Julia Boyd


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Julia Boyd is the author of A Dance with the Dragon: The Vanished World of Peking's Foreign Colony, The Excellent Doctor Blackwell: The Life of the First Woman Physician and Hannah Riddell: An Englishwoman in Japan. An experienced researcher, she has scoured archives all over the world to find original material for her books. As the wife of a former diplomat, she lived in Germany from 1977 to 1981. A former trustee of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, she now lives in London.

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Travellers in the Third Rei...

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The Excellent Doctor Blackw...

3.67 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 2005 — 4 editions
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A Dance with the Dragon: Th...

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In the Company of My Sisters

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Hannah Riddell: An Englishw...

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Bewick Gleanings: Being Imp...

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Embracing the Fire: Sisters...

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“One odd thing Yencken noticed was how much blonder the nation had become since he was last there. According to official statistics over 10 million packets of hair dye were sold in 1934”
Julia Boyd, Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

“One odd thing Yencken noticed was how much blonder the nation had become. According to official statistics over 10 million packets of hair dye were sold in 1934”
Julia Boyd, Travellers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism Through the Eyes of Everyday People

“This book describes what happened in Germany between the wars. Based on first-hand accounts written by foreigners, it creates a sense of what it was actually like, both physically and emotionally, to travel in Hitler’s Germany.”
Julia Boyd, Travelers in the Third Reich: The Rise of Fascism: 1919-1945

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