History

Picture of History's Most Daring Moments.

History's Most Daring Moments.

Flynn, Hazel.

These are amazing stories of heroism, self-sacrifice, endurance and sheer grit. The storie...

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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 Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World.

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World.

Paine, Lincoln.

Shows a world in which the sea reigns supreme, and how the rise and fall of civilisations ...

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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 Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Writing on the Wall: Social Media - The First 2,000 Years.

Standage, Tom.

Yes, Twitter and Facebook are recent creations. But the need for swift social communicatio...

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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 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 The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Photographs from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

Wilson, David M.

How could Captain Scott's photographs ever been forgotten and lost? Yet for all the biogra...

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Picture of Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877.

Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877.

Wineapple, Brenda.

Wineapple, a prize-winning author, provides us with a brilliant portrait of American socie...

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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 Edwardian Farm: Rural Life at the Turn of the Century.

Edwardian Farm: Rural Life at the Turn of the Century.

Langlands, Alex et al.

Set in Morwellham Quay, Devonshire the authors spent a year on a farm using only the mater...

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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 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 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 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 Henley-on-Thames Then and Now.

Henley-on-Thames Then and Now.

Pilling, John and Waters, Laurence.

This picturesque centre is of course known around the world for its famous Royal Regatta. ...

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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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Picture of Victor Chang: Murder of a Hero.

Victor Chang: Murder of a Hero.

Stephenson, Ron.

In 1991, Victor Chang, a brilliant heart surgeon, was murdered. Who would want to murder s...

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Picture of The Suffragette Derby.

The Suffragette Derby.

Tanner, Michael.

Wednesday, 4th June 1913 was the most dramatic day in English Turf history. First, the mil...

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Picture of Conquering the Sky: The Secret Flights of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk.

Conquering the Sky: The Secret Flights of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk.

Tise, Larry E.

Provides a thorough account of the Wright brothers 1908 experiments at Kitty Hawk, North C...

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Picture of Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak.

Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak.

Walker, J.H.

Studies the network of power and ritual relationships that developed on the northwest coas...

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