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Family history, tracing ancestors

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Plutocrats

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Plutocrats

George Ireland, George Ireland

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; Banking; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The first intimate biography of the Rothschild brothers - nineteenth-century Europe's richest and most fascinating family... [more]

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The Verneys: Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England

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The Verneys: Love, War and Madness in Seventeenth-Century England

Adrian Tinniswood

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Jack's brother Edmund married a girl who was rich, beautiful and deeply in love with him and within months of the marriage,... [more]

$32.99

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My Family and Other Strangers: Adventures in Family History

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My Family and Other Strangers: Adventures in Family History

Jeremy Hardy

Memoirs; Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

When Jeremy Hardy decided to explore his ancestry it was, in part, to get to the bottom of his grandmother Becky's dubious... [more]

$27.99

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Ching Chong China Girl: From fruitshop to foreign correspondent

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Ching Chong China Girl: From fruitshop to foreign correspondent

Helene Chung

Biography; Autobiography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

An evocative memoir of a young Chinese girl growing up in conservative Tasmania in the 1950s. [more]

$32.95

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

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Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Bt OBE

Family history, tracing ancestors

Audio

Sir Ranulph Fiennes takes a journey around his eccentric family tree, and reveals how he came to be described by the Guinness... [more]

$40.99

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Joseph Ashby of Tysoe

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Joseph Ashby of Tysoe

M.K. Ashby

Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Local history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Description currently unavailable [more]

$42.95

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The Genetic Strand: Exploring a Family History Through DNA

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The Genetic Strand: Exploring a Family History Through DNA

Edward Ball

History of the Americas; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Mathematics & Sciences; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$49.99

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The Sunlight On The Garden: A Family In Love, War And Madness

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The Sunlight On The Garden: A Family In Love, War And Madness

Elizabeth Speller

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'An extraordinary, moving book ... like opening a jewellery box packed with beautiful, unusual gems' Marian Keyes [more]

$26.95

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The Boyds

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The Boyds

Brenda Niall

History of art & design styles: c 1800 to c 1900; History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -; Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The Boyd family is Australia's most remarkable artistic dynasty. This work traces the emergence of an extraordinary artistic... [more]

$45.00

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The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

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The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

Paul Nagel

Biography: general; History of the Americas; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Nagel chronicles seven generations of the Lee family, from founder Richard Lee to General Robert E. Lee. [more]

$22.95

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My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her Roots

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My Confederate Kinfolk: A Twenty-First Century Freedwoman Discovers Her...

Thulani Davis

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Beloved novelist and playwright Thulani Davis takes a journey through her ancestral history and finds tartan plaid, unlikely... [more]

$20.99

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The Family Detective: Discover your family history and bring the past to life

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The Family Detective: Discover your family history and bring the past to...

Nick Barratt

Reference; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Dealing with the world of genealogy, this book gives you almost everything you need to know to get cracking. It ranges from... [more]

$37.99

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Battersea Girl: Tracing a London Life

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Battersea Girl: Tracing a London Life

Martin Knight

Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

A couple of years ago, Martin Knight began a quest to delve into his family history. He even made contact with several living... [more]

$39.99

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The Guggenheims: A Family History

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The Guggenheims: A Family History

Debi Unger, Irwin Unger

Art: financial aspects; Biography; Genealogy, heraldry, names & honours; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Meyer Guggenheim, a Swiss immigrant, founded a great American business dynasty. At their peak in the early twentieth century,... [more]

$27.95

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The Rare and the Beautiful: The Lives of the Garmans

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The Rare and the Beautiful: The Lives of the Garmans

Cressida Connolly

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The compelling biography of the beautiful, talented Garman sisters and the glittering, romantic era in which they lived. [more]

$26.99

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The Big House: The Story of a Country House and its Family

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The Big House: The Story of a Country House and its Family

Christopher Simon Sykes

History; Social & cultural history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The highly praised biography of an archetypal great house and the family who lived there for over 250 years. [more]

$24.95

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The House of Mitford

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The House of Mitford

Jonathan Guinness

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The classic story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary families - an extensively updated new edition. [more]

$25.99

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From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History

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From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family...

Arthur Kurzweil

Jewish studies; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Since it was first published in 1980, From Generation to Generation has inspired thousands to pursue the unique challenges... [more]

$45.95

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

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The Lighthouse Stevensons

Bella Bathurst

History; Maritime history; Family history, tracing ancestors

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An exciting new edition of Bella Bathurst's epic story of Robert Louis Stevenson's ancestors and the building of the Scottish... [more]

$21.99

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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998

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The House of Rothschild: The World's Banker 1849-1998

Niall Ferguson

Biography: business & industry; History; Banking; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Deals with the history of the legendary Rothschild banking dynasty. This title also shows the portrait of one of the most... [more]

$35.00

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Last Waltz in Vienna

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Last Waltz in Vienna

George Clare

Biography; True war & combat stories; European history; The Holocaust; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

'A beautiful book: a fascinating piece of history' Beryl Bainbridge [more]

$22.99

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The Knox Brothers

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The Knox Brothers

Penelope Fitzgerald

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Penelope Fitzgerald's biography of her remarkable family. [more]

$24.95

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The Dukes

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The Dukes

Brian Masters

Biography: royalty; History; Social classes; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The origins of the non-royal dukes in the British peerage divide nicely into Tudor looters, Royal bastards, opportunist generals,... [more]

$45.00

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The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War

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The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt and His Family in Peace and War

Edward J. Renehan, Jr.

Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; First World War; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The Lion's Pride tells the full story of Theodore Roosevelt and his family in World War I. It is both a group biography and... [more]

$56.95

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Bowen's Court & Seven Winters

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Bowen's Court & Seven Winters

Elizabeth Bowen

Biography; Biography: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Bowen's Court describes the history of one Anglo-Irish family in County Cork from the Cromwellian settlement until 1959, when... [more]

$24.99

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