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Family First

Family First

by Ruth Alexandra Symes

Family First : Tracing Relationships in the Past

This book is a blend of social history and family history covering the years 1800-1950. It is structured around the relationships which fascinate those interested in find...
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Man With The Golden Typewriter

Man With The Golden Typewriter

by Fergus Fleming

Man With The Golden Typewriter

On 16 August 1952, Ian Fleming wrote to his wife, Ann, 'My love, This is only a tiny letter to try out my new typewriter and to see if it will write golden words since it is made of gold'....
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Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

by Melanie Amstel-Arieli

Jewish Lives : Britain 1750-1950

Jewish Lives presents the life-stories of ten individual Jews who immigrated to Britain between 1750 and 1950, based on actual genealogical research. Their life-stories, enriched by a va...
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Work Town

Work Town

by David Hall

Work Town : The Astonishing Story of the Project that Launched Mass-Observation

The astonishing story of the project that launched Mass Observation In the late 1930s the Lancashire town of Bolton witnessed a ground-brea...
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1916

1916

by Kieran Allen

1916 : Ireland's Revoluntionary Tradition

A few minutes after noon on the 24th April, 1916, Patrick Pearse stepped outside the newly occupied GPO on Sackville Street with a copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic...
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1916 : The Rising Handbook

1916 : The Rising Handbook

by Lorcan Collins

1916 : The Rising Handbook

A handbook to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. There are so many different versions of the story of Easter Week 1916. Lorcan Collins, an acknowledged expert on the subject a...
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1930s Britain

1930s Britain

by Pearce, Robert

In the 1930s Britain experienced an economic crisis, with high unemployment, wage cuts, benefit cuts and a deterioration in living standards. It was a decade noted for its austerity. Yet out of the recession came many po...
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1930s Home

1930s Home

by Greg Stevenson

1930s Home

The 1930s home presented an exciting new way of living for the generation that moved out to the suburbs. Young couples who had previously rented accommodation in urban centres found themselves able to afford ...
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1950s Childhood

1950s Childhood

by Derek Tait

1950s Childhood : Spangles, Tiddlywinks and The Clitheroe Kid

With few TVs, children in the 1950s made their own entertainment: they played conkers, built dens and go-karts, climbed trees and re-enacted fights from the ...
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1950s Home

1950s Home

by Sophie Leighton

1950s Home

The 1950s home presented an exciting new way of living for the generation that moved out of the suburbs. Young couples who had previously rented accommodation in urban centres found themselves able to afford ...
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1950s Housewife

1950s Housewife

by Sheila Hardy

1950s Housewife : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s

Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experience to today. After the independence of the wartime years, women had to leave their jobs when they married...
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1950s Kitchen

1950s Kitchen

by Kathryn Ferry

1950's Kitchen

The 1950s was the first great age of the modern kitchen: labor-saving appliances, bright colors and the novelty of fitted units moved the kitchen from dankness into light, where it became the domain of t...
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1965 The Year Modern Britain Was Born

1965 The Year Modern Britain Was Born

by Christopher Bray

1965 :The Year Modern Britain was Born

There is Britain before 1965 and Britain after 1965 - and they are not the same thing. 1965 was the year Britain democratised education, it was the year pop culture began to be tak...
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A Free-Spirited Woman

A Free-Spirited Woman


A Free-Spirited Woman : The London Diaries of Gladys Langford, 1936-1940

Gladys Langford (born in 1890) was a free spirit, an aspiring writer (though not published in her lifetime), an inveterate attender of plays, conc...
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A History of Modern Britain

A History of Modern Britain

by Andrew Marr

A History of Modern Britain

A History of Modern Britain confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival ...
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A Line In The Sand : Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East

A Line In The Sand : Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East

by James Barr

A Line In The Sand : Britain, France and the Struggle That Shaped the Middle East

Through a stellar cast of politicians, diplomats, spies and soldiers, including T E Lawrence, Winston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle, A ...
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A Nationa And Not A Rabble

A Nationa And Not A Rabble

by Diarmaid Ferriter

A Nation and not a Rabble : The Irish Revolution 1913-1923

Packed with violence, political drama and social and cultural upheaval, the years 1913-1923 saw the emergence in Ireland of the Ulster Volunteer Force to resist...
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A Social History of English Cricket

A Social History of English Cricket

by Derek Birley

A Social History of English Cricket

Acclaimed as a magisterial, classic work, A Social History of English Cricket is an encyclopaedic survey of the game, from its humble origins all the way to modern floodlit finishes. ...
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A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal

by John Preston

A Very English Scandal : Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment

The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for murder Behind oak-panelled doors in the House of Commons,...
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Allotments

Allotments

by Twigs Way

Allotments

The humble allotment has a surprisingly turbulent history. Initially the right to an allotment was proposed as a charitable means by which the poor could grow their own food and stave off starvation, but it q...
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