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- The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99
Authors David and Gareth take a trip through the places, peculiarities and past practices of Cardiff, stopping off to sample the culinary (and alcoholic) delights of the city along the way. From Clark?s Pies and a heaped helping of ?Half and Half? to the oddities of the ?Kaairdiff? accent, this fact-packed compendium reveals the contributions Cardiff... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00
Area-by-area tours highlight in-town sights and attractions, including art galleries, museums, historic buildings and churches. They also lead you out into the countryside, with recommended stops en route. Colorful call-out boxes reveal tidbits of the area?s local culture, interesting sidelights on how the landscape has been shaped and other details... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95
Citizens and Subjects is an essay on the nature and condition of democracy in Britain at the end of the twentieth century. It looks at the commonly held view that Britain is a model democracy, exposing it as a dangerous myth that inhibits both radical thought and actual constitutional change. The book looks at the tradition of political and constitutional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
The English Civil War remains the most prolonged and traumatic example of internal violence in the history of the state. The Royalist War Effort, 1642-1646 shows the build up to the outbreak of the war, detailing how the war was fought, and how, ultimately, it was won and lost. In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Drawing on an array of archival material, this study sheds light on Sir George Russell Clerk, an important, yet forgotten figure in British and European diplomatic history. During the First World War, Clerk was a senior Foreign Office official strongly sympathetic to the cause of the 'oppressed nationalities' of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
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...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 7.99
First published as part of the best-selling The Oxford Illustrated History of Britain, John Morrill's Very Short Introduction to Stuart Britain shows how in the Stuart century, a century of Revolution, political, religious, social, and economic changes came together. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00
This book is the first to concentrate on the British attempt to place the EEC within a larger Free Trade Area. It is also the first to use released records to examine the Foreign Office's Grand Design for political co-operation in Europe. Its main focus is Anglo-European diplomacy, yet it deals with wider international relations and the Cold War. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00
The ideals of freedom and individual rights that inspired America?s Founding Fathers did not spring from a vacuum. Along with many other defining principles of our national character, they can be traced directly back to one of the most pivotal events in British history?the late-seventeenth-century uprising known as the Glorious Revolution. In a work... more...