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The Great Stink of London
The History Press (2001)
US$7.99

In the sweltering summer of 1858 the stink of sewage from the polluted Thames was so offensive that...

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts - The Olympics
F+W Media (2012)
US$4.99

Who reprimanded Hitler during the 1936 Olympic Games? When did the Olympic event "shin kicking" get...

Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground Railway in the Life of the Capital

Underground to Everywhere

London's Underground Railway in the Life of the Capital

The History Press (2013)
US$12.49

London's Underground is one of the best-known and most distinctive aspects of the city. Since...

The Great Filth: Disease, Death and the Victorian City

The Great Filth

Disease, Death and the Victorian City

The History Press (2011)
US$7.99

Victorian Britain was the world's industrial powerhouse. Its factories, mills and foundries supplied...

The Little Book of Crime and Punishment
The History Press (2014)
US$5.99

The English criminal justice system has come a long way since the days when noses were cut off,...

London's Markets: From Smithfield to Portobello Road

London's Markets

From Smithfield to Portobello Road

The History Press (2014)
US$12.49

London is a City of Markets: markets in meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, money, insurance, shipping...

Our Troubles with Food
The History Press (2009)
US$16.49

For millennia the normal, natural and pleasurable activity of eating has been surrounded by fear and...

From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop: A Guide to London’s Literary Landmarks

From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop

A Guide to London’s Literary Landmarks

The History Press (2013)
US$5.99

London is unrivalled as a source of inspiration for writers from Geoffrey Chaucer to J.K. Rowling....

Newgate: London's Prototype of Hell

Newgate

London's Prototype of Hell

The History Press (2007)
US$5.99

Newgate Prison was the largest, most notorious and worst of London prisons. Stephen Halliday tells...

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

Journey to Crossrail

Railways Under London, From Brunel to the Elizabeth Line

The History Press (2018)
US$12.49

The story of London’s main line railway beneath the streets, from its origins in the nineteenth...