Veggiestan: A Vegetable Lover's Tour of the Middle East by Sally Butcher

By Sally Butcher

VEGGIESTAN or 'land of the vegetables'. there's after all no such note, and no such state. yet during this upbeat consultant to heart jap vegetarian cookery Sally Butcher proves that the area greater than advantages the time period, and that its constituent countries are simmering, effervescent, bursting with luxurious vegetarian traditions and recipes. Written in her trademark attractive and a professional kind, Sally takes a clean examine a few of the extra interesting constituents to be had on our excessive streets this day in addition to delivering a number of scrumptious recipes made with extra conventional fare. From aromatic Persian noodle rice to gingery tamarind aubergines, purple pickled turnips and rose petal jam this ebook is stuffed with fragrant herbs and spices, inspiring rules and all of the wisdom had to cook dinner amazing vegetarian food.

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Something in Linoleum: A Thirties Education by Paul Vaughan

By Paul Vaughan

As a boy in 1934 Paul Vaughan unwittingly grew to become a part of a social development - a nice mass migration to the outskirts of London - as his kin moved from Brixton to booming New Malden, the place their new semi was once an insignificant walk clear of geographical region. This was once Suburbia, and its outlook was once no longer solely promising. yet Vaughan used to be so lucky as to discover an inspirational headmaster - John Garrett - at his neighborhood grammar college, which boasted a faculty music composed by way of Garrett's pal W.H. Auden. In due direction he might locate his solution to Oxford; yet as this evocative account testifies, New Malden might by no means fairly go away him.

'Wonderfully readable, splendidly wry.' Edward Blishen, TES

'Recalled with a Betjemanesque affection and eye for detail.' Peter Parker, Telegraph

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Deism in Enlightenment England: Theology, Politics, and by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

By Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

this is often the 1st entire examine of English deists as a gaggle in different many years and it argues for a brand new interpretation of deism within the English Enlightenment. whereas there were many fresh reviews of the deist John Toland, the writings of alternative modern deists were forgotten.

With wide research of lesser recognized figures comparable to Anthony Collins, Matthew Tindal, Thomas Chub, and Thomas Morgan, as well as particular insights into Toland, Deism in Enlightenment England deals a wider overview of what deism entailed within the eighteenth century. Readers will see how prior interpretations of English deists, which position those figures on an irreligious trajectory major in the direction of modernity, must be revised.

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Access to History: The Cold War in Asia 1945-93 for OCR by Vivienne Sanders

By Vivienne Sanders

Give your scholars the simplest probability of good fortune with this attempted and verified sequence, combining in-depth research, attractive narrative and accessibility. entry to historical past is the most well-liked, relied on and wide-ranging sequence for A-level background students.

This title:

- helps the content material and overview requisites of the 2015 A-level heritage specifications

- includes authoritative and fascinating content

- contains thought-provoking key debates that study the opposing perspectives and methods of historians

- offers exam-style questions and tips for every proper specification to assist scholars know the way to use what they've got learnt

This identify is acceptable for various classes including:

- OCR: The chilly warfare in Asia 1945-1993

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Britishness since 1870 by Paul Ward

By Paul Ward

What does it suggest to be British? it truly is now well-known that being British isn't innate, static or everlasting, yet that nationwide identities inside of Britain are consistently developed and reconstructed. Britishness on the grounds that 1870 examines this definition and redefinition of the British nationwide identification because the 1870s.

Paul Ward argues that British nationwide identification is a resilient strength, and appears at how Britishness has tailored to altering circumstances.

Taking a thematic process, Britishness in view that 1870 examines the forces that experience contributed to a feeling of Britishness, and considers how Britishness has been mediated via different identities corresponding to type, gender, quarter, ethnicity and the experience of belonging to England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.

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Britain by the Book: A Curious Tour of Our Literary by Oliver Tearle

By Oliver Tearle

What triggered Dickens to jump up and doing one evening and stroll 30 miles from London to Kent?

How did a small city at the Welsh borders turn into the second-hand bookstore capital of the world?

Why did a jellyfish convince Evelyn Waugh to desert his suicide try in North Wales?

A multitude of curious questions are replied in Britain through the Book, a desirable travelogue with a literary topic, taking in strange writers' haunts and the impressive locations that encouraged a few of our favorite fictional destinations. we will research why Thomas Hardy was once buried two times, how a librarian in Manchester invented the glossary as a way of dealing with melancholy, and why Agatha Christie used to be investigated via MI5 in the course of the moment global battle. The map of england that emerges is one dotted with fascinating literary tales and bookish curiosities.

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Oxford A Level History for AQA: Industrialisation and the by Ailsa Fortune,Sally Waller

By Ailsa Fortune,Sally Waller

This Kindle version of Industrialisation and the folk: Britain c1783-1885 is authorized by way of AQA. It keeps the entire well-loved gains from the former variations and covers AS and a degree content material jointly.

With a robust specialise in abilities construction and examination perform, this publication covers in breadth problems with swap, continuity, and reason and end result during this interval of British heritage. Its target is to make it easier to comprehend and make connections among the six key thematic questions coated within the specification together with: how used to be Britain ruled, what pressures did governments face, how did the economic climate switch, and the way did society and social coverage boost?

Students can extra improve important talents reminiscent of ancient interpretations and resource analyses through in particular chosen assets and extracts. perform questions and examine assistance supply extra aid for students.

The Kindle version keeps the time-honored structure of the published textbook and gives extra good points together with: Notes and highlights, seek, reproduction and paste, zoom and pan, and pop-out associated table-of-contents.

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Life in the Georgian Court by Catherine Curzon

By Catherine Curzon

As the glittering Hanoverian courtroom provides delivery to the English Georgian period, a golden age of royalty dawns in Europe. homes upward thrust and fall, births, marriages and scandals switch the process background and in France, Revolution stalks the land.

Peep in the back of the shutters of the opulent courtroom of the doomed Bourbons, the absolutist powerhouse of Romanov Russia and the epoch-defining relations whose kings gave their identify to the period, the home of Hanover.

Behind the pomp and rite have been women and men born into worlds of significant privilege, but underneath the powdered wigs and gowns of kingdom have been genuine humans residing lives of romance, tragedy, intrigue and eccentricity.

Take a trip into the non-public lives of very public figures and research of prepared marriages that grew to become to like or hate and scandals that rocked well mannered society. the following the previous spouse of a king spends 3 many years in lonely captivity, Prinny makes scandalous eyes on the toast of the London level and Marie Antoinette starts her final, negative trip via Paris as her son sits on my own in a forgotten legal cell.

Life within the Georgian courtroom is a privileged peek into the glamorous, tragic and iconic courts of the Georgian international, the place even a king may take not anything for granted.

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