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Essays In Love

Essays In Love

by Alain De Botton

Essays In Love

Essays in Love will appeal to anyone who has ever been in a relationship or confused about love. The book charts the progress of a love affair from the first kiss to argument and reconciliation, from inti...
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Gin: An Illustrated History

Gin: An Illustrated History

by Tina Brown

Gin : An Illustrated History

The gin craze seems to have taken over the world in recent times, but how many gin lovers have ever stopped to really wonder about the origins of their favourite tipple? How many know about ...
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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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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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Ice Cream

Ice Cream

by Day, Ivan

Ice Cream

Ice cream has been served in Britain since the seventeenth century: it has graced the bowls of kings and the cones of the working man, and has been served plain, flavoured, moulded, sliced, squirted and scoope...
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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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Just the Tonic

Just the Tonic

by Kim Walker

Just the Tonic : A History of Tonic Water

Tonic water elicits images of sparkling drinks and stirred concoctions, but it has a history that reaches beyond the bar. Its roots go back centuries, starting with the Andes an...
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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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Mead

Mead

by Fred Minnick

Mead : The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink

With fantastical narratives, home-brewing instructions, and original craft cocktail recipes, Mead is the ultimate exploration of the resurgent alcoholic ...
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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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Objects Of War

Objects Of War

by Kevin Clancy

Objects of War : Currency in Times of Conflict

War has shaped currencies, creating, abolishing and moulding them. By providing the means through which they have been fought, coins and banknotes have proved themselves an...
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Oyster Isles

Oyster Isles

by Bobby Grovs

Oyster Isles : A Journey Through Britain and Ireland's Oysters


'Bobby's oyster travelogue is an ambitious, one-of-a-kind piece that shines a spotlight on the extraordinary and the everyday of the industry. It's the stu...
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Protest

Protest

by Kit De Waal et al

Protest : Stories of Resistance

Whatever happened to British protest? For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely ...
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Protestants

Protestants

by Alec Ryrie

Protestants

On the 500th anniversary of Luther's rebellion, this spectacular global history traces the revolutionary faith that shaped the modern world. Five hundred years ago Protestant Christianity began with one stub...
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Quakers

Quakers

by Peter Furtado

Quakers

Though there have never been many Quakers, these small numbers belie the sect’s tremendous impact, both historical and contemporary. Quakerism has produced an astonishing and disproportionate number of eminen...
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Tea And Tea Drinking

Tea And Tea Drinking

by Masset, Claire

Tea and Tea Drinking

If ever the idea of Britishness could be distilled into liquid form it would be into the quintessential cup of tea; whether a builder's morning brew or an afternoon earl grey sipped by the Queen. Cl...
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