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Our general historical titles, with particular strengths in social history, literary history, art history, history of education and historical biography.

The Shining Sands

The Shining Sands:

Artists in Newlyn and St Ives 1880–1930

By Tom Cross

The remarkable story of the colony of artists whose bold, vibrant style was inspired by the landscape and people of West Cornwall.

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ISBN: 9780718894511
£30.00
Star Tales

Star Tales:

Revised and Expanded Edition

By Ian Ridpath

A revised and expanded edition of the classic introduction to the myths and legends associated with the stars and constellations.

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ISBN: 9780718894788
£19.50

ePub eBook
ISBN: 9780718847821
£12.00 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718847838
£12.00 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718847814
£16.00 (RRP)
State of Paralysis

State of Paralysis:

A Cultural History of Brexit

By John Elsom

An exploration of the complex relationship between Britain and Europe since WWII, and the cultural shifts that have culminated in the turmoil of Brexit.

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ISBN: 9780718895174
£19.50

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ISBN: 9780718847319
£12.00 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718847326
£12.00 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718847302
£16.00 (RRP)
The Story of Quakerism in Scotland

The Story of Quakerism in Scotland:

1650–1850

By George B. Burnet and William H. Marwick

The fascinating and troubled history behind Scottish Quakerism is charted in impressive detail in this pioneering study.

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ISBN: 9780718891763
£20.25

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ISBN: 9780718842260
£16.75 (RRP)
Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale

Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale:

Sport, Health and Exercise in eighteenth-century England

By Julia Allen

An exploration of the history of British sport, viewed through the lens of the life and work of Samuel Johnson and his friend and correspondent Hester Thrale.

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ISBN: 9780718892760
£21.00

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ISBN: 9780718840983
£13.13 (RRP)

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ISBN: 9780718841003
£13.13 (RRP)
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ISBN: 9780718840990
£17.50 (RRP)
Take a Cold Tub, Sir!

Take a Cold Tub, Sir!:

The Story of the 'Boy's Own Paper'

By Jack Cox

Full of extracts and illustrations from the original issues, this is the definitive story of one of the world's great children's papers, by its last editor.

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ISBN: 9780718825058
£20.25
A Taste for Diversions

A Taste for Diversions:

Sport in Georgian England

By Dennis Brailsford

An essential text for students and general readers alike, exploring some of the most important years in the formation of our sporting heritage.

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ISBN: 9780718829810
£20.25
Your Family History

Your Family History:

And How to Discover It

By C.M. Matthews

A detailed guide to the sources available for those who want to trace their family trees, with useful advice on how to conduct research and record results.

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ISBN: 9780718825423
£19.00