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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • A Handbook of Essential Mathematical Formulaeby Alan Davies; Diane Crann

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 11.99

    Intended for students of mathematics as well as of engineering, physical science, economics, business studies, and computer science, this handbook contains vital information and formulas for algebra, geometry, calculus, numerical methods, and statistics. Comprehensive tables of standard derivatives and integrals, together with the tables of Laplace,... more...

  • A History of Doughty's Hospital, Norwich, 1687?2009by Nigel Goose; Leanne Moden

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 15.99

    Based on primary resources and interviews with current residents and recent trustees, this well researched history traces the growth and progress of Doughty?s Hospital, an almshouse in Norwich, England, while examining the various philanthropic initiatives and social policies in Britain as a whole. From the hospital?s foundation at the bequest of... more...

  • Our Forgotten Yearsby Maggie Smith-Bendell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 14.99

    Full of the language and lore of the Gypsies, this remarkable memoir offers insight into the Romani way of life from an insider?s perspective. Maggie Smith-Bendell shares stories from her traditional Gypsy childhood in the rural South of England, from traveling the countryside and facing hardships, such as the death of a family member, to catching... more...

  • Hertfordshire Garden History Volume 2by Deborah Spring

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 25.99

    This second volume of Hertfordshire garden history considers how Hertfordshire?s historic parks and gardens have been influenced by, and reflect, the social and economic history of their time. Beginning with the hunting parks and Renaissance gardens of the Bacons, Cecils, and Capels in the 16th and 17th centuries—and their gradual replacement by designed... more...

  • Out of the Hay and into the Hopsby Celia Cordle

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 63.99

    Based on oral histories and farm books, this account offers a fascinating analysis of some 300 years of hop-cultivation history in the Weald of Kent, a rural area in the South of England, and in the Borough at Southwark, London. The diverse processes of hop agriculture are examined within the wider context of events, such as the advent of the railroads... more...

  • Eroticism and Death in Theatre and Performanceby Karoline Gritzner

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Exploring a range of topics, including Greek tragedy, Shakespearean theater, contemporary British plays, opera, and the theatricality of Parisian culture, this compilation provides new perspectives on the relationship between Eros and Death in a series of dramatic texts, theatrical practices, and cultural performances. Detailed and analytical, these... more...

  • Land and Familyby John Mullan; Richard Britnell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    With a special emphasis on the exchange of land between medieval servile tenants—especially from the 13th century onward—this scholarly examination of the peasant land market of the Middle Ages explores the identification of peasant families with particular lands to which they had a hereditary right. Using this theme to explore village life and showing... more...

  • Bread and Ale for the Brethrenby Philip Slavin

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2012; US$ 29.99

    Despite increased commercialization and an efficient network of local markets in 1300s Europe—as well as significant costs and risks associated with the production, transportation, and storage of food—some landed lords, monasteries, and convents continued to rely on the produce of their own estates. This detailed study sets out to account for the puzzling... more...

  • From the Deer to the Foxby Mandy de Belin

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2013; US$ 22.99

    Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the sport of hunting was transformed: the principal prey changed from deer to fox, and the methods of pursuit were revolutionized. Questioning the traditional explanation of the hunting transition?namely that change in the landscape led to a decline of the deer population?this book explores the terrain of Northamptonshire... more...

  • Agriculture and Rural Society after the Black Deathby Richard Britnell; Ben Dodds

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    With special emphasis on the period following the Black Death, this new collection of essays explores agriculture and rural society during the late Middle Ages. Combining a broad perspective on agrarian problems—such as depopulation and social conflict—with illustrative material from detailed local and regional research, this compilation demonstrates... more...