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Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants : The Edwardian Era to 1939

by Pamela Horn

Life Below Stairs : The Real Lives of Servants; the Edwardian Era to 1939

By the end of the 1920s domestic service remained the largest female occupation in Britain. We view it today as an undesirable job, owing to the ...
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Life In The 1950s

Life In The 1950s

by Mike Brown

Pitkin : Life in The 1950s

he 1950s began in the shadow of War. In Britain, food was still rationed as the country strove to pay off the huge debts that were the legacy of war. However by the end of the decade, the Brit...
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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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Lords of The Desert

Lords of The Desert

by James Barr

Lords of The Desert : Britain's Struggle with America to Dominate the Middle East

'Compelling... This is essential, gripping history with major relevance for those who wish to understand that tortured region today.'-Nic...
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Love Among The Ruins

Love Among The Ruins

by Harry Leslie Smith

Love Among The Ruins: A Memoir Of Life And Love In Hamburg, 1945

At 22, the war is over for RAF serviceman Harry Leslie Smith - the now 92-year-old activist and author of the acclaimed Harry's Last Stand - but the battl...
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Mail Men

Mail Men

by Adrian Addison

Mail Men : The Unauthorized Story of the Daily Mail - The Paper that Divided and Conquered Britain

Mail Men is the gripping, unofficial story of an institution that has become the self-proclaimed voice of middle England...
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Marching To The Faultline

Marching To The Faultline

by F Beckett & D Hencke

Marching To The Faultline : The Miners' Strike and the Battle for Industrial Britain

This is a controversial new investigation in the 1984 Miners strike and how it changed Modern Britain. The Miners' strike was a dividi...
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Migrant Women's Voices

Migrant Women's Voices

by Linda McDowell

Migrant Women's Voices : Talking About Life and Work in the UK since 1945

Between 1945 and the new century millions of women, including mothers and migrants, joined the labour force. These changes are brought to life th...
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Money On't Table

Money On't Table

by Corinne Sweet

Money On't Table - Grit, Work and Family Pride : True Stories from the Boys and Girls of the Manufacturing Heartlands of of Britain

Their parents worked as miners and lace workers, but by the mid-20th century new opport...
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Mother Country

Mother Country

by Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff

Mother Country : Real Stories of the Windrush Children

A leading new exploration of the Windrush generation featuring David Lammy, Lenny Henry, Corinne Bailey Rae, Sharmaine Lovegrove, Hannah Lowe, Jamz Supernova, Natas...
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Never Had It So Good

Never Had It So Good

by Dominic Sandbrook

Never Had It So Good : A History of Britain from Suez to the Beatles

In 1956 the Suez Crisis finally shattered the old myths of the British Empire and paved the way for the tumultuous changes of the decades to come. In ...
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No Cake No Jam

No Cake No Jam

by Marian Hughes

No Cake, No Jam : Hardship and Happiness in Wartime London

No Cake, No Jam is the heart-warming true story of a little girl's London childhood during the Blitz, and of how she rose above adversity through sheer guts and...
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No Tradesmen, No Women

No Tradesmen, No Women

by Michael Coolican

No Tradesmen, No Women : The Origins of the British Civil Service

Is our civil service fit for purpose? Michael Coolican takes John Reid's damning statement about the Home Office as his point of departure for a comprehe...
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Not Forgotten

Not Forgotten

by Neil Oliver

Not Forgotten : The Great War and Our Modern Memory

There are 37,780 First World War memorials in Britain, listing names from all walks of life - estates, villages, places of work. They stand as landmarks to a defining ...
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Nursing Churchill

Nursing Churchill

by Jill Rose

Nursing Churchill : Wartime Life from the Private Letters of Churchill's Niece

A fresh perspective on Churchill and wartime life through the eyes of the nurse charged with looking after the Prime Minister. In February 1...
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Pale Rider

Pale Rider

by Laura Spinney

Pale Rider : The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How it Changed the World

'Both a saga of tragedies and a detective story... Pale Rider is not just an excavation but a reimagining of the past' GuardianWith a death toll of betwe...
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Pandemic 1918

Pandemic 1918

by Catherine Arnold

Pandemic 1918 : The Story of the Deadliest Influenza in History

In the dying months of World War I, Spanish flu suddenly overwhelmed the world, killing between 50 and 100 million people.German soldiers termed it Blitzka...
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Parting Shots

Parting Shots

by Matthew Parris

Parting Shots

Up till 2006 a British Ambassador leaving his post was encouraged to write what was known as a valedictory despatch, to be circulated to a small number of influential people in government. This was the par...
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Partition

Partition

by Barney White-Spunner

Partition

The International Bestseller `Barney White-Spunner's book stands out for its judicious and unsparing look at events from a British perspective.' Dominic Sandbrook, Sunday Times Review'This book is at its most ...
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Peacemakers

Peacemakers

by Margaret Macmillan

Peacemakers : Six Months That Changed The World

Between January and July 1919, after the war to end all wars, men and women from all over the world converged on Paris for the Peace Conference. At its heart were the lead...
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