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The Decline of an English Village

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The Decline of an English Village

Robin Page (Chair, Countryside Restoration Trust)

The countryside, country life; Local history

Hardback

This is the 45th Annniversary Edition of The Decline of an English Village. Throughout his life, Robin has observed dramatic... [more]

$44.99

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World

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Legacy: One Family, a Cup of Tea and the Company that Took On the World...

Thomas Harding

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

this is a tour de force.' JULIA NEUBERGER'An impressively researched account.' ANNE KERSHEN'An astonishing story, beautifully... [more]

$55.00

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The Village

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The Village

Steve Roud

British & Irish history; Social & cultural history; Sociology: customs & traditions; Local history

Hardback

The Village explores the richness and variety of traditional life in rural England, as it was lived by everyone from the dweller... [more]

$49.99

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Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

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Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University...

Michael V. Metz

History of the Americas; Revolutions, uprisings, rebellions; Universities; Religious freedom & freedom of worship; Local history

Paperback

In 1969, the campus tumult that defined the Sixties reached a flash point at the University of Illinois. Out-of-town radicals... [more]

$55.99

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Pabay: An Island Odyssey

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Pabay: An Island Odyssey

Christopher Whatley

British & Irish history; Local history

Hardback

Pabay lies in Skye's Inner Sound, off the crofting village of Breakish and the small adjoining town of Broadford. One of five... [more]

$39.99

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Sweet Sorrow: the new Sunday Times bestseller from the author of ONE DAY

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Sweet Sorrow: the new Sunday Times bestseller from the author of ONE DAY...

David Nicholls

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Nostalgia: general

Hardback

The major new novel from David Nicholls. [more]

$49.99

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The Little Book of Donegal

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The Little Book of Donegal

Cathal Coyle

Local history

Paperback

A compendium of historical facts and figures perfect for dipping into. Full of information that will make you say `I never... [more]

$32.99

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Northumbria: History and Identity 547-2000

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Northumbria: History and Identity 547-2000

Robert Colls

Local history

Paperback

A history of Northumbria [more]

$49.99

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Struggle and Suffrage in Torbay: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

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Struggle and Suffrage in Torbay: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality...

Crump, Melanie

Local history

Paperback

Struggle and Suffrage in Torbay studies the lives of the women throughout Torbay. [more]

$39.99

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The Channel Islands in the Great War

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The Channel Islands in the Great War

Stephen Wynn

First World War; Local history

Paperback

Looks at the important role the Channel Islands played in the War. [more]

$34.99

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The Napoleonic Prison of Norman Cross: The Lost Town of Huntingdonshire

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The Napoleonic Prison of Norman Cross: The Lost Town of Huntingdonshire...

Paul Chamberlain

Napoleonic Wars; Prisons; Prisoners of war; Local history

Paperback

The human story of Cambridgeshire's Napoleonic War prison [more]

$37.99

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Struggle and Suffrage in Halifax: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

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Struggle and Suffrage in Halifax: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality...

Helena Fairfax

Local history

Paperback

Personal recollections, newspaper articles, new photos and material from the archives detailing the lives of women in Halifax... [more]

$39.99

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Struggle and Suffrage in Bristol: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

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Struggle and Suffrage in Bristol: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality...

Christina Hollis

Local history

Paperback

The amazing story of how Bristol women kick-started revolutions in work, education, medicine, and the home. [more]

$39.99

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Struggle and Suffrage in Nottingham: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

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Struggle and Suffrage in Nottingham: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality...

Lovejoy Edwards, Carol

Local history

Paperback

Unique view of the events of 1850 - 1950 in Nottingham through women's eyes. [more]

$39.99

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Cobham: A History

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Cobham: A History

David Taylor

Local history

Paperback

A history of Cobham [more]

$42.99

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Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century: Hannah's Story

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Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 19th Century: Hannah's Story

Margaret Hedley

Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Mining industry; Local history

Paperback

The first book to explore the role of women at the Durham Coalfield [more]

$29.99

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Meet Me By The Steelmen

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Meet Me By The Steelmen

Theresa Tomlinson

Local history; General fiction (Children's&YA)

Paperback

Is it just the wild imagination of a young boy, or is there something more to the iconic statues than meets the eye? Theresa... [more]

$11.99

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Cobbled Streets and Penny Sweets

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Cobbled Streets and Penny Sweets

Yvonne Young

Memoirs; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Paperback

Born in the early 1950s, Yvonne Young grew up in the West End of Newcastle. With her grandfather working as a ship painter,... [more]

$19.99

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You Know You're a Child of the 2000s When...

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You Know You're a Child of the 2000s When...

Charlie Ellis

Humour; Nostalgia: general; Gift books

Hardback

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$16.99

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The Little Book of Rathmines

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The Little Book of Rathmines

Maurice Curtis

Local history

Hardback

A compendium of historical facts and figures, perfect for dipping into. Full of information that will make you say, `I never... [more]

$39.99

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The Little Book of Blackrock

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The Little Book of Blackrock

Hugh Oram

Local history

Hardback

Uncovering the hidden history at the heart of Blackrock [more]

$39.99

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Digbeth

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Digbeth

Nigel Parker

Photography & photographs; Local history

Hardback

Candid street photography that catches the essence of life and culture in Digbeth [more]

$44.99

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

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The Most Fun We Ever Had

Claire Lombardo

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sagas; Sociology: family & relationships; Adoption; Local interest, family history & nostalgia

Hardback

'Lombardo's impressive debut is a gripping and poignant ode to a messy, loving family in all its glory. She juggles a huge... [more]

$45.00

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Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom

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Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom...

Adam Chandler

Food & society; Hospitality industry; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

If Chuck Klosterman of Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs were to take on the fast-food industry and its inextricable link to American... [more]

$39.99

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King John's Hunting Lodge, Somerset: National Trust Guidebook

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King John's Hunting Lodge, Somerset: National Trust Guidebook

Nick Hanks

Local history

Paperback

King John's Hunting Lodge was neither patronised by royalty nor used at any point in its 500-year history as a hunting lodge.... [more]

$9.99

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