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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 55 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Many Not The Few: An Illustrated History of Britain Shaped by the People by Sean Michael Wilson and Robert Brown
    The Many Not The Few: An Illustrated History of Britain Shaped by the People - by Sean Michael Wilson and Robert Brown

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780264448 | ISBN 10: 1780264445

    An old union rep, Joe, and his granddaughter, Arushi, spend a few pleasant days together going over the history of the labour movement. Over tea and sandwiches in his studio they consider the whole wide sweep and points of connection throughout histo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956 by Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Editors)
    Waiting for the Revolution: The British Far Left from 1956 - by Evan Smith and Matthew Worley (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526113665 | ISBN 10: 152611366x

    Waiting for the Revolution is a volume of essays examining the diverse currents of British left-wing politics from 1956 to the present day. The book is designed to complement the previous volume, Against the grain: The far left in Britain from 1956, ... more

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  • Cover image of book "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester
    "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester's Radical Women 1914 to 1945 - by Michael Herbert

    £5.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780993224720 | ISBN 10: 0993224725

    This book tells the dramatic stories of Manchester women who campaigned for social change and progress in the years between 1914 and 1945.  It includes women who: campaigned during the First World War for a just and lasting peace that would prevent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State by Chris Renwick
    Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State - by Chris Renwick

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141980355 | ISBN 10: 0141980354

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE LONGMAN-HISTORY TODAY PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2018   A landmark book from a remarkable new historian, on a subject that has never been more important - or imperilled   Today, everybody seems to agree tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain by Peter Fryer
    Staying Power: The History of Black People in Britain - by Peter Fryer

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745338309 | ISBN 10: 0745338305

    Staying Power is a panoramic history of black Britons. Stretching back to the Roman conquest, encompassing the court of Henry VIII, and following a host of characters from Mary Seacole to the abolitionist Olaudah Equiano, Peter Fryer paints a picture ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride: 30 Years of Gay Britain by Paul Flynn
    Good As You: From Prejudice to Pride: 30 Years of Gay Britain - by Paul Flynn

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785032936 | ISBN 10: 1785032933

    In 1984 the pulsing electronics and soft vocals of Smalltown Boy would become an anthem uniting gay men. A month later, an aggressive virus, HIV, would be identified and a climate of panic and fear would spread across the nation, marginalising an alr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India by Shashi Tharoor
    Inglorious Empire: What the British Did to India - by Shashi Tharoor

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141987149 | ISBN 10: 0141987146

    In the eighteenth century, India’s share of the world economy was as large as Europe’s. By 1947, after two centuries of British rule, it had decreased six-fold. Beyond conquest and deception, the Empire blew rebels from cannon, massacred unarmed ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1997: The Future that Never Happened by Richard Power Sayeed
    1997: The Future that Never Happened - by Richard Power Sayeed

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786991997 | ISBN 10: 1786991993

    An immersive account of Britain in 1997, a year which laid the foundation of our current political crisis.   Tony Blair and Noel Gallagher shaking hands at No. 10. Saatchi’s YBAs setting the international art world aflame. Geri Halliwell in ... more

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  • Cover image of book A History of Britain in 21 Women by Jenni Murray
    A History of Britain in 21 Women - by Jenni Murray

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786071583 | ISBN 10: 1786071584

    The history of Britain, presented as you've never seen it before, through twenty-one women whose lives enthral and beguile, intrigue and inspire.   They were famous queens, unrecognised visionaries, great artists and trailblazing politicians. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain by Clair Wills
    Lovers and Strangers: An Immigrant History of Post-War Britain - by Clair Wills

    £25.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846147166 | ISBN 10: 1846147166

    The battered and exhausted Britain of 1945 was desperate for workers - to rebuild, to fill the factories, to make the new NHS work. From all over the world and with many motives, thousands of individuals took the plunge. Most assumed they would spend ... more

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  • Cover image of book Radical London in the 1950s by David Mathieson
    Radical London in the 1950s - by David Mathieson

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445661032 | ISBN 10: 1445661039

    In September 1960 the central London district of St Pancras was convulsed by rioting. What had begun months before as a peaceful protest about the lack of decent housing spiraled into some of the worst street fighting ever seen in the capital. The vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Village Christmas: And Other Notes on the English Year by Laurie Lee
    A Village Christmas: And Other Notes on the English Year - by Laurie Lee

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241243671 | ISBN 10: 024124367x

    From the author of Cider With Rosie, Village Christmas is a moving, lyrical portrait of England through the changing years and seasons.   Laurie Lee left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was nineteen, but it remained with him throughout ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century by John Higgs
    Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century - by John Higgs

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780226576 | ISBN 10: 1780226578

    The twentieth century should make sense. It's the period of history that we know the most about, an epic geo-political narrative that runs through World War One, the great depression, World War Two, the American century and the fall of the Berlin Wal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation by David Hall
    Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation - by David Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780227801 | ISBN 10: 1780227809

    The astonishing story of the project that launched Mass Observation. �In the late 1930s the Lancashire town of Bolton witnessed a ground-breaking social experiment. Over three years, a team of ninety observers recorded, in painstaking detail, the e ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage
    1966: The Year the Decade Exploded - by Jon Savage

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571277636 | ISBN 10: 0571277632

    The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical polit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Promised You A Miracle: Why 1980-82 Made Modern Britain by Andy Beckett
    Promised You A Miracle: Why 1980-82 Made Modern Britain - by Andy Beckett

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241956885 | ISBN 10: 0241956889

    A vivid, seminal portrait of early 1980s Britain: a period that changed Britain forever.   The early 1980s in Britain were a time of hope, and of dread: of Cold War tension and imminent conflict, when crowds in the street could mean an ecstati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Exotic England: The Making of a Curious Nation by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown
    Exotic England: The Making of a Curious Nation - by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846274206 | ISBN 10: 1846274206

    England may be a small country on a small island, but its inhabitants have always had a boundless curiosity about the world beyond their shoreline. From the nation's modern origins in the Renaissance, travellers have eagerly roamed the globe and been ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Great Explosion: Gunpowder, the Great War, and a Disaster on the Kent Marshes by Brian Dillon
    The Great Explosion: Gunpowder, the Great War, and a Disaster on the Kent Marshes - by Brian Dillon

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241956762 | ISBN 10: 0241956765

    The Great Explosion by Brian Dillon: a masterful account of a terrible disaster in a remarkable place.  In April 1916, shortly before the commencement of the Battle of the Somme, a fire started in a vast munitions works located in the Kentish ... more

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  • Cover image of book Modernity Britain 1957-1962 by David Kynaston
    Modernity Britain 1957-1962 - by David Kynaston

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408844380 | ISBN 10: 1408844389

    David Kynaston's history of post-war Britain has so far taken us from the radically reforming Labour governments of the late 1940s in Austerity Britain and through the growing prosperity of Family Britain's more placid 1950s. Now Modernity Britain 19 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Gardens of the British Working Class by Margaret Willes
    The Gardens of the British Working Class - by Margaret Willes

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780300212358 | ISBN 10: 0300212356

    This magnificently illustrated peoples history celebrates the extraordinary feats of cultivation by the working class in Britain, even if the land they toiled, planted, and loved was not their own.   Spanning more than four centuries, from t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster by Brian W. Lavery
    The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster - by Brian W. Lavery

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909954144 | ISBN 10: 1909954144

    Brian W. Laverys The Headscarf Revolutionaries takes readers back to the highly dramatic Winter of 1968. Three trawlers from Hulls fleet sank in rapid succession. One fishwife, Lillian Bilocca, put down her filleting knife. It sickened her that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London
    Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London's Radical History - by David Rosenberg

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745334097 | ISBN 10: 0745334091

    The radical response to conservative heritage tours and banal day-tripper guides, Rebel Footprints brings to life the history of social movements in the capital. Transporting readers from well-known landmarks to history-making hidden corners, David R ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 by Selina Todd
    The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class, 1910-2010 - by Selina Todd

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781848548824 | ISBN 10: 1848548826

    The twentieth century experienced by over 75% of Britons had little to do with the one we've been taught. The People tells OUR story for the first time. The Sunday Times bestseller. 'There was nothing extraordinary about my childhood or backgro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thatcher
    Thatcher's Secret War: Subversion, Coercion, Secrecy and Government, 1974-90 - by Clive Bloom

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780752499741 | ISBN 10: 0752499742

    Margaret Thatcher remains one of the United Kingdoms most polarising prime ministers. This provocative investigation sheds new light on the secret, internal cold war that the Iron Lady and her government waged against the enemy within: anti-nucl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Armchair Nation: An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV by Joe Moran
    Armchair Nation: An Intimate History of Britain in Front of the TV - by Joe Moran

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846683923 | ISBN 10: 1846683920

    The story of television and how it has changed our lives - from the moon landings to the X Factor. But what does your furniture point at?' asks the character Joey in the sitcom Friends on hearing an acquaintance has no TV. It's a good question: s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fighting Fascism: the British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39 by Keith Hodgson
    Fighting Fascism: the British Left and the Rise of Fascism, 1919-39 - by Keith Hodgson

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780719091216 | ISBN 10: 0719091217

    In the years between the two world wars, fascism triumphed in Italy, Germany, Spain and elsewhere, coming to power after intense struggles with the labour movements of those countries.   This book, available in paperback for the first time, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People
    The People's Songs: The Story of Modern Britain in 50 Records - by Stuart Maconie

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780091933807 | ISBN 10: 0091933803

    These are the songs that we have listened to, laughed to, loved to and laboured to, as well as downed tools and danced to.   Covering the last seven decades, Stuart Maconie looks at the songs that have sound tracked our changing times, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71 by Rebecca Jennings
    Tomboys and Bachelor Girls: A Lesbian History of Post-War Britain 1945-71 - by Rebecca Jennings

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780719089923 | ISBN 10: 0719089921

    Using a rich array of oral histories and archival sources, Tomboys and Bachelor Girls provides the first detailed academic study of lesbian identity and culture in post-war Britain. Described by psychiatrists as immature and neurotic, and widely igno ... more

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  • Cover image of book All the Countries We
    All the Countries We've Ever Invaded: And the Few We Never Got Round To - by Stuart Laycock

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780750952125 | ISBN 10: 0750952121

    Out of 193 countries that are currently UN member states, weve invaded or fought conflicts in the territory of 171. Thats not far off a massive, jaw-dropping 90 per cent.  Not too many Britons know that we invaded Iran in the Second World War ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People Speak: Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport by Colin Firth, Anthony Arnove and David Horspool
    The People Speak: Democracy Is Not A Spectator Sport - by Colin Firth, Anthony Arnove and David Horspool

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857864482 | ISBN 10: 0857864483

    "The idea was simple - take the most impassioned speeches about the fight for what is right and bring them to life for a new generation."(Colin Firth) The People Speak tells the story of Britain through the voices of the visionaries, dissenter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe
    Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe's Twentieth Century - by Leif Jerram

    £15.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780199671168 | ISBN 10: 0199671168

    The twentieth century in Europe was an urban century: it was shaped by life in, and the view from, the street. Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Lenin, Hitler, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Such Thing As Society: A History of Britain in the 1980s by Andy McSmith
    No Such Thing As Society: A History of Britain in the 1980s - by Andy McSmith

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849019798 | ISBN 10: 1849019797

    A highly praised new history of that most turbulent of decades: the 1980s.   The 1980s was the revolutionary decade of the twentieth century. To look back in 1990 at the Britain of ten years earlier was to look into another country. The chang ... more

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  • Cover image of book State of Emergency: The Way We Were - Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook
    State of Emergency: The Way We Were - Britain, 1970-1974 - by Dominic Sandbrook

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141032153 | ISBN 10: 0141032154

    In the early 1970s, Britain seemed to be tottering on the brink of the abyss. Under Edward Heath, the optimism of the Sixties had become a distant memory. Now the headlines were dominated by strikes and blackouts, unemployment and inflation. As the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sixties by Jenny Diski
    The Sixties - by Jenny Diski

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846680045 | ISBN 10: 1846680042

    Many books have been written on the Sixties: tributes to music and fashion, sex, drugs and revolution. In The Sixties, Jenny Diski breaks the mould, wryly dismantling the big ideas that dominated the era liberation, permissiveness and self-inventio ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain by John O
    An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain - by John O'Farrell

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552775465 | ISBN 10: 0552775460

    Following his hugely popular account of the previous 2000 years, John OFarrell now comes bang up to date with a hilarious modern history asking How the hell did we end up here?   An Utterly Exasperated History of Modern Britain informs ... more

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  • Cover image of book Restless Revolutionaries: A History of Britain
    Restless Revolutionaries: A History of Britain's Fight for a Republic - by Clive Bloom

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780752458564 | ISBN 10: 0752458566

    From regicides to revolutionaries; from fascists to anarchists; from Tom Paine to Tom Wintringham, this book is a history of noble ideals and crushing failures in which Clive Bloom takes us on a journey through British history, exploring our often ro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Underground England: Travels Beneath Our Cities and Country by Stephen Smith
    Underground England: Travels Beneath Our Cities and Country - by Stephen Smith

    £15.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780349120386 | ISBN 10: 0349120382

    For Stephen Smith, author of Underground London, beneath the dales and downs of Englands green and pleasant land there exists another country, its equal in beauty and fascination.   On his underworld odyssey from Newcastle to Brighton, fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sucking Eggs: What Your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Diet, Thrift and Going Green by Patricia Nicol
    Sucking Eggs: What Your Wartime Granny Could Teach You About Diet, Thrift and Going Green - by Patricia Nicol

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099521129 | ISBN 10: 0099521121

    A clever, colourful, comparative history showing us that, when it comes to being green, resourceful and eco-friendly, our grannies can show us the way...  Recycling, composting, buying locally-sourced food and vintage clothing, checking air m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Family Britain: 1951-1957 by David Kynaston
    Family Britain: 1951-1957 - by David Kynaston

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781408800836 | ISBN 10: 1408800837

    Family Britain continues David Kynastons groundbreaking series Tales of a New Jerusalem, telling as never before the story of Britain from VE Day in 1945 to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979.   As in Austerity Britain, an astonishing ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Radical History of Britain: Visionaries, Rebels and Revolutionaries ... by Edward Vallance
    A Radical History of Britain: Visionaries, Rebels and Revolutionaries ... - by Edward Vallance

    £13.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780349120263 | ISBN 10: 0349120269

    From medieval Runnymede to twentieth-century Jarrow, from King Alfred to George Orwell by way of John Lilburne and Mary Wollstonecraft, a rich and colourful thread of radicalism runs through a thousand years of British history. In this fascinating st ... more

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  • Cover image of book The English Rebel: One Thousand Years of Trouble-making from the Normans to the Nineties by David Horspool
    The English Rebel: One Thousand Years of Trouble-making from the Normans to the Nineties - by David Horspool

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141025476 | ISBN 10: 0141025476

    The English have a rich and glorious history of making trouble for themselves. One hundred and forty years before the French Revolution, the English executed their king and instituted a radical revolutionary government. In 1215, more than 570 years b ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book of English Magic by Philip Carr-Gomm and Richard Heygate
    The Book of English Magic - by Philip Carr-Gomm and Richard Heygate

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848540415 | ISBN 10: 1848540418

    The Book of English Magic explores the curious and little-known fact that of all the countries in the world, England has the richest history of magical lore and practice. English authors such as J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Terry Pratchett, and J. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A 1960s Childhood: From Thunderbirds to Beatlemania by Paul Feeney
    A 1960s Childhood: From Thunderbirds to Beatlemania - by Paul Feeney

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780752450124 | ISBN 10: 0752450123

    Do you remember Beatlemania? Radio Caroline? Mods and Rockers? The very first miniskirts? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1960.  To the young people of today, the 1960s seems like another age. But for those who grew up in ... more

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  • Cover image of book When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies by Andy Beckett
    When the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies - by Andy Beckett

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571221370 | ISBN 10: 0571221378

    The seventies are probably the most important and fascinating period in modern British political history. They encompass strikes that brought down governments, shock general election results, the rise of Margaret Thatcher and the fall of Edward Heath ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Slump: Britain in the Great Depression by John Stevenson and Chris Cook
    The Slump: Britain in the Great Depression - by John Stevenson and Chris Cook

    £22.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781408230107 | ISBN 10: 1408230100

    The 1930s - remembered as the decade of dole queues and hunger marches, mass unemployment, the means test, and the rise of fascism - also saw the development of new industries, the growth of comfortable suburbia, and rising standards of living for ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tracing Your Labour Movement Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians by Mark Crail
    Tracing Your Labour Movement Ancestors: A Guide for Family Historians - by Mark Crail

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848840591 | ISBN 10: 1848840594

    If you want to find out about the life of an ancestor who was active in the labour movement or was a union member, this handbook will be a fascinating introduction to the subject. Mark Crail provides a graphic and authoritative account of the history ... more

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  • Cover image of book Balti Britain: A Journey Through the British Asian Experience by Ziauddin Sardar
    Balti Britain: A Journey Through the British Asian Experience - by Ziauddin Sardar

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847080820 | ISBN 10: 1847080820

    Ziauddin Sardar, whose acclaimed Desperately Seeking Paradise demystified Islam, gives his humane, sharp and witty perspective on the experience of being a British Asian. Sardar travels to the main Asian communities in the UK, to Leicester and Bi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Post-war Compromise: British Trade Unions and Industrial Politics 1945-64 by Edited by Alan Campbell, Nina Fishman and John McIlroy
    The Post-war Compromise: British Trade Unions and Industrial Politics 1945-64 - by Edited by Alan Campbell, Nina Fishman and John McIlroy

    £18.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780850366013 | ISBN 10: 0850366011

    This multifaceted text, written by authors from a range of disciplines, focuses on the politics of trade unionism - not only unions' relations with political parties and the state but also on the politics of workplace conflict and industrial action.& ... more

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  • Cover image of book They Fought in the Fields: The Women
    They Fought in the Fields: The Women's Land Army - by Nicola Tyrer

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780752443133 | ISBN 10: 0752443135

    The Women's Land Army was the forgotten victory of the Second World War. While troops fought on the front line, a battalion of young women joined up to take their place as agricultural workers.  Despite many of them coming from urban backgrounds ... more

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  • Cover image of book Democracy: The Long Revolution by Edited by David Powell and Tom Hickey
    Democracy: The Long Revolution - by Edited by David Powell and Tom Hickey

    £25.00   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780826486769 | ISBN 10: 0826486762

    This accessible yet authoritative collection of essays chronicles the history of dissent in the British Isles, from Magna Carta to the present day. The contributors - all specialists in their field - cover such milestones as the age of revolution, in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain by Adam Sinfield
    Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain - by Adam Sinfield

    £15.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780826494757 | ISBN 10: 0826494757

    Literature, Politics and Culture in Postwar Britain is a landmark work in contemporary literary and cultural analysis. It offers a provocative and brilliant account of political change since 1945 and how such change shaped the cultural output of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer London; perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957. by Matt Houlbrook
    Queer London; perils and Pleasures in the Sexual Metropolis, 1918-1957. - by Matt Houlbrook

    £13.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780226354620 | ISBN 10: 0226354628

    In August 1934, young Cyril L. wrote to his friend Billy about all the exciting men he had met, the swinging nightclubs he had visited, and the vibrant new life he had forged for himself in the big city. He wrote, "I have only been queer since I came ... more

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  • Cover image of book Behind the Lines: Revealing and Uncensored Letters from Our War-Torn World by Andrew Carroll
    Behind the Lines: Revealing and Uncensored Letters from Our War-Torn World - by Andrew Carroll

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780091903404 | ISBN 10: 0091903408

    For three exhausting years Andrew Carroll travelled the world, zealously collecting unpublished letters and emails from soldiers and civilians from over 35 different countries. The letters covered a staggering range of events, from World Wars I and I ... more

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  • Cover image of book East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914 by William J Fishman
    East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914 - by William J Fishman

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780907123453 | ISBN 10: 0907123457

    The author describes London's East End at a time of mass immigration from Eastern Europe to the shabby tenements of Stepney and Whitechapel. This was the birthplace of the Jewish socialist and libertarian movement. The book brings alive a forgotten a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asians In Britain: 400 Years of History by Rozina Visram
    Asians In Britain: 400 Years of History - by Rozina Visram

    £26.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780745313733 | ISBN 10: 0745313736

    In this groundbreaking book Rozina Visram offers an extensively researched, comprehensive study of Asians from the Indian subcontinent in Britain. Spanning four centuries, it tells the history of the Indian community in Britain from the first recorde ... more

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