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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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Augusta Leigh

Augusta Leigh

by Michael & Melissa Bakewell

Augusta Leigh : Byron's Half Sister

Augusta Leigh was the child of one of the most sensational scandals to hit Georgian England - the seduction of the wilful and beautiful Marchioness of Carmarthen by 'Mad Jack' Byron -...
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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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Caravans and Wedding Bands : Memories of a Romany Life

Caravans and Wedding Bands : Memories of a Romany Life

by Eva Petulengro

Caravans and Wedding Bands : Memories of a Romany Life

For Romany Eva Petulengro, marrying outside her culture was a big step to take. And now she had to adapt to living with a gorger - and her husband had to adapt to l...
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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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Florence Nightingale At First Hand

Florence Nightingale At First Hand

by Lynn McDonald

Florence Nightingale At First Hand

Florence Nightingale is one of the most famous figures in modern history. Yet much of what we know of her emanates from unreliable second-hand accounts, and from a misreading of the pr...
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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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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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Lizzie Siddal : The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphelite Supermodel

Lizzie Siddal : The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphelite Supermodel

by Lucinda Hawksley

Lizzie Siddal: The tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel

The supermodel did not arrive when Twiggy first donned false eyelashes; the concept began more than 100 years previously, with a young artists' model whose face ...
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Maiden's Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

Maiden's Trip : A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal

by Emma Smith

Maiden's 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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Margot At War

Margot At War

by Anne De Courcy

Margot At War : In Love Peace And War at Downing Street

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 mind, sh...
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Mrs Guiness

Mrs Guiness

by Lyndsy Spence

Mrs Guinness : The Rise and Fall of Diana Mitford the Thirties Socialite

Before Diana Mitford's disgrace as a social pariah, she was a celebrated member of the Bright Young Things, moving at the centre of 1920s and '30s...
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My History

My History

by Antonia Fraser

My History : A Memoir of Growing Up

Antonia Fraser's memoir describes growing up in the 1930s and 1940s but its real concern is with her growing love of History. The fascination began as a child - and developed into an ...
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