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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.99
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.99
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...
- Head of Zeus 2013; US$ 9.99
A stunning recreation of the life and times of Oswald of Northumbria: Christian warlord, founder of Lindisfarne monastery, and the first great English monarch Oswald Whiteblade lived one of the most influential and colorful lives in early English history. Before his death in battle against the pagans of Mercia cut short his reign as king of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 38.95
Rodney Hilton's account of the Peasant's Revolt of 1381 remains the classic authoritative text on the 'English Rising'. Hilton views the revolt in the context of a genral European pattern of class conflict. He demonstrates that the peasant movements that disturbed the Middle Ages were not mere unrelated outbreaks of violence but had their roots... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1975; US$ 41.95
First published to wide critical acclaim in 1973, England in the Later Middle Ages has become a seminal text for students studying this diverse, complex period. This spirited work surveys the period from Edward I to the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, which heralded in the Tudor Age. The second edition of this book, while maintaining... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
This book completely re-evaluates the evidence for, and the interpretation of, the rule of the kings of Late Iron Age Britain: Cunobelin and Verica. Within a few generations of their reigns, after one died and the other had fled, Rome?s ceremonial centres had been transformed into the magnificence of Roman towns with monumental public buildings... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00
This encyclopaedia dissects the period of the Wars of the Roses, the dynastic duel between the houses of Lancaster and York. It provides hundreds of essay-length entries, alphabetically arranged, paying particular attention to the military aspects of the conflict. more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 36.00
Joan of Arc and Richard III are prominent historical figures, but the myths surrounding them have always obscured their accomplishments. This study clarifies their historical contributions by combining traditional biography with original material on their social and political backgrounds. more...