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1 The Blunders of Our Governments (Paperback)

by Anthony King, Ivor Crewe

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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From the poll tax to ID cards, a groundbreaking look at three decades of outrageous political mishaps Read more

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2 The Biscuit Girls (Paperback)

by Hunter Davies

Format: Paperback 352 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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Ivy, Dulcie, Barbara, Ann, Dorothy and Jean all had different reasons for applying to work at Carr's biscuits, but once they had put on their... Read more

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3 The Fateful Year: England 1914 (Paperback)

by Mark Bostridge

Format: Paperback 432 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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War with Germany, so often imagined and predicted, broke out when people were least prepared for it. A theatrical diva prepares to shock her... Read more

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4 The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III (Paperback)

by Michael Jones, Philippa Langley

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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The real life, death and remarkable discovery of history's most controversial monarch Read more

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5 Greater London: The Story of the Suburbs (Paperback)

by Nick Barratt

Format: Paperback 608 pages
Published: 04/09/2014

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London's suburbs may stretch for well over 600 square miles, but in historical accounts of the capital they tend to take something of a back... Read more

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6 1914: Fight the Good Fight: Britain, the Army and the Coming of the First World War (Paperback)

by Allan Mallinson

Format: Paperback 624 pages
Published: 17/07/2014

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'No part of the Great War compares in interest with its opening', wrote Churchill. In this history, the author brings his experience as a... Read more

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7 Her Ladyship's Girl: A Maid's Life in London (Paperback)

by Anwyn Moyle

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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A fascinating memoir of a Welsh servant girl and lady's maid who lived and served in London between the wars. Read more

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8 Men of Letters (Paperback)

by Duncan Barret

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 01/08/2014

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Using the personal stories and letters of the men who joined the Post Office Riffles, this is a moving account of how the war touched the lives of... Read more

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9 Empire of the Deep (Paperback)

by Ben Wilson

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 11/09/2014

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10 The Invention of Scotland: Myth and History (Paperback)

by Hugh Trevor-Roper

Format: Paperback 304 pages
Published: 01/07/2014

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A characteristically robust and controversial account of Scotch myth and Scottish history by one of Britain's greatest historians. Read more

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