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  • The Enigma of Hugh Holmes Gore Bristol’s Nineteenth Century Christian Socialist Solicitor (BRHG book)

    The Anglo – Catholic convert to the left, Hugh Holmes Gore, was a key figure in Bristol’s labour movement during the last two decades of the nineteenth century. Gore linked Clifton Christian Socialists, morally concerned about the poverty and suffering caused by economic depression, with the working class revolutionaries in the Bristol Socialist Society. Learn More
    £8.00

  • #42 Ring Out The Thousand Years of Old: The Forest of Dean World War One Conscientious Objectors

    During World War One, 28 men from the Forest of Dean sought recognition as conscientious objectors rather than be called up to fight. This is the story of these men, the options available to them, the way they responded and what they did after the war. Learn More
    £6.00

  • The Women Who Built Bristol 1184-2018

    A fantastic and long-awaited tome that chronologically plots the influence that a selection of amazing women have had on Bristol!

    Containing 250 inspiring women, three sheroic dogs and one heartbroken barmaid from Easton, this is a bursting compendium of brilliant women from pin makers to police chiefs, from workhouse inmates to secret agents who helped to shape Bristol into the vibrant city it is today.

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    £12.99

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  • Bristol Music: Seven Decades Of Sound

    Compiled by Bristol music expert Richard Jones for the M Shed Bristol Music exhibition this book features a timeline from 1955-2018, almost 100 profiles of Bristol artists and images from the M Shed show. Learn More
    £8.99

  • #44 Men Of Fire: Work, Resistance and Organisation of Bristol Gasworkers in the Nineteenth Century

    The emergence of ‘New Unionism’ in 1889, and the accompanying outburst of strikes across the country, was one of the most extraordinary and significant events in trade union history. Tens of thousands of ‘unskilled’ labourers, men and women, struck work, demanding an immediate improvement in their working conditions. In Bristol, gasworkers were at the helm of this revolt. Learn More
    £6.00

  • #45 Mabel Tothill: Feminist, Socialist, Pacifist

    June Hannam’s pamphlet examines the life and work of Mabel Tothill (1869 – 1964), Quaker peace campaigner, socialist and Bristol’s first woman councillor. It reveals how this committed social activist was part of a complex network of individuals and organisations working to improve the lives of Bristol women and men. Learn More
    £5.00

  • #43 Nautical Women

    Rosemary Caldicott explores the stories of women whose lives were inextricably linked to the sea. She tells of the women of sailortowns struggling to keep out of the dreaded workhouse and resisting the prowling press gangs; and of the courageous and skilful cross-dressing women sailors who went to extraordinary lengths to hide their gender. Learn More
    £6.00

  • I Ain't Mad At Ya: A Black British Experience

    Published by Tangent Books in association with Bristol Archive Records, I Ain’t Mad at Ya by Owen Broomfield (aka Hulk) is a document of the social, cultural and political realities of growing up black in Handsworth, Birmingham in the late 60s, 1970s and 80s. Learn More
    £9.99

  • Massive Attack: Out Of The Comfort Zone

    Author Melissa Chemam's in-depth study of the influences that led to the formation of the Wild Bunch and then Massive Attack looks into Bristol's past to explore how the city helped shape one of the most successful and innovative musical movements of the last 30 years. Chemam gives a unique insight into Massive Attack - 3D, Daddy G and Mushroom - their influences, collaborations and politics and the way in which they opened the door for other Bristol musicians and artists including Banksy. Learn More
    £14.99

  • The Perfect Pint – signed copies!

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    The Perfect Pint – A Beer Lover's Handbook is the updated version of Andy Hamilton's best-selling Brewing Britain.

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    £12.99

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