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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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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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Of Cabbages And Kings

Of Cabbages And Kings

by Caroline Foley

Of Cabbages And Kings : The History of Allotments

This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. Will include t...
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Our Hidden Lives

Our Hidden Lives

by Simon Garfield

Our Hidden Lives

"In 1936 anthropologist Tom Harrison, poet and journalist Charles Madge, and documentary filmmaker Humphrey Jennings set up the Mass Observation Project. The idea was simple: ordinary people would recor...
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Outsider

Outsider

by Frederick Forsyth

Outsider : My Life in Intrigue

At eighteen, Forsyth was the youngest pilot to qualify with the RAF. At twenty-five, he was stationed in East Berlin as a journalist during the Cold War.

Before he turned thirty, he was ...
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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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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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People of Providence

People of Providence

by Tony Parker

People of Providence : A Housing Estate and Some of Its Inhabitants

Over a period of eighteen months in the early 1980s, Tony Parker interviewed the residents of a housing estate in South London. He succeeded in gettin...
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Post-War Childhood

Post-War Childhood

by Simon Webb

Post-War Childhood : Growing Up in the Not-So-Friendly Baby Boomer Years

Many British baby boomers are very nostalgic about a supposed golden age; a vanished world when children were generally freer, happier and healthi...
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Pride

Pride

by Tim Tate

Pride : The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miner's Strike

They did so in the midst of the 1984 miners' strike - the most bitter and divisive dispute for more than half a century, and in one of the most turbule...
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Princes At War

Princes At War

by Deborah Cadbury

Princes At War : The British Royal Family's Private Battle in the Second World War

In 1936, the monarchy faced the greatest threats to its survival in the modern era - the crisis of abdication and the menace of Nazism. ...
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Protect And Survive

Protect And Survive

by Imperial War Museum

Protect and Survive

Protect and Survive was first published in 1980 to advise the public on what to do in the face of nuclear war. Warning that no part of the United Kingdom is safe, it details the effects of a nuclear ...
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Queer City

Queer City

by Peter Ackroyd

Queer City

In Queer City Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way - through the history and experiences of its gay population. In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria ('wolf dens' or public pleasur...
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Queer City

Queer City


Queer City : London Club Culture 1918-1967

Guidebook produced for a joint project between The National Archives and The National Trust "Queer City : London Club Culture 1918-1967" which uses original documents and plans...
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Rebels : Voices from The Easter Rising

Rebels : Voices from The Easter Rising

by Fearghal McCarry

Rebels : Voices from The Easter Rising

In 1947 the Bureau of Military History was established by the Irish government to record the experiences of those who took part in the fight for independence. In 1959, the results ...
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Rebuilding Britain

Rebuilding Britain

by David Rogers

Rebuilding Britain : The Aftermath of the Second World War

Undoubtedly, the Second World War was one of the darkest periods of history. With untold losses and countless with physical and mental scars, there was little t...
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Remembering 1916

Remembering 1916

by Richard S Grayson (ed)

Remembering 1916 : The Easter Rising, The Somme and the Politics of Memory in Modern Ireland

The year 1916 witnessed two events that would profoundly shape both politics and commemoration in Ireland over the course of t...
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Replica Coronation Newspaper

Replica Coronation Newspaper


Replica Coronation Newspaper

Evening Standard from June 2nd 1953. Complete coverage of the big event with many photos of the Queen on her journey from Westminster to Buckingham Palace, plus crosswords, cartoons and adve...
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Sapiens

Sapiens

by Yuval Noah Harari

Sapiens : A Brief History of Humankind

The global phenomenon. The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. The New York Times Top Ten Bestseller.

Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one spe...
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