Download Tea & Antipathy: An American Family in Swinging London by Anita Miller PDF

By Anita Miller

Tea & Antipathy is a delightfully hilarious and precise account of 1 American family’s summer season within the posh London local of Knightsbridge in 1965. shooting the helpless feeling that dwelling in a overseas urban frequently brings, the ebook recounts how the Millers met a large choice of memorable characters from all social periods, together with Mrs. Grail the Irish cleansing lady, who used to be confident that their domestic was once haunted and who hated the English; Basil Goldbrick, a businessman from Manchester; and Basil’s smart spouse Daisy, who resented americans. informed in a carefully sardonic tone, this tale offers perception on what London used to be like in the course of the Swinging Sixties and what it used to be prefer to uproot a relatives for an adventurous summer time abroad.

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Download Working Lives of Warrington from Old Photographs by Janice Hayes PDF

By Janice Hayes

this day Warrington is a thriving company and advertisement centre the place its staff should be came across sitting at machine terminals in workplaces and enterprise parks, development societies, name centres and commute brokers; or scanning items at grocery store checkouts and tremendous shops; frothing cappuccinos in café bars or providing pizzas. operating existence in Warrington was once very diversified a hundred years in the past. most folk labored lengthy hours in badly lit unventilated factories packed with risky equipment and unsafe chemical substances making items on the market. regardless of this town may possibly proudly name itself the city of Many Industries with a various economic climate which had created one of many nice business centres of north-west England. operating Lives of Warrington illustrates the altering international of town s places of work with attention-grabbing photographs from the reputable records and relations albums captured by means of quite a few neighborhood photographers who documented this vanished era.

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Download Scots Imagination and Modern Memory by Andrew Blaikie PDF

By Andrew Blaikie

Andrew Blaikie explores how diversified, yet hooked up, methods of seeing infuse relationships among position and belonging. He argues that each one thoughts, even if fleeting glimpses or difficult narratives, invoke imagined pasts, be those of tenement existence, island cultures, vanished moralities, even the origins of social technology. yet do those memories proportion a typical body of reference? Are our perceptions conditioned by means of a collective social imaginary? We see the influence of modernity on Scottish tradition in visions of kingdom and neighborhood from the overdue eighteenth century on, from Adam Ferguson's principles on civil society via John Grierson's pioneering of documentary movie to buildings of feeling in renowned fiction. panorama because the symbolic "face of Scotland", with its attendant psychological contours were produced and debated in genres together with shuttle literature, social remark, novels and magazines, however it is the alterations in how we trap and current photographs, relatively given contemporary technological alterations in images, that have affected the methods we establish and take into account. greatly sociological in technique, the variety of Blaikie's research lends itself both to these drawn to social heritage, cultural geography and visible or reminiscence studies.

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Download London Dockland's Through Time by Michael Foley PDF

By Michael Foley

London's Docklands have a wealthy and sundry background. relationship from the center a while, they built into one of many largest docks on this planet. The riches of england s Empire discovered its manner into the rustic throughout the River Thames and into London. regrettably, the folk who labored and lived in London s Docklands infrequently shared within the riches strolling back from around the globe. the realm round the docks was once one of many poorest within the state, with males engaged on an off-the-cuff foundation and infrequently struggling with different males for the few jobs to be had within the docks. in addition to the docks, the world alongside the Thames was once additionally an immense shipbuilding web site till the early 20th century the place a number of the early warships have been built.

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Download Memories from Pembroke Dock by Ken MacCallum PDF

By Ken MacCallum

stories from Pembroke Dock is an anthology of thoughts, memories and stories of individuals now dwelling in South Pembrokeshire. Pembroke Dock is celebrating its bicentenary in 2014, and this quantity is key studying for anyone who is familiar with and loves this a part of South Wales. The estuary of Milford Haven has lengthy been utilized by seafarers looking protect and as a handy base for army operations in addition to exchange. From this advanced boat and send development, maritime exchange and a powerful association with the Royal military, with the institution of the Royal Dockyard. those advancements, rather that of the Royal Dockyard, required a wide staff which can now not be provided via the neighborhood inhabitants by myself, so there has been an enormous inflow of operating males and their households, leading to the institution of the recent city of Pater Church. It was once the beginning of a strategy of industrialisation that has ebbed and flowed to the current day. One impact has been a polyglot inhabitants and the original Pembroke Dock accent.

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Download Camra's Good Beer Guide 2017 by Roger Protz PDF

By Roger Protz

Now in its forty fourth version, the beer-lovers' bible is totally revised and up to date every year to add urged pubs around the uk that serve the simplest genuine ale.  The Good Beer Guide is totally autonomous, with listings dependent fullyyt on review by way of CAMRA contributors. the original breweries part lists each brewery—micro, local and national—that produces genuine ale within the united kingdom, and their beers. Tasting notes for the beers, compiled through CAMRA-trained tasting groups, also are integrated. this can be the whole booklet for beer fanatics and for an individual eager to event the UK's best pubs.

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Download Bristol A Portrait 1970-82 by Stephen Dowle PDF

By Stephen Dowle

Stephen Dowle first begun taking pictures utilizing a pre-war Coronet Cub given to him by way of his father. He spent the Seventies and the early Eighties documenting his domestic urban and the lives of the population who resided there. the images taken are atmospheric and evocative, revealing poignant scenes that experience replaced considerably over the subsequent years.

With over a hundred distinctive pictures, every one followed through Stephen's informative, frequently wry, descriptions, Bristol: A Portrait 1970–82 is an important paintings that files the new earlier, shooting the town in the course of a interval of serious switch and bringing it to existence back. A nostalgic learn for Bristolians and a old account for others, this e-book is a must have for citizens of this nice urban, previous and young.

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Download Schottland Reiseführer Michael Müller Verlag: Individuell by Andreas Neumeier PDF

By Andreas Neumeier

booklet zur 7. komplett überarbeiteten und aktualisierten Auflage 2014, E-Book-Neuauflage voraussichtlich im August 2017
Buchauflage von 2017 bereits lieferbar

Männer in Kilts, Klänge aus dem Dudelsack und natürlich Nessie, das liebenswerte, aber äußerst kontaktscheue Seeungeheuer - das gängige Schottland-Klischee lässt sich etwa auf diese Formel bringen. Wer mehr wissen will, ist mit dem mittlerweile in siebter Auflage vorliegenden Buch von Andreas Neumeier bestens bedient.
Von den einsamen Stränden im Südwesten über die Highlands mit dem Touristenmagneten Loch Ness bis hin zu den Orkney- und Shetland-Inseln im äußersten Norden begleitet der Autor den Urlauber auf einer abwechslungsreichen journey durch ein Land, dessen Reize insbesondere Individualtouristen schon lange begeistern. Die landschaftliche Vielfalt ist beeindruckend, das kulturelle Erbe reich, und es gibt so viel Unterschiedliches zu entdecken, dass guy quickly zwangsläufig zum "Wiederholungstäter" werden muss.
Das Buch bietet eine tremendous Fülle von Informationen zur Reisevorbereitung und zur Orientierung vor Ort, und wer weiß: Vielleicht wird ja auch das Geheimnis um Nessie gelüftet ...

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Download Hyde Park: The People's Park by Paul Rabbitts PDF

By Paul Rabbitts

Hyde Park is a London favorite. you could stroll, lie within the grass, play video games, take workout and interact in game. it's been a venue for mass celebrations when you consider that VE Day and for public occasions together with Proms within the Park, the Olympics and numerous tune gala's. there's a actually attention-grabbing historical past in the back of the park we all know this day and the neighbouring Kensington Gardens. On 1 July 1536, Henry VIII pressured the Convent of Westminster at hand over land that he then enclosed for looking reasons - and so Hyde Park all started. even if, it used to be now not till the reign of Charles I that the folks of London have been allowed entry to the park. offered through Parliament in 1652; beset by way of highwaymen while the village of Kensington grew to become domestic to a lot of the aristocracy; in part appropriated via George II to make Kensington Gardens - Hyde Park has a dramatic previous. It was once, although, the good Exhibition that was once to have the best influence on its background. the area got here to Hyde Park, with as many as 100,000 viewers occupying the exhibition at a time. It grew to become London's principal charm and continues to be the city's maximum open area. it truly is actually the people's park and, undoubtedly, one of many maximum areas to go to in London.

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Download The West Highland Way: The Official Guide (Long Distance by Roger Smith,Bob Aitken PDF

By Roger Smith,Bob Aitken

Opened in 1980, the West Highland manner was once Scotland's first lengthy Distance direction and is still the most well-liked, with greater than 15,000 walkers tackling it every year. It runs from Milngavie, at the outskirts of Glasgow, to fortress William. The 152km direction passes alongside the east of Loch Lomond, the biggest expanse of unpolluted water in Britain, and throughout Rannoch Moor, Scotland's grandest desolate tract, via a number of the best surroundings of mountain and movement, wooded area and moorland, that Scotland has to supply. This 10th variation of the professional consultant has been revised and up to date to incorporate fresh ameliorations to the direction. Map no longer included.

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