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Bitten By Witchfever

Bitten By Witchfever

by Lucinda Hawksley

Bitten By Witchfever : Wallpaper And Arsenic in the Victorian Home

In Germany, in 1814, Wilhelm Sattler created an extremely toxic arsenic and verdigris compound pigment, Schweinfurt green known also as Paris, Vienna, o...
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100 Documents That Changed The World

100 Documents That Changed The World

by Scott Christianson

100 Documents That Changed The World : From Magna Carta To WikiLeaks

100 Documents That Changed the World brings together the most important written agreements, declarations and statements in history. The documents incl...
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All The Countries We've Ever Invaded

All The Countries We've Ever Invaded

by Stuart Laycock

All The Countries We've Ever Invaded : And The Few We Never Got Round To

Out of 193 countries that are currently UN member states, we've invaded or fought conflicts in the territory of 171. That's not far off a massive,...
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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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Ask The Past

Ask The Past

by Elizabeth P. Archibald

Ask the Past : Pertinent and Impertinent advice from Yesteryear

Want to know how to garden with lobsters? How to sober up? Grow a beard? Or, simply, how to make a perfect cheesy omelette? Look no further than Ask the Pa...
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Berries

Berries

by J McMorland Hunter & S Hughes

Berries : Growing And Cooking

Berries were amongst the first foods we ate and their position in history and folklore is well established. In the kitchen berries are all around performers, enhancing sweet and savory dish...
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Beside The Sea

Beside The Sea

by Sarah Freeman

Beside The Sea : Britain's Lost Seaside Heritage

From the Victorian era to the early years of the 1960s, Summer in Britain meant a mass exodus, as millions of Britons boarded steam locomotives and charabancs to swap the...
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Blunders Of Our Government

Blunders Of Our Government

by Anthony King

The Blunders of Our Governments

With unrivalled political savvy and a keen sense of irony, distinguished political scientists Anthony King and Ivor Crewe open our eyes to the worst government horror stories and explain ...
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Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs

Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs

by Geoff Brandwood etc

Britain's Best Real Heritage Pubs : Pub Interiors of Outstanding Historic Interest.

This definitive listing is the result of 25 years' research by CAMRA to discover pubs that are either unaltered in 70 years or have fea...
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Britain's Forgotten Film Factory

Britain's Forgotten Film Factory

by Ed Harris

Britain's Forgotten Film Factory : The Story of Isleworth Studios

The story of Isleworth Studios is essentially that of the British film industry from 1914 to 1952. Beginning with the first British Sherlock Holmes scree...
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Britain's X-traordinary Files

Britain's X-traordinary Files

by David Clarke

Britain's X-traordinary Files

David Clarke opens The National Archives' own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena. From mediums employed by the police ...
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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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Empire Of Booze

Empire Of Booze

by Henry Jeffreys

Empire of Booze

Empire of Booze traces the impact of alcohol on British culture and society: literature, science, philosophy and even religion have reflections in the bottom of a glass. Filled to the brim with fascinati...
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Hedge Britannia : A Curious History of a British Obsession

Hedge Britannia : A Curious History of a British Obsession

by Hugh Barker

Hedge Britannia : A Curious History of a British Obsession

Hedge enthusiast Hugh Barker journeyed across Britain to explore its remarkable variety of gardens and hedgerows. He discovered how hedges are among our most an...
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If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

If Walls Could Talk : An Intimate History of the Home

by Lucy Worsley

If Walls Could Talk. An intimate history of the home

Why did the flushing toilet take two centuries to catch on? Why did Samuel Pepys never give his mistresses an orgasm? Why did medieval people sleep sitting up? When w...
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In A Manner Of Speaking

In A Manner Of Speaking

by Charlie Haycock

In A Manner of Speaking

Why do we have so many dialects in England? Why do we not all speak in standard English? How has our history shaped and influenced the language we speak today? 'In a Manner of Speaking' is a fun ...
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Inventions That Didn't Change The World

Inventions That Didn't Change The World

by Julie Halls

Inventions That Didn't Change the World

Inventions that Didn't Change the World is a fascinating visual tour through some of the most bizarre inventions registered with the British authorities in the nineteenth century....
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Little History of Britain

Little History of Britain

by Chas Newkwy Burden

Little History of Britain : Revolting Peasants & Ropey Royals

Lots of pomp and circumstance have gone on since Julius Caesar first came, saw and conquered, but this doughty little book heroically captures the true essen...
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One Lump Or Two

One Lump Or Two


One Lump or Two : Tea , Twinings & Edward Bawden

One Lump or Two is a delightful infusion of tea, limericks and the art of Edward Bawden RA (1903-1989). In the 1930s the artist collaborated with celebrated author and ep...
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Shipping Forecast

Shipping Forecast

by Nic Compton

The Shipping Forecast : A Miscellany

The rhythmic lullaby of 'North Utsire, South Utsire' has been lulling the nation's insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the gl...
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