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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 6 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Hidden History: The Irish Language in Liverpool/An Ghaeilge i Learpholl by Tony Birtill
    A Hidden History: The Irish Language in Liverpool/An Ghaeilge i Learpholl - by Tony Birtill

    £9.00   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781999803827 | ISBN 10: 1999803825

    Local teacher, journalist and Irish language enthusiast, Tony Birtill, tells the fascinating history of the Irish language in Liverpool over the past 200 years and examines the Irish language vocabulary and speech patterns still in use in present day ... more

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  • Cover image of book "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester by Michael Herbert
    "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester - by Michael Herbert

    £5.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780993224720 | ISBN 10: 0993224725

    This book tells the dramatic stories of Manchester women who campaigned for social change and progress in the years between 1914 and 1945.  It includes women who: campaigned during the First World War for a just and lasting peace that would prevent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation by David Hall
    Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation - by David Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780227801 | ISBN 10: 1780227809

    The astonishing story of the project that launched Mass Observation. �In the late 1930s the Lancashire town of Bolton witnessed a ground-breaking social experiment. Over three years, a team of ninety observers recorded, in painstaking detail, the e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pit Brow Women of the Wigan Coalfield by Alan Davies
    The Pit Brow Women of the Wigan Coalfield - by Alan Davies

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780752439129 | ISBN 10: 075243912x

    This illustrated book tells the story of the female colliery surface workers, or pit brow women, of the Wigan coalfield. The numbers of women working in mines grew rapidly after the Industrial Revolution. The practice continued until the Children's E ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mersey Voices by Diana Pulson
    Mersey Voices - by Diana Pulson

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780752418353 | ISBN 10: 0752418351

    Personal memories of ordinary people give us a unique and powerful view of life in the past.  This collection of reminiscences of Merseyside people was selected by Diana Pulson from the many interviews recorded by produced Ev Draper for a series ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mersey Ports: Liverpool and Birkenhead by Ian Collard
    Mersey Ports: Liverpool and Birkenhead - by Ian Collard

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780752421100 | ISBN 10: 0752421107

    Ian Collard charts the developments that have taken place in maritime life on the Mersey, from the 1950s and 1960s through to the present day.   Ships of all shapes and sizes have been found on the Mersey, from the old Mersey ferries and the mot ... more

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