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  • Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress by David Olusoga
    Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress (Hardback) David Olusoga

    Companion to the major new BBC documentary series CIVILISATIONS, presented by Mary Beard, David Olusoga and Simon Schama...

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  • Behemoth by Joshua B. Freeman
    Behemoth (English, Hardback) Joshua B. Freeman

    A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.

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  • The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom by Alfred Barnard
    The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom (English, Hardback) Alfred Barnard

    Including over 200 engravings, this book provides information about the origins of Scotland's national drink, as well as a picture of life and travel in the Victorian age. It includes not only the technical descriptions of each distillery's processes, but also descriptions of journeys.

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  • Contemporary Trotskyism by John Kelly
    Contemporary Trotskyism (English, Paperback) John Kelly

    Almost 80 years after Leon Trotsky founded the Fourth International, there are now Trotskyist organizations in 57 countries, including most of Western Europe and Latin America. Yet no Trotskyist group has ever led a revolution or built an enduring mass, political party. Contemporary Trotskyism looks in detail at the influence, resilience and weaknesses of the British Trotskyist movement, from the...

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  • Victorian Pumping Stations by Trevor Yorke
    Victorian Pumping Stations (English, Paperback) Trevor Yorke

    A guide to the industrial palaces built to house pumping machinery in Victorian England. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in the industry and architecture of the nineteenth century.

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  • Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw
    Andrew Carnegie (English, Paperback) David Nasaw

    Born of modest origins in Scotland in 1835, Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel. This is a biography of Andrew Carnegie who is one of the America's famous and successful businessmen and philanthropists.

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  • The Vulcan Foundry by Colin Alexander
    The Vulcan Foundry (English, Paperback) Colin Alexander

    Colin Alexander looks at the output of the iconic, world-famous Vulcan Foundry.

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  • Windmills and Watermills of Suffolk by John Ling
    Windmills and Watermills of Suffolk (English, Paperback) John Ling

    Explore a fascinating illustrated in-depth study of Suffolk's windmills and watermills, past and present.

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  • The Path to Sustained Growth by E. A. Wrigley
    The Path to Sustained Growth (English, Paperback) E. A. Wrigley

    Charts Britain's transformation from the European periphery to a global economic power from the reign of Elizabeth I to Victoria.

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  • British Bricks by David Kitching
    British Bricks (English, Paperback) David Kitching

    Explores the history of British bricks and brick makers.

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  • Liberty's Dawn by Emma Griffin
    Liberty's Dawn (English, Paperback) Emma Griffin

    Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.

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  • A Secret History of Brands by Matt MacNabb
    A Secret History of Brands (English, Paperback) Matt MacNabb

    A Secret History of Brands cuts through the rumours and urban legends and paints a picture of the true dark history of famous brands.

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  • China's Porcelain Capital by Maris Boyd Gillette
    China's Porcelain Capital (English, Paperback) Maris Boyd Gillette

    Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the present day....

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  • The Lost Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by John Christopher
    The Lost Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (English, Paperback) John Christopher

    The first history of Brunel's lost works, by acknowledged Brunel expert.

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  • Medway Towns at Work by Philip MacDougall
    Medway Towns at Work (English, Paperback) Philip MacDougall

    A pictorial history of the working life of the Medway Towns over the last century and more.

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  • Workington at Work by Derek Woodruff
    Workington at Work (English, Paperback) Derek Woodruff

    A pictorial history of the working life of Workington over the last century and more.

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  • Bradford at Work by Paul Chrystal
    Bradford at Work (Paperback) Paul Chrystal

    In a fascinating series of photographs and illustrations, Bradford at Work explores the life of the town and its people.

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  • Scabs and Traitors by Thomas Linehan
    Scabs and Traitors (English, Paperback) Thomas Linehan

    In its broadest sense, this book is concerned with the attempt by workers in Britain during the period 1760?1871 to engage in collective action in circumstances of conflict with their employers during a time when the nation and many of its traditional economic structures and customary modes of working were undergoing rapid and unsettling change. More specifically, the book principally focuses on...

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  • The Peterloo Massacre by Joyce Marlow
    The Peterloo Massacre (Paperback) Joyce Marlow

    Unity of the oppressed can make a difference in politically uncertain times A peaceful protest turned tragedy; In this definitive account Joyce Marlow tells the stories of the real people involved and brings to life the atrocity the government attempted to cover up.

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  • Brewing in Britain by Ken Smith
    Brewing in Britain (English, Paperback) Ken Smith, Brewery History Society

    The Brewery History Society provide an illustrated history of the brewing industry in Britain.

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