This book assesses China’s reputation as a global clean energy champion, and applies institutional and public policy theories to explain how the country has achieved so much and why there continue to be so many unintended consequences and constraints to progress. It considers the extent to which […]
Legendary Trainer and his Legacy,
Compiled and written by Jeremy Barber.
Published by Thumbnail Media.
Available from Jeremy Barber, Abbots Litten, Long Street, Sherborne. DT9 3BU.
RRP £30.00.plus p&p.
While Jeremy Barber has […]
Studies on Ottoman Nicosia: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Early British Period, coedited by Stephen Boys Smith (a 64)
Preface Contributors Vera CostantInI, An Old Location’s New Life: Early-Ottoman Lefkoşa Recep Dündar, Nicosia according to the Population and Taxation Survey of 1572 Mehmet Akİf Erdoğru, The New Status Quo of the Monasteries of Cyprus after the Ottoman Conquest Mehmet Demİryürek, The Price of the Faith: Mukataa-i Patrikiyye-i Cezire-i Kıbrıs and Mukataa-i Şemʻhâne (1572-1612) Styliani N. LepIda, Nicosia: The Capital City of an Ottoman Province […]
Richard Hannay and Asquith, Hercule Poirot and Michael Collins, Billy Bunter and the Crash, Winfred Holtby and the Jarrow March, Lord Peter Wimsey and Lloyd George at Berchtesgarden, Colonel Blimp, Miss Brodie and Macmillan, Mountbatten and his Irish chauffeur O’Rafferty on the border of India, Biggles, Harold Wilson and a clockwork orange, Enoch Powell, Churchill and David […]
Electric Trucks: A History of Delivery Vehicles, Semis, Forklifts and Others by Kevin Desmond (g 68)
Welcomed at end of the 19th century as the solution to the severe problem of horse manure in city streets, electric trucks soon became the norm for short-haul commercial deliveries. Though reliable, they were gradually replaced by gasoline-powered trucks for long-haul deliveries-although a fleet of electric milk trucks survived in Great Britain into the 1960s.
“Child of India, Oxford scholar, schoolmaster, published poet and father of four, Mark has lived a full life – but somehow his story always returns to cricket.
Chasing Balloons, his delightfully honest memoir, encapsulates beautifully the extraordinary grip this strange game has on so many of us.”
Stephen Chalke, cricket writer
Pulisher: Charlcombe Books[…]
Thinking About Things addresses these and related questions, taking as its framework […]
This new publication describes more than 400 of Devon’s most notable country houses in lively detail. Their owners & architectural history, their estates, ancillary buildings & gardens are all included. Over 1,000 old and new photographs, drawings, maps and sketch-plans, many published for the first time, illustrate […]