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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In this book, David Braund offers a significantly different perspective upon the history of Roman Britain. He concentrates upon the literary evidence, which has been studied to a lesser extent than archaeology in recent years. Close attention to the Greek and Roman sources enables the construction of a new approach to Roman Britain, its history and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
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
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 and turmoil. William... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 22.14
Hauptbeschreibung Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) gilt als der bedeutendste Engländer aller Zeiten, als der größte Staatsmann des 20. Jahrhunderts. An seinem entschlossenen Widerstand und seiner Unbeugsamkeit gegenüber Drohungen und militärischer Aggression scheiterte der Diktator Hitler. Als einer der "Großen Drei" neben Roosevelt und Stalin hatte... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2005; US$ 23.31
Hauptbeschreibung Jakob I. von England, Sohn Maria Stuarts, wurde 1567 als Kind zum schottischen König (Jakob VI.) gekrönt. Nach Jahrzehnten des Chaos war er der erste schottische König, der das Land wieder befriedete. 1603 bestieg der den englischen Thron als Nachfolger der Virgin Queen Elisabeth I. In England stieß er auf Vorbehalte, die sein oft... more...
- The History Press 2006; US$ 21.86
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. During these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 206.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00
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...