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  • Mother Leakey and the Bishopby Peter Marshall

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 14.99

    In this remarkable piece of historical detective work, Peter Marshall sets out to discover the intriguing links between sightings of the ghost of an old woman in the small English coastal town of Minehead in the 1630s and the hanging of a disgraced Protestant bishop in Dublin several years later. more...

  • The Reformation: A Very Short Introductionby Peter Marshall

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 7.99

    The Reformation was a seismic event in European history, and one which changed the medieval world. Much which followed in European history can be traced back to this event. In this Very Short Introduction Peter Marshall seeks to explain the causes and consequences of religious and cultural division and difference in western Christianity. more...

  • Demanding the Impossibleby Peter Marshall

    PM Press 2009; US$ 23.00

    Lively and authoritative, this study of a widely misunderstood subject skillfully navigates the rough waters of anarchistic conceptsfrom Taoism to Situationism, ranters to punk rockers, individualists to communists, and anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists. Exploring key anarchist ideas of society and the state, freedom and equality, authority... more...

  • The Mercurial Emperorby Peter Marshall

    Random House 2013; US$ 23.96

    In the late 16th century the greatest philosophers, alchemists, astronomers, painters, and mathematicians of the day flocked to Prague to work under the patronage of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, an emperor more interested in the great minds of his times than in the exercise of his immense power. Rarely leaving Prague Castle, he gathered around... more...

  • The Oxford Illustrated History of the Reformationby Peter Marshall

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    The Reformation was a seismic event in history, whose consequences are still working themselves out in Europe and across the world. The protests against the marketing of indulgences staged by the German monk Martin Luther in 1517 belonged to a long-standing pattern of calls for internal reform and renewal in the Christian Church. But they rapidly took... more...

  • Nature's Web: Rethinking Our Place on Earthby Peter Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This powerful book provides the first comprehensive overview of the intellectual roots of the worldwide environmental movement - from ancient religions and philosophies to modern science and ethics - and synthesizes them into a new philosophy of nature in which to ground our moral values and social action. It traces the origins and evolution of the... more...

  • Demanding the Impossibleby Peter Marshall

    HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 10.63

    A fascinating and comprehensive history, 'Demanding the Impossible' is a challenging and thought-provoking exploration of anarchist ideas and actions from ancient times to the present day. more...

  • Religious Identities in Henry VIII's Englandby Peter Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Henry VIII's decision to declare himself supreme head of the church in England, and thereby set himself in opposition to the authority of the papacy, had momentous consequences for the country and his subjects. At a stroke people were forced to reconsider assumptions about their identity and loyalties, in rapidly shifting political and theological... more...

  • Kate Winfield on the Oregon Trailby Peter Marshall; Anna Fishel

    B&H Publishing Group 2008; US$ 9.99

    Inspired by a 15th century cross carried by Christopher Columbus, this fiction series for readers ages eleven to fifteen features similar aged youth joining in the adventures of real American history events. more...

  • Anthropology, Ecology, and Anarchismby Brian Morris; Peter Marshall

    PM Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Over the course of a long career, Brian Morris has created an impressive body of engaging and insightful writings?from social anthropology and ethnography to politics, history, and philosophy?that is accessible to the layperson without sacrificing analytical rigor. But until now, the essays collected here, originally published in obscure journals... more...