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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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    Jambusters
    Jambusters (Paperback) Julie Summers

    Published to coincide with the release of a major ITV drama series HOME FIRES, inspired by the book

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    Wild Ruins
    Wild Ruins (Paperback) Dave Hamilton

    Discover and explore Britain's extraordinary history through its most beautiful lost ruins. From crag-top castles to crumbling houses lost in ancient forest, and ivy-encrusted relics of industry to sacred places long since over-grown.

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    Making Sense of the Troubles
    Making Sense of the Troubles (Paperback) David McKittrick, David McVea

    The best one-volume history of the Troubles, from the Irish Civil War through the IRA campaign of the 70s onwards to today's historic power-sharing government in Belfast

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    Lady Katherine Knollys
    Lady Katherine Knollys (English, Paperback) Sarah-Beth Watkins

    This fascinating book studies Katherine Knollys' life and times, including her intriguing relationship with Elizabeth I.

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  • How to be a Victorian
    How to be a Victorian (Paperback) Ruth Goodman

    We know what life was like for Victoria and Albert. But what was it like for a commoner like you or me? How did it feel to cook with coal and wash with tea leaves? Drink beer for breakfast and clean your teeth with cuttlefish? Dress in whalebone and feed opium to the baby? This book helps you teach what you need to know about 19th century living.

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  • This Boy
    This Boy (English, Paperback) Alan Johnson

    Alan Johnson's childhood was not so much difficult as unusual, particularly for a man who was destined to become Home Secretary. This book tells the story of two incredible women: Alan's mother, Lily, who battled against poor health, poverty, domestic violence and loneliness to try to ensure a better life for her children; and his sister, Linda.

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    Diana: The People's Princess
    Diana: The People's Princess (Hardback) Nicholas Owen

    On 31 August 1997, the world was stunned by the tragic death of the most popular and photographed woman of the modern age: Diana, Princess of Wales.

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    Pagan Britain
    Pagan Britain (English, Paperback) Ronald Hutton

    Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic inscriptions, is both enthralling and perplexing to a resident of the twenty-first century. In this ambitious and thoroughly up-to-date book, Ronald Hutton reveals the long development, rapid suppression, and enduring cultural significance of paganism, from the Paleolithic...

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    Tudor Brandons
    Tudor Brandons (English, Paperback) Sarah-Beth Watkins

    The Life and Times of Mary Tudor and Charles Brandon.

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  • Lost England: 1870-1930
    Lost England: 1870-1930 (Hardback) Philip Davies

    A unique, illustrated journey through Victorian and Edwardian England in collaboration with Historic England. Records the greatest transition in England's history, as the longstanding practices of a rural economy shifted into towns and cities. With 1500 illustrations.

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    Doctor Turner's Casebook
    Doctor Turner's Casebook (Hardback) Stephen McGann

    A nostalgic diary and social history narrative of what life was like for the real-life Doctor Turner from the smash-hit BBC series, Call The Midwife

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    Dirty Old London
    Dirty Old London (English, Paperback) Lee Jackson

    In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In this intimately visceral book, Lee Jackson guides us through the underbelly of the Victorian metropolis, introducing us to the men and women who struggled to...

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    Civil War
    Civil War (Paperback) Peter Ackroyd

    The third volume of Peter Ackroyd's magisterial six-part History of England, taking readers from the accession of the first Stuart king, James I, to the overthrow of his grandson, James II

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  • Richard III and the Princes in the Tower
    Richard III and the Princes in the Tower (Paperback) Alison Weir

    Includes a new foreword by the author The story of the death, in sinister circumstances, of the boy-king Edward V and his younger brother Richard, Duke of York, is one of the most fascinating murder mysteries in English history.

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    Churchill and Ireland
    Churchill and Ireland (English, Hardback) Paul Bew

    The full story of Winston Churchill's lifelong engagement with Ireland and the Irish, now told for the first time. A long overdue book which at last addresses the most neglected part of Churchill's legacy on both sides of the Irish Sea.

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    Country House Society
    Country House Society (English, Paperback) Pamela Horn

    Forget glossy period dramas, here is the real story of Britain's super-rich from the First World War to the end of the 'roaring' twenties.

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    The Curious History of Irish Dogs
    The Curious History of Irish Dogs (English, Hardback) David Blake Knox

    Did you know that.The Irish have the highest proportion of dog ownership in Europe? The first probable reference to the Kerry Blue comes from 1847, when Major Richardson, the Wolfhound breeder and enthusiast, described what he termed 'a harlequin terrier'? The Irish Wolfhound was first described by Julius Caesar in De bello Gallico? In 1920 Michael Collins organised a breed show for the Kerry...

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    One Hot Summer
    One Hot Summer (English, Hardback) Rosemary Ashton

    A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten endured "The Great Stink" together

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    Britain After Rome
    Britain After Rome (English, Paperback) Robin Fleming

    Brings together the research and imaginative engagement to bring us as close as we can hope to get to the tumultuous centuries between the departure of the Roman legions and the arrival of Norman invaders nearly seven centuries later.

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