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1950s Modern British Style And Design

1950s Modern British Style And Design

by Susannah Walker

1950s Modern British Style and Design

After the privations of the Second World War the British embraced modern design like never before. From spindly-legged furniture to fabrics based on atomic design, and quirkily patt...
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A Fiery And Furious People

A Fiery And Furious People

by James Sharpe

A Fiery And Furious People

*Chosen as a Book of the Year by The Times, History Today and the Sunday Telegraph*`Wonderfully entertaining, comprehensive and astute.' The Times`Genuinely hard to put down.' BBC History Maga...
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A Short History Of Britain In Infographics

A Short History Of Britain In Infographics

by Ray Hamilton

A Short History Of Britain In Infographics

Take a whistle-stop journey through time to discover the remarkable people, places, artefacts and events that make up the story of Britain through the ages. Discover the stomac...
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Armchair Nation

Armchair Nation

by Joe Moran

Armchair Nation : An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV

But what does your furniture point at?' asks the character Joey in the sitcom Friends on hearing an acquaintance has no TV. It's a good question: since...
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Britain A Genetic Journey

Britain A Genetic Journey

by Alistair Moffat

Britain : A Genetic Journey

Based on exciting new research involving the largest sampling of DNA ever made in Britain, Alistair Moffat, author of the bestselling The Scots: A Genetic Journey, shows how all of us who li...
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Coal Mine Disasters in The Modern Era

Coal Mine Disasters in The Modern Era

by Brian Elliott

Images of the Past: Coal Mine Disasters in the Modern Era 1900 - 1980

Mining disasters attracted the attention of the public and the press during the twentieth century, just as they had done a few generations earlier. T...
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Entitled

Entitled

by Chris Bryant

Entitled

'Radical history at its best'Owen Jones`A proudly partisan history'Mary Beard`Annoying and readable in equal measure'Jacob Rees-MoggExploring the extraordinary social and political dominance enjoyed by the Brit...
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Great Exhibitions

Great Exhibitions

by Trevor May

Great Exhibitions

In 1851 an event was organised in London that changed the world: The Great Exhibition. It was a spectacular showcase of technology, manufacture and design from all over the world. In just a few months ...
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Gypsies in Britain

Gypsies in Britain

by Janet Keet-Black

Gypsies In Britain

Gypsies have been a part of the British and European social fabric for centuries - and have faced prejudice and oppression for nearly as long, since at least the time of Henry VIII. Theirs is a peripa...
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Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall

by Adrian Goldsworthy

Hadrian's Wall

A beautifully produced account of the history and importance of Hadrian's Wall.
Located at the far-flung and wild edge of the Roman Empire, Hadrian's Wall was constructed by Emperor Hadrian in the
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History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

by Anthony Burton

History's Most Dangerous Jobs : Miners

Mining is Britain's oldest industry, and this book follows the men and, in the past, women who spent their lives working underground. Since the New Stone Age various minerals have ...
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Holiday Camps

Holiday Camps

by Kathryn Ferry

Holiday Camps

From the 1930s to the 1960s, millions of British people chose to spend their annual summer break at a holiday camp, taking advantage of the all-in package that included accommodation, food, and plentiful e...
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How To Read A Dress

How To Read A Dress

by Lydia Edwards

How to Read a Dress : A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century

Fashion is ever-changing, and while some styles mark a dramatic departure from the past, many exhibit subtle differences from year to y...
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How To Read Houses

How To Read Houses

by Will Jones

How To Read Houses

An insider's guide to recognising and apprecaiting the diversity of domestic architecture that reflects the location, the fashion and the technological savoir-faire of the age. From Tudor timberframes...
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Jews In Britain

Jews In Britain

by R Goldstein & M Leventhal

Jews In Britain

This book tells the epic thousand-year story of Britain's Jewish community, the country's oldest minority group, replete with the dark episodes of persecution and expulsion, but also with positive period...
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Living Back-To-Back

Living Back-To-Back

by Chris Upton

Living Back-To-Back

Back-to-backs were once the commonest form of housing in England, home to the majority of working people in Victorian cities, but they have now almost entirely vanished from our urban townscape. The ...
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Not Enough Room To Swing A Cat

Not Enough Room To Swing A Cat

by Martin Robson

Not Enough Room to Swing A Cat

As the crow flies'', ''chunder'', ''cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey'', ''three sheets to the wind'' - many terms like these are used in everyday English language convers...
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Of Cabbages And Kings

Of Cabbages And Kings

by Caroline Foley

Of Cabbages And Kings : The History of Allotments

This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day. Will include t...
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Parish Church Treasures

Parish Church Treasures

by John Goodall

Parish Church Treasures

Our parish churches constitute a living patrimony without precise European parallel. Their cultural riches are astonishing, not only for their quality and quantity, but also their diversity and i...
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Phantom Architecture

Phantom Architecture


Phantom Architecture

'60 fantastical structures described and illustrated in this colourful and highly entertaining book.' The Sunday Times 'If you can't think of a present for the armchair architect in your life - well...
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