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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.99
This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise. It offers a comprehensive analysis not just of political events and territorial conquests but paints a picture of what life was like under colonial rule, both for those who ruled and for those whose countries came under British authority. There has been... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 38.95
Rodney Hilton's account of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381 remains the classic authoritative text on the 'English Rising'. Hilton views the revolt in the context of a genral European pattern of class conflict. He demonstrates that the peasant movements that disturbed the Middle Ages were not mere unrelated outbreaks of violence but had their roots... more...
- Routledge 2003; US$ 39.95
First published to wide critical acclaim in 1973, England in the Later Middle Ages has become a seminal text for students studying this diverse, constantly changing period. The second edition of this book, while maintaining the character of the more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This book completely re-evaluates the evidence for, and the interpretation of, the rule of the kings of Late Iron Age Britain: Cunobelin and Verica. Within a few generations of their reigns, after one died and the other had fled, Rome?s ceremonial centres had been transformed into the magnificence of Roman towns with monumental public buildings... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00
This encyclopaedia dissects the period of the Wars of the Roses, the dynastic duel between the houses of Lancaster and York. It provides hundreds of essay-length entries, alphabetically arranged, paying particular attention to the military aspects of the conflict. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 36.00
Joan of Arc and Richard III are prominent historical figures, but the myths surrounding them have always obscured their accomplishments. This study clarifies their historical contributions by combining traditional biography with original material on their social and political backgrounds. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 105.00
For Her Good Estate recounts the trials and triumphs of a fourteenth-century English noblewoman. Elizabeth de Burgh led a tumultuous early life: an arranged marriage, an abduction leading to a clandestine second marriage, a forced third marriage to a man who died a traitor. Afterwards, empowered by a vow of chastity to insure her independence, Elizabeth... more...
- Liverpool University Press 1997; US$ 55.00
This Book is about a common humanity, and the Commonwealth's role in its promotion. Emeka Anyaoku's themes developed here were foreshadowed in his acceptance speech to the Heads of Government who had elected him as Commonwealth Secretary-Genral. more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2009; US$ 35.00
In Queens and Power in Medieval and Early Modern England, Carole Levin and Robert Bucholz provide a forum for the underexamined, anomalous reigns of queens in history. These regimes, primarily regarded as interruptions to the normal male monarchy, have been examined largely as isolated cases. This interdisciplinary study of queens throughout... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
During the tumultuous closing decades of the nineteenth century, as the prospect of democracy loomed and as intensified global economic and strategic competition reshaped the political imagination, British thinkers grappled with the question of how best to organize the empire. Many found an answer to the anxieties of the age in the idea of Greater... more...