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  • The British Empireby Philippa Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This is a broad survey of the history of the British Empire from its beginnings to its demise.  It offers a comprehensive analysis not just of political events and territorial conquests but paints a picture of what life was like under colonial rule, both for those who ruled and for those whose countries came under British authority. There has been... more...

  • Picturing Empireby James R. Ryan

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 50.00

    Coinciding with the extraordinary expansion of Britain's overseas empire under Queen Victoria, the invention of photography allowed millions to see what they thought were realistic and unbiased pictures of distant peoples and places. This supposed accuracy also helped to legitimate Victorian geography's illuminations of the "darkest" recesses of the... more...

  • A Portrait of Roman Britainby John Wacher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Romans occupied Britain for almost four hundred years, and their influence is still all around us - in the shape of individual monuments such as Hadrians Wall, the palace at Fishbourne and the spa complex at Bath, as well as in subtler things such as the layout and locations of ancient towns such as London, Canterbury and Colchester, and the routes... more...

  • King Stephenby Ralph Henry Carless Davies

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    This well-known text, the standard account of the subject, is essential reading for students and scholars of the Norman period from undergraduate level upwards, and was hailed on first publication as: " a landmark in twelfth-century studies." Written in the form of a biography this completely revised and updated edition discusses the significant social,... more...

  • Ruling England, 1042-1217by Richard Huscroft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    A new history of post-conquest England which makes the new kingdom accessible through a focus on its kings and how it was ruled, featuring the empire building dynasties. The central theme of the book is the rise and fall of English kingship during this period and at its heart is the central question of how the ruler of the most sophisticated kingdom... more...

  • National 4 & 5 History: Changing Britain 1760-1900by John Kerr

    Hodder Education 2014; US$ 19.18

    Provides comprehensive coverage of this topic option for the new National 4 & 5 syllabus. The National 4 & 5 History series from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, Changing Britain 1760-1900 gives a brief synopsis... more...

  • Religion, Politics and Society in Britain, 800-1066by A E Redgate

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 800-1066 draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of Christianity and the Church in Britain 800-1066. It delineates their contributions... more...

  • The Norman Campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108by Georgios Theotokis

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    First full-length analysis of Norman military organisation in the Balkans: events, strategy, and tactics. more...

  • Fourteenth Century England VIIIby J.S. Hamilton

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Fourteenth Century England has quickly established for itself a deserved reputation for its scope and scholarship and for admirably filling a gap in the publication of medieval studies. HISTORY more...

  • Anglo-Norman Studies 36by David Bates

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    A series which is a model of its kind EDMUND KING, HISTORY more...