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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2002; US$ 109.95
Whilst the vast majority of recent research on identity and ethnicity amongst South Asians in Britain has focused upon younger people, this book deals with Bengali elders, the first generation of migrants from Sylhet, in Bangladesh. The book describe s how many of these elders face the processes of ageing, sickness and finally death, in a country... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 196.00
Kirsty Carpenter puts a human face on the victims of revolutionary legislation. London had the largest community of émigrés. It had the most evolved social structure and was the most politically-active community. It was in London that two cultures came face-to-face with their prejudices and were forced to confront them. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00
The relationship between the British government and the City of London is central to debates on modern British economic, political and social life. This volume brings together leading financial and political historians to assess the government-City relationship from several directions, and by examination of key episodes throughout the twentieth century. more...
- Intellect 2002; US$ 20.00
Somerset is a county of contrasts. Flat moors hiding fascinating evidence of the lives of centuries past lying beside abrupt hills cleft by nature into crannies and caves. Somerset has seen both the first flickering light of Christianity and the darkness of a war where men fought their own neighbours. World-famous prosperous industries exist in the... more...
- Intellect 2002; US$ 20.00
Thomas Hardy was born there, Sir Walter Raleigh chose to live there, and Lawrence of Arabia is buried there. Dorset has so many great figures shaping its history, from eminent leaders such as Alfred the Great to notable writers such as Wordsworth, it could have nothing but an impressive and fascinating story. more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2004; US$ 16.95
In this work exploring the heritage and landscape of Suffolk, the author follows the course of each of Suffolk's rivers and looks at the towns, villages, stately homes and churches that grew up in their valleys. He also charts the medieval history and tradition of the once great abbeys, castles and guildhalls. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 21.00
In this perfect companion to London: The Biography , Peter Ackroyd once again delves into the hidden byways of history, describing the river's endless allure in a journey overflowing with characters, incidents, and wry observations. Thames: The Biography meanders gloriously, rather like the river itself. In short, lively chapters Ackroyd writes... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 11.17
CultureShock! London is the all-essential guide designed to immerse you in the real London. Full of practical information and settling-in tips, this book will help make your stay in this vibrant city as smooth as possible. Find out how to choose the right accommodation, the most effective way to get around the busy roads, and how you can do your banking... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2001; US$ 100.00
A New History of the Isle of Man will provide a new benchmark for the study of the islands history. In five volumes, it will survey all aspects of the history of the Isle of Man, from the evolution of the natural landscape through prehistory to modern times. The Modern Period is the first volume to be published. Wide in coverage, embracing political,... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 25.00
Liverpool stands outside the main narrative frameworks of modern British history, located as it is at the intersection of competing cultural, economic and geo-political formations. Repudiated by some as an external imposition, an unmerited stigma originating from the days of the slave trade or the Irish famine, Liverpools otherness... more...