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Books by Time Period

English Heritage’s extensive collection of titles puts centuries of history right at your fingertips. Our books and journals 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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Catastrophe
In 1914, Europe plunged into the 20th century's first terrible act of self-immolation- what was then called The Great War. On the eve of its centenary, Max Hastings seeks to explain both how the c...

£20.00

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Tommy's War
The extraordinary diaries of Thomas Cairns Livingstone represent twenty years of gorgeously idiosyncratic daily records of a middle-class Glasgow household, over a period spanning shortly before the G...

£15.99

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The Sleepwalkers
The pacy, sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War, from acclaimed historian and author Christopher Clark. SUNDAY TIMES and INDEPENDENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012. Winn...

£10.99

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The Poppy
The definitive history of the ever-enduring icon In the aftermath of the horrific trench warfare of the First World War, the poppy sprouting across the killing fields of France and Belgium, then immor...

£9.99

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Love Letters of the Great War
From the private papers of Winston Churchill to the tender notes of an unknown Tommy in the trenches, Love Letters of the Great War brings together some of the most romantic correspondence ever writte...

£12.99

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The Last Veteran
This moving and timely book explores the way the First World War has been thought about and commemorated, and how it has affected its own, and later, generations. On 11 November 1920, huge crowds line...

£9.99

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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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Victorian Doll's House Sticker Book
A treasure-trove of a sticker book with over 100 stickers, beautifully decorated rooms just waiting to be filled with furniture and accessories. Children will have hours of fun arranging the house jus...

£6.99

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Victorian Family Paper Dolls
Four full-color dolls and 38 costumes portray a proper Victorian-era family at work and play. Gorgeous garb from warm wintercoats to summer bathing costumesfor every occasion, from a formal wedding to...

£4.99

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Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert
When Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, died in December 1861 the nation was paralysed with grief. His death was a catastrophe for Victoria, who not only adored her husband but had, throu...

£12.99

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The Victoria Letters
The Victoria Letters delves into the private writings of the young Queen Victoria, painting a vivid picture of the personal life of one of England's greatest monarchs. At only 18 years old, Vic...

£20.00

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The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle
The garden created by Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, at Kenilworth Castle in the early 1570s was one of the wonders of Elizabethan England. It is also the best documented of all the great gardens o...

£40.00

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The Lady Elizabeth
England, 1536 - Home to the greatest, most glittering court in English history. But beneath the dazzling facade lies treachery... Elizabeth Tudor is daughter to Henry VIII, the most powerful king E...

£8.99

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Bess of Hardwick
Bess of Hardwick was one of the most remarkable women of the Tudor era. Gently-born in reduced circumstances, she was married at 15, wedded at 16 and still a virgin. At 19 she married a man more than ...

£12.99

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Look Inside: Roman Town
Children will love following the Flavius family as they go shopping, visit the baths and watch a thrilling chariot race in this informative book about life in an Ancient Roman town. There are lots of ...

£9.99

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Mosaics in Roman Britain: Stories in Stone
The stories illustrated in the mosaic pavements that have survived from Roman Britain graphically link us to the world of the Romans in a way that literature, with its nuances of interpretation, canno...

£17.99

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Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall, AD 130
It is AD 130. Rome is the dazzling heart of a vast empire and Hadrian its most complex and compelling ruler. Faraway Britannia is one of the Romans' most troublesome provinces: here the sun is sel...

£25.00

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Roman Britain
This illuminating account of Britain as a Roman province sets the Roman conquest and occupation of the island within the larger context of Romano-British society and how it functioned. The author firs...

£18.95

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Medieval Women
This is an examination of the lives of women in England from the coming of the Anglo-Saxons and their conversion to Christianity, up to the eve of the Reformation. It looks at women from all social cl...

£12.99

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Horrible Histories Measly Middle Ages
Travel back into the measly Middle Ages, where the world was full of wild women, mad monks, naughty knights and crazy kings and queens! Discover a genuine jester's joke, why chickens had their bot...

£6.99

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