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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 Ghost: A Cultural History

The Ghost: A Cultural History

by Susan Owens

The Ghost: A Cultural History

"Five thousand years have now elapsed since the creation of the world, and still it is undecided whether or not there has even been an instance of the spirit of any person appearing after d...
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The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

by Adam Macqueen

The Prime Minister's Ironing Board And Other State Secrets

Stored in Whitehall's archives are everything from blood-chilling warnings of imminent nuclear attack to comical details of daily life in the corridors of power...
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The Pug Who Bit Napoleon

The Pug Who Bit Napoleon

by Mimi Matthews

The Pug Who Bit Napoleon : Animal Tales of the 18th and 19th Centuries

From elaborate Victorian cat funerals to a Regency era pony who took a ride in a hot air balloon, Mimi Matthews shares some of the quirkiest and mos...
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The Random History of Rugby

The Random History of Rugby

by Iain Spragg

The Random History of Rugby

A lot of rucking and mauling has gone on since William Webb Ellis first picked up the ball and ran, but this doughty little book heroically manages to capture the true essence of the daddy of...
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The Secret Library

The Secret Library

by Dr Oliver Tearle

The Secret Library : A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History

A fascinating tour through the curious history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention - the book. As well as leafing...
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Treasure Palaces

Treasure Palaces

by Maggie Fergusson

Treasure Palaces : Great Writers Visit Great Museums

From a stunning villa on sunny Capri with Ali Smith to an unlikely temple in the heart of Copenhagen with Alan Hollinghurst, Treasure Palaces brings together over twe...
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Uprooted

Uprooted

by Nina Lyon

Uprooted : On The Trail of the Green Man

Who, or what, is the Green Man, and why is this medieval image so present in our precarious modern times? An encounter with a carving of the Green Man at an ancient church leads ...
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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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Wonderful England

Wonderful England

by Ernest Ames

Wonderful England

This charming, humorous hymn to England and Englishness was first published in 1902. Full of colour illustrations, it celebrates the British bobby, the golfing English gentleman, roast beef, cricket, t...
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