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Ghosts of Vesuvius

It is hard to blu [...]


A vindication of the rights of woman

In the present state of society, it appears necessary to go back to first principles in search of the most simple truths, and to dispute wit [...]

Singled out

Full title: Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War ISBN: 9780670915644 In 1978, when she [...]

Wedlock

Mary Eleanor Bowes was born in 1749. Her father was extremely wealthy and, unusually for the time, had her well educated. A most eligible yo [...]

The Courtesan’s Revenge

Harriette Wilson, the woman who blackmailed the king ISBN: 0571205240 See also: LibraryThing ; Other reviews Harriette Wilson’s Memoir [...]

The Squad

Michael Collins is frequently cited as the originator of modern urban [...]

Irish Voices

An Informal History 1916-1966 ISBN: 0712665323 Early on Easter Sunday 23 April 1916 in Liberty Hall, the painter Christopher Brady carried o [...]

Guns, Germs and Steel

A Short History of Everybody for the last 13,000 years – ISBN: 0099302780 This book attempts to provide a short history of everybody f [...]

Queen Emma and the Vikings

A history of power, love and greed in 11th-century England ISBN 0747574898 Read with Medieval Britain book group She looks a little peevish, [...]
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