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  • Aberdeen in 100 Datesby Elma McMenemey

    The History Press 2016; US$ 9.99

    Experience 100 key dates that shaped Aberdeen's history, highlighted its people's genius (or stupidity), and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of social, criminal, and sporting events, this book reveals a past that will fascinate, delight, and even shock residents and visitors to the city alike. more...

  • 24hr Trenchby Andy Robertshaw

    The History Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    During the Great War millions of men lived in the trenches of the Western Front. It is almost impossible for us to really understand how they coped in such a confined space with the constant terror of enemy attack. Now, Andy Robertshaw and a group of soldiers, archaeologists, and historians use official manuals and diaries to recreate their daily lives,... more...

  • 1950s Southampton Childhoodby Penny Legg; James Marsh

    The History Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    The 1950s was a time of regeneration and change for Southampton. For children growing up during this decade, life was changing fast. They still made their own toys and earned their own pocket money, but, on new television sets, Andy Pandy (1950) and Bill and Ben (1952) delighted them. With rationing discontinued, candy was on the menu again, and, for... more...

  • 1940s Childhoodby James Marsh

    The History Press 2014; US$ 9.99

    Do you remember collecting shrapnel and listening to Children's Hour? Carrying gas masks or sharing your school with evacuees from the city? The 1940s was a time of great challenge for everyone who lived through it. From the hardships and fear of a World War, with Britain's towns and cities were being bombed on an almost nightly basis, to the trauma... more...

  • 1970s Childhoodby Derek Tait

    The History Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    Do you remember glam rock, flares, cheesecloth shirts, and chopper bikes? Then it sounds like you were lucky enough to grow up during the 1970s. Who could forget all the glam rock bands of that era, like Slade, Wizard, Mud, and Sweet, or singers like Alvin Stardust, Marc Bolan, and David Bowie? What about those wonderful TV shows like Starsky and Hutch,... more...

  • 1980s Childhoodby Michael A. Johnson

    The History Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Rev up the DeLorean, switch on the Flux Capacitor, and take a cruise back through the decade that made you the person you are todayAnyone who remembers trying to solve a Rubik's Cube while dressed in their He-Man picture pajamas, or trying to make "cool" sound effects with their mouth like Jones from Police Academy is definitely a child of the 1980s.... more...

  • 1950s Motherby Sheila Hardy

    The History Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    Fascinating insight into how babies were raised in the 1950sFrom how to dress baby (matinee coats and bonnets) to how to administer feeds (strictly four-hourly if following the Truby King method), the child-rearing methods of the 1950s are a fascinating insight into the lives of women in that decade. Here author, mother, and grandmother Sheila Hardy... more...

  • Abberlineby Peter Thurgood

    The History Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    The name Frederick George Abberline has become synonymous with that of Jack the Ripper, and he has been portrayed as everything from an alcoholic, to a drug addict, a womanizer, and a bully. In reality, Abberline was a devoted husband and a dedicated policeman in a time of rampant corruption. Furthermore, the Whitechapel murders were not the only notorious... more...

  • 1970s Teenagerby Simon Webb

    The History Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    What was it like being a teenager in a world without computers, smartphones, DVD players, games consoles, or the Internet? Imagine a time when sharing music meant taking a gramophone record to your friend's house; when making a quick phone call could involve lining up outside a telephone booth! This book offers an affectionate and lighthearted look... more...

  • After the Berlin Wallby Christopher Hilton

    The History Press 2009; US$ 11.99

    Documenting an incredible unification in the history of Europe, this account examines the merging of East and West Germany following the destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1990. Describing how a totalitarian, atheist, and communist system was married with a democratic, Christian, and capitalist one, this study explores relevant questions such as How... more...