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1 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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2 Elizabeth of York (Paperback)

by Alison Weir

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 07/08/2014

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Elizabeth of York would have ruled England, but for the fact that she was a woman. The eldest daughter of Edward IV, at seventeen she was relegated... Read more

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3 Tudor: The Family Story (Paperback)

by Leanda de Lisle

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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The Tudors are a national obsession; they are our most notorious family in history. But beyond the well-worn headlines is a family still more... Read more

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4 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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5 Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors (Paperback)

by Chris Skidmore

Format: Paperback 400 pages
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6 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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7 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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8 The King in the North: The Life and Times of Oswald of Northumbria (Paperback)

by Max Adams

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 03/07/2014

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An unjustly forgotten seventh-century English monarch is rescued from Dark Age obscurity in this magisterial biography. Read more

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9 When Britain Burned the White House: The 1814 Invasion of Washington (Paperback)

by Peter Snow

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 05/06/2014

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10 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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