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The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

by Claire Tomalin

The Invisible Woman : The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

"The Invisible Woman" by Claire Tomalin is the acclaimed story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. Winner of the NCR Book Award, the Hawthornden Prize...
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The Kitchener Enigma

The Kitchener Enigma

by Trevor Royle

The Kitchener Enigma : The Life and Death of Lord Kitchener of Khartoum 1850-1916

In this critically acclaimed biography, now fully updated, Royle revises Kitchener's latter-day image as a stern taskmaster, the ultimate...
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The Lost Imperialist

The Lost Imperialist

by Andrew Gailey

Lost Imperialist : Lord Dufferin, Memory and Mythmaking in an Age of Celebrity

Frederick Hamiton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, enjoyed a glittering career which few could equal. As Viceroy of India...
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The Luck Of The Irish

The Luck Of The Irish

by Babette Smith

The Luck of the Irish : How a Shipload of Convicts Survived the Wreck of the Hive to Make a New Life in Australia

The author of the bestselling Cargo of Women and Australia's Birthstain tracks the lives of Irish convict...
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The Making Of India

The Making Of India

by Kartar Lalvani

The Making of India : The Untold Story of British Enterprise

The story of The Making of India begins in the seventeenth century, when a small seafaring island, one tenth the size of the Indian subcontinent, despatched s...
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The Mesmerist

The Mesmerist

by Wendy Moore

The Mesmerist : The Extraordinary Story of the Society Doctor who held Victorian London Spellbound

Medicine, in the early 1800s, was a brutal business. Operations were performed without anaesthesia while conventional tr...
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The Mighty Healer

The Mighty Healer

by Verity Holloway

The Mighty Healer : Thomas Holloway's Victorian Patent Medicine Empire

Verity Holloway's nineteenth-century cousin Thomas Holloway's patent medicine empire was so ubiquitous, Charles Dickens commented that if you'd murd...
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The Mystery of Princess Louise

The Mystery of Princess Louise

by Lucinda Hawksley

Mystery Of Princess Louise : Victoria's Rebellious Daughter

The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Princess Louise, may be destined to remain hidden forever. What was so dangerous about this artistic, tempestuous ...
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The Poor In England 1700-1850

The Poor In England 1700-1850

by S King & A Tomkins

The Poor In England 1700-1850

This fascinating study investigates the experience of English poverty between 1700 and 1900 and in the ways in which the poor made ends meet. The phrase 'economy of makeshifts' has often be...
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The Race to the North

The Race to the North

by David Wragg

The Race To The North : Rivalry and Record Breaking in the Golden Age of Steam

In the late nineteenth century, some of Britain's leading main-line railway companies threw caution to the winds in an attempt to provide th...
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The Real Exploration Treasury

The Real Exploration Treasury

by Beau Riffenburgh

The Exploration Treasury

Discover some of the great archival treasures of the Royal Geographical Society. Some of the greatest expeditions are described and illustrated with maps, photographs and illustrations by offic...
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The Ruling Caste : Imperial Lives in The Victorian Raj

The Ruling Caste : Imperial Lives in The Victorian Raj

by David Gilmour

Ruling Caste : Imperial Lives in The Victorian Raj

For nearly 200 years a small group of British officials administered vast areas of south Asia. In 1900 just over a thousdand civil servants ruled a population of nearly...
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The Scramble For Africa

The Scramble For Africa

by Thomas Pakenham

The Scramble For Africa

In 1880 the continent of Africa was largely unexplored by Europeans. Less than thirty years later, only Liberia and Ethiopia remained unconquered by them. The rest - 10 million square miles with...
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The Servants' Story

The Servants' Story

by Pamela Sambrook

The Servants' Story : Managing a Great Country House

Trentham was the Staffordshire home of the Leveson-Gower family, the Dukes of Sutherland. In the mid-nineteenth century they were said to be the richest non-royal fa...
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The Strangers Who Came Home

The Strangers Who Came Home

by John Lazenby

The Strangers Who Came Home : The First Australian Cricket Tour of England

The Ashes cricket series, played out between England and Australia, is the oldest - and undoubtedly the most keenly-contested - rivalry in inter...
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The Transatlatic Marriage Bureau

The Transatlatic Marriage Bureau

by Julie Ferry

The Transatlantic Marriage Bureau : Husband Hunting in the Gilded Age: How Amrerican Heiresses Conquered the Aristorcracy

On 6 November 1895 Consuelo Vanderbilt married Charles Spencer-Churchill, 9th Duke of Marlborough...
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The Twilight of the East India Company

The Twilight of the East India Company

by Anthony Webster

Twilight of the East India Company : the Evolution of Anglo-Asian Commerce and Politics 1790-1860

This book examines the development of British commercial, financial and political relations with India and the Far East d...
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The Victorian Asylum

The Victorian Asylum

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Asylum

Dreaded and reviled by many, these nineteenth-century buildings provide a unique window on how the Victorians housed and treated the mentally ill. Despite initially good intentions, they became warehous...
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The Victorian Cemetery

The Victorian Cemetery

by Sarah Rutherford

Victorian Cemetery

Planned with the same passion as a landscape garden, filled with monuments that represented the start of the art of craftsmanship in stone, and equipped with expensively constructed and fashionably de...
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The Victorian Chemist And Druggist

The Victorian Chemist And Druggist

by W A Jackson

Victorian Chemist And Druggist

After a historical introduction and a description of a Victorian chemist and druggist’s shop, this book describes and illustrates many of the items used and sold there. Most of the dispe...
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