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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 History Of Britain In 21 Women

A History Of Britain In 21 Women

by Jenni Murray

A History of Britain in 21 Women : A Personal Selection

Britain has traditionally been defined by its conflicts, its conquests, its men and its monarchs. It's high time that it was defined by its women. In this unique h...
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A House Full Of Daughters

A House Full Of Daughters

by Juliet Nicolson

A House Full of Daughters

All families have their myths and Juliet Nicolson's was no different: her flamenco dancing great-great-grandmother Pepita, the flirty manipulation of her great-grandmother Victoria, the infamou...
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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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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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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 : 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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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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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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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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Land Girl Suffragette

Land Girl Suffragette

by Simon Butler

Land Girl Suffragette : The Extraordinary Story of Olive Hockin Author : Artist : arsonist

Olive Hockin (1881-1936) in many ways epitomised those in the vanguard of the Suffrage movement through her class, liberal educa...
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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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