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The Comberton Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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In the 1840s a bed of 'coprolites', thought by some to be fossilised dinosaur droppings, was discovered in the Cambridgeshire fens. Rich in phosphate it was much in demand by the nation’s... More > manure manufacturers. By the 1860s it was being dug up across much of the county. This book investigates the social, economic and archaeological impact of the fossil diggings in Comberton, a small, rural community west of Cambridge.< Less
The Madingley Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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In the 1840s a bed of 'coprolites', thought by some to be fossilised dinosaur droppings, was discovered in the Cambridgeshire fens. Rich in phosphate it was much in demand by the nation’s... More > manure manufacturers. By the 1860s it was being dug up across much of the county. This book investigates the social, economic and archaeological impact of the fossil diggings in Madingley, a small, rural community west of Cambridge.< Less
The Unrelenting Machine By Eddie Crooks
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This is an account of the developments in health and safety law from the Industrial Revolution up to the modern day approach derived from risk assessment. The book records the part played by the... More > Factory Inspectors and others in their endeavours to provide adequate protection to workers in the workplace. The history of exposure to asbestos is also covered.< Less
Green Edge to Cold Edge By Ron Holgate
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Green Edge and Cold Edge are two distinctive yet different moorland localities within the upper section of Warley Township in the Parish of Halifax. It is within this particular geographical context... More > that much of this socially based account takes place. For the most part it is against the backdrop of the industrial revolution in the manufacturing of textiles that the life and times of ordinary working families is recorded. It is in focusing upon six generations of one family - principally the life of John Holgate (1791-1860) - that the story of human experience unfolds.< Less
Surviving Off Off-Grid By Michael Bunker
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Western Society is in confusion, the industrial world is teetering on collapse, and it looks like things could get worse. Agrarian Blogger, historian, and "plain" preacher Michael Bunker... More > has been living off of the grid for many years, and he has some advice for those living in the industrial/consumerist economy …living an off off-grid life is achievable. It has been done for thousands of years, and it can be done today... It is quite possible that many people who have relied on a failing system for their means of survival will very soon find that they have made a mistake of historic proportions. Historic, because every major "classical" culture went down the same road our society is on today. This book is about the lessons we should have learned, and what you can do to survive what history tells us must come next.< Less
Julianna Galloway By Brenda Nolan
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His green eyes and chiseled jaw teased everywoman that he passed, but Julianna Galloway wouldn't even consider trying to tame Rolland Therrin. A strong sense of disgust for her guardian’s son... More > kept her mostly at bay. Still, Rolland found ways to drive her insane and create a desire that Julianna could not ignore. When he informs her that she needs to find a husband Julianna is infuriated. However, a retreat with her best friend is an opportunity to husband hunt. Colonel James O’Connell is the best option. Hard and rugged, James is everything that Rolland is not. Unjustly, Julianna’s father (a distinct man of local legend) binds her to James against her will. Surrounded by political turmoil and war Julianna is forced to trust the Colonel, while her memory refuses to leave Rolland behind. The fight of a lifetime ensues as Julianna tries to get home to the friend that loves her, the family that raised her, and the green eyes that hold her heart.< Less
Julianna Galloway By Brenda Nolan
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His green eyes and chiseled jaw teased everywoman that he passed, but Julianna Galloway wouldn't even consider trying to tame Rolland Therrin. A strong sense of disgust for her guardian’s son... More > kept her mostly at bay. Still, Rolland found ways to drive her insane and create a desire that Julianna could not ignore. When he informs her that she needs to find a husband Julianna is infuriated. However, a retreat with her best friend is an opportunity to husband hunt. Colonel James O’Connell is the best option. Hard and rugged, James is everything that Rolland is not. Unjustly, Julianna’s father (a distinct man of local legend) binds her to James against her will. Surrounded by political turmoil and war Julianna is forced to trust the Colonel, while her memory refuses to leave Rolland behind. The fight of a lifetime ensues as Julianna tries to get home to the friend that loves her, the family that raised her, and the green eyes that hold her heart.< Less
Julianna Galloway By Brenda Nolan
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His green eyes and chiseled jaw teased everywoman that he passed, but Julianna Galloway wouldn't even consider trying to tame Rolland Therrin. A strong sense of disgust for her guardian’s son... More > kept her mostly at bay. Still, Rolland found ways to drive her insane and create a desire that Julianna could not ignore. When he informs her that she needs to find a husband Julianna is infuriated. However, a retreat with her best friend is an opportunity to husband hunt. Colonel James O’Connell is the best option. Hard and rugged, James is everything that Rolland is not. Unjustly, Julianna’s father (a distinct man of local legend) binds her to James against her will. Surrounded by political turmoil and war Julianna is forced to trust the Colonel, while her memory refuses to leave Rolland behind. The fight of a lifetime ensues as Julianna tries to get home to the friend that loves her, the family that raised her, and the green eyes that hold her heart.< Less
The History of David Grieve By Mrs Humphry Ward
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The History of David Grieve relates the story of two orphan children, being brought up by their aunt and uncle in the lee of Kinder Scout in the Peak District, before 'escaping' to live in... More > the Manchester of the mid-nineteenth century. Mrs Humphry Ward, nee Mary Augusta Arnold,was born in Hobart,Australia, in June 1851. She came to live in England at the age of sixteen and married Humphry Ward who was also a writer. Mary helped found the Women's National Anti- Suffrage League in 1908. She regularly visited Manchester in the 1880's to stay with her brother, W.T. (Willy) Arnold, who lived in Nelson Street and worked as a sub-editor on the Manchester Guardian.An absorbing tale by one of the late Victorian period's outstanding novelists.< Less
The Layrock of Langley-Side By Ben Brierley
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Once again Ben Brierley wields his pen to weave a fine story in which love triumphs over evil and poor impoverished Lancashire handloom weavers have something to celebrate for once. Set in the... More > textile village of Langley-side, somewhere on the edge of the Pennines betwixt Oldham and Rochdale, this is a Christmas story combining festivity, theft and mystery. Despite being published in 1864 at the height of the American Civil War and the consequent Lancashire Cotton Famine, Ben commences his tale in the year of 1860 and completes it before the American War began to have its full impact. A thoroughly enjoyable read for people of all ages. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less

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