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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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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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Saving Bletchley Park

Saving Bletchley Park

by Sue Black

Saving Bletchley Park

There have been many histories of Bletchley Park and the heroic work of Alan Turing and the code-breakers, work so important that it changed the course of the Second World War, shortening it by two...
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Scott of the Antarctic : The Definitive Biography

Scott of the Antarctic : The Definitive Biography

by David Crane

Scott Of The Antarctic : The Definitive Biography

David Crane has given us a magisterial portrait of one of Britain's greatest heroes and explorers, acclaimed as the 'masterpiece' on the subject. Reissued for the 100th ...
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Secret Court Martial Records of the Easter Rising

Secret Court Martial Records of the Easter Rising

by Brian Barton

Secret Court Martial Records of the Easter Rising

Following the suppression of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916, the British Army court-martialled almost 200 prisoners. Around ninety of them received death sentences,...
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Secret Victory

Secret Victory

by William Matchett

Secret Victory

William Matchett's Secret Victory provides a vital case study in counterterrorism at a time the West needs every lesson it can get. It may deal with Ireland, but it provides vital insights into both the v...
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Senecans

Senecans

by Peter Stothard

The Senecans : Four Men and Margaret Thatcher

A year after the death of Margaret Thatcher, a young woman arrives to ask Peter Stothard, former Editor of The Times, some sharp questions about his memories of the Thatcher...
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Seven Lives From Mass Observation

Seven Lives From Mass Observation

by James Hinton

Seven Lives From Mass Observation

What was it like to live in Britain during the second half of the twentieth century? In a successor to his acclaimed Nine Wartime Lives: Mass Observation and the Making of the Modern Se...
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Seven Pillars of Wisdom

by T E Lawrence

Seven Pillars Of Wisdom

Although 'continually and bitterly ashamed' that the Arabs had risen in revolt against the Turks as a result of fraudulent British promises of self-rule, Lawrence led them in a triumphant campaig...
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Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

Ship Lost : The Fate of the Titanic Crew

by James Cronan, & Janet Dempsey

Ship Lost : The Fate of Titanic's Crew

Titanic continues to capture the popular imagination even a hundred
years after her tragic loss in the North Atlantic in 1912. However much of
that focus is on the disparity betwee...
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Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

by Mark Donnelly

Sixties Britain: Culture, Society and Politics

Sixties Britain provides a more nuanced and engaging history of Britain. This book analyses the main social, political, cultural and economic changes Britain undertook as w...
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