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1 Magna Carta (Paperback)

by David Carpenter

Format: Paperback 624 pages
Published: 01/01/2015

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Magna Carta is probably the most famous declaration in western legal history. Wrested by rebellious barons from a very reluctant King John, it set... Read more

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2 Original Spin: Downing Street and the Press in Victorian Britain (Hardback)

by Paul Brighton

Format: Hardback 288 pages
Published: 30/05/2015

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Is political spin really a new phenomenon or have politicians been manipulating the press for as long as newspapers have existed? This book shows... Read more

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3 Magna Carta: The Making and Legacy of the Great Charter (Hardback)

by Dan Jones

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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A beautifully produced account of the signing, impact and legacy of Magna Carta, a document that became one the most influential statements in the... Read more

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4 The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories (Hardback)

by Michael Smith

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 08/01/2015

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The Debs of Bletchley Park and Other Stories will tell the stories of the women who worked at Bletchley, how they came to be there, the lives they... Read more

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5 Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth (Hardback)

by Lee Jackson

Format: Hardback 304 pages
Published: 03/10/2014

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In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, and graveyards teemed... Read more

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6 Mr and Mrs Disraeli: A Strange Romance (Hardback)

by Daisy Hay

Format: Hardback 320 pages
Published: 08/01/2015

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The daughter of a sailor, on her second marriage and 12 years older than her husband, Mary Anne was highly eccentric, liable to misbehave and (worse... Read more

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7 Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant (Paperback)

by Tracy Borman

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 22/01/2015

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Historian Tracy Borman tells the story of the real Wolf Hall in this definitive biography of Thomas Cromwell, Henry VIII's most trusted servant. Read more

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8 The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History (Hardback)

by Boris Johnson

Format: Hardback 416 pages
Published: 23/10/2014

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Boris Johnson brings the legacy of Sir Winston Churchill back to life, to mark the 50th anniversary of his death. Read more

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9 George V: The Unexpected King - Penguin Monarchs (Hardback)

by David Cannadine

Format: Hardback 144 pages
Published: 04/12/2014

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For a man with such conventional tastes and views, George V had a revolutionary impact. Almost despite himself he marked a decisive break with his... Read more

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10 In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 (Hardback)

by Jenny Uglow

Format: Hardback 752 pages
Published: 06/11/2014

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Every part of Britain felt the long twenty years of war against the French: one in five families had people in the services and over 300,000 men... Read more

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