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  • Alfred the Greatby Richard Abels

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a great warlord, an effective and inventive ruler, and... more...

  • The British Empireby Philippa Levine

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • An Alternative History of Britainby Timothy Venning

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 12.99

    Timothy Venning's exploration of the alternative paths that British history might easily have taken moves on to the Wars of the Roses. What if Richard of York had not given battle in vain? How would a victory for Warwick the Kingmaker at the Battle of Barnet changed the course of the struggle for power? What if the Princes had escaped from the... 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...

  • Elizabethby Arlene Okerlund

    The History Press 2006; US$ 14.57

    Elizabeth Wydeville, Queen consort to Edward IV, has traditionally been portrayed as a scheming opportunist. But was she a cunning vixen or a tragic wife and mother? As this extraordinary biography shows, the first queen to bear the name Elizabeth lived a tragedy, love, and loss that no other queen has since endured. This shocking revelation about... more...

  • The Norman Campaigns in the Balkans, 1081-1108 ADby 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...