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- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
Immigration has long shaped US society in fundamental ways. With Latinos recently surpassing African Americans as the largest minority group in the US, attention has been focused on the important implications of immigration for the character and role of race in US life, including patterns of racial inequality and racial identity. This insightful... more...
- 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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 36.84
Hauptbeschreibung Das Britische Empire umfaßte im Zenit seiner Macht etwa ein Viertel der Erdoberfläche. Die Britische Navy durchpflügte Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts die Ozeane, als handele es sich bei ihnen um Binnenseen des Vereinigten Königreiches. Im Schatten der Pax Britannica verdichteten sich Kommunikationsstrukturen, die man heute mit dem Begriff... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 4.99
Dennis Hubbard was a naïve 21 year old when he arrived at a small mining town called Broken?Hill in tropical Northern Rhodesia, where he spent the next two years. They were to become the greatest and most formative of his life. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
Taking you through the year day by day, The Gateshead Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and importants events and facts from different periods in the history of the town. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95
British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary is an invaluable reference guide to the British way of life.It explains the often puzzling and confusing terms and phrases used routinely in Britain and by British people. This easy-reference alphabetical guide sheds light on a comprehensive selection of words, phrases, organizations and institutions.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps. more...