Children In The Second World War

Children In The Second World War By Amanda Herbert-Davies Review This is a collection of first hand accounts of people that were children in WWII in England.  It details the normal day to day life of what went on during those horrible experiences and how they dealt with it. This is a engaging book. You…

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Victorians and Edwardians Abroad

Victorians and Edwardians Aboard by Neil Mathews Review ♣♣♣ This is a book about a school and its accidental invention of a touring company called Polytechnic Touring Association. Through beautiful color photographs, a sample of their news letters, some vintage advertisements and first hand accounts, we are led through a change in society that now…

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Tracing Your Pre-Victorian Ancestors

Tracing Your Pre-Victorian Ancestors by John Wintrip Review ♣♣♣♣♣ I found this book to be an invaluable source of information for looking for my family History in England.  I am in the process of searching several of my family lines.  One in particular had me stumped at 1839 for a long time.  I was able…

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Tracing Your Twentieth Century Ancestors

Tracing your Twentieth Century Ancestors by Karen Bali Review ♣♣♣♣ For anyone looking to find their UK relatives in the recent past, this is great start. If you are a beginner this is a perfect book, or if you have a little experience in genealogy, but are an American like myself, there are some helpful…

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An Archaeological Study of The Bayeux Tapestry

An Archaeological Study of The Bayeux Tapestry by Trevor Rowley Blurb: An Archaeological Study of the Bayeux Tapestry provides a unique reexamination of this famous piece of work through the historical geography and archaeology of the tapestry. Trevor Rowley is the first author to have analyzed the tapestry through the landscapes, buildings and structures shown,…

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In Bed With Georgians: Sex, Scandal & Satire in the 18th Century

In Bed With Georgians: Sex, Scandal & Satire in the 18th Century by Mike Rendell Blurb: In Bed with the Georgians provides a fascinating insight into life under the bedclothes in Georgian England, where the Madams and pimps were able to thrive in the eighteenth century like never before. It looks at high-class seraglios as…

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