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    Sidestone Press 2009; US$ 10.50

    Eenvoudige boeren met wat akkers en koeien, mensen die min of meer gelijk waren aan elkaar en vreedzaam leefden. Dat is het beeld dat de meeste opgravingen ons bieden van de prehistorische samenlevingen in Nederland. Maar dat is schijn: ook toen waren er statusverschillen en had de één meer macht dan de ander. Een treffend voorbeeld is de... more...

  • Chronicles:England Scotland(6vl)by Holinshead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    First published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • History of William the Conquerorby Jacob Abbott

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    Jacob Abbott was one of the most prolific American writers of history in the nineteenth century, writing many biographies on the world?s most influential leaders in a clear and exciting style. This comprehensive volume, first published in 1849 and part of Abbott?s Illustrated Histories series, details the remarkable and fascinating life of William... more...

  • Die Schelmenzunftby Thomas Murner; Meier Spanier

    De Gruyter 1925; US$ 210.00

    Die Schelmenzunft : Kritische Gesamtausgaben elsässischer Schriftsteller des Mittelalters und der Reformationszeit more...

  • From Scythia to Camelotby C. Scott Littleton; Linda A. Malcor

    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...

  • William the Conquerorby David R Bates

    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...

  • Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Stationby Alan Rushworth

    English Heritage Publishing 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...

  • British Government Policy and Decolonisation, 1945-63by Frank Heinlein

    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...

  • Empire-building and Empire-buildersby Edward Ingram

    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...

  • English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Agesby Annie Abram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...