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Local interest, family history & nostalgia

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Baulkham Hills Shire

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Baulkham Hills Shire

John McClymont

History; Local history

Paperback

Covers the history of this large area north of Parramatta and north west of Sydney in words and pictures from the time of... [more]

$24.95

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The Dukes

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The Dukes

Brian Masters

Biography: royalty; History; Social classes; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

The origins of the non-royal dukes in the British peerage divide nicely into Tudor looters, Royal bastards, opportunist generals,... [more]

$49.95

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The Hut Six Story: Breaking the Enigma Codes

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The Hut Six Story: Breaking the Enigma Codes

Gordon Welchman

History; European history; Second World War; Local history

Paperback

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$28.00

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Hatfields and Mccoys

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Hatfields and Mccoys

Otis K. Rice

History; Family history, tracing ancestors

Hardback

The Hatfield-McCoy feud has long been the most famous vendetta of the southern Appalachians. Over the years it has become... [more]

$41.95

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Abandoned Places: 60 Stories of Places Where Time Stopped

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Abandoned Places: 60 Stories of Places Where Time Stopped

Richard Happer

Geographical reference; Places in old photographs; Travel & holiday

Paperback

Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places. Many places... [more]

$32.99

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Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival on the Open Sea

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Torn in Two: The Sinking of the Daniel J. Morrell and One Man's Survival...

Michael Schumacher

History of the Americas; Local history

Paperback

Dennis Hale reached the dock just in time to see the Daniel J. Morrell heading out to open waters, a 600-foot freighter that... [more]

$29.99

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Mull and Iona: A Historical Guide

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Mull and Iona: A Historical Guide

David Caldwell

Local history; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Mull and Iona are two of the most visited islands in Scotland, and have played a central role in the history of the country.... [more]

$22.99

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The Borders: A History of the Borders from Earliest Times

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The Borders: A History of the Borders from Earliest Times

Alistair Moffat

Local history

Paperback

A story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. This is also the story of an ancient... [more]

$34.99

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Great Australian Bush Funeral Stories

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Great Australian Bush Funeral Stories

Bill Marsh

Nostalgia: general

Paperback

'Marsh knows how to spin a yarn' - Gold Coast Bulletin We're nearing the end of the service and so I step closer in to... [more]

$32.99

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The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry and Researching Genealogy

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The Family Tree Toolkit: A Comprehensive Guide to Uncovering Your Ancestry...

Kenyatta D Berry

Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Are you ready to explore your family history? [more]

$34.99

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Granny's Kitchen Cupboard: A lifetime in over 100 objects

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Granny's Kitchen Cupboard: A lifetime in over 100 objects

John Alexander

Social & cultural history; Antiques & collectables; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

Accumulated over many years, 'Granny', the enigmatic collector behind this book, presents a selection of quirky post-war goods,... [more]

$27.99

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the...

Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Local history

Paperback

Shows how New York's perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence... [more]

$92.99

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When The Clyde Ran Red: A Social History of Red Clydeside

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When The Clyde Ran Red: A Social History of Red Clydeside

Maggie Craig

Political ideologies; Political activism; Transport industries; Strikes; Local history

Paperback

When the Clyde Ran Red paints a vivid picture of the heady days when revolution was in the air on Clydeside. [more]

$22.99

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

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Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C....

Cameron Logan

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of architecture; Urban communities; Local history

Paperback

Historic Capital shows how Washington, D.C.'s historic buildings and neighborhoods have been a site of contestation between... [more]

$39.99

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DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC

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DC Jazz: Stories of Jazz Music in Washington, DC

Jason Moran

Local history

Hardback

This book presents a collection of fascinating stories about the DC jazz scene throughout its history, including a portrait... [more]

$59.99

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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood

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Oxford Boy: A Post-War Townie Childhood

Will Wyatt

Memoirs; Local history

Paperback

Memoir of one boy's experience of growing up in Oxford in the 1940s and 1950s [more]

$27.99

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin Franklin Created a Monster

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The Secret History of the Jersey Devil: How Quakers, Hucksters, and Benjamin...

Brian Regal (Assistant Professor for the History of Science, Kean University), Frank J. Esposito (Distinguished Professor of History and Education, Kean University)

History of the Americas; Folklore, myths & legends; Local history

Hardback

A product of innuendo and rumor, as well as scandal and media hype, the Jersey Devil enjoys a rich history involving land... [more]

$48.99

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the Smoke Signals Bakery

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A Baker's Year: Twelve Months of Baking and Living the Simple Life at the...

Tara Jensen

Autobiography: general; Memoirs; General cookery & recipes; The countryside, country life; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

A year in the life of Instagram bread-baking sensation Tara Jensen as she... [more]

$34.99

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Dundee: A Short History

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Dundee: A Short History

Norman Watson

Local history

Paperback

The story of Dundee is both fascinating and dramatic. Now, in Dundee - A Short History, Norman Watson brings to life the people... [more]

$15.99

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present

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The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the...

Joanne Reitano (LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York, USA)

City & town planning - architectural aspects; History of the Americas; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Social & cultural history; Local history

Hardback

Shows how New York's perpetual struggles for power, wealth, and status exemplify the vigor, creativity, resilience, and influence... [more]

$200.00

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

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Spitfire Singh: A True Life of Relentless Adventure

Mike Edwards

Local interest, family history & nostalgia; Nostalgia: general; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Despite their heroics during World War I, the British officers of the Royal Air Force did not believe that Indians were capable... [more]

$24.99

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Migrant Letters: Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices in Historical Perspective

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Migrant Letters: Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices...

Marcelo J. Borges (Dickinson College, USA), Sonia Cancian (University College, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates)

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Migration, immigration & emigration; Nostalgia: general

Hardback

The migrant letter, whether written by family members, lovers, friends, or others, is a document that continues to attract... [more]

$221.00

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Belfast Transport

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Belfast Transport

Mike Maybin

Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest; Places in old photographs

Paperback

`Belfast Transport' is the story of public transport in the city from the early horse buses of the late nineteenth century... [more]

$34.99

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The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: Langwith Junction to Lincoln, the Mansfield Railway and Mid-Notts Joint Line

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The Lancashire Derbyshire and East Coast Railway: Langwith Junction to Lincoln,...

Chris Booth

Photographs: collections; Trains & railways: general interest; Local history

Paperback

The planned LD&ECR from Warrington to Sutton-on-Sea only saw the Chesterfield-Lincoln route completed. Built to move coal,... [more]

$37.99

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

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Finding Family: My Search for Roots and Secrets in My DNA

Richard Hill

Memoirs; Adoption & fostering; Family history, tracing ancestors

Paperback

Finding Family is the highly suspenseful and intensely personal account of an adoptee trying to reclaim the biological family... [more]

$28.99

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