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Social History



Free Parks for the People – A History of Birmingham’s Municipal Parks, 1844-1974

Free Parks for the People – A History of Birmingham’s Municipal Parks, 1844-1974

Carl Chinn

Birmingham’s parks are a gift that has been passed on to us thank..

£14.95

From Dawn till Dusk: A History of Independent TV in the Midlands

From Dawn till Dusk: A History of Independent TV in the Midlands

John Pettinger - foreword by Alton Douglas

John Pettinger writes from personal experience, having worked for the..

£14.95

From Little Acorns Grow

From Little Acorns Grow

Carl Chinn

From its origins in a simple s..

£14.95

From the Beat to the Palace (London Metropolitan Police)

From the Beat to the Palace (London Metropolitan Police)

Jane R. Lawrence - foreword by Sir John Stevens

For 175 years, men and women of the Metropolitan Police have helped..

£14.95

George Jacob Holyoake's Journey of 1842

George Jacob Holyoake's Journey of 1842

Catherine Howe

Here is an easy to read and interesting book which follows the connection between early ninetee..

£14.95

Henley Union Workhouse: The Story of Townlands

Henley Union Workhouse: The Story of Townlands

Valerie Alasia

Valerie Alasia is an indefatigable researcher into aspects of the h..

£14.95

High Days and Holy Days (St Paul’s School for Girls)

High Days and Holy Days (St Paul’s School for Girls)

Jean Simpson

St. Paul’s School for Girls first opened its doors in 1908. To mark one hundred years of Catholic ed..

£9.95

History of Hollymoor Hospital

History of Hollymoor Hospital

Fay Crofts

Fay Crofts has carefully researched and documented the hundred ye..

£10.95

Hold The Line Please: The Story of the Hello Girls

Hold The Line Please: The Story of the Hello Girls

Sally Southall

'Hold The Line Please' traces the history of the telephone service ..

£7.95

Homes For People

Homes For People

Carl Chinn

In Homes for People, Carl Chinn recounts how in 19th Century Birmingh..

£12.95

Monyhull: A History of Caring

Monyhull: A History of Caring

Deborah Hutchings - foreword Carl Chinn

Monyhull Colony was established in 1908 for the care of "sane epilept..

£10.95

Nine Nightingales (Tardebigge)

Nine Nightingales (Tardebigge)

Pat Warner

Pat Warner's latest book describes Tardebigge and district during..

£8.95

Nourishing Social Renewal

Nourishing Social Renewal

Dr Dick Atkinson OBE

This book uses the Third World question, “how do you feed a hungry ..

£18.00

One Morning in May: The Mary Ashford Mystery

One Morning in May: The Mary Ashford Mystery

Patrick Hayes

The year is 1817 and a young country girl, Mary Ashford is looking fo..

£6.95

Passionate about Communities (Midland Heart Housing)

Passionate about Communities (Midland Heart Housing)

Kevin Gulliver

This short history traces the origins of Midland Heart to the 1920s w..

£4.95

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