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  • Buckinghamby Roger Lockyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Recounts the life of the first Duke of Buckingham, describes his relationships with James I and Charles I, and examines his role in English politics. more...

  • Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750by Barry Reay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Explores the important aspects of popular cultures during the period 1550 to 1750. Barry Reay investigates the dominant beliefs and attitudes across all levels of society as well as looking at different age, gender and religious groups. more...

  • Churchillby Keith Robbins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Keith Robbins provides an excellent introduction to Winston Churchill's dramatic rise to power and traces the unpredictable way his career moved between triumph and tragedy . Providing a vivid picture of the political landscapes through which he moved, it outlines his career and uncovers what made possible Churchill's leading role in national and... more...

  • After the Civil Warsby John Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    The first study of Restoration England from the point of view of both rulers and ruled, this volume offers a vital reappraisal of seventeenth century England.The civil wars had a traumatic effect on the English people: memories of bloodshed and destruction and the ultimate horror of the execution of Charles I continued to be invoked for decades afterwards.... more...

  • Eighteenth Century England 1714 - 1784by Dorothy Marshall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95

    A standard introduction to the period which has retained its popularity with generations of students more...

  • The Last Victoriansby W. Sydney Robinson

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    Ever since the publication of Lytton Strachey?s Eminent Victorians in 1918 it has been fashionable to ridicule the great figures of the nineteenth century. From the longreigning monarch herself to the celebrated writers, philanthropists and politicians of the day, the Victorians have been dismissed as hypocrites and frauds or worse. Yet not everyone... more...

  • Decolonization in Britain and Franceby Miles Kahler

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 57.50

    Professor Kahler focuses on organizations below the state, investigating party competition and sensitivity to political change produced by the characteristics of commercial firms. In addition, he explores transmission of external shocks to the domestic polity by the state itself and the domestic politics of settler societies under external threat... more...

  • The Making of the British Islesby Steven G. Ellis; Christopher Maginn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    The history of the British Isles is the story of four peoples linked together by a process of state building that was as much about far-sighted planning and vision as coincidence, accident and failure. It is a history of revolts and reversal, familial bonds and enmity, the study of which does much to explain the underlying tension between the nations... more...

  • The Age of Oligarchyby Geoffrey S Holmes; Daniel Szechi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.95

    The second volume, on early and mid-Georgian Britain, shows how the country used its expanding wealth, its new-found social cohesion at home and its international influence abroad to become not only a European but an imperial power. As with the first volume, every aspect of the period is covered. more...

  • Trying To Please: A Memoirby John Julius Norwich

    Axios Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    John Julius Norwich?s life has reflected an appetite for living, enlivened by a sense of personal theater. Trying to Please is an engaging and amusing memoir that describes a glamorous but vanishing world. From the monasteries on Mt. Athos to a camel trek across the Sahara, the book shows how Norwich?s passions for history, travel, and music have combined... more...