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- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 15.99
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...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 39.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book is an in-depth study of the importnace of the Empire-Commonwealth in the two decades after WWII for Britain's self-image as a great power. By studying a wide range of debates on general and specific imperial problems, the book highlights the "official mind" of decolonization - and of late imperialism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The twelve studies of empire-building and empire-builders which make up this volume range widely across the dream world that was the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the Second World War. The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines. They illustrate the variety of techniques used... more...
- Historic England 2014; US$ 29.17
Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in 1919, comprehensively explores the fabrics of late medieval... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99
DANISH DEATH! Vikings sack and burn the city.MEDIEVAL MURDER MYSTERIES! The dead body of a young boy was found on a heath ? but was it a case of ritual child murder?DREADFUL DISEASES! Revealing the terrible time when ONE THIRD of Norwich?s residents caught the Black Death!VICTORIAN HORRORS! in 1851, body parts began to appear across the city ? but... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 53.95 US$ 46.76
This is an updated and expanded edition of a classic introduction to medieval England from the reign of William the Conqueror to Edward I. Includes a new chapter on family and gender roles, revisions throughout to enhance the narrative flow, and further reading sections containing the most up-to-date sources Offers engaging and clear discussion... more...