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Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

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Author: Andrew Morton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate,...
Devices and Desires Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

Devices and Desires Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

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Author: Kate Hubbard Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 The critically acclaimed author of Serving Victoria brilliantly illuminates the life of the little-known Bess of Hardwick--next to Queen Elizabeth I,...
Young Prince Philip, His Turbulent Early Life

Young Prince Philip, His Turbulent Early Life

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Author, Philip Eade Format, Paperback / softback Number of Pages, 384 'The narrative is as suspenseful as any thriller. Truly, an excellent read' Lynn Barber, Sunday Times Married for almost...
Paper Bullets: Two Women Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis

Paper Bullets: Two Women Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis

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Author: Jeffrey H. Jackson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 336 Paper Bullets is the first book to tell the history of an audacious anti-Nazi campaign undertaken by an unlikely pair:...
The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown

The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown

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Author: Anna Keay Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 496 THE SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022 WINNER OF THE POL ROGER DUFF COOPER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR...
Killing Goldfinger: The Secret, Bullet-Riddled Life and Death of Britain's Gangster Number One

Killing Goldfinger: The Secret, Bullet-Riddled Life and Death of Britain's Gangster Number One

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Author: Wensley Clarkson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 KILLING GOLDFINGER charts the extraordinary rise and spectacular bullet-riddled fall of John Palmer, the richest, most powerful criminal ever to have...
Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

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Author: Tim Bouverie Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 This thrilling Sunday Times bestseller is the first major account of the disastrous years of British indecision and infighting...
Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

Victorious Century: The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

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Author: David Cannadine (University of London) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 624 A sweeping history of nineteenth-century Britain by one of the world's most respected historians. "An evocative account ....
The Case of the Married Woman: Caroline Norton: A 19th Century Heroine Who Wanted Justice for Women

The Case of the Married Woman: Caroline Norton: A 19th Century Heroine Who Wanted Justice for Women

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Author: Lady Antonia Fraser Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 'Before biography was fashionable, Antonia Fraser made the past popular' Guardian 'As a pure storyteller, Antonia Fraser has few equals'...
An Economic History of the English Garden

An Economic History of the English Garden

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Author: Roderick Floud Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 The first and only in-depth economic history of England's gardens, from 1660 to today At least since the seventeenth...
The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth-Century History

The Rise and Fall of the British Nation: A Twentieth-Century History

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Author: David Edgerton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 720 A revolutionary economic and political history of 20th century Britain Out of a liberal, capitalist, genuinely global power of...
On Every Tide: The Making and Remaking of the Irish World

On Every Tide: The Making and Remaking of the Irish World

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Author: Sean Connolly Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 544 A sweeping history of Irish emigration, arguing that the Irish exodus helped make the modern world When people think of Irish...
The American Duchess

The American Duchess

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Author:Anna Pasternak Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 Who was the real Wallis: an opportunistic American social climber, a master manipulator or the true love of Edward's life?...
Elizabethans: A History of How Modern Britain Was Forged

Elizabethans: A History of How Modern Britain Was Forged

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Author: Andrew Marr Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 The Sunday Times bestseller Now a major BBC TV series presented by Andrew Marr David Attenborough. Marcus Rashford. Jan...
The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine

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Author: Lindsey Fitzharris Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 The spellbinding story of a visionary British surgeon who changed medicine forever In The Butchering Art, historian Lindsey Fitzharris...
Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women

Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women

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Author: Joyce Marlow Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Queen Victoria is most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad...
Queens of the Crusades: Eleanor of Aquitaine and her Successors

Queens of the Crusades: Eleanor of Aquitaine and her Successors

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 The next volume in Alison Weir's magisterial history of the queens of Medieval England - including the life of...
Lost Realms: Histories of Britain from the Romans to the Vikings

Lost Realms: Histories of Britain from the Romans to the Vikings

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Author: Thomas Williams Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 'A beautiful, beautiful book . . . archaeology is changing so much about the way we view the so-called Dark Ages...
Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures

Clementine Churchill: A Life in Pictures

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Author: Sonia Purnell Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 Without Winston Churchill's inspiring leadership Britain could not have survived its darkest hour. Without his wife Clementine, however, he might never...
The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

The Lost Tudor Princess: A Life of Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 576 The captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five...
1942: Britain at the Brink

1942: Britain at the Brink

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Author: Taylor Downing Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 'Taylor Downing vividly brings to life a terrible year' Max Hastings, Sunday Times 'Taylor Downing is a wonderful historian and a...
Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Dashing for the Post: The Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

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Author: Patrick Leigh Fermor Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 A revelatory collection of letters written by the author of THE BROKEN ROAD. Handsome, spirited and erudite, Patrick...
A Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind

A Revolution of Feeling: The Decade that Forged the Modern Mind

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Author: Rachel Hewitt Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called 'the most important of all revolutions...a revolution in sentiments'. Inspired...
The Lost Imperialist: Lord Dufferin, Memory and Mythmaking in an Age of Celebrity

The Lost Imperialist: Lord Dufferin, Memory and Mythmaking in an Age of Celebrity

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Author: Andrew Gailey Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 464 Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography 2016 Frederick Hamiton-Temple-Blackwood, 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, enjoyed a glittering...
The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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Author: Richard Overy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 A short, brilliant account of the birth of the RAF for the centenary of its founding The dizzying pace...
London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

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Author: Stephen Alford Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 The story of the individuals whose ambition and recklessness transformed London, England and the world. Life in Europe was...
Winds of Change: Britain in the Early Sixties

Winds of Change: Britain in the Early Sixties

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Author: Peter Hennessy Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 624 The third volume of Peter Hennessy's landmark postwar history of Britain Harold Macmillan - the presiding figure in Peter...
Loot: Britain and the Benin Bronzes

Loot: Britain and the Benin Bronzes

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Author: Barnaby Phillips Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 "In 1897, Britain responded to the killing of a group of officials by razing an empire to the ground. The men...
Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

Winter King: The Dawn of Tudor England

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Author: Thomas Penn Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 480 The unforgettable and bestselling story of the turbulent birth of Tudor England, from a brilliant historian Winner of THE...
Our History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters

Our History of the 20th Century: As Told in Diaries, Journals and Letters

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Author: Travis Elborough Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 464 What better way to understand Britain during the twentieth century than through the eyes of those who experienced it at first...
Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

Royal Renegades: The Children of Charles I and the English Civil Wars

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Author: Linda Porter Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 448 The fact that the English Civil War led to the execution of King Charles I in January 1649 is well known,...
The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World - and Globalization Began

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World - and Globalization Began

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Author: Valerie Hansen Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 An authoritative rethinking of global history by a leading Yale professor When did globalization begin? Most observers have settled...
This Dark Business: The Secret War Against Napoleon

This Dark Business: The Secret War Against Napoleon

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Author: Tim Clayton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 448 Between two attempts in 1800 and 1804 to assassinate Napoleon Bonaparte, the British government launched a campaign of black propaganda of...
Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland

Stone Voices: The Search for Scotland

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Author: Neal Ascherson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 326 The rediscovery of Scotland's past and a wake-up call about its future, from a leading scholar-journalist Scotland has a new Parliament...
Mr Horniman's Walrus: Legacies of a Remarkable Victorian Family

Mr Horniman's Walrus: Legacies of a Remarkable Victorian Family

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Author: Clare Paterson Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 Family patriarch John Horniman established the tea company that bore his name in 1826, which went on to become one of...
Aerial Atlas of Ancient Britain

Aerial Atlas of Ancient Britain

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Author: David R. Abram Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 A spectacular collection of aerial photographs of Britain's most extraordinary prehistoric sites. This breathtaking collection of aerial images reveals ancient...
This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

This Orient Isle: Elizabethan England and the Islamic World

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Author: Jerry Brotton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 A richly detailed account of the little-known cultural and political relationship between Elizabethan England and the Islamic world In...
On a Pedestal: A Trip around Britain's Statues

On a Pedestal: A Trip around Britain's Statues

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Author: Roger Lytollis Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 This is a book for people who are interested in statues . . . and for people who aren't. It explores...
Five Days in London: May 1940

Five Days in London: May 1940

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. Author: John Lukacs Format: Paperback...
The Elizabethans

The Elizabethans

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Author: A N Wilson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 432 "In Wilson's hands these familiar stories make for gripping reading."--The New York Times Book Review New York Times Book Review...
Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

Richard III and the Princes in the Tower

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Author: Alison Weir Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Alison Weir investigates one of the most enduring murder mysteries in English history - the death of the lost...
The Channel: The Remarkable Men and Women Who Made It the Most Fascinating Waterway in the World

The Channel: The Remarkable Men and Women Who Made It the Most Fascinating Waterway in the World

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Author: Charlie Connelly Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 A bulwark against invasion, a conduit for exchange and a challenge to be conquered, the English Channel has always been many...
The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs of Englishness

The Last Wolf: The Hidden Springs of Englishness

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Author: Robert Winder Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 480 It is often assumed that the national identity must be a matter of values and ideas. But in Robert Winder's brilliantly-written...
The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life

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Author: John le Carre Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 The Sunday Times no. 1 memoir now in paperback The Pigeon Tunnel, John le Carre's memoir and his...
The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution

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Author: Christopher Hill Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 A gripping, extraordinary account of England in an era of revolutionary turmoil Within the English revolution of the mid-seventeenth...
Henry VIII: The Decline and Fall of a Tyrant

Henry VIII: The Decline and Fall of a Tyrant

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Author: Robert Hutchinson Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 'Hutchinson brilliantly conveys the atmosphere of terror...a gripping narrative' DAILY MAIL 'A brilliantly readable account of Henry's last years' SUNDAY TIMES...
Anatomy of a Killing: Life and Death on a Divided Island

Anatomy of a Killing: Life and Death on a Divided Island

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Author: Ian Cobain (Y) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 On the morning of Saturday 22nd April 1978, members of an Active Service Unit of the IRA hijacked a car...
The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown

The Restless Republic: Britain without a Crown

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Author: Anna Keay Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 496 THE SUNDAY TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF THE YEAR 2022 WINNER OF THE POL ROGER DUFF COOPER PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR...