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The British Milkman

The British Milkman

by Tom Phelps

British Milkman

Tracing the footsteps of British milkman over the past one hundred years, this book takes a nostalgic look at a great British tradition. Investigating the many changes that have taken place over the year...
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The English And Their Country

The English And Their Country


The English And Their Country: For Overseas Forces

Quirky facsimile in the style of Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain. First published during the Second World War. The English have for centuries been a puz...
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The Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece

by Esther Rutter

The Golden Fleece

Over the course of a year, Esther Rutter - who grew up on a sheep farm in Suffolk, and learned to spin, weave and knit as a child - travels the length of the British Isles, to tell the story of wool's ...
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The Gunpowder Industry

The Gunpowder Industry

by Glenys Crocker

Gunpowder Industry

Outlines the history of the gunpowder industry
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The Illustrated Story Of England

The Illustrated Story Of England

by Christopher Hibbert

The Illustrated Story Of England: 2nd Edition

A beautiful, quirky, illustrated edition of Phaidon's compelling bestseller, celebrating the book's 25th anniversary This concise and fast-paced introduction to English hist...
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The Sensational Past

The Sensational Past

by Carolyn Purnell

The Sensational Past : How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Blindfolding children from birth. Playing a piano made of live cats. Using tobacco to cure drowning.

Wearing "flea"-coloured clothes. Thes...
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The Stonemason

The Stonemason


The Stonemason : A History of Building Britain

A stonemason's story of the building of Britain: part archaeological history, part deeply personal insight into an ancient craft. In his thirty-year career, stonemason Andr...
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The Stories Of Slang

The Stories Of Slang

by Jonathon Green

The Stories Of Slang : Language At Its Most Human

Like the flesh-and-blood humans whose uncensored emotions it represents, slang's obsessions are sex, the body and its functions, and intoxication: drink and drugs. Slang...
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The Victorian Gardener

The Victorian Gardener

by Caroline Ikin

Victorian Gardener

Over the course of the nineteenth century, gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The ...
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The Writing On The Wall

The Writing On The Wall

by Mike Read

The Writing On The Wall

A blue plaque is a recognised symbol of our national heritage; a living footprint of our history with each one serving as a permanent reminder of an important contribution to the history of the c...
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These Silent Mansions

These Silent Mansions

by Jean Sprackland

These Silent Mansions : A Life in Graveyards

Graveyards are oases: places of escape, of peace and reflection. Each is a garden or nature reserve, but also a site of commemoration, where the past is close enough to touch...
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Threads of Life

Threads of Life

by Clare Hunter

Threads of Life : A History of the World Through The Eye of a Needle

The Hare with Amber Eyes meets The History of the World in 100 Objects: an eloquent history of the language of sewing. For the mothers of the disappea...
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Tiny Histories

Tiny Histories

by Dixe Wells

Tiny Histories : Trivial events and trifling decisions that changed British history

Tiny Histories is a fond, fun and informative look at the seemingly insignificant coincidences, decisions and tiny moments that trigger...
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Victorians And Edwardians Abroad

Victorians And Edwardians Abroad

by Neil Matthews

Victorians & Edwardians Abroad : The Begining of the Modern Holiday

'Victorians and Edwardians abroad: the beginning of the modern holiday' reveals a story never told before: the early years of one of Britain's leading ...
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Vintage Board Games

Vintage Board Games

by Adrian SeVILLE

Vintage Board Games : History and Entertainment from the Late 18th to the Beginning of the 20th Century

The printed board game reached new heights of beauty and ingenuity during the nineteenth century. The century began...
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Vulgar Tongues

Vulgar Tongues

by Max Decharne

Vulgar Tongues : An Alternative History of English Slang

Slang is the language of pop culture, low culture, street culture, underground movements and secret societies; depending on your point of view, it is a badge of h...
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Weeping Britannia

Weeping Britannia

by Thomas Dixon

Weeping Britannia

There is a persistent myth about the British: that they are a nation of stoics, with stiff upper lips, repressed emotions, and inactive lachrymal glands. Weeping Britannia--the first history of crying ...
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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

by Lynn Russell & Neil Hanson

Wish You Were Here : The Lives, Loves and Friendships of the Butlin's Girls

Touching true stories from the heyday of the Butlin's holiday camps.`When I got to the camp I felt as if I'd suddenly walked into Utopia - it w...
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