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- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 124.99
A Confusion of Tongues examines the complex interaction of religion, history, and law in the period before the outbreak of the wars of the Three Kingdoms. It questions interpretations of that conflict that emphasise either the purely doctrinal roots of religious tension, or the processes by which the law gained primacy over the Church, in what amounted... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1965; US$ 174.99
This book chronicles three decades largely overshadowed by war and mass unemployment. It was a period that saw in England the formation of a national government, the only genuine incidence of three-party politics, the fruition of campaigns for trades union recognition, women's suffrage, and Irish independence, and abroad withdrawal from the Gold... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 22.14
Hauptbeschreibung Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) gilt als der bedeutendste Engländer aller Zeiten, als der größte Staatsmann des 20. Jahrhunderts. An seinem entschlossenen Widerstand und seiner Unbeugsamkeit gegenüber Drohungen und militärischer Aggression scheiterte der Diktator Hitler. Als einer der "Großen Drei" neben Roosevelt und Stalin hatte... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2005; US$ 23.31
Hauptbeschreibung Jakob I. von England, Sohn Maria Stuarts, wurde 1567 als Kind zum schottischen König (Jakob VI.) gekrönt. Nach Jahrzehnten des Chaos war er der erste schottische König, der das Land wieder befriedete. 1603 bestieg der den englischen Thron als Nachfolger der Virgin Queen Elisabeth I. In England stieß er auf Vorbehalte, die sein oft... more...
- The History Press 2006; US$ 21.86
In the thirty years following the end of the Second World War Leicester underwent some of the most dramatic changes in its history. Along with the rest of Britain it saw the austerity of the late 1940s and '50s, the shortages and rationing, followed by the boom period of the '60s, when full employment brought and interlude of prosperity. During these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 50.95
In the Cold War battle for hearts and minds Britain was the first country to formulate a coordinated global response to communist propaganda. In January 1948, the British government launched a new propaganda policy designed to 'oppose the inroads of communism' by taking the offensive against it.' A small section in the Foreign Office, the innocuously... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
An account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. The authors show the forces behind 19th-century Britain's rise to its imperial zenith, and the continuing tensions within the nations and classes of the "union state". more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2003; US$ 14.95
Ethel May Elvin was born in 1906; interviewed by Sue Taylor, she recalls her father's account of standing sentry at Queen Victoria's funeral, the privations and small pleasures of a working-class Edwardian childhood, growing up through the First World War and surviving the Second. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1977; US$ 67.50
The third Earl of Radnor, born William Pleydell-Bouverie, served in the British House of Commons for twenty-seven years (1801?1828) as Viscount Folkestone and in the House of Lords for twenty years (1828?1848). Although he was a great hereditary landowner, Lord Radnor was the most radical nobleman to serve in Parliament in the first half of the nineteenth... more...