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Hobson Jobson
Hobson Jobson
by Henry Yule
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"Hobson-Jobson" is shorthand for the assimilation of foreign words to the sound pattern of the adopting language. This dictionary, compiled in the late-19th century, looks at Indian words that have been assimilated into the English language, such as... (read more)

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Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
Farm the True Story of One Family & the English Countryside
by Richard Benson
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The true story of Richard Benson and his family's move back to the country. He gives us a warm, funny, moving yet unsentimental portrait of life on a fifty-acre Yorkshire smallholding at the turn of a new century. 'A delight, superb. An engaging, tender... (read more)

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Dancing on Drugs
Dancing on Drugs
by Fiona Measham
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The last decade has seen the transformation of recreational drug use from a minority, almost subcultural activity into a widespread increasingly normalised leisure activity. Each weekend millions of the young and not-so-young fill the floors of night... (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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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill
by Michael Shelden
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In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young Titan, historian Michael Shelden has produced... (read more)

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The Churchills. Mary Lovell
The Churchills. Mary Lovell
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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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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A Monarchy Transformed
A Monarchy Transformed
by Mark Kishlansky
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The century between 1603 and 1714--an era of profound social, economic, and religious change--launched Britain from an isolated archipelago to a world-class intellectual, commercial, and military center. An outburst of intellectual creativity that... (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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'Churchill\'s six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From... (read more)

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Grand Alliance :Second World War Volume 3
Grand Alliance :Second World War Volume 3
by Winston Churchill
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'Churchill\'s six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From... (read more)

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An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - AD 409 (Penguin History of Britain)
An Imperial Possession: Britain in the Roman Empire, 54 BC - AD 409 (Penguin History of Britain)
by David Mattingly
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The definitive history of Roman Britain In the first major narative history of the subject in more than a generation, David Mattingly brings life in Britain during four hundred years of Roman domination into vivid relief. Drawing on a wealth of new... (read more)

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Second World War Gathering Storm Volume 1
Second World War Gathering Storm Volume 1
by Winston Churchill
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'Churchill\'s six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From... (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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Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945
Warlord: A Life of Winston Churchill at War, 1874-1945
by Carlo Deste
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As riveting as the man it portrays, Warlord is a masterful, unsparing portrait of Winston Churchill, one of historys most fascinating and influential leaders. Carlo DEstes definitive chronicle of Churchills crucial role in the major military campaigns of... (read more)

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Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations
Churchill by Himself: The Definitive Collection of Quotations
by Richard Langworth
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Winston Churchill (1874-1965) was one of the most inspiring leaders of the twentieth century, and one of its greatest wits. War reporter, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Prime Minister, Nobel Laureate, wordplay enthusiast, he was a powerful man of many... (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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A faun carrying an umbrella. A hobbit who makes his home in a hole in the ground. An ill-treated schoolboy with a secret and a scar. Fantasy is among the most beloved genres in childrenandrsquo;s literatureandmdash; and its offerings are often just as... (read more)

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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy
Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy
by Paul Thomas Murphy
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2012  Shooting Victoria is historical narrative at its most thrilling, from the cloak and dagger nature of several of the assassination attempts, to Victoria’s brilliant responses to the attacks... (read more)

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London: A Life in Maps
London: A Life in Maps
by Peter Whitfield
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For centuries, artists have been drawn to the plays of Shakespeare, translating his lines into brushstrokes and interpreting his characters and scenes in their own vision. From Henry Fuseliandrsquo;s Macbeth Consulting the Vision of the Armed Head and... (read more)

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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy
A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy
by Helen Rappaport
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As she did in her critically acclaimed The Last Days of the Romanovs, Helen Rappaport brings a compelling documentary feel to the story of this royal marriage and of the queens obsessive love for her husband - a story that began as fairy tale and ended... (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 odyssey 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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