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Seasons in the Sun: The Battle for Britain, 1974-1979

The late 1970s were Britain's years of strife and the good life. They saw inflation, riots, the peak of trade union power - and also the birth of home computers, the rise of the ready meal and the tri..

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Settler Anxiety at the Outposts of Empire: Colonial Relations, Humanitarian Discourses, and the Imperial Press

This innovative look at settler colonialism will be of interest to students and scholars of British Empire, Canadian and New Zealand history, print culture, comparative studies of colonialism, and Ind..

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Shadow King: The Life and Death of Henry VI

A new account of the tragic life and troubled times of Henry VI, who inherited the crowns of both England and France and lost both, in the course of a life blighted by mental illness and bloody civil ..

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Shakespeare's London on 5 Groats a Day

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Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital, A

London- a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by the Danes and ruled by the Normans. This unremarkable place - not even included in the Domesday Book - became a medieva..

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Shortest History of England, The

With the British Empire gone, Brexit looming and the break-up of the United Kingdom a possibility, there's no better time to discover the true history of England. In the latest addition to the..

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Six Minutes in May: How Churchill Unexpectedly Became Prime Minister

London, early May 1940- Britain is on the brink of war and Neville Chamberlain's government is about to fall. It is hard for us to imagine the Second World War without Winston Churchill taking over at..

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Song of Simon de Montfort: England's First Revolutionary

'Alive with human detail and acute political judgement, this book marks the arrival of a formidably gifted historian.' Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets and The Templars It was around half-pa..

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Sounds Appealing: The Passionate Story of English Pronunciation

It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it ... There have long been debates about 'correct' pronunciation in the English language, and Britain's most distinguished linguistic expert, Dav..

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Square Haunting: Five Women, Freedom and London Between the Wars

'I like this London life...the street-sauntering and square-haunting.' - Virginia Woolf, diary, 1925 In London during the interwar years, five women's lives intertwined around one address. Meckle..

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Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

The British Isles, this archipelago of islands, is to Neil Oliver the best place in the world. From north to south, east to west it cradles astonishing beauty. The human story here is a million years ..

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Tale of the Axe: How the Neolithic Revolution Transformed Britain

Focusing on the British Isles, the author explores a period of huge societal change - the Neolithic, or 'New Stone Age' - through the most iconic artifact of its time: the polished stone axe, using hi..

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The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

This is the second, and extensively revised, edition of the first full-scale scholarly study of what is arguably the only fully-formed religion that England has ever given the world: that of modern pa..

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This Golden Fleece: A Journey Through Britain's Knitted History

Over the course of a year, Esther Rutter - who grew up on a sheep farm in Suffolk, and learned to spin, weave and knit as a child - travels the length of the British Isles, to tell the story of wool's..

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Thomas Cromwell : Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant

***Including a new chapter: Cromwell's London*** 'This deeply researched and grippingly written biography brings Cromwell to life and exposes the Henrician court in all its brutal, glitteri..

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Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England, The

The past is a foreign country - this is your guide, from the bestselling author of Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England We think of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558-1603) as a golden age. Bu..

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Tudor Warship Mary Rose

The great warship the Mary Rose was built between 1509 and 1511 and served 34 years in Henry VIII's navy before catastrophically sinking in the Battle of the Solent on 19 July 1545. A fighting platfor..

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Twelve Days that Made Modern Britain

This is the story of modern Britain, focusing on twelve formative days in the history of the United Kingdom over the last five decades. By describing what happened on those days and what happened beca..

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Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch

The first comprehensive biography in three decades on Margaret Beaufort, the mother of the Tudor Dynasty. During the bloody and uncertain days of the Wars of the Roses, Margaret Beaufort was mar..

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Viceroys: The Creation of the British

Viceroys is the story of the British aristocracy sent to govern India during the reigns of five British monarchs. It is also the story of how the modern British identity was established. British hist..

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Victoria: A Life

"When Queen Victoria died in 1901, she had ruled for nearly sixty-four years. She was mother of nine and grandmother of forty-two, and the matriarch of Royal Europe, through the marriages of her child..

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Victorians, The: Twelve Titans who Forged Britain

They built a nation. Now it's our turn. Many associate the Victorian era with austere social attitudes and filthy factories. But in this bold and provocative book, Jacob Rees-Mogg -- leading Tory..

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Victory in the Kitchen: The Life of Churchill's Cook

In a suburban house in 1977 an elderly lady destroyed her memoirs. Her life, she felt, was not one people would want to read about. The life of a woman, born into the working class, brought up to go i..

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Viking Britain: An Exploration

A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and..

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Viking Britain: An Exploration

A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and..

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Viking London

London was reborn in the fires of the Viking Age, transformed by immigrants and natives, kings and commoners, warriors and saints. In this short history, bestselling historian Thomas Williams e..

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Waiting for War: Britain 1939-1940

At the outbreak of war in 1939, ordinary people were quickly forced to adapt to the realities of a nation under dire threat. But it soon became known as the Phoney War, a time when official inco..

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Warrior: A Life of War in Anglo-Saxon Britain

Warrior tells the story of forgotten man, a man whose bones were found in an Anglo-Saxon graveyard at Bamburgh castle in Northumberland. It is the story of a violent time when Britain was defining its..

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Wars of the Roses, The

A one-volume, essential history of England's longest and bloodiest civil war: the Wars of the Roses. THE REAL GAME OF THRONES... The Wars of the Roses were a prolonged brawl over an inherit..

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We Fight Fascists: The 43 Group and Their Forgotten Battle for Post War Britain

In 1946 many Jewish soldiers returned to their homes in England imagining that they had fought and defeated the forces of fascism in Europe. Yet in London they found a revived fascist movement inspire..

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Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Green and Pleasant Land, and How to Take It Back

`A formidable, brave and important book' Robert Macfarlane Who owns England? Behind this simple question lies this country's oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England's..

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Who Owns England?: How We Lost Our Land and How to Take It Back

'A formidable, brave and important book' Robert Macfarlane Who owns England? Behind this simple question lies this country's oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England's..

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Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

In his remarkable debut, Penn vividly recreates the dark and turbulent reign of Henry VII. He traces the transformation of a young, vulnerable boy, Prince Henry, into the aggressive teenager who would..

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