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  • A Brief History of Britain 1485-1660by Ronald Hutton

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 13.11

    From the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 to the execution of Charles I, after the Civil Wars of 1642-48, England was transformed by two Dynasties. Firstly the Tudors, who won the crown on the battlefield and changed both the nature of kingship but also the nation itself. England became a Protestant nation and began to establishment... more...

  • Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Agesby Rees Davies; Brendan Smith

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 134.99

    It is well known that political, economic, and social power in the British Isles in the Middle Ages lay in the hands of a small group of domini-lords. In his final book, the late Sir Rees Davies explores the personalities of these magnates, the nature of their lordship, and the ways in which it was expressed in a diverse and divided region in the period... more...

  • Das geistliche Schrifttum des Spätmittelaltersby

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 391.00

    Volume 2 is introduced by an essay by Werner Williams and Regina D. Schiewer and covers German-language religious literature of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era up to 1500, with special emphasis on the topics Bible, Apocrypha, hagiography, liturgy and piety, catechesis, pastoral care, sermon, edification, theology/philosophy, monastic... more...

  • The Sea Kingdomsby Alistair Moffat

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 12.67

    ?The most powerful representation yet of the race which has repeatedly changed history as we know it? ? The Scotsman ?Brimming with interesting facts ? instructive and wide-ranging? ? Cal McCrystal, Independent on Sunday ?The best picture of the Celtic race yet written? ? South Wales Echo ?Lovingly traces the remnants of a once-powerful people... more...

  • The Purple Bookby Robert Philpot

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 13.11

    The Labour Party is at a crossroads. Following its ejection from government, the reasons behind Labour?s defeat have been hotly debated ? but where to go from here? On the benches of opposition, with ample opportunity to consider how best to travel the path back to power, leading Labour figures are delving into the party?s revisionist tradition to... more...

  • Hadrian's Wall Pathby Mark Richards

    Cicerone Press 2010; US$ 18.89

    Walk Hadrian's Wall Path between Bowness-on-Solway and Wallsend in Newcastle. This 84-mile National Trail route is described in this guidebook for walking in either direction. A World Heritage Site, Hadrian's Wall combines striking natural landscapes with monumental remains. The guide is divided into 22 stages, with detailed mapping. more...

  • Aunt Epp's Guide for Lifeby Elspeth Marr; Christopher Rush

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    Offers advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, sheep's head to 'softening of the member', God to golden pippins. more...

  • A Companion to the Global Renaissanceby Jyotsna G. Singh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95

    Featuring twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A Companion to the Global Renaissance: English Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion demonstrates how today's globalization is the result of a complex and lengthy historical process that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... more...

  • Folk Oppositionby Alex Niven

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 9.99

    For David Cameron and ?Big Society? Tories, folk culture means organic food, nu-folk pop music, and pastoral myths of Englishness. Meanwhile, postmodern liberal culture teaches us that talking about a singular ?folk? is reductive at best, neo-fascist at worst. But what is being held in check by this consensus against the possibility of a unified,... more...

  • Gorostieta and the Cristiadaby Richard Grabman

    Editorial Mazatlán 2011; US$ 4.95

    Focusing on the career of Enrique Gorostieta Velarde, the "atheist" mercenary hired to lead the insurgent army, Gorostieta and the Cristiada: Mexico's Catholic Insurgency of 1926-1929 by Richard Grabman, is an extended look at the how a search for cheap oil, attempts to reign in corporate power and a struggle for a workable economic and political... more...