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Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Indian Summer : The Secret History of the End of an Empire

The stroke of midnight on 15 August 1947 liberated 400 million Indians from the British Empire. One of the defining moments of world history had been brought ab...
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Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

Into The Silence : The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

by Wade Davis

Into The Silence : The Great War Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

'The price of life is death'. For Mallory, as for all of his generation, death was but 'a frail barrier that men crossed, smiling and gallant, every d...
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Jeremy Thorpe

Jeremy Thorpe

by Michael Bloch

Jeremy Thorpe

The story of Jeremy Thorpe's rapid rise and spectacular fall from grace is one of the most remarkable in British politics. When he became leader of the Liberal Party in 1967 at the age of just thirty-seven...
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Joint Intelligence Committee

Joint Intelligence Committee

by Michael S Goodman

Joint Intelligence Commitee : Vol.1- From the approach of the Second World War to The Suez Crisis

Volume One of the Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee draws upon a range of released and classified pape...
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Justice Denied

Justice Denied

by David Wray

Justice Denied : Pride Prejudice and the Great Miner's Strike

TV portraits of the Miners' strike of 1984/5 stressed the violence of the pickets and responsible policing. This book challenges those images, looks at the i...
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Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

by Judith Wills

Keith Moon Stole My Lipstick

A star-struck, naive 17-year-old country bumpkin leaves her mum, her cat, her budgie and her 16ft caravan home in Oxfordshire and catches a coach to a near-mythical land - London and the Swi...
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Lady Catherine And The Real Downton Abbey

Lady Catherine And The Real Downton Abbey

by Countess of Carnarvon

Lady Catherine and The Real Downton Abbey

Sometimes the facts are even more extraordinary than the fiction...This book tells the story of Lady Catherine, a beautiful American girl who became the chatelaine of Highclere ...
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Launch Pad UK

Launch Pad UK

by Jim Wilson

Launch Pad UK: Britain and the Cuban Missile Crisis

For most British people the weekend of 27/28 October 1962 could so very easily have been their last weekend on earth. Yet, astonishingly, the fact that Britain's nucle...
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Life Below Stairs

Life Below Stairs

by Sian Evans

Life Below Stairs : in the Victorian and Edwardian Country House

The largely untold stories of innumerable, rather humble, lives spent 'in service' are lying just below the surface of many great houses; the physical evi...
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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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Living The Cold War

Living The Cold War

by Sir Christopher Mallaby

Living The Cold War : Memoirs of a British Diplomat

The centrepiece of this memoir by Sir Christopher Mallaby, former British Ambassador in Germany and France, is the unification of Germany in 1990, the culmination of y...
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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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Maisky Diaries

Maisky Diaries

by Gabriel Gorodetsky

Maisky Diaries

Highlights of the extraordinary wartime diaries of Ivan Maisky, Soviet ambassador to London The terror and purges of Stalin's Russia in the 1930s discouraged Soviet officials from leaving documentary reco...
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Man With The Golden Typewriter

Man With The Golden Typewriter

by Ed. Fergus

Man With The Golden Typewriter : Ian Fleming's James Bond Letters

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 gold...
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Marching To The Fault Line

Marching To The Fault Line

by F Beckett & D Hencke

Marching To The Fault Line : 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 divid...
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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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