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The Greedy Queen

The Greedy Queen

by Annie Gray

The Greedy Queen

Full of original research, Annie Gray's first book considers Britain's most iconic monarch from a new perspective, telling the history of British dining culture along the way.

From Dr Annie Gray, pres...
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The Happiest Days Of Their Lives?

The Happiest Days Of Their Lives?

by Marion Aldis & Pam Inder

Happiest Days of Their Lives

What do you think of when you hear the phrase ‘nineteenth-century schooling’? The bullies of Tom Brown’s Schooldays? The cane-wielding headmaster of Dotheboys Hall in Nicholas Nickleby...
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The Housekeeper's Tale

The 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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The Ingenious Victorians

The Ingenious Victorians

by John Wade

Ingenious Victorians : Weird and Wonderful Ideas from the Age of Innovation

We all know that some of the greatest inventions came from the Victorian age, the successors of which are still with us today. But this book is...
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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 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 Private Life of Victoria

The Private Life of Victoria

by Alexander Macdonald

The Private Life of Victoria

Now the second-longest-reigning monarch after Elizabeth II, Queen Victoria ruled at the height of Britain's power on the world stage and was a symbol of stability at home and abroad. Against...
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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 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 True History Of The Elephant Man

The True History Of The Elephant Man

by Michael Howell & Peter Ford

The True History of the Elephant Man: The Definitive Account Of The Tragic And Extraordinary Life Of Joseph Carey Marrick

Through horrible physical deformities which were almost impossible to describe, Joseph Carey Merr...
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