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Cultural studies: customs & traditions

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The book of tea
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'Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pine...
So Audrey
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Little black dress? That's so Audrey! Ballet flats? Now you're stepping it up. A generous spirit? Well, it doesn't get any more Audrey than that. Le...

Castles and knights
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Open your eyes to a world of discovery with EyewonderTake a trip back in time and find out what life was really like in the world of castles and knigh...
It's always wine o'clock
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'A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.' Louis Pasteur Pinot, Chardonnay, Merlot, Riesling. There are so many d...

101 things to do to take the stress out of Christmas
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#17. Make a snowball cocktail.#32. Play children's Trivial Pursuit so you feel smarter.#51. Write your own Queen's Speech for the year.Christmas can b...
Little Miss Lucky is getting married
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The Mr. Men have been tickling children for generations with their funny and charming antics. The Mr Men for Grown-Ups series now gives adults the chance to laugh along as the Mr Men and Little Miss try to cope with the very grown-up world around them. Featuring Roger Hargreaves classic artwork alongside hilariously funny new text.


Boxing Day
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THE PERFECT GIFT for anyone who spends Christmas Day counting the minutes until the Boxing Day sales start.__________________________________'There ar...
Haynes explains Christmas
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Written by bestselling author Boris Starling, Christmas is one of the new titles for 2017 in the Haynes Explains series. A light-hearted and entertain...

F*ck vouchers
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Nothing says it quite like f*ck. Tired of beating around the bush? Not one for subtlety? Tell people what you really think with these vulgar and vers...
Keep calm for brides
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CHEERING WORDS FOR NEARLY-NEWLYWEDS It's going to be the happiest day of your life. Well, it'll need to be after the months of planning and preparati...

49 uses for a walking stick
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Walking sticks have had a bad press. For too long the walking stick has been portrayed as a workaday item of codgerism, a simple support for the aged ...
Christmas
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Based on her bestselling range of greetings cards, Cath Tate brings you her unique take on the yuletide season. In this brand-new festive title, part...

Witches, midwives, and nurses
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First published in 1973, this is an essential work on the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunts. In this new e...
Hark!
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In this delightful sleigh ride through Christmas history, Paul Kerensa answers the festive questions you never thought to ask... Did Cromwell help sha...

Fashion in the time of William Shakespeare
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Garments and accessories are prominent in almost all of William Shakespeare's plays, from Hamlet and Othello to A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth ...
The big night out
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THE PERFECT GIFT for the party animal . . . or at the very least, for that person you know who doesn't know when it's time to go home.Every so often, ...

The button box
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A wooden box holds the buttons of three generations of women in Lynn Knight's family - each one with its own tale to tell...Tracing the story of women...
First bite
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Fortnum & Mason Food Book of the Year 2016We are not born knowing what to eat; we each have to figure it out for ourselves. From childhood onwards...

Royal weddings, a very peculiar history
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The British Royal Family is a perennial source of fascination around the world, and few aspects of their lives are more celebrated and scrutinised tha...
1940s fashion
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Despite - or perhaps because of - the privations of war, the 1940s was one of the greatest decades for fashion in Britain. The designs and fashions of...

The 1950s home
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The 1950s was a decade of transformation, as Britain moved from austerity to greater affluence. After the Second World War, there was a huge building ...
Icons of men's style
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Women are into fashion, men are into style, style is forever Domenico Dolce Womenswear progresses in leaps and bounds, fuelled by the readiness of ...

Smoke gets in your eyes and other lessons from the crematorium
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THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, G...
Lucky cat
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Japan's cute waving cat beckons you in to discover the history and symbolism behind its bobbing paw, shiny bell and little red collar.

The hidden pleasures of life
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By the bestselling author of Conversation and An Intimate History of HumanityA guide to new ambitions in work, relationships and learningTable of Cont...
How to tie a headscarf
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'Thank you universe... I can't wait to continue trying styles from the book.' Betty MagazineThe most beautiful, stylish ways to wear a headscarf, incl...

Have yourself a very British Christmas
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Imagine if all your Christmases did actually come at once .That idiom is supposed to evoke an image of delight, happiness and nothing going wrong, bu...
The Tudor kitchen
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Did you ever wonder what the Tudors ate and drank? What was Elizabeth I's first meal after the defeat of the Spanish Armada? Which pies did Henry VIII...

Pop goes the weasel
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In Pop Goes the Weasel, Albert Jack explores the strange and fascinating histories behind the nursery rhymes we thought we knew, showing that their re...
Japan
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These forms are responsible for creating the unique traits and talents which distinguishes the Japanese people. Virtually all interactions in Japan ar...

Sock
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Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things. Who ponders the sock? This common object i...
The psychology of fashion
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What do our clothes say about us? How do the clothes we wear affect our moods and emotions? How does the fashion industry encourage us to as...

Watching the English
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Ten years later, they're still talking about the weather! Kate Fox, the social anthropologist who put the quirks and hidden conditions of the English ...
A Tudor Christmas
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Christmas in Tudor times was a period of feasting, revelry and merrymaking 'to drive the cold winter away'. A carnival atmosphere presided at court, w...

Merry midwinter
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Celebrating midwinter is not about what you buy or how much you spend - it's about your attitude to life. Turn away from the frenetic consumerism of C...
One kiss or two?
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Every encounter begins with a greeting. Be it a quick 'Hello!' or the somewhat longer and gracious 'Sula manchwanta galunga omugobe!' shaking hands or...

High heel
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Best Fifteen Books of March 2019, Refinery29 Top Ten books of March 2019, Paste Magazine Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed bo...
Vogue colouring book
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Editor's Choice - The Bookseller ...the latest addition to the genre is the most stylish yet, comprising images from 1950s Vogue....Even in monochrome...

The whole art of dress
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As we look back upon past centuries, and can scarce repress our laughter at many of the absurd fancies in costumes our ancestors wore, our present bel...
The omnivore's dilemma
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What shall we have for dinner? Such a simple question has grown to have a very complicated answer. We can eat almost anything nature has to offer, but...

The lore of Scotland
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Scotland's rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs, and in The Lore of Scotland Jennifer Westwood a...
The long, long life of trees
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A lyrical tribute to the diversity of trees, their physical beauty, their special characteristics and uses, and their ever-evolving meanings Since the...

The almost nearly perfect people
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The Danes are the happiest people in the world, and pay the highest taxes.'Neutral' Sweden is one of the biggest arms manufacturers in the world.Finns...
Ghosts of the tsunami
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'A remarkable and deeply moving book' Henry Marsh, bestselling author of Do No Harm 'A breathtaking, extraordinary work of non-fiction' Times Literary...

Morning
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'This is my manifesto for morning.There is an energy in the earlier hours, an awareness I enjoy. In today's world we tend to wake as late as we can, t...
Swear!ng is g*od f*r you
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Swearing, it turns out, is an incredibly useful part of our linguistic repertoire. Not only has some form of swearing existed since the earliest human...

A short history of drunkenness
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By the author of the Sunday Times no. 1 bestseller The EtymologiconAlmost every culture on earth has drink, and where there's drink there's drunkennes...
The Danish way of parenting
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'A shining alternative to high-stress modern parenting, and families from New Delhi to New York will shout with joy' Heather Shumaker, author of It's...

Brolliology
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Humans have been making, using, perfecting, and decorating umbrellas for millennia - holding them over the heads of rulers, signalling class distincti...
London tattoo guide
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London is a world leader in tattoo art and The London Tattoo Guide is the authoritative, first-of-a-kind and beautifully presented handbook that illum...