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  • Culture and the Stateby David Lloyd; Paul Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    From the end of the eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century, a remarkable convergence takes place in Europe between theories of the modern state and theories of culture. Culture and the State explores that theoretical convergence in relation to the social functions of state and cultural institutions, showing how cultural education comes... more...

  • Colombiaby Carl Meacham; Douglas Farah; Robert D. Lamb

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 40.99

    This report from the CSIS Americas Program provides a detailed look at the challenges the Colombian government confronts as it moves from providing security to developing rural areas that were previously conflict zones. more...

  • Voices of Victorian England: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Lifeby John Wagner

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 79.00

    Voices of Victorian England illuminates the character, personalities, and events of the era through excerpts from primary documents produced between 1837 and 1901. By allowing Queen Victoria's contemporaries to speak for themselves, this work brings the achievements and conflicts that occurred during the queen's long reign alive for high school... more...

  • Mary Tudor "Bloody Mary"by Gretchen Maurer; Peter Malone

    Goosebottom Books 2012; US$ 9.99

    The first reigning Queen of England, Mary Tudor believed fervently that Catholicism should be the religion of the land, leading her to burn at the stake hundreds of Protestants. Was she just a ruler of her times, or did she deserve the name, Bloody Mary? Gorgeous illustrations and an intelligent, evocative story bring to life a real dastardly dame... more...

  • The Age of Improvement, 1783-1867by Asa Briggs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The Age of Improvement has long established itself as a classic of modern historical writing. Widely read and quoted it has had a unique influence on teaching and research.  This second edition draws on the great volume of new research - produced by Lord Briggs amongst others, since its original publication. The book stresses both the underlying... more...

  • The Politics of Declineby Jim Tomlinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The key aim of this new book is to show how economic decline has always been a highly politicised concept, forming a central part of post-war political argument. In doing so, Tomlinson reveals how the term has been used in such ways as to advance particular political causes. more...

  • Britain in the Ninetiesby Hugh Berrington

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This volume looks at the changes in British politics and government since the accession of Mrs Thatcher in 1979, and in particular at the 1990s. Its aim is to explore some of these changes and to emphasize the recurring paradoxes in political developments. more...

  • Britain and the World since 1945by Alasdair Blair

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    This Seminar Studies title is a succinct study of modern British foreign policy, focusing on the period from 1945 to the present day. Since the end of the Second World War, Britain has been engaged in international conflicts from the Suez Crisis to the Gulf War and has actively sought involvement in transnational and global affairs. Starting with... more...

  • Scotland's Cruel Seaby Robert Jeffrey

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99

    High cliffs jutting out into the Atlantic and the North Sea, many hundreds of rocky skerries, deep sea lochs, dangerous unseen reefs, powerful tides and gales that batter the land fiercely from all points of the compass . . . Scotland has a coastline of immense beauty and danger, and its cruel sea has claimed many lives down the years. Disaster at... more...

  • William Blakeby John Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The collection of essays presented in this volume represents some of the best recent critical work on William Blake as poet, prophet, visual artist, and social and political critic of his time. The critical range that is represented includes examples of Marxist, New Historicist, Feminist and Psychoanalytical approaches to Blake. Taken together, the... more...