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Of Street Piemen


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: '...a good bit of spice to give the critlings a flavour, and plenty of treacle to make the mince-meat look rich' Radical Victorian reformer Henry Mayhew walked the streets of London interviewing ordinary flower girls, market traders, piemen and costermongers to create the first ever work of mass social observation, and the ultimate account of urban life - including an extraordinary description of the city from a hot air balloon. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Henry Mayhew (1812-1887). Mayhew's London Labour and the London Poor is available in Penguin Classics.
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Blacks Map Of Scotland


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Scotland Map originally published to accompany Black's Picturesque Tourist Guide of Scotland in 1840. Hand drawn map of how Scotland looked in the 19th century. This pull out map which was referred to in the Black's Guide as an `accurate travelling map'. The hand drawn map has the counties at the time highlighted with coloured boundaries - something that would have been printed layer by layer, starting with the main black text and shading and then a separate printing for each colour over the black, one colour at a time. Black's Guide to Scotland was featured in the recent TV series Grand Tours of Scotland when Paul Murton used his guide to reveal historical changes in the landscape. The guide has been re-published and is available to accompany this map. ISBN 9780008251147
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Dickenss London


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Charles Dickens perfectly captured the spirit of London throughout many of his books and Peter Clark's Dickens's London showcases just how much the place meant to him and how it impacted on his life, his journalism and his fiction. This cloth-bound book provides information on five walks through central London, complete with maps, and as the route is discussed, Clark illuminates the settings and what role they played both in Dickens's life and in his writing. He also explores the First Suburbs of Camden Town, Chelsea, Greenwich, Hampstead, Highgate and Limehouse as they feature in Dickens's writing.
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A Pocket History Of The 1916 Rising


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The Easter Rising was arguably the most important event in Irish history. It was an armed insurrection that occurred mainly in Dublin during Easter Week, 1916, mounted by Irish republicans intent on ending British rule in Ireland and establishing an independent Irish Republic. While not immediately successful, its consequences changed the course of Irish history forever. This book explains what happened in the years before and after the Rising, as well as providing an exciting day-by-day account of the events themselves, and biographies of the leading figures.
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The Pocket Book Of Great Irish Speeches


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Some of the finest speeches ever made have been spoken in Ireland. This book highlights 45 eminent and influential speeches, from Robert Emmet's defiant speech from the dock on the eve of his execution, to Panti Bliss's passionate 21st century oratory in support of gay marriage in Ireland. With a short biography of each speaker and highlights of their selected speech, this book features some of Ireland's most inspiring and evocative speakers, from politics to the arts.
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The Little Book Of Stonehenge


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Published in association with English Heritage, this fact-filled gift book is the perfect tribute to this iconic historical landmark, the best-known prehistoric monument in the world. With a history spanning 4,500 years, the mystery that surrounds Stonehenge is still as forceful as ever. Many different theories have been put forward about who built it, when and why. Was it a place for studying the movements of the sun and moon? Was it a sacred meeting place? Was it a place of healing? The Neolithic stones attract over a million visitors a year and whatever their meaning for people today, Stonehenge is undoubtedly a spiritual and uplifting ancient landscape. In this small book full of wonders devoted to the enigmatic stones, you'll find all the facts and figures you need to know: when the henge was built and why, who built it and why it was built where it was. You'll learn about life in Neolithic times, what the Romans did for Stonehenge, famous visitors over the centuries - both real and fictional, along with tales of the stones in popular culture - from psychedelic rock music to feature films.
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Author: Meredith MacArdle
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Irelands Holy Places


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The most popular place of pilgrimage in Ireland today is Knock, a village in County Mayo where, in 1879, two women claimed to have seen a vision of the Virgin Mary with St John and St Joseph. A million people visit Knock every year, and about 600 cures have been attributed to the intercession of the Virgin at this site. Ireland is full of places of religious importance. Benedictines, Augustinians, Franciscans, Dominicans and Cistercians all had numerous communities in Ireland, and though many of their monasteries are now in ruins they remain as places where people go to find God and to pray.
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Life In A Victorian Workhouse


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The word 'workhouse' has a grim resonance even today, conjuring up a vision of the darker side of Victorian Britain. Almost every town had at least one workshouse, and most people dreaded ending up there. Here we examine how workhouses came into being, what life was like for men, women and children on the wrong side of the poverty line, and how social attitudes evolved through the momentous events of Victorian Britain into the 20th century. Illustrated from contemporary and modern sources, this fact-filled guide presents an intriguing picture of a world of steam engines, self-help, service and salvation - where workhouse life, and workhouse reform, influenced attitudes and services we now take for granted.
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Author: Peter Higginbotham
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Hillsborough Voices


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: On 15 April 1989, the world witnessed one of the worst football disasters occur at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield. 96 people were crushed to death and another 766 injured in a tragedy that was later admitted to have been exacerbated by police failures. Written by Kevin Sampson - a man who was actually in the stands on that fateful day and who has close connections with the Justice campaign - this book contains exhaustive and exclusive interviews with people who have become familiar public figures and many who are telling their heart-rending stories for the first time. From the tragic events of the day itself to the shocking aftermath that has taken years to resolve, this book interweaves the views of the people who were there with the families and friends of those who died, along with the observations of the people who played key roles in the long search for the truth.
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24 Hrs At The Somme


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Written by former para and colonel Robert J. Kershaw, 24 Hrs at the Somme provides a definitive account of the battle that changed history and left a huge emotional impact on the British public. It's now 100 years since the battle but it still remains one of the most important and devastating moments in military history with 57,470 men ending up dead, missing or wounded. In this detailed and informative book, Kershaw uses the voices of British and German soldiers who lived through the awful day to reveal exactly what happened. Juxtaposing the view of the British trenches with that from the German parapet, the book draws on eyewitness accounts, memories and letters to expose the true horror of 1 July, 1916. Amongst the horrifying accounts of warfare there are also poignant stories of humanity, comradeship and patriotic spirit.
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Author: Robert J. Kershaw
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Neil Olivers History Collection - 3 Books


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: A knowledgeable and popular historian, Neil Oliver reveals the history of the Vikings, Ancient Britain and his native Scotland in this incredibly informative and entertaining three-book collection. All based around his popular BBC documentaries, the books are passionately written and will delight any armchair historian. In Vikings, he goes beyond their bloody reputation to discover the truth about them and how they managed to build an empire that lasted nearly 200 years. In A History of Ancient Britain, Neil looks at half a million years of human history, taking in everything from Ice Ages to the departure of the Roman Empire in the 5th Century AD. A History of Scotland looks at one of the oldest countries in the world's diverse past and how the tales of failure, submission, thwarted ambition and tragedy often badly serve this great nation and focuses on the rich tapestry of its intricate past. It perfectly captures the essence of Scotland and its place and standing in the world.
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Terry Dearys Dangerous Days Collection - 3 Books


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: With his dark sense of humour and accessible writing style, Terry Deary is one of the nation's favourite children's authors. Here, he takes the traits which have helped make his Horrible Histories books so popular to introduce adults to the most shocking secrets of the Roman Empire, Elizabethan England and the Victorian Railways. From how the Romans (the first 'civilised' society, remember...) made human killing a sport to the lack of safety on the rails, there are so many shocking facts to absorb and gasp over...
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Tiny Histories


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Tiny Histories is the perfect book for anyone with an interest in history. Wittily told, it reveals the seemingly insignificant coincidences, decisions and acts that have helped to shape British history. Fun and informative, it reveals how the world we live in is often shaped by trivial events rather than the actions of world leaders and looks at the enormous repercussions that mistakes like a wrong turn and an act of chivalry can have. Looking behind the scenes of wars, politics, the arts, food, science and health and safety, this is a great book for history buffs and pub quiz trivia fans.
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Author: Dixe Wills
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Ancient Britain

Ancient Britain


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. Each archaeological period is identified using different symbols and colours to show sites from the Stone Age through to the early Middle Ages against a modern map base, double-sided to cover the whole country. The Ancient Britain map and guide is complemented by a timeline that shows British events in relation to wider history. Key sites of significant historical interest are highlighted using photographs, text and thumbnail mapping from the OS Landranger map series. Additional information, such as a list of archaeological terms, suggested reading and museums to visit, is also included.
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Roman Britain


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The OS Historical Map series comprises of Ancient Britain and Roman Britain. The Roman Britain Map provides the ideal overview of nearly 400 yearsof history, during which Britain was a part of the Roman Empire. This map covers the whole of Great Britain and is printed back to back as North and South sheets. It includes a list of key dates, events and archaeological evidence. The OS Historical Map of Roman Britain provides the means to appreciate and visit the rich and extensive archaeological remains from this period.
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Winston Churchill Quotations


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Churchill's name is synonymous with the Allies' victory in the Second World War. This slim Pitkin ' Collectible' enhances our understanding of this important period of history and will also bring pleasure to the visitor to Britain.
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Author: David Notley
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The 1940s Home


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: The history of the British home in the 1940s is dominated by the Second World War. In the first five years of the decade homes were adapted to better survive the affects of bombing. The 1930s home became the wartime home with the addition of anti-blast tape to the windows, sandbags round the door, and a Morrison shelter in the kitchen. In the garden, lawn and shrubs gave way to vegetable plots and chicken coops. For those whose houses were damaged or destroyed, or those moved out of their homes by post-war rehousing schemes, the picture was very different. For many the pre-fab became home, and new designs of furniture made under the utility scheme furnished rooms cheaply and stylishly. And new estates, different from anything tried before the war, rose from the bomb sites, offering state-of-the-art sanitisation and modern facilities to thousands.
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Author: Paul Evans
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London In The Eighteenth Century

London In The Eighteenth Century


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Jerry White's long-awaited finale to his acclaimed history of London over 300 years, London in the Eighteenth Century describes how, after rising from the ashes of the Great Fire, England's capital city was very much a new city. The 18th century was one of expansion, scientific genius, blossoming reason, civility, elegance and manners and was also an age of starving poverty and exquisite fashion, of joy and despair and of sentiment and cruelty. Everything was complicated by class and this tremendous portrait introduces us to the men and women, shopkeepers and prostitutes, street-robbers and thief-takers as they play out the drama of the times. An eye-opening and meticulously researched book that will delight those with an interest in the history of London.
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101 Scottish Country Dances


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: A small format gift book which is a reproduction of the popular book '101 Scottish Country Dances' published by Collins in 1956. Written as a practical guide to Scottish ceilidh dancing and to promote the work of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. One of the most influential books of ceilidh dances ever, compiled by Jean Milligan and illustrated by Irene Stewart. These dances were a collection of the most significant and influential traditional Scottish dances in 1950s and many are still widely danced today. Popular traditional dances are featured, such as ' Dashing White Sergeant', ' Eightsome Reel', ' Strip the Willow' and ' Cumberland Reel'. This comprehensive collection also contains a number of lesser known dances such as ' Flowers of Edinburgh', ' Jenny Dang the Weaver', ' Rakes of Glasgow' and ' La Russe'. This unique collection from reels to watlzs and medleys to quadrilles celebrates Scottish traditional folk dance at its best.
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Collins Little Books - Scottish History: From Bannockburn To Holyrood [second Edition]


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: From prehistoric Scotland to the Brexit referendum, this little book covers all of the main events in Scottish history. A concise and excellent guide to Scottish history and how Scotland has come to be what it is today. Key events, people and places include: * The Union of Crowns * Bonnie Prince Charlie * Battle of Bannockburn * Culloden * Burns' Night * Hogmanay * Alexander Graham Bell * Devolution * Indy Ref 1 and 2 Beautifully produced, Collins Little Book of Scottish History is a treasure in itself and makes a perfect gift for any Scotland enthusiast.
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Author: John Abernethy
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Scottish Castles


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: A pocket-sized guide to nearly 140 of Scotland's most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public. Historical background and architectural details for each of the castles, accompanied by a beautiful colour photograph. Includes the major sites of Edinburgh and Stirling, and covers from as far north as Shetland ( Muness) to as far south as Dumfries and Galloway ( Stranraer), west as far as the Outer Hebrides ( Kisimul), and east to Aberdeenshire ( Balmoral) Contains an introduction on Scotland's castles - history, description of classification of building type with examples. Includes details on the property's custodianship, whether cared for by Historic Environment Scotland or the National Trust for Scotland, a description of the gardens where relevant, location, website and phone number.
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Author: Chris Tabraham
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Lancaster


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Developed from the underperforming twin-engined Manchester, the Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most successful heavy bomber of World War II, forming the backbone of Bomber Command during the large-scale night bombing campaign against occupied Europe. While Britain was unable to hit back on the ground, the Lancaster enabled Britain to take the fight to Germany. Its success meant that it was produced in massive numbers with more than 7,300 built up to VE- Day. This complete illustrated guide to one of Britain's most iconic aircraft explores its history, strengths, weaknesses and combat performance in the war that would make it legendary. Drawing on a wealth of research, stunning illustrations and contemporary photographs, this book reveals how the Lancaster became a symbol of British resistance, before going on the offensive against Germany in bombing attacks such as the famous Dambusters raid.
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A Better Life


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Anne Marie Fitzgerald, great great grandmother to the author, is a house servant at Birkdale Manor in the years following the Irish potato famine. Many of the surrounding villages are deserted or in ruins as those who have not died of starvation or disease have been driven to seek a better life in distant lands. Anne finds herself pregnant and unmarried, so her baby girl is forcibly taken from her shortly after her birth. Then the Birkdales compel Anne to leave Ireland and she is expected never to see her daughter again.
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Glastonbury


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Did Jesus really visit the Holy Isle of Avalon as a young man? And did Joseph of Arimathea really found the first church here too? Is King Arthur really buried with Guinevere in the Abbey grounds? In this small guide book, local historian George Wingfield unravels some of the mysteries of this ancient English spiritual centre, telling its story from prehistory up to the present day. With rare old engravings and good walks around the town and its holy hills. WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information. Fascinating FINANCIAL TIMES. Beautiful LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. Rich and Artful THE LANCET. Genuinely mind-expanding FORTEAN TIMES. Excellent NEW SCIENTIST. Stunning NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.
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Remember Remember (the Fifth Of November)


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: A bestseller in 2008, Remember Remember has continued to enlighten and entertain readers wanting to brush up on their history. Now available in paperback, this much-loved gift book has been repackaged, to be enjoyed by those new to the series or old fans alike. Lively, exciting, full of great stories and humorous asides, this book looks at the key events in British history, covering all the important dates, people and events. Each subject is presented in short, self-contained 'articles', designed to be dipped into on the readers whim. Concise and authoritative, Remember, Remember makes history interesting and accessible for everyone once again.
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Quotable Churchill


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: This inspiring collection gathers together Winston Churchill's wisest and wittiest quotations. Quotable Churchill showcases his finest hour and is sure to delight all lovers of this great British statesman's rousing and compelling way with words.
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The British Serviceman Of The First World War Collection - 3 Books


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: These three books are full of true stories about the heroes who fought in the First World War. David and Stuart Hadaway's The British Airman of the First World War covers the pilots, observers and gunners that played a vital part in the Allied war effort; Quintin Colville's The British Sailor of the First World War explores the everyday experiences of those who served in the navy between 1914 and 1918; and Peter Doyle's The British Solder of the First World War goes beyond the familiar picture of soldier in muddy trenches and reveals what it was like to be an average British ' Tommy' - both in battle and at rest. All extensively researched, these are incredible books about the humans behind one of the world's most important battles. Format: paperback
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The Samuel Pepys - After The Fire


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Kris Marshall ( My Family) stars in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of the famous diarist's account of the aftermath of the Great Fire of London. Following on from the acclaimed radio dramatisation of Pepys' complete diaries, this further instalment of his chronicles focuses on events following the cataclysmic inferno that destroyed much of the capital four hundred years ago. When the Great Fire of 1666 was finally extinguished, little remained of London but smouldering rubble. Samuel Pepys witnessed firsthand the impact it had on the city and its people, and would be haunted by what he had seen for the rest of his life. Thousands of homes and many key buildings had been destroyed or damaged, including St Paul's Cathedral. Now aged 70, in poor health, and living with his servant Will in Clapham, Pepys remembers the devastation. He recalls burying his prize Parmesan to keep it safe, standing in Moorfield among the homeless as London burned, going out in his carriage to look at the ruins, and viewing the plans for the new city that would rise from the ashes - its centrepiece a magnificent cathedral that would be hailed as a masterpiece. Starring Kris Marshall as Samuel Pepys, this entertaining and enlightening adaptation by Hattie Naylor vividly conjures up the sights and sounds of Pepys' world. Duration: 1 hour 15 mins approx.
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The British Execution

The British Execution


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: Executions have played a crucial - if grisly and controversial - part in British history and provided the bloody climax to many a life, from Mary, Queen of Scots, Charles I and Dick Turpin to untold thousands of anonymous wretches whose names are now forgotten. With the help of numerous illustrations, Stephen Banks details the history of formal execution in Britain, examining the fates of the grandest monarchs, the highest-profile gentlemen, the most learned heretics and the most petty of criminals. He looks also at the crowds, spectacle and grim pageantry that surrounded these events, helping us to understand their morbid but undeniable fascination and detailing the process that led to capital punishment's abolition in Britain.
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A Short History Of The Troubles


Category: 20th Century 1914 To 1945 49
Description: From the first symptoms of serious unrest - the Divis Street riots of 1964 - to the tortuous political manoeuvrings culminating in the 2003 Assembly elections, the book traces the reality of life in Northern Ireland during the Troubles. It details the motivation behind the IRA 'armed struggle', the Civil Rights movement, the murder campaigns of various loyalist terror groups, the major incidents of violence and the response of the British security forces and the justice system. It describes what it was like to live with bombs, army searches in the dead of night, death threats to politicians, activists and others. A detailed account of the political and personal toll of the Northern Ireland conflict.
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