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  • Disunited Kingdomsby Michael Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In the last decades of the thirteenth century the British Isles appeared to be on the point of unified rule, dominated by the lordship, law and language of the English. However by 1400 Britain and Ireland were divided between the warring kings of England and Scotland, and peoples still starkly defined by race and nation. Why did the apparent trends... more...

  • Colonialismby Norrie Macqueen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Europe’s rapacious hunger for other people’s lands is one of the key shaping forces of our contemporary world.  Everything is touched by our colonial past, from the way we see the world to the food we eat. Our contemporary preoccupations and ills – from globalization to humanitarian intervention to international terrorism – have colonialism somewhere... more...

  • Social Life In Britainby Coulton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Peacemongersby Barry Hill

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    A literary masterpiece, this latest book from award-winning author Barry Hill is a travel book, a history book, and a peace book. His odyssey begins with a pilgrimage to Bodhi Gaya in India, where the Buddha received enlightenment, and ends after he reaches Nagasaki, Japan, in the aftermath of its atomic bomb. His traveling is imbued with the life... more...

  • Strathclydeby Tim Clarkson

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 15.99

    This book traces the history of relations between the kingdom of Strathclyde and Anglo-Saxon England in the Viking period of the ninth to eleventh centuries AD. It puts the spotlight on the North Britons or 'Cumbrians', an ancient people whose kings ruled from a power-base at Govan on the western side of present-day Glasgow. In the tenth century, these... more...

  • Political Society in Later Medieval Englandby Benjamin Thompson; John Watts

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00

    Essays on the connections between politics and society in the middle ages, showing their interdependence. more...

  • Finding Arthurby Ardrey Adam

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2013; US$ 11.99

    The legend of King Arthur has been told and retold for centuries. As the king who united a nation, his is the story of England itself. But what if Arthur wasn't English at all? As writer and Arthurian scholar Adam Ardey discovered, the reason historians have had little success identifying the historical Athur may be incredibly simple: He wasn't an... more...

  • Bloody British History: East Endby Samantha Bird

    The History Press 2015; US$ 5.99

    The East End of London has one of the bloodiest histories in Britain. From the beginning, the East End was known as ‘outcast London’ – it was a space beyond the city wall, where London’s unwanted or undesirables lived. East-Enders were blamed for the Great Plague of London; Jack the Ripper prowled here, as did the Ratcliffe Highway murderer and the... more...

  • Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Stationby Alan Rushworth

    Historic England 2014; US$ 29.17

    Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...

  • Bloody British History: Shrewsburyby Dorothy Nicolle

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.24

    • Shrewsbury boasts over 600 Listed Buildings• Charles Darwin was born in the town.• Shrewsbury is home to the world’s first ‘sky scraper’ • Shrewsbury Flower Show is the longest running horticultural show in the worldAlmost completely encircled by the meandering River Severn and nestled in the delightful countryside of the county of Shropshire, Shrewsbury... more...