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Veterans' Voices: Coventry's Unsung Heroes of the Second World War

by Caroline Freeman-Cuerden

Turning the focus away from the city itself, Caroline Freeman-Cuerden has listened to the memories of 23 veterans, just a few of the thousands of Coventry men and women who served and fought in World War II....


Derbyshire's Own

by Nicola Rippon

Did you know that Derbyshire can boast at least three Nobel Laureates and numerous Olympians? That Catherine Booth, co-founder of the Salvation Army, was born in Ashbourne? This book features more than 100 of...


Aintree Days

by Alexander Tulloch

Presents an autobiographical account of Alexander Tulloch. This book recounts his life in Liverpool from 1945 to 1962, when he was growing up with his sister, parents and grandparents in a small terraced house...


Christmas in the Trenches

by Alan Wakefield

The outbreak of war in 1914 was greeted with euphoria by many in Europe, and it was widely believed that the conflict would be 'over by Christmas'. In the event, millions of men were destined to spend the first...


Hertfordshire A to Z

by Pamela Shields

Home to many 'firsts', such as the English Pope, the Garden City and the New Town, Hertfordshire was also home to many famous people, from King Offa to Laurence Olivier, George Orwell, Graham Greene and Henry...


Country Boy: Growing Up in Norfolk 1940-60

by Colin Miller

Colin Miller chronicles developments of the 1940s and 50s through the eyes of a Norfolk schoolboy and teenager.


A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes

by Charles Elme Francatelli

First published in 1852, Charles Elme Francatelli's A Plain Cookery Book for the Working Classes features 241 recipes suitable for small budgets. From the simple art of boiling potatoes to the more advanced...


The Day Peace Broke Out: The VE-Day Experience

by Mike Brown

Mike Brown examines the milestone events that led to the nation's progressive change of heart from paranoia and defeatism in the early years of World War II, to the growing confidence that followed El Alamein...


Harrow A to Z

by Don Walter

Harrow A to Z is for anyone interested in the borough's local history. Twenty-six entertaining subjects are covered, from archery to Zeppelins, including along the way personalities, buildings, local institutions...


A Grim Almanac of Nottinghamshire

by Kevin Turton

In 1826, 'resurrection men' stole thirty bodies from the graveyard of St Mary's Church in Nottingham to sell to unscrupulous medical establishments in London. In 1908, Mansfield tattoist Arthur Scott attacked...


Tales of London's Docklands

by Henry T Bradford

Presents an anthology of true stories, drawn from the author's personal experience as a Registered Docker in the Port of London. This work is an attempt to preserve the memories of day to day life of the docklands...


The Green Man in Britain

by Fran Doel & Geoff Doel

The Green Man has many facets, many dimensions. He peers through his leaf mask in hundreds of church misericords and stone carvings. His innate link with the changing seasons and fertility is revealed in the...


The Will To Survive: Three and a Half Years as a Prisoner of the Japanese

by Arthur Godman

Taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore in 1942, Arthur Godman spent the next three and a half years on the Burma-Siam railway, living in camps along the River Kwai. Like other PoWs, he experienced disease...


The Story of Durham

by Douglas Pocock

The Story of Durham traces the evolution of a city that medieval writers likened to Jerusalem, which Ruskin termed one of the wonders of the world, and which Pevsner, more modestly, called one of the architectural...


Children of Bethnal Green. Doris M. Bailey

by Doris M Bailey

Bethnal Green is at the heart of London's East End, infamous as the stamping ground of gangland bosses the Kray Twins. In this book the world of Bethnal Green's back streets in the 1920s, 1930s and during the...


The Gateshead Book of Days

by Jo Bath & Richard F Stevenson

Taking you through the year day by day, The Gateshead Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and importants events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping...


The Derby Book of Days

by Sarah Seaton

Taking you through the year day by day, the Derby Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping...


The Story of Leeds

by David Thornton

This new history of Leeds covers all the main political, social and economic developments of the city: The Harrying of the North devastated the surrounding area in 1069; the Civil War saw a battle fought in...


Irish Brigades Abroad: From the Wild Geese to the Napoleonic Wars

by Stephen McGarry

Irish Brigades Abroad examines the complete history of the Irish regiments in France, Spain, Austria and beyond. Covering the period from King James II's reign of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and...


Conservative Internationalism: Armed Diplomacy under Jefferson, Polk, Truman, and Reagan

by Henry R. Nau

Debates about U.S. foreign policy have revolved around three main traditions--liberal internationalism, realism, and nationalism. In this book, distinguished political scientist Henry Nau delves deeply into...