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  • From Memory to Written Recordby M. T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    This seminal work of scholarship, which traces the development of literacy in medieval England, is now fully updated in a third edition. This book serves as an introduction to medieval books and documents for graduate students throughout the world Features a completely re-written first chapter, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest',... more...

  • Der königliche Kaufmannby Stefan Weiß

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 26.70

    Kaum ein Monarch des Mittelalters ist so unterschiedlich bewertet worden wie Edward IV. von England. Er war ein siegreicher Heerführer, der Kriege tunlichst vermieden hat. Er liebte es, sich prächtig zu kleiden, einen aufwändigen Hofstaat zu unterhalten und sich mit schönen Frauen zu umgeben; gleichwohl hat er eine höchst erfolgreiche Finanzpolitik... more...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • Vikings of the Irish Seaby David Griffiths

    The History Press 2010; US$ 27.55

    The story of the Vikings on the east coast of Ireland and the west coast of Britain more...

  • Yeaveringby Paul Frodsham

    The History Press 2005; US$ 30.61

    This book looks afresh at Yeavering in the light of new work and new approaches, and makes the results of the study of this remarkable place accessible to the general reader. more...

  • Prins onder Plaggenby Evert van Ginkel

    Sidestone Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    Eenvoudige boeren met wat akkers en koeien, mensen die min of meer gelijk waren aan elkaar en vreedzaam leefden. Dat is het beeld dat de meeste opgravingen ons bieden van de prehistorische samenlevingen in Nederland. Maar dat is schijn: ook toen waren er statusverschillen en had de één meer macht dan de ander. Een treffend voorbeeld is de... more...

  • History of William the Conquerorby Jacob Abbott

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world?s most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbott?s Illustrated Histories series, details the remarkable and fascinating life of William... more...

  • Chronicles:England,Scotland(6vl)by Holinshead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • On the Trail of King Arthurby Robin Crichton

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Crichton's bilingual French-English text draws on Mackintosh's own letters and journals to offer some touching insights into the restorative capacities of both travel and art. ? THE SCOTSMAN on Monsieur MackintoshKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the world's greatest legends. Everyone knows the story of the boy who pulled the... more...

  • Utilitarianism and Empireby Bart Schultz; Georgios Varouxakis

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99

    The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...