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- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00
An examination of the linguistic and cultural construction of one of the texts of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle. more...
- Naval Institute Press 2015; US$ 39.95
The book is a short review of British air and naval power from 1909 -1940 and represents an attack upon “independent? airpower. When Bleriot became the first man to fly the English Channel in a heavier-than-air flying machine in 1909, it seemed to mark the beginning of a fundamental decline in British attitudes towards maritime defense. Exploiting... more...
- Old Street Publishing 2015; US$ 7.28
This is the story of the doomed romance between Charlotte, heir to the English throne, and Leopold, uncle of Queen Victoria and first King of the Belgians. Charlotte was the only legitimate royal child of her generation, and her death in childbirth was followed by an unseemly scramble to produce a substitute heir. Queen Victoria was the product.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2015; US$ 110.00
"Papadogiannis offers an impressive panorama of radicalized youth cultures of the Left in post-authoritarian Greece. He manages to convey both the organizational outlook of this dense microcosm and the lived experience of the people at the time, historicizing masterfully this transitional moment in which young 'subjects in motion' acted as a metaphor... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
Which Scottish anti-slavery campaigner lost a son in a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the American Civil War? Was the enemy of Scotland?s first ‘freedom fighter? not England, but ancient Rome? What was the laboratory accident that led to one of the greatest discoveries in modern medicine? How did the Declaration of Arbroath in 1320 influence... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 26.99
This is the extraordinary story of Geoffrey Pyke, an inventor, war reporter, escaped prisoner, campaigner, father, educator--and all-around misunderstood genius. In his day, he was described as one of the world's great minds, to rank alongside Einstein, yet he remains virtually unknown today. Pyke was an unlikely hero of both world wars and, among... more...
- Roaring Forties Press 2015; US$ 10.95
A backpacker, a business traveler, and a father and child walk into a London pub. The backpacker steps up to the bar, counts out a handful of British coins and exclaims, “A half-pint of ale please.? The business executive whips out a platinum credit card and orders, “Your best single malt…make it a double.? The father, clutching the hand of a young... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This third edition of British Culture is the complete introduction to culture and the arts in Britain today. Extensively illustrated and offering a wider range of topics than ever before, David P. Christopher identifies and analyses key areas in language, literature, film, TV, social media, popular music, sport and other fields, setting each one... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available
Biographische Informationen Dr. Kerstin Weiand ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Reihe Veröffentlichungen des Instituts für Europäische Geschichte Mainz - Band 236 more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 16.99
“It is not the walls that make the city, but the people who live within them.? - George VI As George VI so rightly said, it is the loves, schemes, failures, battles, intrigues and dreams, of the people who live in a city that make it what it is. And in a city as vibrant and chaotic as London those lives are going to be quite extraordinary. Seeking... more...