History

Picture of Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Our Troubles with Food: Fears, Fads and Fallacies.

Halliday, Stephen.

Halliday is a social historian who looks at our fascinating relationship with food and ana...

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Picture of The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession.

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession.

Bartlett, Allison Hoover.

What is it that makes some people willing to stop at nothing to possess the titles they lo...

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Picture of McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie's Gazetteer: A Local History of Britain.

McKie, David.

Takes the reader on a journey through the hidden history of Great Britain. 'There is no ne...

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Picture of The Children of Henry VIII.

The Children of Henry VIII.

Guy, John.

He fathered four living children, each by a different mother. Henry Fitzroy, Duke of Richm...

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Picture of Children's World: Growing Up in Russia, 1890-1991.

Children's World: Growing Up in Russia, 1890-1991.

Kelly, Catriona.

An enthralling history of childhood in 20th century Russia which shows that, while childho...

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Picture of Dumbest Criminals.

Dumbest Criminals.

Lewis, Wendy (ed.).

Full of real-life examples of escapades gone wrong, all created by those who are not intel...

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Picture of Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Images of the Past: Holidays in Victorian England.

Thorburn, Gordon.

Margaret B. was the daughter of a C of E minister, and the family took holidays and trips ...

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Picture of Savage Obsessions.

Savage Obsessions.

McNamara, Glen.

McNamara writes of his experiences as a former police detective stationed in Sydney’s King...

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Picture of An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World.

An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy: How Manners Shaped the World.

Patrick, Bethanne.

Offers an inside look at cultural dos and don'ts from around the world. 'You'll delve into...

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Picture of Classified: The Secret History of the Personal Column.

Classified: The Secret History of the Personal Column.

Cocks, H.G.

Takes the reader through the fascinating history of the personal advertisement. From the '...

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Picture of Bath.

Bath.

Payne, John.

Bath is one of England's oldest and most beautiful cities. This examines it under such cha...

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Picture of The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios.

The Shakespeare Thefts: In Search of the First Folios.

Rasmussen, Eric.

An extremely enjoyable literary detective story. There are 232 known copies of the Shakesp...

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Picture of Royal Westminster and St James's Through Time.

Royal Westminster and St James's Through Time.

Girling, Brian.

Takes a fresh look at famous heritage sites and their surroundings alongside modern compar...

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Picture of A Queen on Trial: The Affair of Queen Caroline.

A Queen on Trial: The Affair of Queen Caroline.

Smith, E.A.

She was the wife of George IV and in 1820 was publicly accused of adultery over a period o...

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Picture of The Scent of a Crime.

The Scent of a Crime.

Stephenson, Ron.

The author was responsible for the investigation of all major crime in New South Wales. He...

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Picture of Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe's Twentieth Century.

Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe's Twentieth Century.

Jerram, Leif.

The transformation of everyday life between the 1890s and 1970s touched every feature of t...

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Picture of Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry.

Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry.

Jones, Geoffrey.

Describes the people and the firms that have built the industry since the nineteenth centu...

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Picture of Wanda: The Untold Story of the Wanda Beach Murders.

Wanda: The Untold Story of the Wanda Beach Murders.

Whiticker, Alan.

Just about all Australian baby-boomers will remember the Wanda Beach murders at Cronulla i...

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Picture of World History Timeline: A Chronology of Aviation: A Day-by-Day History of a Century of Powered Flight.

World History Timeline: A Chronology of Aviation: A Day-by-Day History of a Century of Powered Flight.

Winchester, Jim.

Takes the reader from a steam-powered monoplane to the Zeppelin, and the 747 to the latest...

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Picture of The Mammoth Book of Gangs.

The Mammoth Book of Gangs.

Morton, James.

The gangs and gangsters range from London's real-life A Team, the Adams family from Clerke...

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Picture of Royal Weddings Through Time.

Royal Weddings Through Time.

McCutcheon, Janette.

Takes us through the pomp and circumstance, the highlights and of course the dresses, from...

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Picture of For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500.

For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066-1500.

Saul, Nigel.

A rich history of the glamorous and violent world of the 'knights in shining armour'. He s...

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Picture of Nights in the Big City: Paris, Berlin, London 1840-1930.

Nights in the Big City: Paris, Berlin, London 1840-1930.

Schlor, Joachim.

The lighting of cities by gas brought about the idea of 'night life'. Policemen and prosti...

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Picture of Mawson's Huts: An Antarctic Expedition Journal.

Mawson's Huts: An Antarctic Expedition Journal.

McGregor, Alasdair.

The author was part of the expedition to Antarctica which went to restore the winter quart...

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