Sorry if this is non-football-related, but this is a big achievement for me. I hope Mods don't mind. I have been working on this for 3 years, and YouCaxton Publications have now published my book called "Ironopolis - Standing Up For Wolverhampton" - Correctly defining the original Black Country - An analytical, evidence-based approach". I have been studying local newspaper archives for 3-4 years, and despite me originally being open-minded, the evidence quite clearly contradicts the Black Country Society view of the Black Country being defined solely by the thick coal seam, something that is seemingly contrived. The book makes quite heavy reading - it has more than 500 pages. Although the book discusses the 4 prominent different definitions of the Black Country (thick coal seam/coal at the surface/iron/ iron and coal), there are separate chapters specifically dealing with coal mining in Wolverhampton, the iron industry in Wolverhampton, and working and housing conditions in Wolverhampton during the Industrial Revolution. Much of the information has been received from never-before seen newspaper archives, and believe me some of it makes very grim reading. So if you want to see where the 'original Black Country' really lay, or you want to read about tragic and horrific incidents in Wolverhampton coal-mines and foundries, and about the desperate housing and working conditions for Wolverhampton people during the Industrial Revolution, this might well be of interest. Its available on Amazon but make sure you type in "Ironopolis - Standing Up For Wolverhampton", as there is also a book called Ironopolis about Middlesbrough (I only found this out last week-.) Its priced at £17.99 with Amazon, or £8.49 for the on-line version. YouCaxton set the price. I also have 100 copies to sell that I am selling at £12. So if you want to email me privately I am happy to deliver in person in the Wolverhampton area, in the evening. Photo of the book is attached, thanks for reading and for tolerating me -. I know it all sounds very self-indulgent, I'm afraid you have to try to self-publicise these things.