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  • 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$ 19.99

    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...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 2.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events or facts from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on the religious and political history of England as a whole.Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring... more...

  • Post-War Leicesterby Ben Beazley

    The History Press 2006; US$ 11.99

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  • Bloody British History Norwichby Mark Mower

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    DANISH DEATH! Vikings sack and burn the city.MEDIEVAL MURDER MYSTERIES! The dead body of a young boy was found on a heath ? but was it a case of ritual child murder?DREADFUL DISEASES! Revealing the terrible time when ONE THIRD of Norwich?s residents caught the Black Death!VICTORIAN HORRORS! in 1851, body parts began to appear across the city ? but... more...

  • The Isle of Wight Book of Daysby Jan Toms

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Isle of Wight Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the Island. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... 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...