A History Of Leeds

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From the bizarre true story of a victorian haunting to the weirdest events of the Blitz examined and a tragic Yorkshire murder at Calverly Hall, Leeds has one of the darkest histories on record. From the fatal Dripping Riot of 1865, sparked by the theft of two pounds of congealed fat, to the violin-playing killer Charles Peace, said to still haunt the cityĆ¢ s prison cells, you will find all manner of horrible events inside this book.

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In 1961, when Don Revie became manager of Leeds United, they were a struggling Second Division club. By 1974 they had won two League Championships, the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup (twice), the FA Cup and the League Cup; players like Jack Charlton and Billy Bremner were household names. The Unforgiven is the definitive history of the most defiantly unconventional team in British football.

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Explore the lives of your ancestors in the; city of 1,000 trades; in this family and local history guide, dedicated to the city of Leeds. Learn how to find out more about the streets where your ancestors lived, where they would have gone to school and church and chapel, how they;d have spent their leisure time, what life would have been like for immigrants in the city, and discover more about the different trades in which your family members were involved.

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Leeds United AFC was formed in 1919 following the disbanding of Leeds City FC by the Football League. The team took over the Elland Road stadium and have won three First Division League titles, one FA Cup and one League Cup. The club also won two Inter-Cities Fairs cups. The majority of the honours were won under the management of Don Revie in the golden age of the 1960s and; 70s.

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.". a sophisticated and thoughtful study." Leeds African Studies Bulletin"A very impressive work. in the concreteness of its research documentation as well as in its theoretical scope, this study brings a truly innovative dimension to African lit

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The Yorkshire spa town of Ilkley is a popular tourist destination famous for its moor and literature festival. It is less well known that Ilkley is a town with a rich military history. By 1914, army camps were a familiar sight along the River Wharfe. With the arrival of Belgian refugees, wounded soldiers and regiments from Leeds, many of the hotels and halls were adapted for new purposes.

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A twenty year history of Leeds United as captured in the pages of popular fanzine The Square Ball, from its inception in 1989 through to its brief hiatus in 2008. From the highs of both First and Second Division Championship titles with Sgt. Wilko's 'old pro's' and giddy European nights with David O'Leary's 'kids' to the nightmare in Galatasaray and the heartbreak of the free-fall into football's third tier following Peter Ridsdale and the PLC's calamitous financial incompetency.

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Feeding a city

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You are what you eat, or are you? What is in food? Where does it come from? Richard Lacey, Professor of Microbiology at Leeds University and a popular media critic on food issues, takes the reader on a culinary exploration into the world of food.

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This book was first published in 1980. Walter Ullmann made substantial contributions to many areas of medieval studies, and to those of papal history and cannon law particularly, which have been distinguished by quality and quantity alike. The bibliography of his published work included in this volume contains almost four hundred items. No less influential for generations of students have been his teaching and lecturing, especially at Leeds and from 1949 to 1978 at Cambridge.

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For seven years, a collaboration between the Institute for Medieval Studies of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and the Universities of Utrecht, Cambridge, Leeds and Paris I, Sorbonne provided the opportunity for young researchers to discuss and coordinate their work. The title of the project and of this volume, Texts and identities, provides the framework for case studies in different fields of early medieval history.

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