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  • London
    London (English, Hardback) Professor Jeremy Black

    London was the first modern city, with the world's highest wages and the best standard of living for those in work. This narrative history of London gives insight into London's 2,000 years of history.

    $18.58 $31.95

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  • History of Blackburn
    History of Blackburn (Hardback) Derek Beattie

    Beattie's readable history explains how and why Blackburn was so successful, looking not just at the economy, but crime to education and religion to riots, before, during and after the great cotton centuries. Illustrated throughout, this book will interest everyone connected with this quintessentially Lancashire town.

    $17.80 $31.64
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  • When Rock went to College
    When Rock went to College (Paperback) Barry Lucas

    Barry Lucas and Paul Tomlinson have documented an amazing chapter in the history of Lancaster University in a superb and very large new book. If you were a student at Lancaster during this time you may remember some of these events, anecdotes or images, but truly, there is something for anyone connected with the uni, then or now.

    $35.54 $40.19
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  • The Staffordshire Oatcake
    The Staffordshire Oatcake (Paperback) Pamela Sambrook

    The famous Staffordshire oatcake is nothing less than a local food hero. Throughout the Potteries, and even beyond, it has achieved iconic status, with more than forty traditional oatcakemakers still in business. This book tells the history and social history of this unique, much-loved product.

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  • Growin' Up in Lancashire
    Growin' Up in Lancashire (English, Paperback) Brian Carline, David Summerville

    A wonderfully funny, affectionate and enjoyable stroll down memory lane for readers of all ages

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  • Lake District Mountain Landforms
    Lake District Mountain Landforms (Hardback) Peter Wilson

    The mountain landforms of the English Lake District are described and explained by a lively text that is beautifully complemented by colourful line diagrams and superb photographs.

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  • Yorkshire Made Me
    Yorkshire Made Me (English, Paperback) Jennifer Robertson, Lynne Fletcher

    This unique book celebrates the inspirational Yorkshire men and women who are the best in their chosen field - actors, politicians, athletes, writers, musicians, historians, educators and medics.

    $15.67 $22.00
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  • Walking from Garstang and in Wyresdale
    Walking from Garstang and in Wyresdale (Paperback) Ian O. Brodie, Krysia Brodie

    Features carefully chosen walks that are intended for various ages and abilities, guiding the walker through some of the most picturesque landscape in Lancashire. This title includes instructions that are accompanied by helpful maps, local information, historical background and attractive photographs.

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  • Insanitary City
    Insanitary City (English, Hardback) Paul Laxton, Professor Richard Rodger

    Dr Henry Littlejohn's Report on the Sanitary Condition of Edinburgh (1865) was a landmark in public health administration, with a significance far beyond the boundaries of Edinburgh. This book reproduces the complete, original Report, and describes fully its pivotal role in the development of public health management in Victorian cities.

    $33.92 $40.00
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  • Britain's Industrial Revolution
    Britain's Industrial Revolution (English, Paperback) Barrie Trinder

    A heavily illustrated history of the industrial revolution throughout the British Isles, aimed at the general reader.

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  • The Midland Hotel
    The Midland Hotel (English, Paperback) Barry Guise, Pam Brook

    On a sunny afternoon in July 1933, the London, Midland and Scottish Railway Company had taken the bold step of replacing its old Victorian hotel on Morecambe's seafront with a sparkling white Modernist structure. This title presents a 'biography' of the construction and life of the Art Deco Midland Hotel in Morecambe, Lancashire.

    $25.07 $27.00
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  • Grow Your Own in Lancashire
    Grow Your Own in Lancashire (Paperback) Malcolm Greenhalgh

    A brilliant new book especially for the gardeners of the North West! Full of Grow Your Own (GYO) information and tips for growers across the old county of Lancashire.

    $10.70 $15.10
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  • Shiels to Shields
    Shiels to Shields (Paperback) Danny Lawrence

    Telling the fascinating life story of this North Tyneside town, right up to the recent past, Danny Lawrence's book is a comprehensive history for those with origins in North Shields.

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  • Thomas Potts, the Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster
    Thomas Potts, the Wonderful Discovery of Witches in the County of Lancaster (English, Paperback) Robert Poole

    The only modernised version of Thomas Potts' seventeenth-century account of the famous witch trials. Published to coincide with the 400th anniversary of the Pendle Witch Trials of 1612.

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  • Researching and Writing History
    Researching and Writing History (Paperback) David Dymond

    This invaluable book, now completely updated, provides practical advice about the process of research and writing history. It gives essential guidance on finding sources; transcribing, analysing and interpreting evidence; writing; historical perspectives and methods; and ways to present and publish the finished product.

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  • Burma Railway Medicine
    Burma Railway Medicine (Paperback) Professor Geoff Gill, Meg Parkes

    This book presents for the first time an in-depth analysis of the medical crisis in the Allied prisoner of war (POW) camps on the Thai-Burma Railway, between 1942 and 1945. While it is written mainly from a British perspective, the authors acknowledge the contributions made by the many different nationalities of medical staff working together.

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  • Around Preston
    Around Preston (Paperback) David Hindle

    This beautiful book celebrates, with its combination of history, wildlfie and walking in the amazing countryside around Preston is perfect book for anyone living in or visiting the city and the lovely places on its doorstep.

    $12.06 $33.75
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  • Garstang
    Garstang (Paperback) John Askew

    The ancient Lancashire market town of Garstang has a rich and varied history. This title presents an introduction that tells the early history of Garstang, including accounts of the manor, market and fairs. It is suitable for those interested in the history of the Garstang area.

    $9.57 $14.16
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  • Manchester
    Manchester (English, Paperback) Alan Kidd

    A process of phenomenal economic and industrial growth put an hitherto remote Lancashire town on to the international map. This book tells this story, a tale of factories, utilitarian entrepreneurs, Peterloo, the emergence of a politicised working class, and also of the people and their culture, and the development of middle-class suburbs.

    $10.42 $19.95
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  • Derbyshire
    Derbyshire (Hardback) David Hey

    Derbyshire is one of England's most fascinating counties. Its varied past takes us from prehistoric rock art to the world's first textile mills, and from great country house estates to lead mining, tourism and the Peak District National Park. This book on Derbyshire contains over 450 illustrations, mostly in full colour.

    $29.24 $37.97
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