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The Cabinet Office 1916-2016

The Cabinet Office 1916-2016

by J Meakin & A Seldon

The Cabinet Office 1916-2016 : The Birth of Modern Government

The story of the Cabinet Office, created in the depths of the Great War in December 1916, goes to the very heart of the British state over the last 100 years...
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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 Fatal Englishman

The Fatal Englishman

by Sebastian Faulks

The Fatal Englishman : Three Short Lives

Christopher Wood, a beautiful young Englishman, decided to be the greatest painter the world had seen. He went to Paris in 1921. By day he studied, by night he attended the parti...
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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 :  Living in the shadow of the Great War

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

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 Thieves

The History Thieves

by Ian Cobain

The History Thieves : Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation

In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and ...
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The Last Dance : 1936 The Year Our Lives Changed

The Last Dance : 1936 The Year Our Lives Changed

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 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 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 People

The People

by Selina Todd

The People : The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010

'There was nothing extraordinary about my childhood or background. And yet I looked in vain for any aspect of my family's story when I went to university to...
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The Pigeon Tunnel

The Pigeon Tunnel

by John Le Carre

Pigeon Tunnel : Stories From My Life

'Out of the secret world I once knew, I have tried to make a theatre for the larger worlds we inhabit. First comes the imagining, then the search for reality. Then back to the imagi...
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The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

by Adam Macqueen

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

Stored in Whitehall's archives are everything from blood-chilling warnings of imminent nuclear attack to comical details of daily life in the corridors of power...
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The Road Home : The Aftermath of the Great War Told by the Men & Women Who Survived It

The Road Home : The Aftermath of the Great War Told by the Men & Women Who Survived It

by Max Arthur

The Road Home : The Aftermath of the Great War Told by the Men & Women Who Survived It

11am, 11.11.1918: the war is finally over. After four long years Britain welcomed her heroes home. Wives and mothers were reunited w...
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The Scrap

The Scrap

by Gene Kerrigan

The Scrap : A True Story from the 1916 Rising

In the last hours of the 1916 Easter Rising, 20-year old Charlie Saurin came face to face with his Commander-in-Chief, Patrick Pearse. In a final gamble, Pearse had a desper...
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The Shaping of Modern Ireland

The Shaping of Modern Ireland

by Eugenio Biagini (ed)

The Shaping Of Modern Ireland : A Centenary Assessment

Originally published in 1960 and edited by Conor Cruise O'Brien, The Shaping of Modern Ireland was a seminal work surveying the lives of prominent early twentieth-c...
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The Thirties : An Intimate History

The Thirties : An Intimate History

by Juliet Gardiner

The Thirties : An Intimate History

As Wartime did for the 1940s, this book will grasp the broad spectrum of events in the 1930s in the words of contemporary witnesses drawn from metropolitan and provincial letters and d...
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Trial Of Lady Chatterley's Lover

Trial Of Lady Chatterley's Lover

by Sybille Bedford

The Trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover

The first full-scale literary trial in Britain's history - re-counted by the ever-charming and inimitable Sybille Bedford.

When Penguin released a new, unexpurgated edition of DH L...
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Truce

Truce

by Padraig Og O Ruairc

Truce : Murder, Myth and the Last Days of the Irish War of Independence

engOn 8 July 1921 a Truce between the IRA and British forces in Ireland was announced, to begin three days later. However, in those three days at l...
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