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The Great British Dream Factory: The...
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Dominic Sandbrook
 
Britain's empire has gone. Our manufacturing base is a shadow of its former self; the Royal Navy has been reduced to a skeleton. In military, diplomatic and economic terms, we...
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Empire of Cotton: A New History of...
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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business. This book tells the history of the overwhelming role...
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Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS...
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The Times History of Britain's...
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Follow the development, decline and later revival of Britain's iconic railways with bestselling railway author Julian Holland. Discover the fascinating history of our remarkable railway heritage through expert commentary, stunning...
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The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity...
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Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2011. Life is on the up.
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The Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name:...
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The acclaimed history of the birth and growth of Britain's most famous luxury brand.
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Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS...
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Empire of the Clouds: When Britain's...
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James Hamilton-Paterson
 
How did Britain so lose the plot that today there is not a single aircraft manufacturer of any significance in the country? The author captures that season of glory in...
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Grand Pursuit: The Story of the ...
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Sylvia Nasar
 
From the bestselling author of A Beautiful Mind, a brilliant new approach to the story of modern economics and to understanding how we got into today's financial mess.
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The Legacy of the Crash: How the...
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Terrence Casey
 
When the global financial system crashed, governments in America and Britain perfomed the greatest bailout in history. The legacy is record government debt, low growth and a new era of...
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Dangerous Days on the Victorian...
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Terry Deary
 
Terry Deary's second instalment of history's terrors and torments, diseases and deaths - this time a little closer to home.
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Eminent Corporations: The Rise and...
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Andrew Simms; David Boyle
 
The real story of the companies that run our everyday lives by the author of Tescopoly.
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Economics of Good and Evil: The Quest...
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Tomas Sedlacek
 
A historical tour of economic ideas in world literature to examine the way societies have reconciled their moral values with economic forces.
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To the Edge of the World: The Story ...
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Christian Wolmar
 
The epic story of the world's longest and greatest railway, as told by Britain's bestselling transport historian.
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Children of Light: How Electricity...
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Gavin Weightman
 
Vivid in its execution and original in its argument, this book tells the story of how the discovery of electricity changed Britain forever.
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The Trouble with Markets: Saving...
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Roger Bootle
 
The latest financial crisis is explained in a historical context in Trouble with Markets. The Great Depression and other periods of economic downturn are investigated and exposed, as Roger Bootle...
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