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  • Aristocratic Centuryby John Cannon

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 32.00 US$ 26.24

    Since the work of Butterfield and Namier in the 1930s, it has commonly been said that eighteenth-century England appears atomised, left with no overall interpretation. Subsequent work on religious differences and on party strife served to reinforce the image of a divided society, and in the last ten years historians of the poor and unprivileged have... more...

  • The Origins of the English Gentryby Peter Coss

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 64.00 US$ 52.48

    A sustained attempt to explore the 13th?14th century origins of the English gentry. more...

  • The Aristocracy in Twelfth-Century León and Castileby Simon Barton

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    An examination of the nature and role of the aristocracy in twelfth-century Spain. more...

  • Splendour and Squalorby Marcus Scriven

    Atlantic Books 2009; US$ 13.99

    They were the black sheep of aristocracy and this is their story. From stately homes to the prisons of wartime Britain; from the House of Lords to Edwardian asylums; from the Ritz and the Dorchester to East End dives, Splendour and Squalor tells the fascinating stories of three of Britain's most illustrious aristocratic dynasties and of the black... more...

  • Cities in a Globalizing Worldby Un-Habitat

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 73.95

    'The world has entered the urban millennium. Nearly half the world's people are now city dwellers, and the rapid increase in urban population is expected to continue, mainly in developing countries. This historic transition is being further propelled by the powerful forces of globalization. The central challenge for the international community is... more...

  • War, Government and Aristocracy in the British Isles, c.1150-1500by Chris Given-Wilson; Ann Kettle; Len Scales

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 99.00

    A plethora of the most important aspects of late medieval England are covered here, with a focus on Edward I. more...

  • The Son Also Risesby Gregory Clark

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 15.96

    How much of our fate is tied to the status of our parents and grandparents? How much does it influence our children? More than we wish to believe. While it has been argued that rigid class structures have eroded in favor of greater social equality, The Son Also Rises proves that movement on the social ladder has changed little over eight centuries.... more...

  • Muslim Societiesby Sato Tsugitaka

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This volume examines Muslim societies across Europe, North Africa, Central Asia and South Asia from the eighteenth century to the present, providing fresh insight through comparison. Movements and populations covered include the nineteenth century North African Sansusi movement and its relationships to Sufis and Arabs of the region, Soviet and Chinese... more...

  • The European Nobility in the Eighteenth Centuryby Jerzy Lukowski

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 100.00

    Jerzy Lukowski shows the pressures and tensions, both from below and from governments, which increasingly challenged traditional ruling groups in Europe during the century before the French Revolution. more...

  • Recharting the Black Atlanticby Annalisa Oboe; Anna Scacchi

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95

    This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history. more...