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Our general historical titles, with particular strengths in social history, literary history, art history, history of education and historical biography.

Hanging a Rebel

Hanging a Rebel:

The Life of C.R.W. Nevinson

By Michael J.K. Walsh

The definitive study of the artist and writer C.R.W. Nevinson, making a major contribution to the understanding of intellectual culture in 20th-century Britain.

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ISBN: 9780718830908
£27.00
Heresies and Heretics

Heresies and Heretics:

Memories of the Twentieth Century

By George Watson

An entertaining and provocative exploration of cultural and literary heresies of the 20th century, and the diverse and original individuals who championed them.

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ISBN: 9780718892920
£20.50

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ISBN: 9780718841027

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ISBN: 9780718841034
£12.75
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The History and Philosophy of Art Education

The History and Philosophy of Art Education

By Stuart MacDonald

An investigation of the development of art and design education in Italy, France, Britain, Germany, and the United States.

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ISBN: 9780718891534
£29.50
Hogarth

Hogarth:

Volume I: The Modern Moral Subject 1697–1732

By Ronald Paulson

The first of three volumes comprising the authoritative treatment of the life, work and times of England's greatest 18th century artist.

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ISBN: 9780718828547
£55.25
How Surnames Began

How Surnames Began

By C.M. Matthews

An exploration of the origins and development of the British surname, and the events and social changes that influenced its evolution over the centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718891541
£17.00
Inventing the Middle Ages

Inventing the Middle Ages:

The Lives, Works and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century

By Norman F. Cantor

A collection of portraits of the leading authorities on the history of the Middle Ages, revealing how their varied outlooks and personalities shaped our modern conception of medieval times.

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ISBN: 9780718828738
£28.75
Kilvert's World of Wonders

Kilvert's World of Wonders:

Growing up in mid-Victorian England

By John Toman

A life and times of the early Victorian clerical diarist Francis Kilvert, showing his perspective on the social and intellectual developments of his era.

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ISBN: 9780718893019
£25.75

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ISBN: 9780718841782

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ISBN: 9780718841799
£16.69
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ISBN: 9780718841775
The Language of Science

The Language of Science:

From the Vernacular to the Technical

By Maurice Crosland

A fascinating account of the development of scientific terminology and the systematic approach to classification and measurement in the 18th century.

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ISBN: 9780718830601
£13.75
The Lost Literature of Socialism

The Lost Literature of Socialism:

2nd Edition

By George Watson

Second edition of an authoritative study of socialist literature showing the racist and genocidal roots of socialist texts of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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ISBN: 9780718892272
£21.25

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ISBN: 9780718845179

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ISBN: 9780718845186
£13.31
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ISBN: 9780718845162
Masters of their Craft

Masters of their Craft:

The Art, Architecture and Garden Design of the Nesfields

By Shirley Rose Evans

A masterful work of biography and garden and art history, describing the styles and legacy of the eminent Victorian designers the Nesfields.

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ISBN: 9780718893231
£30.75

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ISBN: 9780718842406