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Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World
Ghosts of Empire: Britain's Legacies in the Modern World
by Kwasi Kwarteng
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Kwasi Kwarteng is the child of parents whose lives were shaped as subjects of the British Empire, first in their native Ghana, then as British immigrants. He brings a unique perspective and impeccable academic credentials to a narrative history of the... (read more)

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The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret
The Secret Rooms: A True Story of a Haunted Castle, a Plotting Duchess, and a Family Secret
by Catherine Bailey
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From the New York Times–bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of Englands wealthiest families Fans of Downton Abbey looking for fascinating, real-life stories of the spectacular lives led by... (read more)

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Discoveries: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Discoveries)
Discoveries: King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (Discoveries)
by Anne Berthelot
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Well-written, loaded with information, and with a rich assortment of illustrations, each Discoveries "RM" volume is a look at one facet of art, archaeology, music, history, philosophy, popular culture, science, or nature. These innovatively designed... (read more)

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A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
by Chris West
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Stamps tell a story — and Chris West's book is the unique, fascinating tale of Great Britain told through its stamps. Hailed by The Times of London as “a splendid reminder of the philatelic glories of the past,” A History of Britain in... (read more)

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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
by Michael Shelden
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Between his rise and his fall, young Winston Churchill built a modern navy, experimented with radical social reforms, survived various threats on his life, made powerful enemies and a few good friends, became a husband and father, took the measure of the... (read more)

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To Marry an English Lord
To Marry an English Lord
by Gail Maccoll
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AMERICAN HEIRESSES TAKE ON THE PEERAGE In 1895, nine American girls, including a Vanderbilt (railroads), LaRoche (pharmaceuticals), Rogers (oil) and Whitney (New York trolleys), married peers of the British realmoXamong them, a duke, an earl, three... (read more)

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King Charles II
King Charles II
by Antonia Fraser
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A biography of the charming and approachable English king written by the author of "Marie Antoinette". 16 b/w plates.... (read more)

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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
by Lynne Olson
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The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain... (read more)

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The Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire
The Pirate Queen: Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire
by Susan Ronald
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Extravagant, whimsical, and hot-tempered, Elizabeth was the epitome of power, both feared and admired by her enemies. Dubbed the "pirate queen" by the Vatican and Spain's Philip II, she employed a network of daring merchants, brazen adventurers... (read more)

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Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives
by Katie Hickman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-314) and index.... (read more)

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Lady Worsleys Whim
Lady Worsleys Whim
by Hallie Rubenhold
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Their marriage had the makings of a fairy tale but ended as one of the most salacious and highly publicized divorces in history. In February 1782, England opened its newspapers to read the details of Sir Richard Worsley vs. George Maurice Bisset, a... (read more)

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The Real Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
The Real Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II
by Andrew Marr
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A surprising and very personal biography of a woman who may be the world's last great queen, published to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of her reign Elizabeth II, one of England's longest-reigning monarchs, is an enigma. In public, she confines... (read more)

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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
by Deborah Lutz
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At the height of the Victorian era, a daring group of artists and thinkers defied the reigning obsession with propriety, testing the boundaries of sexual decorum in their lives and in their work. Dante Gabriel Rossetti exhumed his dead wife to pry his... (read more)

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Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
Tudors: The History of England from Henry VIII to Elizabeth I
by Peter Ackroyd
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Peter Ackroyd, one of Britains most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book in his The History of England series, charting the course of English history from Henry VIIIs cataclysmic break with Rome to the... (read more)

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Gunpowder Plot
Gunpowder Plot
by Antonia Fraser
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A dramatic recreation of the events of November 5th 1605, which explains the religious and political background to the plot. 24 colour illus.... (read more)

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London, Portrait of a City
London, Portrait of a City
by Reuel Golden
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London calling.  A photographic journey through the history of this epic city   Samuel Johnson famously said that: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” London is a vast sprawling metropolis, constantly evolving and... (read more)

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Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden
Wilfrid Blunt's Egyptian Garden
by Tim Coates
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In 1901, while Egypt is under the protection of the British Empire, a pack of hounds is shipped out to provide sport for the officers. The pack invades the garden of the rich and eccentric poet Wilfrid Scarwen Blunt. Correspondence and scandal ensue.... (read more)

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The King's Speech
The King's Speech
by Mark Logue
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Peter Conradi's books include The Red Ripper: Inside the Mind of Russia's Most Brutal Serial Killer, Mad Vlad: Vladimir Zhirinovksy and the New Russian Nationalism, and Hitler's Piano Player.... (read more)

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Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life
Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life
by Susan Doran
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This book tells the dramatic story of Mary's life, but unlike other biographies the narrative is illustrated with many of the documents upon which our knowledge is based, as well as pictures of the leading characters in the story.... (read more)

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Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War
Thirty Days: An Inside Account of Tony Blair at War
by Peter Stothard
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For thirty days I was close by him at historic events -- in the places where writers never are. Before Britain could help the United States in the war against Saddam Hussein, Tony Blair faced a battle against his own voters, his own party, and his own... (read more)

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