The Culture Clash Which Led to the First World War

A completely fresh look at the culture clash between Britain and Germany that all but destroyed Europe. Half a century before 1914, most Britons s...
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Explorers' Sketchbooks

Explorers' Sketchbooks

by Huw Lewis-Jones & Kari Herbert

Explorers' Sketchbooks : The Art of Discovery & Adventure

Despite dramatic advances in technology and equipment over the centuries, there is one vital piece of kit in most explorers' pockets that hasn't changed much at ...
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Fall Of The House Of Wilde

Fall Of The House Of Wilde

by Emer O'Sullivan

Fall of the House of Wilde : Oscar Wilde and his family

Oscar Wilde owed his most outstanding characteristics - his precocious intellectualism, his flamboyance, his hedonism, his recklessness, his pride, his sense of su...
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Freedom Burning

Freedom Burning

by Richard Huzzey

Freedom Burning : Anti-Slavery and Empire in Victorian Britain

After Britain abolished slavery throughout most of its empire in 1834, Victorians adopted a creed of "anti-slavery" as a vital part of their national identi...
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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

Heyday

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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Housekeeper's Tale

Housekeeper's Tale

by Tessa Boase

Housekeeper's Tale : The Women Who Really Ran the English Country House

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the tough...
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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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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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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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Lady Almina And The Real Downton Abbey

Lady Almina And The Real Downton Abbey

by Countess of Carnarvon

Lady Almina And The Real Downton Abbey : The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

Lady Fiona Carnarvon became the chatelaine of Highclere Castle - the setting of the hit series Downton Abbey - eight years ago. In that time s...
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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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Living Back-To-Back

Living Back-To-Back

by Chris Upton

Living Back-To-Back

Back-to-backs were once the commonest form of housing in England, home to the majority of working people in Victorian cities, but they have now almost entirely vanished from our urban townscape. The ...
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