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Peace With Honour: Blackburn Operatives, the Cotton Famine and the American Civil War, 1861-65 By Andrew H. Gregson
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This book evaluates the response of Blackburn's workers to the Cotton Famine and the American Civil War of 1861-65. The book reveals the popular attitudes of ordinary folk during a time when they... More > were reduced to the most painful levels of destitution. Set in the historical context of working-class violence, the author explores whether the cotton-starved operatives of Lancashire's largest weaving town remained peacefully stoic or whether their distress resulted in a campaign of violence.< Less
Peace With Honour: Blackburn Operatives, the Cotton Famine and the American Civil War, 1861-65 By Andrew H. Gregson
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This book evaluates the response of Blackburn's workers to the Cotton Famine and the American Civil War of 1861-65. The book reveals the popular attitudes of ordinary folk during a time when they... More > were reduced to the most painful levels of destitution. Set in the historical context of working-class violence, the author explores whether the cotton-starved operatives of Lancashire's largest weaving town remained peacefully stoic or whether their distress resulted in a campaign of violence.< Less
TWEET FROM ENGELS By Steve Giasson et al.
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In early 2011, poet Philip Davenport and artist Lois Blackburn met with many homeless people in Manchester, England and asked them to describe their lives. Some of this writing and talking... More > was gathered into a long, many-voiced poem. Tweet from Engels was first launched as a twitter feed and is now this book.< Less
Live Your Life with Passion & Purpose By Kate Johnson, M.A. & Judith Blackburn, Ed.D.
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Are you longing for greater joy and meaning in your life? Feeling stuck in a rut? Facing a major change? Do you feel an underlying sense that something is missing? Even if things are "pretty... More > good," would you like to be living your life with more passion and purpose? If so, you'll enjoy this coaching-style book with lessons and personal exercises that will renew your spirit and give you a new lease on life. By taking a closer look at who you are and what makes you unique, you will find yourself happier and more inner-directed. You will be better able to embrace what energizes you and rid yourself of what drains you. Learn some processes that will put you on a path toward the "new you" you want to be!< Less
SHAKE IT UP! Omega Brothers 50th Birthday Soiree: William Blackburn, Edwin DeVaughn, William Hickman, Kirby Hudson, Arnold James & Gregory P. Lockman By Margot Jordan
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HAKE IT UP! Omega Brothers 50th Birthday Soiree: William Blackburn, Edwin DeVaughn, William Hickman, Kirby Hudson, Arnold James & Gregory P. Lockman with photography by celebrity photojournalist... More > Margot Jordan< Less
The Visitor's Book By Mark Ward
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Mark Ward’s debut collection Thunder Alley was a semi-autobiographical account of the diversity and divisions within his hometown of Blackburn. The Visitor’s Book expands on this theme,... More > exploring the relationship between people and their environment. It collates and chronicles the overlooked, the ordinary and the remarkable: the things that pass and those that endure, into a rich seam of narrative poems.< Less
Thunder Alley By Mark Ward
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Mark Ward works in Grasmere, tending to the grounds of Dove Cottage. He was born in Blackburn but is widely travelled and has done interesting jobs in far-flung places. This collection is principally... More > located in his home town and takes its title from one of its streets. There is nothing of the professional northerner about Ward, nor does he play to any northern stereotype. The angle of his poems is always straight.< Less
Hidden Culture, Forgotten History By Bruce Wilkinson
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This book reminds me why I began to read and write poems; I’m a little younger than the writers featured in this book but I remember the same excitement of hunting down small mimeographed and... More > badly stapled magazines and pamphlets and going to raucous readings in the upstairs rooms of pubs on the edge of towns that were deemed to be far, far from the centre of things. This was in the distant pre-internet days, of course, and so a movement could be truly underground, could exist way off the radar of what the establishment told us was the acceptable face of poetry and art. The problem with being an underground movement of course is that you get buried, and Bruce Wilkinson has done a fantastic job of digging and digging to find treasure that would otherwise have remained unseen.< Less
From Uganda to the UK By Speciosa Nakavuma
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Tells the story of Ugandan Speciosa and her journey to the Uk to study engineering.
An Unqualified Success? By Allen Hoe
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An autobiography - 90 years of social history as told by an engineer/draughtsman born in Hull, Yorkshire. A now unfamiliar pre-war childhood, an apprenticeship during WW2 through the height of the... More > Blitz, at Blackburns aircraft factory, life in the RAF based in Burma and Malaya flying iconic Mosquito aircraft under extremely challenging conditions and the hard post-war years back home are all vividly detailed. There is interest for aeronautical enthusiasts and engineers alike. The personal experiences and fortunes of the Author mirror that of the city. As a life long skilled engineer and designer, the author adds fascinating detail throughout the book. The book is illustrated from start to finish with period photographs and has an extensive glossary to add richness to the narrative.< Less

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