Perfidious Albion: Britain & The Spanish Civil War

Speaker Professor Paul Preston

The eminent historian, Professor Paul Preston, is one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Spanish Civil War. He is the author of numerous books on modern Spain, the Spanish Republic, the war and its aftermath. In this talk, Paul will speak about his latest book, ‘Perfidious Albion’: Britain and the Spanish Civil War’ which is published by The Clapton Press. Read on ...

A Devilish Kind of Courage

The tale of a notorious 1911 London gunfight, the ‘Siege of Sidney Street’, and its consequences.

More details of the book on the publisher’s website…

On 3 January 1911, in the heart of London’s mainly Jewish East End, police discovered Latvian revolutionaries wanted for the murder of three officers. A six-hour gunfight ensued, with a fire consuming the besieged building. Read on ...