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Open Secret

Open Secret

by Stella Rimington

Open Secret : The Autobiography of the Former Director-General of MI5

Stella Rimington was educated at Nottingham Girls' High School, and Edinburgh and Liverpool Universities. In 1959 she started work in the Worcestersh...
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A Passion For Speed

A Passion For Speed

by Paul Smiddy

A Passion for Speed : The Daring Life of Mildred the Hon. Mrs. Bruce

THE HONOURABLE MRS VICTOR BRUCE: record-breaking racing motorist; speedboat racer; pioneering aviator and businesswoman - remarkable achievements for ...
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A Quest In The Middle East

A Quest In The Middle East

by Liora Lukitz

A Quest in the Middle East: Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq

Gertrude Bell was a commanding figure: scholar, linguist, archaeologist, traveller and 'orientalist'. A remarkable woman in male-dominated Edwardi...
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A Woman Lived Here

A Woman Lived Here

by Allison Vale & Alison Rattle

A Woman Lived Here : Alternative Blue Plaques, Remembering London's Remarkable Women

'A pretty awesome present for the feminist in your life' - Caroline Criado Perez, OBE, author of Do It Like a WomanAt the last count, ...
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Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

by Margaret Powell

Below Stairs : The Bestselling Memoirs of a 1920s Kitchen Maid

Arriving at the great houses of 1920s London, fifteen-year-old Margaret's life in service was about to begin...As a kitchen maid - the lowest of the low - s...
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Deadlier Than The Male

Deadlier Than The Male

by Trina Beckett

Deadlier Than The Male : The Wives of Generals

How much influence did notable wives have on the leading commanders in British military history? These women tend to be disregarded but, as Trina Beckett demonstrates in th...
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Devices And Desires

Devices And Desires

by Kate Hubbard

Devices and Desires : Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

The remarkable story of Bess of Hardwick, her ascent through Elizabethan society and the houses she built that shaped British architectural ...
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Emma Hamilton: Seduction & Celebrity

Emma Hamilton: Seduction & Celebrity

by Q Colville & K Williams

Emma Hamilton: Seduction and Celebrity

From humble origins, Emma Hamilton (1765-1815) rose to national and international fame as a model, performer, trendsetter and interpreter of neoclassical fashion. Yet, the host of ...
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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

by Nixon, Kirsteen

The World of Florence Nightngale

Who was this heroic Victorian campaigner, this secular saint who, as 'the lady of the lamp', became a living legend? This revealing biographical guide looks at Florence Nightingale - the...
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Georgian Heroine

Georgian Heroine

by Joanne Murden

Georgian Heroine : The Intriguing Life of Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs

Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs lived an incredible life, one which proved that fact is often much stranger than fiction. As a young woman she en...
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Heroines of the Medieval World

Heroines of the Medieval World

by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Heroines of the Medieval World

These are the stories of women, famous, infamous and unknown, who shaped the course of medieval history. The lives and actions of medieval women were restricted by the men who ruled the ho...
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How To Be A Medieval Woman

How To Be A Medieval Woman

by Margery Kempe

How To Be A Medieval Woman

'And then he, completely astonished at her words, left off his lewdness, saying to her as many a man had done before, "Either you are a truly good woman or else a truly wicked woman." ' Brave,...
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In Byron's Wake

In Byron's Wake

by Miranda Seymour

In Byron's Wake

'This magnificent, highly readable double biography...brings these two driven, complicated women vividly to life' The Financial Times'A gripping saga of a double-biography' Daily Mail'A masterful portrai...
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In Defence Of Emma

In Defence Of Emma

by Sylvia K. robinson

In Defence of Emma : A new assessment of Emma, Lady Hamilton

Determined to disprove the derogatory and unsubstantiated allegations made against her, Sylvia Robinson has meticulously researched extensive source material ...
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In Search of Mary Shelley

In Search of Mary Shelley

by Fiona Sampson

In search of Mary Shelley : The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day. Aged sixteen, she eloped with Pe...
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Jane Austen At Home

Jane Austen At Home

by Lucy Worsley

Jane Austen At Home

BESTSELLER'This is my kind of history: carefully researched but so vivid that you are convinced Lucy Worsley was actually there at the party - or the parsonage.' Antonia Fraser'A refreshingly unique ...
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Jane Austen The Secret Radical

Jane Austen The Secret Radical

by Helena Kelly

Jane Austen The Secret Radical

In this fascinating, revelatory work, Helena Kelly--dazzling Jane Austen authority--looks past the grand houses, the pretty young women, past the demure drawing room dramas and witty comme...
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Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister

Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister

by Sheila Johnson Kindred

Jane Austen's Transatlantic Sister : The Life and Letters of Fanny Palmer Austen

In 1807, genteel, Bermuda-born Fanny Palmer (1789-1814) married Jane Austen's youngest brother, Captain Charles Austen, and was thrust int...
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Lady M

Lady M

by Colin Brown

Lady M : The Life and Loves of Elizabeth Lamb, Viscountess Melbourne 1751-1818

At a time of emerging women leaders, the life of Elizabeth Milbanke, Viscountess Melbourne, the shrewdest political hostess of the Georgian ...
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Lady Screever

Lady Screever

by Philip Battle

Lady Screever : Alice Colman: The World's First Female Pavement Artist

Lady Screever is the story of Alice Colman, the world's first female pavement artist.

At the end of the 19th century Alice endured inclement weath...
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