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- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 44.99
A gripping new account of one of the most important and exciting periods of British and Irish history: the reign of the first two Stuart kings, from 1567 to the outbreak of civil war in 1642 - and why ultimately all three of their kingdoms were to rise in rebellion against Stuart rule.Both James VI and I and his son Charles I were reforming monarchs,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 99.95
This collection of essays sheds light on the politics of those people who are normally thought of as being outside the political nation. Topics deal with riots, rumours, libels, seditious words, public opinion, and the structures of local government. more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 21.30
Sport: Almost Everything You Ever Wanted to Know tells the history of sport. All sport. Ever. From ancient times to the 21st century. In eight themed parts, Tim Harris describes the triumphs and breakthroughs - as well as the cheating and skulduggery - that have created the modern world of sport. Dip into it, or read it cover to cover... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 28.42
It may be natural to play games, but the sports we love aren't natural at all. Each and every one of them has been invented, tweaked, pushed and pulled to come up with better rules, cleverer tactics and more effective techniques. There are no prizes for guessing who invented the Cruyff Turn or the Fosbury Flop - but who invented the header or the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; Not Available
The late seventeenth century was a period of extraordinary turbulence and political violence in Britain, the like of which has never been seen since. Beginning with the Restoration of the monarchy after the Civil War, this book traces the fate of the monarchy from Charles II's triumphant accession in 1660 to the growing discontent of the 1680s. Harris... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2007; Not Available
To an extraordinary extent everyone in Britain still lives under the shadow of the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688. It was a massive, brutal and terrifying event, which completely changed the governments of England, Scotland and Ireland and which was only achieved through overwhelming violence. Revolution brilliantly captures the sense that this was... more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010; US$ 50.00
The advent of multicore processors has renewed interest in the idea of incorporating transactions into the programming model used to write parallel programs. This approach, known as transactional memory, offers an alternative, and hopefully better, way to coordinate concurrent threads. The ACI (atomicity, consistency, isolation) properties of transactions... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 115.00
Comprising eleven essays by leading specialists in the field, this volume ranges from the 1660s to the mid-eighteenth century, deals with the history of ideas as well as political and religious history, and covers not just England, Scotland and Ireland but also explores the Atlantic and European contexts. Covering high politics and low politics, Tory... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2007; US$ 79.50
Presents for the first time a comparative study of European film set design in the late 1920s and 1930 more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 12.77
Because I am a girl I am less likely to go to school Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer from malnutrition Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer violence in the home Because I am a girl I am more likely to marry and start a family before I reach my twenties. Seven authors have visited seven different... more...