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Gentry: Stories of the English

by Nicolson, Adam

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2011
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1st.UK Ed..
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9780007335497
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London: Harper Press , 2011 We may well be 'a nation of shopkeepers', but for generations England was a country dominated by its middling families, rooted on their land, in their locality, with a healthy interest in turning a profit from their property and a deep distrust of the centralised state. The virtues we may all believe to be part… Read more
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English Hours

by James, Henry

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Published
1989
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Fine
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First Thus
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9780712621403
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London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1989 "Henry James`s articles about England were written for various periodicals during the period 1870-1890 and published as a collection under the title `English Hours` in 1905 with illustrations by Joseph Pennell. . James's descriptions of the English countryside, monuments, university and cathedral cities are as fresh as if they were written yesterday, but his observations… Read more
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Hidden from History - 300 Years of Womens' Oppression

by Rowbotham, Sheila

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
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1st Pbk Edition
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9780902818538
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London: Pluto Press, 1974 A study of the changing position of women in England from the puritan revolution until the 1930s. 300 years of women's oppression and the fight against it. 182p. bibliography. index Vlean crusp unmarked copy. 1st Pbk Edition. Pbk. Near Fine.
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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island (Bryson)

by Bryson, Bill

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2015
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9780857522344
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Transworld Publishers, 2015 Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Villages (The British Postcard Collection)

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Published
1993
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First Thus
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9781858370927
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Grantham, Lincolnshire: Harlaxton, 1993 Book containing 22 full colour picture postcards of scenes in Great Brtitaon that you can send to friends.23p. . First Thus. Softcover. As New.
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Clarissa's England

by Wright, Clarissa Dickson

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Published
2013
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Good
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1st Pbk Edition
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9781444729115
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London: Hodder, 2013 The quintessential Englishwoman Clarissa Dickson Wright, one of the Two Fat Ladies ... takes us on a personal journey through the country of her birth. From Cornwall to Cumbria, Norfolk to Northumbria she brings her extraordinary knowledge, huge passion, forthright opinions and inimitable wit to the distinctive history and regional character of every corner of England. In… Read more
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Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832-1982

by Jones, Gareth Stedman

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Published
1984
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Good>Very Good
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9780521276313
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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984 This collection of essays by Gareth Stedman Jones proposes a different way of seeing both historians" analytical conceptions of "class", and the actual manifestation of class in the history of English politics and English culture since the 1830s. As the progenitor of the first generally acknowledged working-class movement, the English working class provided the initial… Read more
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Prehistoric Avebury

by Burl, Aubrey

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Published
1979
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Near Fine
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First Edition.
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9780300023688
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979 "In this highly readable book Aubrey Burl carefully sifts the rich archaeological and historical evidence that is available about the Avebury monuments and their builders to present a comprehensive and convincing picture of the life of the primitive communities who erected these massive structures nearly 5000 years ago." 275p. illus bibliography index. Large format… Read more
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The King's Grace 1910-1935

by Buchan, John [Lord Tweedsmuir]

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1935
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1st UK Edition
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935 Written at the time of the King's Jubilee celebrations in 1935 "This book is not a biography of King George, but an attempt to provide a picture and some slight interpretation of his reign, with the Throne as the continuing thing through an epoch of unprecedented change." John Buchan (who was also enobled as… Read more
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The Fortunate Islands - The story of the Isles of Scilly.

by Bowley, E.L. [Edward Lyon].

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Published
1957
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4th.Ed.
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St Mary's, Isles of Scilly:: Garrison House, 1957 143p. illus bibliography.index $12.50. 4th.Ed.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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The English at Love.

by McKnight, Gerald

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Published
1967
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Loandon: Four Square/ New English Library, 1967 "The Habits and Hazards of the British in bed " A lighthearted look at love in the 1960's. 174p. . Pbk. Near Fine.
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The Sociology Of Modern Britain.

by Butterworth, Eric & Weir, David

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1970
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1st Pbk Ed.
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London: Fontana, 1970 An introductory reader examining aspects of British life in the 1950-60 period. "In chapters headed Family, Community, Socialization, Work, Class, Power, Values .. the editors have brought together extracts from a great variety... of scholars... and have added .. useful lists of books for further reading". 340p.. 1st Pbk Ed.. Pbk. Near Fine.
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The British Genius

by Grosvenor,Peter & McMillan, James.

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Published
1974
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1st Pbk Ed..
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9780340187708
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London: Coronet/ Hodder & Stoughton, 1974 "..a one-volume guide to British achievements in every walk of life in this century [1900-1970]... a look at how the people of Britain have contributed so much in so many fields of progress. Includes a list of British Nobel Prize winners 560p. illus.index . 1st Pbk Ed... Pbk. Near Fine.
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Feminism and Empire: Women Activists in Imperial Britain, 1790?1865

by Midgley, Clare

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Published
2007
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As New
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1st US Edition.
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9780415250153
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London: Routledge, 2007 Feminism and Empire establishes the foundational impact that Britain"s position as leading imperial power had on the origins of modern western feminism. Based on extensive new research, this study exposes the intimate links between debates on the "woman question" and the constitution of "colonial discourse" in order to highlight the centrality of empire to white middle-class women"s… Read more
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Twelve Literary Walks with Ordnance Survey Maps

by Somerville, Christopher

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Published
1985
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Fine
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First Thus.
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9780863791055
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London: Comet/ W.H.Allen, 1985 A guide to twelve literary landscapes in Britain associated with interesting books set in distinctive localities such as Tom Brown's Rugby, the Bronte's Howarth, the Wordsworth's Lake District etc. Each walk is described in detail and the route marked out on the OS maps included in the book 186p + 12 maps. Illus.. First Thus.. Softcover.… Read more
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Britain from the Air

by Swift, Michael & Grant, George

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2000
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9781552670194
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Toronto: Prospero Books / Indigo, 2000 Explores the past and present of British countryside and towns from above. 192p. illus.. Hardcover. New/New.
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Flowering of Britain

by Mabey, Richard & Evans, Tony

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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2nd Ed.
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9780701134563
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London: Chatto & Windus, 1989 A delightful look at flowers and wildlife in Britain with lovely illustrations. 81p. illus. index.. 2nd Ed.. Softcover. Near Fine.
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Travellers in Britain :Three Centuries of Discovery

by Trench, Richard

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Published
1990
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1st UK Edition.
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9781854101020
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London: Aurum Press Ltd, 1990 Britain as descibed by various travellers through the centturies : William Worcestre, John Leland Willliam Kempe, John Taylor, Celia Fiennes, Daniel Defoe, Arthur Young, Samuel Johnson, James Boswell and "Don Manual Espriella " 216p. ilus bibliography maps on endpapers. A nice gift book. 1st UK Edition.. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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Dictionary of Britain: An A-Z of the British Way of Life (Oxford Paperback Reference)

by Room, Adrian

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Published
1986
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Near Fine
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First Thus.
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9780192830562
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986 Interesting, amusing, puzzling and even frustrating aspects of life in Britain are explained in this new dictionary. Over 3,000 alphabetically arranged entries give up-to-date coverage of Britain and the British way of life. More than just a tourist guide, this dictionary covers a wide range of topics, including important public events, well-known people, geography, food,… Read more
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Britain B.C

by Winbolt, Samuel Edward

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Published
1945
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Reprint.
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London: Penguin / Pelican, 1945 Original vintage Penguin edition [A 106] It surveys Paleolithic to Iron age Britain. 160p. Orginally published 1943 so the printing and paper quality as in war-time standards. Text complete and unmarked, some slight wear and tear to stapled into original wraps.. Reprint.. Pbk.. Good>Very Good.
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