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- Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 31.83
To the casual visitor of today, Sandwich appears as simply a small inland market town on the bank of a modest river. But locals and historians have long known that in the Middle Ages it was a strategic and commercial seaport of great significance, trading with northern Europe and the Mediterranean and growing prosperous on this business. The medieval... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 27.99
Exploring the successful Norman invasion of England in 1066, this concise and readable book focuses especially on the often dramatic and enduring changes wrought by William the Conqueror and his followers. From the perspective of a modern social historian, Hugh M. Thomas considers the conquest's wide-ranging impact by taking a fresh look at such... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 35.99
Ideal for adoption in introductory and upper-level classes in European and world history, this book provides a concise narrative account of the rise and fall of British imperialism. Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened and intensified Britain's relations with Asia and Africa, Timothy Parsons describes the establishment... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 19.99
Henry III was the son and successor of Bad King John, reigning for 56 years from 1216 - the first child king in England for 200 years. England went on to prosper during his reign and his greatest monument is Westminster Abbey, which he made the seat of his government - indeed, Henry III was the first English King to call a parliament. Though often... more...
- ICF Media 2013; US$ 13.99
Seit jeher ist der Löwe, der König der Tiere, das Synonym für Majestät, Pracht und Würde. Der Löwe ist auch Sinnbild für Macht, Mut und Stärke. Nicht umsonst wird Jesus Christus in der Offenbarung als der "Löwe aus dem Stamm Juda" bezeichnet. Und so soll auch durch die Adern eines Christen Löwenblut fliessen! Leo Biggers Buch will uns herausfordern,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval England explores the dynamic between kingship and masculinity in fifteenth century England, with a particular focus on Henry V and Henry VI. The role of gender in the rhetoric and practice of medieval kingship is still largely unexplored by medieval historians. Discourses of masculinity informed much of... more...
- Bascom Hill Publishing Group 2013; US$ 9.99
Judges have enormous power. They determine whom we can marry, whether we can own firearms, whether the government can mandate that we buy certain products, and how we define "personhood." But who gets to occupy these powerful positions? Up until now, there has been little systematic study of what type of judges get confirmed. John Lott analyzes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Imperial Leather chronicles the dangerous liaisons between gender, race and class that shaped British imperialism and its bloody dismantling. Spanning the century between Victorian Britain and the current struggle for power in South Africa, the book takes up the complex relationships between race and sexuality, fetishism and money, gender and violence,... more...