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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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Attention All Shipping

Attention All Shipping

by Charlie Connelly

Attention All Shipping

This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired poems, songs ...
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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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Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports

Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling and Other Forgotten Sports

by E Brooke-Hitching

Fox Tossing, Octopus Wrestling & Other Forgotten Sports

For those who enjoyed the quirkiness of Schott's Miscellany, the erudition of The Etymologiconor the extremes of The Dangerous Book for Boys, this is the perfect r...
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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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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 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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Tommy, Doughboy, Fritz

Tommy, Doughboy, Fritz

by Emily Brewer

Tommy, Doughboy, Fritz : Soldier Slang of World War I

An amazing number of the words we use today were invented in World War I. They provide a unique insight into the experience of the war and the inventiveness and humo...
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Weird War One

Weird War One

by Peter Taylor

Weird War One

Welcome to Weird War One, a catalogue of the weird, the wonderful and the downright eccentric, from deep within IWM's First World War archives. From bizarre propaganda posters to eccentric spies, from pige...
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