The USA has taken a renewed interest in Northern Ireland, the European Union has continued to evolve as a trans-national organisation and has also sought to influence the easing of sectarian tensions in Northern Ireland. This book seeks to assess the overall impact that such global developments have had on the Northern Ireland peace process.
The Theologian Slave Trader explores the life of Fredericus Petersen, a mulatto adopted in 1710 by a Danish Lutheran Priest at Christiansborg Fort in what is now Ghana and who was subsequently brought back to Denmark as a teenager. Fredericus Petersen wrote a compelling autobiography which for many years has been largely ignored until now.
An enlightening book tracing the author’s career in the Humber fishing fleet between the wars and the profound changes in the fishing industry. Ernest worked from Kingston upon Hull in several vessels like the Thomas Hardy and the Cape Barfleur. Enduring the hardships of year-round deep sea fishing in the North Sea and off Iceland and Greenland.
This is the true story of a nine year old boy who at the height of the Birmingham blitz in 1941 is evacuated to a remote hamlet in south Stafforshire were he finds himself living with domestic and sanitary arrangements that had remained unaltered for over a thousand years. These experiences try a ‘tough little Brummie’ almost to the limit of his endurance.