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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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The Churchills: In Love and War
The Churchills: In Love and War
by Mary S Lovell
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The First Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722) was a soldier of such genius that a lavish palace, Blenheim, was built to honor his triumphs. Succeeding generations of Churchills sometimes achieved distinction but also included profligates and womanizers and... (read more)

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The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660
The English Civil Wars: 1640-1660
by Blair Worden
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One of the most renowned historians of the English Civil War has written a crisp and lucid narrative of the complicated events of 1640 to 1660—not just the war between King and Parliament of 1642-46 but the second civil war, the execution of King... (read more)

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Victorian London Life of a City 1840 1870
Victorian London Life of a City 1840 1870
by Liza Picard
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Vivid social history of London in one of its most dramatic and exciting periods. From rag-gatherers to royalty, fish knives to Freemasons, this tells of everyday life in London drawing on a huge wealth of primary source material, including unpublished... (read more)

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Shakespeare's Pub: A Barstool History of London as Seen Through the Windows of Its Oldest Pub - The George Inn
Shakespeare's Pub: A Barstool History of London as Seen Through the Windows of Its Oldest Pub - The George Inn
by Pete Brown
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A history of Britain told through the story of one very special pub, from "The Beer Drinker's Bill Bryson" (Times Literary Supplement) Welcome to the George Inn near London Bridge; a cosy, wood-paneled, galleried coaching house a few minutes' walk from... (read more)

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Second World War #0004: The Hinge of Fate
Second World War #0004: The Hinge of Fate
by Winston S Churchill
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From uninterrupted defeat to almost unbroken success: a year when Rommel is gradually thrown back in North Africa, and in the Pacific the tide turns.... (read more)

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Second World War #0005: Closing the Ring
Second World War #0005: Closing the Ring
by Winston S Churchill
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The drive to victory between June 1943 and July 1944, as the Allies consolidate their achievements, with enormous difficulty and great divergence of opinion.... (read more)

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Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
by Thomas Penn
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IN 1501, ENGLAND HAD BEEN RAVAGED FOR DECADES by conspiracy, coups, and violence. Through luck, guile, and ruthlessness, Henry VII, the first of the Tudor kings, emerged as ruler—but as a fugitive with a flimsy claim to England’s throne, he... (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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The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters
The Mitfords: Letters Between Six Sisters
by Charlotte Mosley
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The Mitford sisters were the great wits and beauties of their time. Immoderate in their passions for ideas and people, they counted among their diverse friends Adolf Hitler and Queen Elizabeth II, Cecil Beaton and President Kennedy, Evelyn Waugh and... (read more)

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Bastard Prince
Bastard Prince
by Beverly A Murphy
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It took Henry VIII 28 years, three wives, and a break with Rome before he secured a legitimate male heir. Yet he already had the illegitimate Henry Fitzroy. Fitzroy was born in 1519 after the king's affair with a gentlewoman named  Elizabeth... (read more)

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Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
by John Guy
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National Book Critics Circle Award finalist “A triumph . . . a masterpiece full of fire and tragedy.” — Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana In the first full-scale biography of Mary Stuart in more than thirty years, John Guy creates an... (read more)

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The Mistresses of Henry VIII
The Mistresses of Henry VIII
by Kelly Hart
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The full story of the "other women" in Henry VIII's life is presented here—everyone knows about the six wives, but this thrilling account of love, lust, and betrayal examines the mistresses From an exciting new voice in Tudor history comes... (read more)

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The English Civil War: Papists, Gentlewomen, Soldiers, and Witchfinders in the Birth of Modern Britain
The English Civil War: Papists, Gentlewomen, Soldiers, and Witchfinders in the Birth of Modern Britain
by Diane Purkiss
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Drawing on exciting new sources, including letters, memoirs, ballads, plays, illustrations, and even cookbooks, Purkiss creates a rich and nuanced portrait of the turbulent era of the English Civil War which rejected divine right monarchy in favor of... (read more)

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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 Story of England
The Story of England
by Michael Wood
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Now a major PBS miniseries The village of Kibworth in Leicestershire lies at the very center of England. It has an ancient church, some pubs, the Grand Union Canal, a First World War Memorial—and many centuries of recorded history. It has... (read more)

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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
by Juliet Nicolson
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Armistice Day 1918 dawns with great joy for victorious Britain, but the nation must confront the carnage war has left in its wake. In The Great Silence, Juliet Nicolson looks through the prism of daily life to narrate the rich but unknown history of the... (read more)

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The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I
The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I
by Josephine Ross
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Courting the Virgin Queen For more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe. During the marriage negotiations, romance blended with diplomacy as suitor after suitor endeavored to ally himself with her... (read more)

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Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England
Our Tempestuous Day: A History of Regency England
by Carolly Erickson
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Acclaimed historian and author Carolly Erickson's classic OUR TEMPTESTUOUS DAY now back in print.... (read more)

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The Royal Line of Succession: Official Souvenir Guide
The Royal Line of Succession: Official Souvenir Guide
by Hugo Vickers
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A comprehensive set of family trees which will appeal to anyone interested in British Royal ancestry With 60 illustrations, 11 family trees, extra genealogical charts and 16 Royal Coats of ArmsThese new, fully revised official souvenir guides, published... (read more)

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