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  • Cover scan of Old Kimberley
    Old Kimberley
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Originally a small farming community, Kimberley flourished following the Industrial Revolution, illustrated with views of Digby and Kimberley Collieries and images of Victoria Mills. Kimberley locals are seen parading through the town for the Coronation of King George V.
  • Cover scan of Old Retford
    Old Retford
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Retford's impressive market square features alongside pictures of the town's fire engine and crew in the late 1940s, youngsters fishing on the River Idle, Trinity Hospital and the Chesterfield Canal. Also included are views of Strawberry Terrace, Retford Grammar School and the royal visit of 1914.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Nationality
    Scottish Nationality
    Murray G. H. Pittock - Paperback - Palgrave
    This text offers a survey of events and issues in the formation of Scottish identity. It is a summary history of Scotland and a study of the development of Scottish national feeling. It explores Scotland's relationship to England.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Nationality
    Scottish Nationality
    Murray G. H. Pittock - Hardback - Palgrave
    This text offers a survey of events and issues in the formation of Scottish identity. It is a summary history of Scotland and a study of the development of Scottish national feeling. It explores Scotland's relationship to England.
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    They Belonged To Glasgow: The City From The Bottom Up
    Rudolph Kenna; Ian Sutherland - Paperback - Neil Wilson
    Based upon eye-witness accounts, They Belonged To Glasgow is a revealing portrait in words of how ordinary people have lived in the second city of the empire over the course of the last 250 years.
  • Cover scan of The Devil's Cup
    The Devil's Cup: Coffee, The Driving Force In History
    Stewart Lee Allen - Paperback - Canongate
    Self-appointed social anthropologist of coffee, Stewart Lee Allen travelled all over the globe to research this study. He began his investigations in Ethiopia, sailing in dhows to the Yemen, the first country to import coffee back in 500 A.D.
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    Old Arbroath
    Fiona C. Scharlau - Paperback - Stenlake
    The photographs of Arbroath's fishing community give a portrayal of what life was like for the families who depended on the sea for a living. Also included are pictures of Arbroath at play, with children enjoying a ride on one of Kerr's miniature trains and crowds at the open-air swimming pool.
  • Cover scan of Old Forfar

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    Old Forfar
    Fiona C. Scharlau - Paperback - Stenlake
    Pictures of everything from a cattle market taking place in the High Street to elephant tightrope walking in this book on Forfar. George Brodie's ropeworks and the Strathmore Woollen Company's works illustrate the town's manufacturing history, while all manner of pictures show lost streets and buildings.
  • Cover scan of Old Worksop
    Old Worksop
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    Vintage Worksop pubs such as the Travellers Rest in Gateford Road and the Fox Inn on Lowtown Street appear in this fine collection of mainly Edwardian pictures. Industry is represented by a number of images including the Shaw's wire rope factory and Priory Mill, which burned down in 1912.
  • Cover scan of Lost Lives
    Lost Lives: The Stories Of The Men, Women And Children Who Died As A Result Of The Northern Ireland Troubles
    - Hardback - Mainstream
    This is a unique work filled with passion and violence, with humanity and inhumanity. It is the story of the Northern Ireland troubles told through the lives of those who have suffered and the deaths which have resulted from the conflict.

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