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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

Peter Hessler

Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Cultural studies; Local history; Travel & holiday; Travel writing; Places & peoples: pictorial works

Paperback

Peter Hessler tries to understand and capture the spirit of the immense, exasperating and ultimately lovable entity that is... [more]

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Paris, Capital of Europe: From the Revolution to the Belle Epoque

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Paris, Capital of Europe: From the Revolution to the Belle Epoque

Johannes Willms

Regional studies; Local history

Paperback

Covers the years from the brink of upheaval on the eve of the Revolution to the First World War and weaves various social,... [more]

$27.99

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My Dark Brother: the Story of the Illins, a Russian-Aboriginal Family

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My Dark Brother: the Story of the Illins, a Russian-Aboriginal Family

Elena Govor

Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Australasian & Pacific history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

This innovative historical biography traces the lives of a unique Australian Aboriginal family whose Russian ancestry can... [more]

$44.95

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Avant-Garde in the Cornfields: Architecture, Landscape, and Preservation in New Harmony

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Avant-Garde in the Cornfields: Architecture, Landscape, and Preservation...

Michelangelo Sabatino, Ben Nicholson

History of architecture; Regional studies; History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

A close examination of an iconic small town that gives boundless insights into architecture, landscape, preservation, and... [more]

$115.95  $104.35

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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

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

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Islay Voices

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Islay Voices

Jenni Minto, Les Wilson

Local history

Paperback

Many travellers have had their imaginations captured by the beautiful Hebridean island of Islay and have been moved to write... [more]

$29.99

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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]

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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]

$34.99

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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]

$34.99

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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]

$34.99

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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]

$34.99

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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

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$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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A Drop in the Ocean: Lawrence MacEwen and the Isle of Muck

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A Drop in the Ocean: Lawrence MacEwen and the Isle of Muck

Polly Pullar

Biography: historical, political & military; Local history

Paperback

The story of Muck as told through the eyes of Lawrence MacEwen, working farmer and much-loved laird. [more]

$37.95  $34.15

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

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Orkney: A Historical Guide

Caroline Wickham-Jones

Local history

Paperback

Orkney lies only 20 miles north of mainland Scotland, yet for many centuries its culture was more Scandanavian than Scottish.... [more]

$37.95  $34.15

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The Plimmer Legacy: A family story from early Wellington to modern farming in the Rangitikei

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The Plimmer Legacy: A family story from early Wellington to modern farming...

Bee Dawson

Australasian & Pacific history; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

From Wellington's Plimmer Steps to the green hills of Motukawa. This is the story of a family - several generations of influential... [more]

$45.00

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The Story of the Fens

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The Story of the Fens

Frank Meeres

Local history

Paperback

Thousands of years of history in one richly illustrated volume [more]

$47.99

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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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The Granite Men: A History of the Granite Industries of Aberdeen and North East Scotland

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The Granite Men: A History of the Granite Industries of Aberdeen and North...

Jim Fiddes

Industrialisation & industrial history; Construction industry; Local history

Paperback

A comprehensive history of the industries of the Granite City of Aberdeen [more]

$49.99

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Black Plaques London: Memorials to Misadventure

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Black Plaques London: Memorials to Misadventure

John Ambrose Hide

Memorials, monuments; Geographical reference; Local history

Paperback

`Imagine a grown-up version of Horrible Histories.' Sunday Times [more]

$32.99

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