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The British in India

The British in India

by David Gilmour

The British In India : Three Centuries of Ambition and Experience

The British in this book lived in India from shortly after the reign of Elizabeth I until well into the reign of Elizabeth II. Who were they? What drove ...
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The Country Formerly Known As Great Britain

The Country Formerly Known As Great Britain

by Ian Jack

The Country Formerly Known As Great Britain

In this selection from over twenty years of reporting and writing, Ian Jack sets out to deal with contemporary Britain - from national disasters to football matches to obesity...
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The Country House And The Great War

The Country House And The Great War

by Terence Dooley

The Country House and The Great War: Irish and British Experiences

Drawing on archival materials, and incorporating never-before-seen images, this volume presents a spectrum of experiences from owners, to servants and t...
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The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour

by Anthony McCarten

The Darkest Hour

From the prize-winning screenwriter of The Theory of Everything, this is a cinematic, behind-the-scenes account of a crucial moment which takes us inside the mind of one of the world's greatest leaders...
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The Decline And Fall of the British Empire

The Decline And Fall of the British Empire

by Piers Brendon

Decline And Fall of the British Empire 1781-1997

No empire has been larger or more diverse than the British Empire. At its apogee in the 1930s, 42 million Britons governed 500 million foreign subjects. Britannia ruled t...
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The Easter Rising

The Easter Rising

by Foy & Barton

Easter Rising

On Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, a force of Irish men and women under arms, estimated at between 1,000 and 1,500, attempted to seize Dublin, with the ultimate intention of bringing to an end British rule i...
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The Edwardian Farm

The Edwardian Farm

by Jonathan Brown

Edwardian Farm

The Edwardian period is often seen as something of a gilded age; war would imminently remove hundreds of thousands of men from the labour force, and instigate progress to mechanise. Illustrated with a wea...
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The GPO Garrison Easter Week 1916

The GPO Garrison Easter Week 1916

by Jimmy Wreng

GPO Garrison Easter Week 1916 : a Biographical Dictionary

The clandestine Irish War News on Tuesday, April 25, 1916 stated 'The Irish Republic was proclaimed in Dublin on Easter Monday, April 24, at 12 noon. Simultaneou...
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The Great Silence 1918-1920

The Great Silence 1918-1920

by Juliet Nicolson

The Great Silence 1918-1920 : Living in the Shadow of the Great War

Peace at last, after Lloyd George declared it had been 'the war to end all wars', would surely bring relief and a renewed sense of optimism? But this ...
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The History of the Channel Tunnel

The History of the Channel Tunnel

by Nicholas Faith

The History of the Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel, has been one of histories most protracted and at times acrimonious, construction projects. From the paranoia of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, when there wa...
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The Last Dance

The Last Dance

by Denys Blakeway

The Last Dance : 1936 The Year Our Lives Changed

'The year has, indeed, begun in gloom. The King ill, and Kipling dead ...' so wrote the diarist Chips Channon in 1936 as George V lay on his deathbed at Buckingham Palace...
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The Letters Of Patrick Leigh Fermor

The Letters Of Patrick Leigh Fermor

by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Dashing For The Post : The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of The Broken Road. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick Leigh Fermor was a war hero and one the gre...
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The Long And Winding Road

The Long And Winding Road

by Alan Johnson

The Long And Winding Road

From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson's multi-award-winning autobiography charts an extraordinary journey, almost unim...
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The Long Weekend

The Long Weekend

by Adrian Tinniswood

The Long Weekend : Life in the English Country House 1918 - 1939

There is nothing quite as beautiful as an English country house in summer. And there has never been a summer quite like that Indian summer between the two...
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The Lost World of British Communism

The Lost World of British Communism

by Raphael Samuel

The Lost World of British Communism

The Lost World of British Communism is a vivid account of the Communist Party of Great Britain. Raphael Samuel, one of post-war Britain's most notable historians, draws on novels of t...
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The Maisky Diaries

The 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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The Making Of Modern Britain

The Making Of Modern Britain

by Andrew Marr

The Making Of Modern Britain

In The Making of Modern Britain, Andrew Marr paints a fascinating portrait of life in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century as the country recovered from the grand wreckage ...
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The Making of The Black Working Class in Britain

The Making of The Black Working Class in Britain

by Ron Ramdin

The Making of the Black Working Class in Britain

This is the first comprehensive historical perspective on the relationship between black workers and the changing patterns of Britain's labour needs. It places in an hist...
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The Man With The Golden Typewriter

The 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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The Outsider

The 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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