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Bitten By Witchfever: Wallpaper And Arsenic In The Victorian Home

Bitten By Witchfever: Wallpaper And Arsenic In The Victorian Home

by Lucinda Hawksley

Bitten By Witchfever : Wallpaper And Arsenic in the Victorian Home

In the 1880's, largely due to a growing number of cases of unexplained infant deaths, the evidence that arsenic in printed wallpaper was poisonous was g...
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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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A Little History of British Gardening

A Little History of British Gardening

by Jenny Uglow

A Little History of British Gardening

Did the Romans have rakes? Did the monks get muddy? Did the potato seem really, really weird when it arrived on our shores? This lively 'potted' history of gardening in Britain take...
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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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Animals In War Postcard Book

Animals In War Postcard Book


IWM Animals In War Postcard Book

Over the last century, animals have been a vital resource during conflicts, performing a variety of roles from basic transport to searching for explosives. It is estimated that 16 millio...
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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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Bad Days In History

Bad Days In History

by Michael Farquhar

Bad Days In History

From Caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier Steve Wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless Picasso, Bad Days in History delves into the past to present 365 delightfully told tales of historically ...
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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 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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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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Fire and Brimstone

Fire and Brimstone

by Michael Punke

Fire and Brimstone : The North Butte Mining Disaster of 1917

From the #1 international bestselling author of The Revenant - the book that inspired the award-winning movie - comes the remarkable true story of the worst m...
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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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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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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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Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen's England

by Helen Amy

Jane Austen's England

Jane Austen wrote about the English gentry class in the late Georgian and Regency periods (1796-1816). Her novels follow her heroines' quest for true love and fulfilment in English society during a...
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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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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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