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  • The Poems of Dr Scumbrum

    Dr Scumbrum is an anonymous poet whose work is inspired by 'The Beautiful Game' and in particular by Bristol Rovers FC. His work appears regularly in the matchday programme, but this is his first collection. Proceeds are being donated to Children's Hospice South West. Learn More
    £5.99

  • John Cennick: The Forgotten Evangelist

    The story of the First Methodist Lay Preacher Who Became the Apostle of Northern Ireland. Learn More
    £9.99

  • # 37 The Maltreated and the Malcontents Working in the Great Western Cotton Factory 1838-1914

    Mike Richardson explores the history of Bristol’s Great Western Cotton Works in Barton Hill, which opened in 1838. The story of its workforce — mainly low-paid women and children — has never before been told. From the 1830s to the early twentieth century, Barton Hill workers endured long working hours, high rates of industrial accidents and ill-health from the cotton dust and humidity. Moreover, they were subjected to wage cuts and fines by a series of unrelenting managers. Learn More
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  • #39 Lady Blackshirts: The Perils of Perception - Sufragettes who Became Fascists

    During the 1930’s a small group of ultra-nationalistic women, who considered themselves feminists, joined Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists.  Surprisingly some of these women were former high ranking members of the suffragette movement.

    This work examines the political and social tensions that confronted women in the 1930’s.  Exploring issues that were so profound, that some women were drawn into the world of the fascist political elite, and became ‘militant women citizens’ advocating and endorsing fascism.

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  • Totterdown Rising

    Back in print – the story of how the Bristol community of Totterdown was bulldozed in the 1970s to make way for the motor car and a road that was never built. This is also the story of how Totterdown and its people have recovered from the planning blunders of the 60s and 70s to create a new community. Learn More
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  • Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 7

    These outstanding stories from the 2014 Bristol Short Story Prize will provoke, stimulate, move, amuse, unsettle, and entertain. A wonderfully diverse and exhilarating collection of short stories, that enhances Bristol Short Story Prize's reputation as a major contributor to the resurgence of the short story genre. Learn More
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  • Bedminster Tobacco Women

    Using the stories told by 23 former workers in the Wills tobacco factories of Bedminster and Ashton, the book offers a glimpse into what life was like in the industry that dominated south Bristol. Published by Fiducia. Learn More
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  • Recollections of Jazz in Bristol: My Kind of Town

    Dave Hibberd, drummer with the Dave Collett Trio, compiled this comprehensive selection of memories of the post-war Bristol jazz scene that was originally published in 2000. This edition was updated in 2009 with a tribute to Dave who passed away in 2010. Learn More
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  • Me, Myself & Eye: A Memoir

    You might think that a memoir written by someone suffering from one of the rarest conditions on the planet would be heavy going – not Me Myself & Eye. Dan Jeffries tells his story with humour and with a dramatic flourish. Learn More
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  • #31 Bristol Independent Labour Party: Men, Women and the Opposition to War

    This pamphlet from Bristol Radical History Group explores the activities and ideas of women and men of the ILP, including Walter Ayles, Annie Townley and Mabel Tothill. It examines the significance of friendship ties and cross party alliances, some of which were forged in the pre-war suffrage campaign. It also assesses the impact of peace activism on labour and gender politics in the city. Learn More
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