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A Curious Friendship

A Curious Friendship

by Anna Thomasson

A Curious Friendship : The Story of a Bluestocking and a Bright Young Thing

The winter of 1924: Edith Olivier, alone for the first time at the age of fifty-one, thought her life had come to an end. For Rex Whistler, a n...
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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 Secret Sisterhood

A Secret Sisterhood

by Emma C Sweeney & E Midorikawa

A Secret Sisterhood

`In digging up the forgotten friendships chronicled in A Secret Sisterhood, Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney have done much service to literary history.' Margaret Atwood `A Secret Sisterhood ...
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A Woman Lived Here

A Woman Lived Here

by Lauren Handel Zander

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

At the last count, the Blue Plaque Guide honours 903 Londoners, and a walking tour of these sites brings to life ...
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Agent of Peace

Agent of Peace

by Jennifer Hobhouse Balme

Agent of Peace : Emily Hobhouse and her Courageous Attempt to End the First World War

In the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) Emily Hobhouse championed the cause of the women and children herded into camps by Kitchener's army...
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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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Bicycles, Bloomers and Great War Rationing Recipes

Bicycles, Bloomers and Great War Rationing Recipes

by Vicky Sraker

Bicycles,Bloomers and Great War Rationing Recipes : The life of Dorothy Peel OBE

This book covers aspects of the Victorian to post First World War period revealing how society changed during the First World War, when ra...
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Biographic Austen

Biographic Austen

by Sophie Collins

Austen : Great Lives in Graphic Form

It takes the 50 defining facts, dates, thoughts, habits, and achievements of each subject, and uses infographics to convey each of them in vivid snapshots. The result is a quick-fire...
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Edith Cavell : Nurse, Martyr, Heroine

Edith Cavell : Nurse, Martyr, Heroine

by DIana Souhami

Edith Cavell :Nurse Martyr Heroine

Edith Cavell was born in 1865, daughter of a Norfolk vicar, and shot in Brussels on 12 October 1915 by the Germans for sheltering British and French soldiers and helping them escape ov...
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Eleanor de Montfort

Eleanor de Montfort

by Louise Wilkinson

Eleanor de Montfort : A Rebel Countess in Medieval England

This book deals with the remarkable life of a powerful and fiery woman at the heart of the turbulent Barons' Wars. As sister of Henry III and aunt of the future...
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Ellen Wilkinson

Ellen Wilkinson

by Paula Bartley

Ellen Wilkinson : From Red Suffragist to Government Minister

Ellen Wilkinson was a key radical figure in the 20th century British socialist and feminist movement, a woman of passionate energy who was involved in most of...
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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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Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale

by Mark Bostridge

Florence Nightingale: The Woman & Her Legend

Whether honoured and admired or criticized and ridiculed, Florence Nightingale has invariably been misrepresented and misunderstood. As the Lady with the Lamp, ministering to...
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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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