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  • Sandwich - The 'Completest Medieval Town in England'by Helen Clarke; Sarah Pearson; Mavis E. Mate

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • The Norman Conquestby Hugh M. Thomas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 20.99

    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...

  • The British Imperial Century, 1815?1914by Timothy H. Parsons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 21.99

    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...

  • The Gothic Kingby John Paul Davis

    Peter Owen Publishers 2013; US$ 14.57

    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...

  • Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval Englandby Katherine Lewis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Chronicles:England Scotland(6vl)by Holinshead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00

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

  • The New Arthurian Encyclopediaby Norris J. Lacy; Geoffrey Ashe; Sandra Ness Ihle; Marianne E. Kalinke; Raymond H. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 93.95

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dumbing Down the Courtsby John R. Lott

    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...

  • Imperial Leatherby Anne Mcclintock

    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...

  • Decolonisationby Nicholas White

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Concise and accessible, this guide provides an overview of the process of British decolonisation. Dr White syntheses recent historical debate by looking at the demise of British imperial power from three main perspectives: the shifting emphases of British imperial policy; the rise of populist, colonial nationalism, and the international political,... more...