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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel
Written by David Turner
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ISBN: 9780747811503
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Victorian and Edwardian Railway Travel

Written by David Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
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For the majority of the British public in the Victorian period the railways were the only way to travel. In 1880 the population of Britain and Ireland took 518 million railway journeys, and by the turn of the century this number had risen to just over 1.1 billion. Therefore, for anyone... Read more >
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
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If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge
Written by Lindy Woodhead
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Shopping, Seduction & Mr. Selfridge

Written by Lindy Woodhead


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $11.99

If you lived at Downton Abbey, you shopped at Selfridge’s.

Harry Gordon Selfridge was a charismatic American who, in twenty-five years working at Marshall Field’s in Chicago, rose from lowly stockboy to a partner in the business which his visionary skills had helped to create. At the turn of the twentieth century... Read more >
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Graven With Diamonds
Graven With Diamonds
Written by Nicola Shulman
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ISBN: 9781586422073
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Graven With Diamonds
The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Written by Nicola Shulman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $24.00

In this thrillingly entertaining book, Nicola Shulman interweaves the bloody events of Henry VIII's reign with the story of English love poetry and the life of its first master, Henry VIII's most glamorous and enigmatic subject: Sir Thomas Wyatt.

 Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and... Read more >
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Graven With Diamonds
The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Written by Nicola Shulman


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $19.99

In this thrillingly entertaining book, Nicola Shulman interweaves the bloody events of Henry VIII's reign with the story of English love poetry and the life of its first master, Henry VIII's most glamorous and enigmatic subject: Sir Thomas Wyatt.

 Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and... Read more >
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Otterburn 1388
Bloody Border Conflict
Written by Peter Armstrong
Illustrated by Stephen Walsh


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

In his Chronicles, Froissart describes Otterburn as ‘the best fought and the most severe’ battle of his time. Fought at Redesdale in Northumberland in August 1388, the battle originated from the ongoing war between the Scots and the English following Robert Bruce’s victory over the English at Bannockburn in 1314. Using... Read more >
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Anglomania
Anglomania
Written by Ian Buruma
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ISBN: 9780307828965
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Anglomania
A European Love Affair
Written by Ian Buruma


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $9.99

"Imaginative, original--wittily written."--The Washington Post Book World

To some, England has long represented tolerance, reason, and political moderation. To others, it is a moribund bastion of snobbery and outdated tradition. In this lively and diverting social history, noted author Ian Buruma, himself the son of Dutch immigrants to England, provides an incisive... Read more >
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307831859
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
A Life
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention... Read more >
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
Written by Greg Malone
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ISBN: 9780307401359
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Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders
The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada
Written by Greg Malone


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.99

The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The... Read more >
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Sopwith Pup Aces of World War 1

Written by Norman Franks
Illustrated by Harry Dempsey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

The Sopwith Pup was the forerunner of the hugely successful Sopwith Camel, which duly became the most successful fighter of World War 1. The first proper British fighting scout, the first Pups – the Royal Naval Air Service – arrived on the Western Front in 1916. Although regarded as a ‘nice’... Read more >
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Victorian Housebuilding
Victorian Housebuilding
Written by Kitt Wedd
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ISBN: 9780747810957
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Victorian Housebuilding

Written by Kitt Wedd


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

The Victorian suburbs that are such familiar elements of the British townscape were once building sites where armies of anonymous workmen converged to cover open land with streets of modest but comfortable houses. Despite their large scale and uniform appearance, most developments were built a few houses at a time by... Read more >
The Women's Land Army
The Women's Land Army
Written by Neil Storey
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ISBN: 9780747811633
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The Women's Land Army

Written by Neil Storey


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $12.95

When war broke out in 1939 the Women's Land Army was already organised and ready for action. Women who had served in the WLA in the First World War returned to service with their daughters, ready to fill in for the male labourers who had gone abroad to fight. Livestock was... Read more >
Britain's Empire
Britain's Empire
Written by Richard Gott
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ISBN: 9781844670673
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Britain's Empire
Resistance, Repression and Revolt
Written by Richard Gott


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $24.95

Contrary to nationalist legend and schoolboy history lessons, the British Empire was not a great civilizing power bringing light to the darker corners of the earth. Richard Gott’s magisterial work recounts the empire’s misdeeds from the beginning of the eighteenth century to the Indian Mutiny, spanning the red-patched imperial globe from... Read more >
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London Under
London Under
Written by Peter Ackroyd
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ISBN: 9780307473783
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London Under
The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Written by Peter Ackroyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this vividly descriptive short study, Peter Ackroyd tunnels down through the geological layers of London, meeting the creatures that dwell in darkness and excavating the lore and mythology beneath the surface.
 
There is a Bronze Age trackway below the Isle of Dogs, Anglo-Saxon graves rest under St. Pauls, and the...

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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780812979794
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $20.00

“An excellent, all-embracing new biography.”—The New York Times
 
From the moment of her ascension to the throne at age twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled admiration and scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world’s most famous... Read more >
1950s Modern
1950s Modern
Written by Susannah Walker
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ISBN: 9780747811459
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1950s Modern

Written by Susannah Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

After the constraints of the World War Two, the British embraced modern design like never before. From spindly-legged furniture to fabrics based on atomic design, quirkily patterned pottery to abstract graphics, they wanted everything around them to reflect the bright new post-war world.

This book traces the development of modern design in... Read more >
Art Deco Tiles
Art Deco Tiles
Written by Hans Lemmen
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ISBN: 9780747811992
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Art Deco Tiles

Written by Hans Lemmen


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
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Art Deco is arguably the twentieth century's most popular and memorable design movements. The style defined the interwar period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract forms, and luscious colours.This book charts the impact of this daring new style on the production of tiles and architectural faience in Britain... Read more >
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Art Deco Tiles

Written by Hans Lemmen


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Art Deco is arguably the twentieth century's most popular and memorable design movements. The style defined the interwar period with its clean sleek lines, streamlined shapes, bold abstract forms, and luscious colours.This book charts the impact of this daring new style on the production of tiles and architectural faience in Britain... Read more >
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British Light Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

Cruisers became Britain's essential vessel for protecting battleships, carriers, and convoys versus Japanese, Italian, and Nazi German commerce raiders, submarines, aircraft, and destroyers. 

The light cruiser was a natural development of the sailing frigate - a fast multi-purpose warship that could patrol the sea lanes, protect convoys and scout for enemy... Read more >
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British Light Cruisers 1939-45
British Light Cruisers 1939-45
Written by Angus Konstam, Illustrated by Paul Wright
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ISBN: 9781849086844
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British Light Cruisers 1939-45

Written by Angus Konstam
Illustrated by Paul Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

Cruisers became Britain's essential vessel for protecting battleships, carriers, and convoys versus Japanese, Italian, and Nazi German commerce raiders, submarines, aircraft, and destroyers. 

The light cruiser was a natural development of the sailing frigate - a fast multi-purpose warship that could patrol the sea lanes, protect convoys and scout for enemy... Read more >
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British Working Dress
British Working Dress
Written by Jayne Shrimpton
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ISBN: 9780747811978
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British Working Dress

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

This book explains the history of British occupational c.1750-1950 - a period that saw the decline of many traditional forms of employment, the emergence of new jobs and the reorganisation of various roles to meet the changing demands of the workplace and wider society. Dress is a potent expression of human... Read more >
The Castles of Edward I in Wales 1277-1307

Written by Christopher Gravett
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

In 1277 Edward I gathered a huge army and marched into Wales to subdue the rebel Welsh princes who continued to raid and pillage English controlled areas of Wales, and even England itself. A key part of his strategy of subjugating and colonizing the Welsh was to erect a castle at... Read more >
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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46
Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46
Written by Stuart Reid, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
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ISBN: 9781849088466
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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England, getting as far south as... Read more >
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Cumberland's Culloden Army 1745-46

Written by Stuart Reid
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $13.95

In August 1745 Charles Edward Stuart, the 'Young Pretender', landed in Scotland and sparked the Second Jacobite Rising. The Jacobite forces seized Perth, then Edinburgh, where they proclaimed the Young Pretender's father King James VIII; they trounced their Hanoverian opponents at Prestonpans and crossed into England, getting as far south as... Read more >
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Family Cars of the 1970s
Family Cars of the 1970s
Written by James Taylor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811497
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Family Cars of the 1970s

Written by James Taylor


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $12.95

The 1970s and 1980s were critical years for the British motor industry. A downward spiral in industrial relations led to crippling strikes; two major oil crises made thirsty older designs virtually unsaleable; and foreign manufacturers moved in with products that were affordable, reliable and available on demand.

Yet, by and large, British... Read more >
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