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  • German Europeby Ulrich Beck; Rodney Livingstone

    Wiley 2013; US$ 12.95 US$ 7.77

    The euro crisis is tearing Europe apart. But the heart of the matter is that, as the crisis unfolds, the basic rules of European democracy are being subverted or turned into their opposite, bypassing parliaments, governments and EU institutions. Multilateralism is turning into unilateralism, equality into hegemony, sovereignty into the dependency and... more...

  • The Stonehenge Peopleby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Knossos Labyrinthby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Knossos, like the Acropolis or Stonehenge, is a symbol for an entire culture. The Knossos Labyrinth was first built in the reign of a Middle Kingdom Egyptian pharaoh, and was from the start the focus of a glittering and exotic culture. Homer left elusive clues about the Knossian court and when the lost site of Knossos gradually re-emerged from obscurity... more...

  • The Making of Stonehengeby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Every generation has created its own interpretation of Stonehenge, but rarely do these relate to the physical realities of the monument. Rodney Castleden begins with those elements which made possible the building of this vast stone circle: the site, the materials and the society that undertook the enormous task of transporting and raising the great... more...

  • Political Ideas in Modern Britainby Rodney Barker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    The rise of the New Right and the collapse of state communism in 1989 has fundamentally changed political thinking in the late twentieth century. Rodney Barker has revised and extended his classic text - Political Ideas in Modern Britain - in the light of these changes. His accessible account of political thinking in Britain since the 1880s now includes... more...

  • King Arthurby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 39.95

    King Arthur is often written off as a medieval fantasy, the dream of those yearning for an age of strong, just rulers and a contented kingdom. Those who accept his existence at all generally discard the stories that surround him. This exciting new investigation argues not only that Arthur did exist, as a Dark Age chieftain, but that many of the romantic... more...

  • Atlantis Destroyedby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95

    Plato's legend of Atlantis has become notorious among scholars as the absurdest lie in literature. Atlantis Destroyed explores the possibility that the account given by Plato is historically true. Rodney Castleden first considers the location of Atlantis re-examining two suggestions put forward in the early twentieth century; Minoan Crete and Minoan... more...

  • Minoansby Rodney Castleden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Thoroughly researched, Rodney Castleden's Minoans: Life in Bronze Age Crete here sues the results of recent research to produce a comprehensive new vision of the peoples of Minoan Crete. Since Sir Arthur Evans rediscovered the Minoans in the early 1900s, we have defined a series of cultural traits that make the ?Minoan personality?: elegant,... more...

  • Economic Development in the Middle Eastby Rodney Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Despite its oil resources,the Middle East is falling behind other regions of the developing world, notably the countries of East and South East Asia. Rodney Wilson examines the economic prospects for the region considering: *the consequences of rapid population growth, including the implications for education and employment; *low savings levels;... more...

  • Bond Men Made Freeby Rodney Hilton

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 40.95

    Rodney Hilton's account of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381 remains the classic authoritative text on the 'English Rising'. Hilton views the revolt in the context of a general European pattern of class conflict. He demonstrates that the peasant movements that disturbed the Middle Ages were not mere unrelated outbreaks of violence but had their roots in... more...