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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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Jacob's Room Is Full of Books

Jacob's Room Is Full of Books

by Susan Hill

Jacob's Room Is Full Of Books

When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly and gloriously wedded, as Hill shows in Jacob's Room Is Full o...
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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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Myths That Shaped Our History

Myths That Shaped Our History

by Simon Webb

Myths That Shaped our History

All nations and peoples have a body of legendary tales and semi-historical episodes which explain who they are and help to define their place in the world. The British are no exception and ...
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Revolting Remedies

Revolting Remedies

by Daniel Wakelin

Revolting Remedies from the Middle Ages

For a zitty face. Take urine eight days old and heat it over the fire; wash your face with it morning and night. In late medieval England, ordinary people, apothecaries and physic...
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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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The Book Of Tides

The Book Of Tides

by William Thomson

The Book Of Tides

An idiosyncratic, richly illustrated guide to Britain's rivers, seas and shores, for everyone who loves the water and the natural world - a Norwegian Wood for Britain's waters This is a book for those ...
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The Greedy Queen: Eating With Victoria

The Greedy Queen: Eating With Victoria

by Annie Gray

The Greedy Queen: Eating with Victoria

What does it mean to eat like a queen? Elizabeth gorged on sugar, Mary on chocolate and Anne was known as 'Brandy Nan'. Victoria ate all of this and more. The Greedy Queen celebrat...
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The History Thieves

The History Thieves

by Ian Cobain

The History Thieves : Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation

In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and ...
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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 Jane Austen Marriage Manual

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

by Helen Amy

The Jane Austen Marriage Manual

A strict code of conduct governed courtship and marriage in Regency England during the period in which Jane Austen's novels were set, broadly 1796 to 1816. At a time when womens' only rea...
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The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

by Stephen Anderton

The Quest For Shakespeare's Garden

Published in association with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, The Quest for Shakespeare s Garden traces the origins of garden history and the Elizabethan garden, as well as telling t...
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The Story Of Slang

The Story 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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Too Marvellous For Words

Too Marvellous For Words

by Julie Welch

Too Marvellous For Words:The Real Malory Towers Life

Award-winning writer Julie Welch remembers her time spent at Felixstowe College, a long-lost world of arcane rules and happenings, when the headmistress and the Head ...
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We Made A Garden

We Made A Garden

by Margery Fish

We Made A Garden

This classic work on creating a garden was first published in 1956. We Made a Garden is the story of how Margery Fish, the leading gardener of the 1960s, and her husband Walter transformed an acre of wi...
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Winter

Winter

by Felicity Trotman

Winter

Feel the force of winter and appreciate its beauty through this collection of the best writing on the season. Classic and contemporary fiction, non-fiction in the form of diaries, history and journals, and histor...
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