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An Alphabet of London
An Alphabet of London
by Christopher Brown
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London is the only city in the world where you could ever find Gilbert and George sharing space with the Gherkin and the Globe while the Great Fire burns and a gin drinker glugs her favorite tipple, and where members of the Bloomsbury Group hail a black... (read more)

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London to Ladysmith & Ian Hamilton's March (Dover Books on Military History)
London to Ladysmith & Ian Hamilton's March (Dover Books on Military History)
by Winston Churchill
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In addition to his enduring fame as a statesman, Winston Churchill was a Nobel Prize-winning author whose military histories offer the unique perspective of a participant in world affairs. London to Ladysmith and Ian Hamilton's March reflect his early... (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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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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1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry
1066: The Hidden History in the Bayeux Tapestry
by Andrew Bridgeford
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For more than nine hundred years the Bayeux Tapestry—one of the world's greatest historical documents and artistic achievements—has preserved the story of one of history's greatest dramas: the Norman Conquest of England, culminating in the... (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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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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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power
by Niall Ferguson
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This grand narrative history of the world's first experiment in globalization offers lessons for an ever-expanding American Empire--from England's most talented young historian.... (read more)

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Winston Churchill (Penguin Lives Biographies)
Winston Churchill (Penguin Lives Biographies)
by John Keegan
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Acclaimed historian Keegan offers a very human portrait of one of the 20th centurys enduring symbols of heroic defiance. From Churchills youth as a poor student to his leadership during World War II, Keegan reveals a man whose own idea of an English past... (read more)

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The Royal Stuarts: A History of the Family That Shaped Britain
The Royal Stuarts: A History of the Family That Shaped Britain
by Allan Massie
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"Compelling...A masterly feat...A magnificent, sweeping, authoritative, warm yet wry history." --The Wall Street Journal   In this fascinating and intimate portrait of the Stuarts, author Allan Massie takes us deep into one of historys... (read more)

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Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses
Blood and Roses: One Family's Struggle and Triumph During the Tumultuous Wars of the Roses
by Helen Castor
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In a span of thirty years, four kings lost their thrones, countless men lost their lives on the battlefield or their heads on the block, and others found themselves suddenly flush with gold. The Wars of the Roses tore England asunder, yet until now... (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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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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A People's History of London
A People's History of London
by Lindsey German
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In the eyes of Britain’s heritage industry, London is the traditional home of empire, monarchy and power, an urban wonderland for the privileged, where the vast majority of Londoners feature only to applaud in the background. Yet, for nearly 2000... (read more)

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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment
The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment
by Roy Porter
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From the author of The Greatest Benefit to Mankind (winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award) comes a "sumptuous and spicy volume" (Washington Post Book World) that highlights Britain's long-underestimated and pivotal role in disseminating the ideas... (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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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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Gypsies and the British Imagination, 1807-1930
Gypsies and the British Imagination, 1807-1930
by Deborah Epstein Nord
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Gypsies and the British Imagination, 1807-1930, is the first book to explore fully the British obsession with Gypsies throughout the nineteenth century and into the twentieth. Deborah Epstein Nord traces various representations of Gypsies in the works of... (read more)

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Churchill Defiant: Fighting On: 1945-1955
Churchill Defiant: Fighting On: 1945-1955
by Barbara Leaming
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Winston Churchill rages against time and his own mortality in this tumultuous political drama of his last ten years of public life. Here is Churchill at his most outrageous, maddening, and devious—but also at his most human, courageous, and... (read more)

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