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1950s Housewife

1950s Housewife

by Sheila Hardy

1950s Housewife : Marriage & Homemaking in the 1950s

Being a housewife in the 1950s was quite a different experience to today. After the independence of the wartime years, women had to leave their jobs when they married...
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Advice To Single Women

Advice To Single Women

by Haydn Brown

Advice To Single Women

'Single women who have been industrious, and who have boldly carved out a career for themselves, can afford to snap their fingers at lost lovers, and thank the fate that at length designed them fo...
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Churchill Flip Book

Churchill Flip Book

by IWM

Churchill Flip Book

The Imperial War Museum has managed a Film Archive since it was first established in 1917, and the Archive now covers all aspects of conflicts in which British, Commonwealth or former Empire countrie...
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Corsets And Codpieces

Corsets And Codpieces

by Karen Bowman

Corsets And Codpieces : A Social History Of Outrageous Fashion

Have you ever wondered why we wear the type of clothes we do? Packed with outlandish outfits, this exciting history of British fashion trends reveals the fl...
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Cycling Craze of the Hour

Cycling Craze of the Hour


Cycling : Craze of the Hour

"Directly you are in motion you will feel quite helpless, and experience a sensation of being run away with, and it will seem as if the machine were trying to throw you off" Cycling: The Craz...
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Dearest Margarita

Dearest Margarita


Dearest Margarita : An Edwardian Love Story in Post Cards

In 1900, aged twenty and travelling from Havana to Europe, Margarita Johnson met and fell in love with the dashing gold prospector Charles Lumb. Her father disap...
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Deportment For Dukes And Tips For Toffs

Deportment For Dukes And Tips For Toffs

by Brummell & Beau

Deportment for Dukes & Tips for Toffs

First published in 1900, this is the original comportment guide for the aristocracy. The want of a literature appealing only to those moving in the highest social circles, and pract...
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English Allsorts

English Allsorts

by Peter Ashley

English Allsorts : Further Explorations In Unmitigated England

"Open this book with reverence. It is a hymn to England - the old England, the England of beach huts and Constable skies." (Clive Aslet). This beautiful boo...
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Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

by Lady Greville

Gentlewoman's Book of Sports

"One would hear considerably less of hysteria, of morphine-mania, and of other regrettable characteristics of fin-de-siecle existence, if women were to take to fencing as one of the regular ...
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How The French Won Waterloo

How The French Won Waterloo

by Stephen Clarke

How The French Won Waterloo (Or Think They Did)

Published in the 200th Anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo a witty look at how the French still think they won, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying ...
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It's All A Bit Heath Robinson

It's All A Bit Heath Robinson

by Lucinda Gosling

It's All A Bit Heath Robinson : Re-Inventing the First World War

William Heath Robinson remains one of Britain's best-loved illustrators and has embedded himself into English vernacular, inspiring the phrase 'it's all a...
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Medieval Graffiti

Medieval Graffiti

by Matthew Champion

Medieval Graffiti : The Lost Voices of England's Churches

For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best ex...
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Medieval Puzzle Collection

Medieval Puzzle Collection

by Tim Dedopulos

Medieval Puzzle Collection

Be transported back to the time of knights, castles and maidens with this beautiful book of medieval-themed puzzles. Challenge your perception and logic to a mental joust in a narrative that s...
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Reel History

Reel History

by Alex Von Tunzelmann

Reel History : The World According To The Movies

"Was the printing press invented by King Arthur? Did William 'Braveheart' Wallace father Edward III of England? And did Jon Bon Jovi rescue an Enigma machine during World...
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Ride A Cock Horse

Ride A Cock Horse


Ride A Cock Horse And Other Nursery Rhymes : Illustrated By Mervyn Peake

This elegantly produced collection of classic nursery rhymes is accompanied by richly imaginative drawings by Mervyn Peake. First published in 194...
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Severed

Severed

by Frances Larson

Severed : a History of Heads Lost and Heads Found

Our history is littered with heads. Over the centuries, they have decorated our churches, festooned our city walls and filled our museums; they have been props for artis...
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Sherlock Holmes Puzzles

Sherlock Holmes Puzzles

by Tim Dedopulos

Sherlock Holmes Puzzles : The Lost Cases

Holmes and Watson are back. Fresh from solving the baffling puzzles in The Sherlock Holmes Puzzle Collection, Dr John Watson returns with a new selection of his esteemed colleagu...
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The British Constitution First Draft

The British Constitution First Draft


The British Constitution : First Draft

Americans are particularly keen on their right to bear arms. This strikes the British as odd, largely because we no longer have bears in Britain so the idea of ursine limbs for all...
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The Lingo Of No Man's Land

The Lingo Of No Man's Land

by Lorenzo N Smith

The Lingo Of No Man's Land

This dictionary of World War I slang was compiled by a Canadian soldier, Lorenso N. Smith. It gives a fascinating contemporary insight into life on the front line. What is surprising for the m...
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The Modern Cyclist 1923

The Modern Cyclist 1923


The Modern Cyclist 1923

A guide to all aspects of cycling and holidaying in Britain during the 1920s, including learning to ride, traps for the unwary and laws and customs of the road. The second section takes a tour of...
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