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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost. In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 33.95
In this reissue of the second edition of The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 Ronald Hutton places his vivid account of the Royalist War effort in modern historical context, bringing the reader up to date with recent developments in the study of the English Civil War. He analyzes the influences which affected his own interpretation of events, ensuring... more...
- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
From May Day revels and Midsummer fires, to Harvest Home, and Hallowe'en, to the twelve days of Christmas, Ronald Hutton takes us on a fascinating journey through the ritual year in Britain. This comprehensive and engaging study covers the whole sweep of history from the earliest written records to the present day. more...
- OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
The first scholarly study of the only religion which England has ever given the world; modern pagan witchcraft. It tells the story of its development and nature, and uses that story as a microhistory for a general consideration of attitudes to paganism, witchcraft, and magic in British society since 1800. more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 10.99
From the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 to the execution of Charles I, after the Civil Wars of 1642-48, England was transformed by two Dynasties. Firstly the Tudors, who won the crown on the battlefield and changed both the nature of kingship but also the nation itself. England became a Protestant nation and began to establishment... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This volume investigates the physical evidence for magic in medieval and modern Britain, including ritual mark, concealed objects, amulets, and magical equipment. The contributors are the current experts in each area of the subject, and show between them how ample the evidence is and how important it is for an understanding of history. more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2010; US$ 47.99
The influence of J.R.R Tolkien's Christianity on his writing has sparked intense discussion and debate. What has been lacking is a forum for a civilized discussion about the topic, as well as a chronological overview of the major arguments and themes that have engaged scholars about the impact of Christianity on Tolkein's oeuvre, with particular reference... more...