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Kent at War 1939-45

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Kent at War 1939-45

Wynn, Tanya

Social & cultural history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

Provides a detailed account of the important role which Kent played in the Second World War. [more]

$34.99

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Newtownards in the Great War

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Newtownards in the Great War

Allister, Lindsay

Social & cultural history; First World War; Local history

Paperback

Rare and unseen photos of the Ulster Volunteer Force and the UVF Nursing Division. [more]

$27.99

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Workhouses of London and the South East

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Workhouses of London and the South East

Peter Higginbotham

Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

An illustrated guide to the workhouses in London and the South East (Middlesex, Kent, Sussex, Surrey, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire... [more]

$47.99

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The Life of Stuff: A memoir about the mess we leave behind

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The Life of Stuff: A memoir about the mess we leave behind

Susannah Walker

Diaries, letters & journals; Memoirs; Intergenerational relationships; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Over the following months, she has to sort through a dilapidated house filled to the brim with rubbish and treasures, in search... [more]

$22.99

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In the President's Home: Memories of the Akron Auburns

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In the President's Home: Memories of the Akron Auburns

Mark Auburn

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History of the Americas; Education; Local history

Paperback

Norman P. Auburn (1905-2003), tenth president of The University of Akron (1951-1971), was a husband and father as well as... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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

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

Glasspool, Tracey

Gender studies: women; Local history

Paperback

An overview of what life was really like for the women of Plymouth through the development of women's rights and two world... [more]

$34.99

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Tuscaloosa: 200 Years in the Making

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Tuscaloosa: 200 Years in the Making

Tuscaloosa Tourism & Sports Commission, G. Ward Hubbs

Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

In both its subject and its approach, Tuscaloosa: 200 Years in the Making is an account unlike any other of a city unlike... [more]

$46.95  $42.25

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Housing the City by the Bay: Tenant Activism, Civil Rights, and Class Politics in San Francisco

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Housing the City by the Bay: Tenant Activism, Civil Rights, and Class Politics...

John Baranski

History of the Americas; Urban communities; Local history

Paperback

San Francisco has always had an affordable housing problem. Starting in the aftermath of the 1906 earthquake and ending with... [more]

$63.95  $57.55

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West Side Kansas City, Missouri Through Time

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West Side Kansas City, Missouri Through Time

William J. Craig

Local history

Paperback

The West Side of Kansas City can trace its development and growth back to the pioneer days when Kansas City was the last vestige... [more]

$44.95  $40.45

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Runic Lore and Legend: Wyrdstaves of Old Northumbria

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Runic Lore and Legend: Wyrdstaves of Old Northumbria

Nigel Pennick

Celtic religion & mythology; Magic, alchemy & hermetic thought; Local history

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A practical guide to the Anglo-Saxon Futhark and how runes were used in Old England [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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Pretends to Be Free: Runaway Slave Advertisements from Colonial and Revolutionary New York and New Jersey

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Pretends to Be Free: Runaway Slave Advertisements from Colonial and Revolutionary...

Graham Russell Gao Hodges, Alan Edward Brown

History of the Americas; Slavery & abolition of slavery; Local history

Paperback

Republication on the twenty-fifth anniversary of Pretends to Be Free recognizes the signal importance of its sterling presentation... [more]

$103.95  $93.55

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Art in Seattle's Public Spaces: From SoDo to South Lake Union

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Art in Seattle's Public Spaces: From SoDo to South Lake Union

James M. Rupp

History of the Americas; Local history; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Update of the 1992 title but focusing only on the downtown core. [more]

$54.95  $49.45

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Thurrock's Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time: The archaeology of the borough of Thurrock, Essex, from the last Ice Age to the establishment of the English kingdoms

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Thurrock's Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time: The archaeology of the borough...

Christopher John Tripp

Prehistoric archaeology; Classical Greek & Roman archaeology; Local history

Paperback

Thurrock's Deeper Past: A Confluence of Time' looks at the evidence for human activity in Thurrock and this part of the Thames... [more]

$115.95  $104.35

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Saving the Oldest Town in Texas

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Saving the Oldest Town in Texas

Linda Thorsen Bond

History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

When Col. Benjamin Wettermark emptied the bank and skipped town in 1903, he left his wife, his children and his mansion behind.... [more]

$36.95  $33.25

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It Happened In Rocky Mountain National Park: Stories of Events and People that Shaped a National Park

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It Happened In Rocky Mountain National Park: Stories of Events and People...

Phyllis J. Perry

History of the Americas; The natural world, country life & pets; Local history

Paperback

From an out-of-control wildfire that nearly destroyed a town to a serial spouse killer in Estes Park, It Happened in Rocky... [more]

$31.95  $28.75

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The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

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The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive...

Marsha Hoffman Rising

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's newly updated bestselling book The Family Tree... [more]

$42.99

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Bath at War 1939-45

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Bath at War 1939-45

David Lassman, Nigel Lassman

Social & cultural history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

A comprehensive account of the entire war in Bath. [more]

$34.99

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Lost Charleston

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Lost Charleston

Leigh Handal

History of the Americas; Local history

Hardback

Aside from the havoc wreaked by the Civil War bombardment, Charleston has endured a succession of fires, hurricanes and earthquakes... [more]

$29.99

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Family Tree Factbook: Key genealogy facts and strategies for the busy researcher

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Family Tree Factbook: Key genealogy facts and strategies for the busy researcher...

Editors of Family Tree Magazine, Diane Haddad

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Access all the best genealogy tips and strategies with this handy guide. [more]

$42.99

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Moments of Impact: Injury, Racialized Memory, and Reconciliation in College Football

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Moments of Impact: Injury, Racialized Memory, and Reconciliation in College...

Jaime Schultz

History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Hispanic & Latino studies; Local history; American football

Paperback

In the first half of the twentieth century, Jack Trice, Ozzie Simmons, and Johnny Bright played college football for three... [more]

$75.95  $68.35

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The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in Scotland

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The Family Tree Scottish Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Ancestors in...

Amanda Epperson

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

You take the high road, and I'll take the low--and your genealogy research will be in Scotland before you know it! [more]

$46.99

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Medieval Dublin XVII: Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2015

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Medieval Dublin XVII: Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium...

Sean Duffy

British & Irish history; Medieval history; Medieval European archaeology; Local history

Paperback

This volume contains a number of important studies relating to the archaeology of medieval Dublin, including the results of... [more]

$117.95  $106.15

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The Worst Street in London

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The Worst Street in London

Fiona Rule

Local history

Paperback

The first book to reveal the remarkable and tragic story of London's Dorset Street - the worst street in London [more]

$24.99

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Journey to Crossrail: Railways Under London, From Brunel to the Elizabeth Line

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Journey to Crossrail: Railways Under London, From Brunel to the Elizabeth...

Stephen Halliday

History of engineering & technology; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

The story of London's main line railway beneath the streets, from its origins in the nineteenth century to its opening in... [more]

$37.99

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Merseyside at War 1939-45

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Merseyside at War 1939-45

Mike Royden

Social & cultural history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

Indepth look at Merseyside during the Second World War. [more]

$39.99

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