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Leicester at Work

Leicester At Work explores the life of the East Midland's largest city and its people, from pre-industrial beginnings through to the present day.

The book charts the city's industrial growth, the decline in Leicester's traditional manufacturing industries, and how the city has been able to attract new businesses through its academic-industrial connections and its geographical location.

Published by Amberley Publishing
15 April 2018
£14.99
ISBN 978-1445677453
96 pages
Paperback

Historic England - Leicestershire

This collection of images will provide a nostalgic look at Leicestershire's past, highlighting the special character of many of the historic, architectural and industrial sites in the city and county.

To be published by Amberley Publishing in association with Historic England.
15 August 2018.
£14.99
ISBN: 978-1445683621
96 pages
Paperback

British Retail, and the men who shaped it

Many of the high street names that meet our twenty-first century needs began with men and women who had ideas, imagination and sheer determination in a different age.
Many of the high street names that meet our twenty-first century needs began with men and women who had ideas, imagination and sheer determination in a different age.

Shopping is a universal part of modern-day life, and in British Retail and the Men Who Shaped It we look at the people behind the corporations that built the modern-day high street and changed the way we shopped.

This book is a celebration of the people who, through self-belief and determination created the multi-million-pound retail businesses we use every day.

To be published by Pen & Sword
31 August 2018
£19.99
ISBN: 978-1526715258
214 pages
Hardback

Turning the Pages of Time

Just completed, with local historian Norman Harrison, a brief history of libraries in Kibworth to mark the 50th annversary of the present building and the 2nd anniversary of Kibworth Community Library.

The booklet is being sold to support the continuing work of the library including its outreach to every section of the local community.