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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 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 Spoonful Of Sugar : A Nanny's Story of Hard Times, Love and Happiness in Wartime England

A Spoonful Of Sugar : A Nanny's Story of Hard Times, Love and Happiness in Wartime England

by Brenda Ashford

A Spoonful Of Sugar : A Nanny's Story of Hard Times, Love and Happiness in Wartime England

'They say you can never truly love a child that is not your own, but that goes against every instinct that runs through me. For ...
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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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Bess Of Hardwick : P

Bess Of Hardwick : P

by David N. Durant

Bess Of Hardwick : Portrait of an Elizabethan Dynast

This is a fascinating biography of an extraordinary woman that will be essential reading for anyone with an interest in the sixteenth century and in Tudor history.

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

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

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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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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Enterprising Women

Enterprising Women

by Elizabeth Crawford

Enterprising Women

Enterprising Women tells the story of a group of women around the Garrett family, who in the second half of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth changed the position of women in...
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First Lady

First Lady

by Sonia Purnell

First Lady : The Life and Wars of Clementine Churchill

'My Beloved, I send this token, but how little can it express my gratitude to you for making my life and any work I have done possible, and for giving me so much h...
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Florence Nightingale : The Woman & Her Legend

Florence Nightingale : The Woman & Her Legend

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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Great Women's Lives

Great Women's Lives


Great Women's Lives : A Celebration in Obituaries

This selection of Times obituaries from 1872 to 2014 revisits the lives of 125 women who have all, in their own way, played an important part in women's educational, pro...
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Hitler's Valkyrie

Hitler's Valkyrie

by David R.L, Litchfield

Hitler's Valkyrie : The uncensored biography of Unity Mitford

Emerging from modern history as a remarkable and much-loved family, the Mitfords have remained largely unrepentant concerning theirs and particularly Unity's...
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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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Lady Catherine And The Real Downton Abbey

Lady Catherine And The Real Downton Abbey

by Countess of Carnarvon

Lady Catherine and The Real Downton Abbey

Sometimes the facts are even more extraordinary than the fiction...This book tells the story of Lady Catherine, a beautiful American girl who became the chatelaine of Highclere ...
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Lady Lucy Houston DBE

Lady Lucy Houston DBE

by Miles McNair

Lady Lucy Houston DBE : Aviation Pioneer and Mother of the Spitfire

The life-story of Lady Lucy Houston DBE must surely be one of the most romantic and dramatic epics of the last one hundred and fifty years, yet nowaday...
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Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

by Emma Smith

Maidens' Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

In 1943 Emma Smith joined the Grand Union Canal Carrying Company under their wartime scheme of employing women to replace the boaters. She set out with two fr...
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Margaret Pole

Margaret Pole

by Susan Higginbotham

Margaret Pole : The Countess In The Tower

Of the many executions ordered by Henry VIII, surely the most horrifying was that of sixty-seven-year-old Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, hacked to pieces on the scaffold ...
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Margot At War

Margot At War

by Anne De Courcy

Margot At War : Love and Betrayal in Downing Street, 1912-1916

Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her m...
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Mistresses Of Cliveden

Mistresses Of Cliveden

by Natalie Livingstone

Mistresses Of Cliveden : Three Centuries of Scandal, Power and Intrigue

A Sunday Times bestseller - Five women. One house. One extraordinary history.

From its construction in the 1660s to its heyday in the 1960s, Cliv...
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