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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • A Prospering Societyby John Hare

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 29.99

    Based on a case study of a particular countryside and town in southern England—namely, the county of Wiltshire and the city of Salisbury—this record seeks to explore the changing nature of English society during the period from 1380 to 1520. It examines the influence of landscape and population on the agriculture of Wiltshire, the regional patterns... more...

  • Children of the Labouring Poorby Eileen Wallace

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 26.99

    Chronicling the contributions children made towards their families? livelihoods in hard times, this detailed record catalogs the high price children had to pay—sacrificing their health and education—while employed in agriculture, chimney sweeping, straw-plaiting, silk-throwing, papermaking, and brick making in 19th-century Hertfordshire, England.... more...

  • Refiguring Mimesisby Jonathan Holmes; Adrian Streete

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Focusing squarely on the strength of mimesis as a philosophical idea, this collection of essays considers aspects of mimesis ranging from Shakespeare to colonialism. As the philosophical agenda of major thinkers and writers responds to representational crises like post-structuralism and postmodernism, attention is turning away from artistic expressivity... more...

  • Insiders, Outsiders and Othersby Kalwant Bhopal; Martin Myers

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2008; US$ 23.99

    Examining the contributing factors in the shaping of Gypsy identity in the United Kingdom, this study evaluates both recent and historic tendencies that now misrepresent or overlook Gypsy culture. From examining the implications of skin color to demystifying the often confused history of nomadic settlements, this resource presents an insightful and... more...

  • Learn Romaniby Ronald Lee

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2005; US$ 23.99

    Following 18 carefully structured lessons, this Romani language primer explores the vocabulary and grammar of the Kalderash Roma in Europe, the United States, Canada, and Latin America. Designed for beginner students, this course reference begins with the basic verbs and nouns and builds through to the subtler grammatical necessities of reading and... more...

  • Electronic and Mobile Commerce Lawby Charles Wild; Stuart Weinstein; Neil MacEwan; Neal Geach

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 63.99

    The rapid, commercially-driven evolution of the Internet has raised concomitant legal concerns that have required responses from both national and international law. This unique text offers a complete analysis of electronic and mobile commerce, exploring the law relating to online contracts and payment systems, electronic marketing, and various forms... more...

  • Cultural Transition in the Chilterns and Essex Region, 350 AD to 650 ADby John T. Baker

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2007; US$ 28.99

    With authority and sound methodology, this study compares archaeological evidence from the fourth to seventh centuries AD in the Chilterns and Essex region with the considerable body of data taken from the place names of the same area. The distribution of supposedly early Old English place name elements suggests that, contrary to orthodox opinion,... more...

  • A Caring County?by Steven King; Gillian Gear

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    This comparative study gathers together new research by local historians into aspects of welfare in Hertfordshire spanning four centuries and focusing on towns and villages across the county, including Ashwell, Cheshunt, Hertford, Pirton, and Royston, amongst many others. In so doing it makes a valuable contribution to the current debate about the... more...

  • A Lost Frontier Revealedby Alan Fox

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    Seeking to draw new conclusions about settlement distributions and population densities, patterns of wealth, underprivileged assistance, and land usage, this reference uses multiple criteria to subdivide England into regions. This unusual and probing study establishes the presence of an informal cultural frontier between two proposed societies, which... 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...