War Hammers II, the sequel to the fascinating story of the club during the First World War, looks at the achievements and developments of the Upton Park heroes throughout the Second World War.
A history of the Channel Islands
During the 3 1/2 month long struggle, which claimed the lives of more than 60,000 British and Commonwealth servicemen, 61 men were adjudged to have performed deeds worthy of the Empire's...
Besides campaigning for women to have an equal right to vote from their headquarters in Bow, the ELFS worked on a range of equality issues which mattered to local women: they built a toy factory,...
A memoir from Bruce Copp, a gay war hero and 1960s Soho doyen who was forced to hide his sexuality for half of his adult life. Covers nearly 100 years of social history and personal experiences,...
An investigation into the pioneers of coal mining in one of the industry's British heartlands. Miners had always lived in close communities, and this was especially so for the sinker families...
Dark and foggy Victorian streets, the murderous madman, we all think we know the realities of Victorian crime. This title recounts the murders, by knife and poison. It takes the readers into less...
Folk tales from Cambridgeshire, selected for children by a professional storyteller, published as part of a new series.
Whether it's a mighty battle between ancient gods, the Second Coming of a Biblical savoiur, or a pesky Millennial computer virus, we've always wondered how the world would end. This book...
The first in a new series of folk tales for children, from Britain's finest storytellers.
"This book is a revised, condensed version of A-Z of the Knights Templar... Aby the same author"--Title page verso.
This title offers the reader an off-the-beaten-track tour of Southend-on-Sea's landmarks and streets, revealing its forgotten stories - its people, its visitors, its history, its streets and...
Over the course of 100 years, the Isle of Man developed from a collection of fishing villages into one of the main holiday destinations for people working in the Lancashire mills and coal mines.
The glorious, gory, dreadful and dramatic history of the workhouse explored.
Revealed within is a plethora of entertaining facts about Warwickshire's famous and occasionally infamous men and women, its towns and countryside, battles and sieges, literary, artistic and...
This detailed guidebook tells the story of the Duke of Marlborough's victory at the Battle of Blenheim in 1704 and takes the reader across the Bavarian battlefield, rediscovering the lanes and...
This lively and entertaining collection of folk tales from the Scottish Borders is rich in stories both tall and true, ancient and more recent, dark and funny, fantastical and powerful.
Quatre Bras was the battle that turned a campaign - a tale of triumph and disaster. This book combines the testimony with a study of the topography of the battlefield and knowledge of Napoleonic...
Wodehouse Miscellany follows the development and progress of his legendary characters, tells us where Wodehouse got his ideas from and demonstrates why his admirers included Bertrand Russell,...
The little book of Liverpool