Social History

Winter at the Bookshop: Politics and Poverty, St Anns in the 1960s

by Sylvia Riley

Winter at the Bookshop was a raw, warm, cold experience. Raw with chapped fingers clutching kettles of boiling water from the gas-stove, mul …

Forthcoming (Due: November 2019)
ISBN: 9781910170663

£8.99

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Welcome to the Cheap Seats: Silver Screen Portrayals of the British Working Class

by Andrew Graves

A fascinating trip around the side streets and back to backs of working class cinema, exploring the British New Wave kitchen sink dramas of …

Forthcoming (Due: September 2019)
ISBN: 9781910170625

£9.99

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Sneinton People

by Dave Ablitt

This is Sneinton, inner city Nottingham, in the 1980s – a selection of interviews that first appeared in Sneinton Magazine. The interviews r …

Forthcoming (Due: September 2019)
ISBN: 9781910170670

£6.00

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Reds, Rebels and Radicals

by David Bell

The men and women featured in this book are an eclectic bunch. We have a mutineer; a couple of suffragettes, one of them framed for conspira …

Available (Published: July 2019)
ISBN: 9781910170632

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Homes and Places: A History of Nottingham’s Council Houses – 2nd edition

by Chris Matthews

Council housing in Nottingham is an essential part of the city’s history and identity. The slums of the nineteenth century laid the foundati …

Available (Published: June 2019)
ISBN: 9780993409332

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Byron Speaks Up for the Luddites

by Lord Byron

This pamphlet includes the full text of Lord Byron’s maiden speech in the House of Lords, alongside his Ode to the Framers of the Frame Bill …

Available (Published: December 2018)
ISBN: 9781910170595

£4.00

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Curious King’s Cross

by Andrew Whitehead

Sex, pubs and rock’n’roll – King’s Cross has it all, and so much more … from a fish-and-chip shop once bugged by MI5 to London’s most endu …

Available (Published: November 2018)
ISBN: 9781910170564

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Minnie Lansbury: Suffragette, Socialist, Rebel Councillor

by Janine Booth

This is a story of a remarkable young woman who became a popular champion and whose tragically early death broke the hearts of her family, f …

Available (Published: November 2018)
ISBN: 9781910170557

£12.99

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A Brief History of Whistling

by Allan Chatburn, John Lucas

Whistling has been used for work, entertainment, self-expression and communication, including secret communication. The authors were inspire …

Available (Published: March 2018)
ISBN: 9781907869990

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Destroying the Baby in Themselves – Why the two boys killed James Bulger

by David Jackson

That blurred, foggy frame of the security video has become engraved on the public conscience. We can never know the whole truth of what foll …

Available (Published: February 2018)
ISBN: 9781910170533

£6.00

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