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- Alma Books 2013; US$ 9.99
From the coauthor of The King's Speech , the story behind the historic meeting between FDR and King George VI on the eve of World War II, a meeting that is now the subject of a major Hollywood movie, Hyde Park on Hudson Between June 9th and 12th 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were the guests of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his country... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 26.24
The Story of Coventry is a long overdue general history of the city, from earliest times to the present, concluding with comments on the issues, challenges and opportunities that the twenty-first century will present. Neither does the author neglect the city's architectural development and heritage. Rather than being narrowly focused on local history,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 154.95
This is the first general selection from the substantial body of surviving documents about Elizabeths navy. It stands alongside The Navy of Edward VI and Mary I with which it shares much common apparatus and complements the other NRS volumes that deal specifically with the Spanish Armada. This collection concentrates (though not exclusively so)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.99
Border Fury provides a fascinating account of the period of Anglo-Scottish Border conflict from the Edwardian invasions of 1296 until the Union of the Crowns under James VI of Scotland, James I of England in 1603. It looks at developments in the art of war during the period, the key transition from medieval to renaissance warfare, the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.99
This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a great warlord, an effective and inventive ruler, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 58.99
This book brings together the often separated histories of diplomacy, defence, economics and empire in a provocative reinterpretation of British 'decline'. It also offers a broader reflection on the nature of international power and the mechanisms of policymaking. For this Second Edition, David Reynolds has added a new chapters and extends his lively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.99
This major work is the most radical reinterpretation of the subject for fifty years. Hicks argues that Bastard Feudalism was far more complex - and positive in its effects - than previous accounts have suggested. A major contribution to historical debate which revolutionises our view of late medieval society. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The essays collected here focus on how Anglo-Saxon royal authority was expressed and disseminated, through laws, delegation, relationships between monarch and Church, and between monarchs at times of multiple kingships and changing power ratios. Specific topics include the importance of kings in consolidating the English "nation"; the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This collection brings much-needed focus to the vibrancy and vitality of minority and marginal writing about empire, and to their implications as expressions of embodied contact between imperial power and those negotiating its consequences from "below." The chapters explore how less powerful and less privileged actors in metropolitan and colonial... more...