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1 Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became the Spirit of London (Hardback)

by Olivia Williams

Format: Hardback 336 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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2 A Strange Business: Making Art and Money in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Hardback)

by James Hamilton

Format: Hardback 400 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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From the author of the acclaimed biography of Turner comes a major new work that explores the relationship between art and business in... Read more

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3 Victorian Worthies: Vanity Fair's Leaders of Church and State (Hardback)

by Malcolm Johnson, Ian Hislop, Revd Richard Coles

Format: Hardback 128 pages
Published: 21/08/2014

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4 Klop: Britain's Most Ingenious Spy (Hardback)

by Peter Day

Format: Hardback 352 pages
Published: 23/06/2014

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The thrilling account of Britain's most ingenious spy. Read more

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5 Hidden Aberdeenshire: The Coast (Hardback)

by Fiona-Jane Brown

Format: Hardback 96 pages
Published: 04/06/2014

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Following on from the bestselling Hidden Aberdeen, this title explores the rich history and the most quirky stories from the windswept lands beside... Read more

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6 National Service: Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 (Hardback)

by Richard Vinen

Format: Hardback 640 pages
Published: 28/08/2014

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As the military's needs wound down and Britain ceased to be a great power, National Service came to be seen as just an embarrassment, and its... Read more

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7 Children of the Mill: True Stories from Quarry Bank (Hardback)

by David Hanson

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 17/07/2014

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The Mill - set in early 19th-century Cheshire - was Channel 4's biggest drama launch of 2013. This book reveals the true history of the children... Read more

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8 The Great War: The People's Story (Hardback)

by Isobel Charman

Format: Hardback 528 pages
Published: 31/07/2014

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During the First World War three quarters of a million British people died - a figure so huge that it feels impossible to give it a human context.... Read more

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9 Finding Longitude: How Ships, Clocks and Stars Helped Solve the Longitude Problem (Hardback)

by Richard Dunn, National Maritime Museum, Rebekah Higgitt

Format: Hardback 256 pages
Published: 19/06/2014

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Official publication of the National Maritime Museum's exhibition "Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude". Read more

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10 Operation Sealion: How Britain Crushed the German War Machine's Dreams of Invasion in 1940 (Hardback)

by Leo McKinstry

Format: Hardback 496 pages
Published: 14/08/2014

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One of Britain's most remarkable victories of the Second World War. Read more

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