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  • Geschichte Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundertby Franz-Josef Brüggemeier

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 24.56

    Um 1900 war Großbritannien auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Macht und besaß ein riesiges Empire. Kein anderes Land hatte damals einen ähnlich hohen Grad an Urbanisierung und Industrialisierung erreicht. Auch Konsumgesellschaft und Populärkultur waren deutlich weiter entwickelt. Nirgendwo sonst vollzogen sich aber... more...

  • Post-Prandial Philosophyby Grant Allen

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Canadian author Allen Grant was a voracious thinker and writer who published on a remarkable array of topics, ranging from scholarly science papers to popular fiction. This essay collection offers a glimpse into Allen's beliefs and views on subjects ranging from language to education. more...

  • Elizabeth Iby Anne Somerset

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 22.00

    Glitteringly detailed and engagingly written, the magisterial Elizabeth I brings to vivid life the golden age of sixteenth-century England and the uniquely fascinating monarch who presided over it. A woman of intellect and presence, Elizabeth was the object of extravagant adoration by her contemporaries. She firmly believed in the divine... more...

  • Charles Iby Richard Cust

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    Charles I was a complex man whose career intersected with some of the most dramatic events in English history. He played a central role in provoking the English Civil War, and his execution led to the only republican government Britain has ever known. Historians have struggled to get him into perspective, veering between outright condemnation and... more...

  • The Age of Urban Democracyby Donald Read

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 79.95

    This ambitious survey covers all aspects of the period in which English society acquired its modern shape -- industrial rather than agricultural, urban rather than rural, democratic in its institutions, and middle class rather than aristocratic in the control of political power. For this revised edition the footnotes and bibliography have been fully... more...

  • Macmillanby John Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Harold Macmillan presided over the dissolution of the British Empire and the first stages of irreversible economic decline. It was an unlucky end to a political career which had seen Britain's steady extinction as a Great Power, and his reputation will depend on how posterity judges his understanding of these changes, and his skill in adapting himself... more...

  • Buckinghamby Roger Lockyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Recounts the life of the first Duke of Buckingham, describes his relationships with James I and Charles I, and examines his role in English politics. more...

  • Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750by Barry Reay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Explores the important aspects of popular cultures during the period 1550 to 1750. Barry Reay investigates the dominant beliefs and attitudes across all levels of society as well as looking at different age, gender and religious groups. more...

  • Churchillby Keith Robbins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Keith Robbins provides an excellent introduction to Winston Churchill's dramatic rise to power and traces the unpredictable way his career moved between triumph and tragedy . Providing a vivid picture of the political landscapes through which he moved, it outlines his career and uncovers what made possible Churchill's leading role in national and... more...

  • After the Civil Warsby John Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    The first study of Restoration England from the point of view of both rulers and ruled, this volume offers a vital reappraisal of seventeenth century England. The civil wars had a traumatic effect on the English people: memories of bloodshed and destruction and the ultimate horror of the execution of Charles I continued to be invoked for decades afterwards.... more...