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- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99
The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65
Crichton's bilingual French-English text draws on Mackintosh's own letters and journals to offer some touching insights into the restorative capacities of both travel and art. ? THE SCOTSMAN on Monsieur MackintoshKing Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the world's greatest legends. Everyone knows the story of the boy who pulled the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps. more...
- The History Press 2004; US$ 18.94
<div>William the Conqueror was a formidable personality whose political imagination and ruthless will were the driving force of the Norman Conquest of England. In this biography, David Bates describes the full scope of William's achievements in both Normandy and England, setting them firmly in the context of Europe in an age of change... more...
- The History Press 2006; US$ 4.36
<div>In the thirty years following the end of the Second World War Leicester underwent some of the most dramatic changes in its history. Along with the rest of Britain it saw the austerity of the late 1940s and '50s, the shortages and rationing, followed by the boom period of the '60s, when full employment brought and interlude of prosperity.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book is an in-depth study of the importnace of the Empire-Commonwealth in the two decades after WWII for Britain's self-image as a great power. By studying a wide range of debates on general and specific imperial problems, the book highlights the "official mind" of decolonization - and of late imperialism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
The twelve studies of empire-building and empire-builders which make up this volume range widely across the dream world that was the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the Second World War. The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines. They illustrate the variety of techniques used... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in 1919, comprehensively explores the fabrics of late medieval... more...