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Books by Time Period

Open the door to history with our extensive collection that brings centuries of literature right to your fingertips. Our books cover a broad range of historical time periods, from Ancient History and the Neolithic era all the way through to modern military history. There is something for everyone.

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How To Cook The Victorian Way With Mrs Crocombe
Learn to cook the Victorian Way with Mrs Avis Crocombe, head cook at Audley End in the 1880s and now – as played by Kathy Hipperson – an international YouTube star. From cucumber ice cream...

£25.00

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Victoria & Abdul
Now a major feature film starring Dame Judi Dench, Victoria & Abdul originally published in 2010, tells the true story of how a young Indian servant came to play a central role at the heart of the...

£9.99

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Horrible Histories Rotten Romans - The Movie Handbook
Discover everything you need to know about Horrible Histories, the movie: Rotten Romans. With amazing photos and details from the film, this movie handbook is the horribly hilarious guide to the chara...

£7.99

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Horrible Histories The Movie Rotten Romans
Go back into the really rotten times of the Romans, where there were beastly battles, deadly doctors and marvellous myths. Discover what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts, how ancient Britons got ...

£8.99

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Georgian And Regency Conservatories
Conservatories emerged in the early 19th century as a result of an increased interest in horticulture as well as developments in glass and iron manufacture, and in methods of heating. These technical ...

£25.00

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The Young Victoria
This beautiful, extensively researched volume investigates the birth and early life of one of the most familiar British monarchs, Queen Victoria (1819-1901). A wealth of material, including many unexa...

£35.00

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Warrior: The Amazing Story of a Real War Horse
Unlike the book and film War Horse, Warrior is the true story of the thoroughbred horse Winston Churchill's great heroic friend, Jack Seely, took to France in 1914. They both survived five years o...

£9.99

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Victoria and Albert
The second tie-in to ITV drama Victoria unveils the complex, passionate relationship of Victoria and Albert. What happened after the Queen married her handsome prince? Did they live happily ever afte...

£20.00

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How To Be A Tudor
The real Wolf Hall - a time traveller's guide to daily life in Tudor England The Tudor era encompasses some of the greatest changes in our history. But while we know about the historical dramas of...

£9.99

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D-Day UK
The D-Day landings of 6 June 1944 were the culmination of months of meticulous planning and organisation. A vast army had to be trained and equipped; huge amounts of material - from tin cans to tank t...

£30.00

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The Illustrated Book of Heraldry
This informative book looks not only at the medieval world in which heraldry thrived, but also at its language, the elaborate system of coded messages it conveyed, and its inextricable link with chiva...

£15.00

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The Vikings
The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. They made history, establishing the dukedom of Normandy, providing the Byzantine Emp...

£9.99

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Mary Tudor: England's First Queen
In the summer of 1553, against all odds, Mary Tudor was the first woman to be crowned Queen of England. Anna Whitelock recounts the remarkable story of a woman who was a princess one moment, and a dis...

£16.99

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The Castles of Henry VIII
In the last years of his reign Henry VIII needed a radically modern system of defence to protect England and its new Church. Anticipating a foreign onslaught from Catholic Europe after his split from ...

£11.99

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Queen Victoria's Children
Queen Victoria and Albert, Prince Consort had nine children who despite their very different characters, remained a close-knit family. Inevitably, as they married into European royal families their lo...

£9.99

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The Tudor Garden
Contrived, colourful and cultured, the Tudor garden was a paradise on earth, given over to pleasurable pastimes and aesthetic effect. Artificiality was the fashion of the age, with clipped and twining...

£7.99

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William the Conqueror: A Ladybird Adventure from History Book
William the Conqueror is part of the popular Adventures from History series. First published in 1966, this beautifully illustrated book has been specially re-released to commemorate the 950th annivers...

£5.99

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Castle: A History of the Buildings that Shaped Medieval Britain
Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many of the country's most famous castles, as well ...

£8.99

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The Eagle of the Ninth Chronicles
The Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain-and they were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and their eagle standard was lost. It's a mystery that's never been so...

£12.99

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Exploring the World of Druids
In this authoritative account, Miranda Green unravels the truth about the Druids. Examining the archaeological evidence, classical commentaries and early Welsh and Irish myths, she shows that the Drui...

£18.95

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