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History: Books & e-Books

Useful Shelfmarks

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelfmark number. You'll find the number on the spine of each book. Here is a selection of shelfmarks for subject:


History 900

Historiography 901

History: Poland  943.8 

Sport and Leisure 306.483 and 796.3 

New Books

Imperial Control in Cyprus

Education was one of the most effective tools of imperial control and political manipulation used by the British. 

The NHS At 70

At midnight on 5th July 1948, the National Health Service was born with the founding principle to be free at the point of use and based on clinical need rather than on a persons ability to pay. 

The London Olympics Of 2012

Examines the framing of London's bid to host the Games.

The English Urban Landscape

English urban environments developed since the Roman period, viewed chronologically and thematically, focusing particularly on the last two centuries.

Football and the FA Women's Super League

Analyses the growth, governance and impact of the FA Women's Super League from its inception onwards.

Leicester in the 1950s: ten years that changed a city

Traces the vibrant lives of those recovering from the destruction of the Second World War in Leicester.

Featured e-books

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