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The story of the fierce competition in the nineteenth century among the New River, Chelsea, Grand Junction, East London, West Middlesex, York Buildings and other water companies to supply water to London, and how it frequently left customers without water, competitors with their pipes dug up and the companies themselves at the brink of ruin.
With a foreword by Brian R G Henham
This volume is the third in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.
This volume is the second in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.
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Introduction by Clive Emsley
This book looks at the attitudes of the British Army to race and physical and mental fitness in relation to the death penalty during the First World War.
Comrades in Conscience is a groundbreaking study of opposition to the First World War in one locality – Huddersfield – where a unique consensus of Nonconformist Liberals and a vigorous labour and socialist movement earned it the reputation of being ‘a hotbed of pacifism’.
This book makes available information relating to more than 3,000 soldiers and civilians sentenced to death by military courts of the British Army during the First World War and its aftermath.
In a series of narratives, this book describes in detail a number of mutinies and protests that took place in Britain, France and India.
with a foreword by Martin Narey
The essays in this book range widely over issues such as the best means of dealing with offenders, alternatives to prison, what kinds of individuals are incarcerated and for what offences.
Giving the Past a Future attempts to explain why criminal justice history needs to be preserved and gives case studies of successful projects to preserve old police and prison documents.
This important collection of essays by noted European historians examines the history of policing in Britain, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands
With an introduction by John Titford
This volume is the first in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.
Step Change introduces the enthusiast and the general reader alike to seven views of English traditonal dance, some controversial that challenge the assumptions of the early Folk Dance Revival.
Foreword by Bernard Deacon
This anthology brings together for the first time in one collection the riches of Anglo-Cornish poetry from the Renaissance to the the twentieth century.
With a history of the Cornish revival by Amy Hale
Foreword by Bobi Jones
Tim Saunders has gathered together more than a hundred poems from a variety of sources – magazines, books and manuscripts – to give us the first ever survey of poetry in the Cornish language from 1850 until 1980.
A play based on the remarkable life and adventures of Josh Emidy, a slave from the Guinea coast who became an accomplished musician, composer and respected teacher of the violin in Cornwall.