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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 13 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book We Shall Not Be Moved by Brian Marren
    We Shall Not Be Moved - by Brian Marren

    £20.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526132963 | ISBN 10: 1526132966

    The city of Liverpool had frequently been prone to industrial unrest for most of its recent history, but it was the dawn of Thatcher and the sanctioning of neoliberal economic strategies which made Liverpool a nucleus of resistance against the encroa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harry Constable: In His Own Words by Bill Hunter
    Harry Constable: In His Own Words - by Bill Hunter

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780954207755 | ISBN 10: 0954207750

    Dockers set the pace for all the gains in wages and conditions during the 1940s and 50s. Most of their battles, against their bosses, the government and sometimes their own union, were led by rank and file committees. Harry Constable was one of their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Years on the Parish: The Autobiography and Letters of George Garrett by Mike Morris, Tony Wailey, and Andrew Davies (Editors)
    Ten Years on the Parish: The Autobiography and Letters of George Garrett - by Mike Morris, Tony Wailey, and Andrew Davies (Editors)

    £12.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786940759 | ISBN 10: 1786940752

    George Garrett’s autobiographical work Ten Years On The Parish, published here in full for the first time since it was written in the late 1930s, shines a light on the hardships and poverty endured by many in the years between the wars. Garrett was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rolling Stonemason: An Autobiography by Fred Bower
    Rolling Stonemason: An Autobiography - by Fred Bower

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780850366242 | ISBN 10: 0850366240

    Annotated and with an Introduction by Ron Noon and Sam Davies   Fred Bower had a full adventurous life and wrote about it in his own vivid and racy idiom. He was born in Boston, Mass. in 1871.   Brought up in Liverpool, he recalls a ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beating Berlusconi! by John Graham Davies
    Beating Berlusconi! - by John Graham Davies

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780953182619 | ISBN 10: 0953182614

    Despite threats from his wife, in May 2005 Kenny Noonan travels to Istanbul to watch Liverpool play AC Milan in the Champions League Final. He carries the scars of thirty years as a football fan and a Liverpudlian: the 1981 riots, the Thatcher years, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge by Diane Frost and Peter North
    Militant Liverpool: A City on the Edge - by Diane Frost and Peter North

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781846318634 | ISBN 10: 1846318637

    In May 1983, in the wake of her victory in the Falklands, Mrs Thatcher won the second of her three general election victories. Liverpool, going not for the first or last time against the grain, elected a Labour council that vowed to be different. In ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP by D. Ben Rees
    A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP - by D. Ben Rees

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780957063105 | ISBN 10: 0957063105

    Dr D Ben Rees has brought to life the powerful and well-known Bessie Braddock who made politics attractive for 50 years on Merseyside.  She inherited from her mother, Mary Bamber, a Scot, her socialism and strengthened her determination t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: City of Radicals by John Belchem and Bryan Biggs
    Liverpool: City of Radicals - by John Belchem and Bryan Biggs

    £16.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316470 | ISBN 10: 1846316472

    Uncontrollable, anarchic, separate and alienated from mainstream England, the Liverpool of popular imagination is a hotbed of radicalism and creativity. But is that reputation really justified?   Starting in 1911, a year which saw a warship o ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1911: Art and Revolution in Liverpool: The Life and Times of Albert Lipczinski by David Bingham
    1911: Art and Revolution in Liverpool: The Life and Times of Albert Lipczinski - by David Bingham

    £15.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781906593704 | ISBN 10: 1906593701

    The art, life and exile of Polish artist Albert Lipczinski against the background of artistic, political and social revolution in Liverpool. The story is written in a number of contexts: political agitation in the city; the community of artists of th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool
    Liverpool '81: Remembering the Toxteth Riots - by Diane Frost & Richard Phillips (Editors)

    £14.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846316685 | ISBN 10: 1846316685

    Published to mark the 30th anniversary of the street disturbances that took place in Liverpool 8 in 1981, a time in which Liverpool was at the forefront of events that also rocked other British cities and communities including Brixton and Birmingham, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stalin Ate My Homework by Alexei Sayle
    Stalin Ate My Homework - by Alexei Sayle

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780340919590 | ISBN 10: 0340919590

    Alexei Sayle was born in Liverpool on the day egg rationing came to an end. His family ate salad. They read the Soviet Weekly. They travelled on transcontinental trains, and in the back of futuristic limousines. They saw Communism in action and ate s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool 1660-1750: People, Prosperity and Power by Diana E. Ascott, Fiona Lewis and Michael Power
    Liverpool 1660-1750: People, Prosperity and Power - by Diana E. Ascott, Fiona Lewis and Michael Power

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846315039 | ISBN 10: 1846315034

    Liverpool was unique among English towns in the rate of its commercial development from the late seventeenth century. Liverpool 1660-1750 provides the first significant detailed published study of the social and political structure of the town during ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forgotten Hero: The Life and Times of Edward Rushton by Bill Hunter
    Forgotten Hero: The Life and Times of Edward Rushton - by Bill Hunter

    £6.00   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780954207700 | ISBN 10: 095420770x

    Edward Rushton was undoubtedly a heroic figure who should be given a place in Liverpool's history of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. He was an uncompromising opponent of slavery, who at the age of nineteen became blind.  He wrote poetr ... more

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