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University Of Hertfordshire Press

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  • Rethinking Ancient Woodlandby Gerry Barnes; Tom Williamson

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2016; US$ 63.99

    'Ancient woodland' is a term widely used in England for long-established semi-natural woods, shaped by centuries of traditional management. Such woods are often assumed to provide a direct link with the natural vegetation of England, as this existed before the virgin forests were fragmented by the arrival of farming. This groundbreaking study questions... more...

  • Assembling Enclosureby Ronan O'Donnell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    The landscape history of North-East England has not been studied as much as other parts of the country. This book begins to fill this gap by utilizing Actor-Network Theory (ANT) to re-assess the familiar topics of enclosure and improvement. It reveals the contribution of local 'actors' ? including landowners, tenants and the landscape itself ? to... 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...

  • The Politics of the Pantomimeby Jill Sullivan

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Dynamic and unique, this history examines pantomime productions in the English provincesespecially Birmingham, Nottingham, and Manchesterfrom 1860 through 1900. Arguing that pantomimes were rooted in specific expressions of local identity, this volume explores censorship as well as the relationships between theaters, their managers, authors, and audiences.... more...

  • The Psychology of Paranormal Beliefby Harvey J. Irwin

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    With a thorough and systematic review of investigations into the bases of belief in paranormal phenomena, this discussion explores the four main theoretical approaches relating to the nature of such beliefs. Objective and well-researched, this account addresses different points of view on the topicwhile some commentators depict paranormal believers... 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...

  • 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 problemssuch as depopulation and social conflictwith illustrative material from detailed local and regional research, this compilation demonstrates... more...

  • The Roma Struggle for Compensation in Post-War Germanyby Julia von dem Knesebeck

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 31.99

    Thirty years passed before it was acceptedin West Germany and elsewherethat the Roma (Gypsies) of Germany had been Holocaust victims. Drawing upon a substantial body of previously unseen sources, this record examines the history of the Roma struggle for recognition as racially persecuted victims of National Socialism in postwar Germany. Looking at... more...

  • New Directions in Local History Since Hoskinsby Christopher Dyer; Andrew Hopper; Evelyn Lord; Nigel Tringham

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 25.99

    Utilizing the techniques developed by renowned local historian W. G. Hoskins in his landmark study published 50 years ago, Local History in England , this book demonstrates how local history has evolved as a discipline over the last half century. Fifteen historians write about a variety of local history subjects that are significant in their own... more...

  • A History of Doughty's Hospital, Norwich, 16872009by 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...