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  • Liverpool?s Ownby Christine Dawe

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

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  • Barnsley Streets, Volume 4by Edward Tasker

    Wharncliffe 2003; US$ 8.99

    Wharncliffe Books are delighted to present 'Barnsley Streets - Volume 4'. This is the fourth, and final, volume of the revised and already popular series. The volumes use the original material from the 9 volumes of the now highly collectable 'Barnsley Streets', published in the 1970s by E G Tasker. The work is then brought into the... more...

  • Ehrbare Spekulantenby Andreas Fahrmeir

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 0.00

    Die Londoner City hat zwei Gesichter: das des modernen Finanzplatzes und das der pittoresk-archaischen Lokalverwaltung. Die Beziehungen zwischen diesen beiden wurden in der Forschung lange vernachlässigt - Andreas Fahrmeir geht ihnen nach. Zugleich legt er die erste zusammenhängende Verfassungsgeschichte der City Corporation für die... more...

  • Reading Book of Daysby John Dearing

    The History Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Reading Book of Days contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on the religious and political history of England as a whole. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.... more...

  • Old East Endersby Jane Cox

    The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Old East Enders tells East London?s story from Roman Shadwell to the present day, focusing on the little-told story of the medieval and early modern Tower Hamlets. Jane Cox, the former Principal Assistant Keeper of Public Records, is an experienced author and lecturer, and her immensely readable and entertaining new book takes in recent archaeological... more...

  • Bloody British History Yorkby Christina Surdhar

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    This is the history of York as you have never encountered it before!Travel back to a time when Erik Bloodaxe was resident monarch, or when William the Conqueror was in the middle of his relentless ?harrying of the north?. There are no tea rooms or hanging baskets in this York, but the severed heads on the walls have a certain decorative effect and... more...

  • Bloody British History: Winchesterby Clare Dixon; Don Bryan; Geraldine Buchanan; James King

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    CONTAINING:?The QUEEN WHO WALKED ON FIRE! Weird legends of St Swithin explored?The VIKINGS are coming! Death and destruction in ancient Winchester!??Sufferings she could not describe?: the life and dolorous death of MISS JANE AUSTEN ?The SECRET HISTORIES of Winchester?s most famous buildings revealed!Winchester has one of the darkest and most fascinating... more...

  • Bloody British History Brightonby David J. Boyne

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    ?Vikings, Saxons and pirates!?BURNED in a BARREL OF TAR! Brighton?s historical horrors revealed?RIOTING ROCKERS, SEDITIOUS SUFFRAGETTES and TWO TERRIBLE TRUNK MURDERS!?STRIKE! Barbarity at the Battle of Lewes Rd?SWEETER THAN POISON: The true story of a Brighton femme fatale!?STRAFED by NAZI MACHINE-GUNNERS: The TRUE STORY of the BRIGHTON BLITZ!Containing... more...

  • The Archaeology of Sutton Parkby Michael Hodder

    The History Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    Sutton Park is one of the largest urban parks in Europe. It was always set apart as ?special? and remains so, as a large and well-used public park. Its creation as a deer park in the twelfth century preserved the past and created the present. Detailed study of extensive earthworks, combined with excavation, documentary research, palaeo-environmental... more...

  • The Little Book of the Black Countryby Michael Pearson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    The Little Book of the Black Country is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the region?s most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, quirky history, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of... more...