The Wikipedia Revolution: How a Bunch of Nobodies Created the World’s Greatest Encyclopedia by Andrew Lih is one of the first 'biographies' of the first mass-market internet encyclopedia. Lih’s is ‘a story which challenges notions from neutrality, authority and ownership to civil liberties and the profit motive, to illustrate how people have created the world’s greatest encyclopedia'.
The Wikipedia Revolution by Andrew Lih is issued in paperback with flaps at £14.99 and is available at:
The World in Six Songs: How the musical Brain Created Human Nature by Daniel J. Levitin is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the New-York Times bestseller This is Your Brain on Music. Levitin describes how music played a pivotal role in the creation of human culture and society and illustrates how music is at the core of what it means to be human.
The World in Six Songs:How the musical Brain Created Human Nature by Daniel J. Levitin is issued in paperback with flaps at £14.99 and is available at:
Our release in Architectural literature is The Book of the Edwardian & Interwar House by Richard Russell Lawrence. This book describes the reasons for the building of houses in Britain during the Edwardian period and millions more during the two world wars. The first part of the book explores the styles and adaptations copied by builders and then individual chapters are then dedicated to elements of the house and decorative styles fashionable at the time.
The Book of the Edwardian & Interwar House by Richard Russel Lawrence is issued in jacketed hardback at £30 and is available at:
Crisis? What Crisis? Britain in the 1970s by Alwyn W. Turner tells the story the social history of Britain in the 1970s through soaps and sitcoms, music and movies, fiction, fashion and sport of the time seen through the eyes of the mass media.
Crisis? What Crisis? Britain in the 1970s by Alwyn W. Turner is issued in paperback at £8.99 and is available at:
And finally, The Head Gardeners by Tony Musgrave is a nostalgic look at the head gardeners of Victorian and Edwardian Britain who were responsible for the transformation of horticulture into a profession. Musgrave also illustrates the recreation of garden houses and employment of up to fifty staff to create horticultural cultivation of great standards.
The Head Gardeners by Tony Musgrave is issued in paperback at £8.99 and is available at: