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  • William and Kate : The Love Story - A Celebration of the Wedding of the Centuryby Robert Jobson; Niraj Tanna

    John Blake Publishing 2010; US$ 7.28

    In November 2010 came the announcement that the nation had been waiting for. Prince William is to marry Kate Middleton. The couple had become engaged in October while they holidayed in Kenya and the news was further proof of how their love story has captivated everyone. And at last this is the true insider account of the relationship which has defined... more...

  • Thorps in a Changing Landscapeby Paul Cullen; Richard Jones; David Parsons

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    Considering the minor settlements of England?s Danelawvillages known as thorps or thropsthis history demonstrates how place-name evidence can be used to understand early cultures. By integrating linguistic and archaeological approaches, it establishes a compelling connection between the creation of these place-names and the fundamental changes taking... more...

  • Off Messageby Bob Marshall-Andrews

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    Bob Marshall-Andrews looks at the sombre events of the last thirteen years including wars in Kosovo and Iraq, sustained assaults on ancient English liberties, and the worst scandal of recent political history. He reveals the stories that lie behind them and the Westminster dramas of intrigue, triumph and disaster. He describes the delights and trials... more...

  • Das geistliche Schrifttum des Spätmittelaltersby Wolfgang Achnitz

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 391.00

    Volume 2 is introduced by an essay by Werner Williams and Regina D. Schiewer and covers German-language religious literature of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Era up to 1500, with special emphasis on the topics Bible, Apocrypha, hagiography, liturgy and piety, catechesis, pastoral care, sermon, edification, theology/philosophy,... more...

  • The Sea Kingdomsby Alistair Moffat

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 6.75

    The most powerful representation yet of the race which has repeatedly changed history as we know it' - The Scotsman 'Brimming with interesting facts ... instructive and wide-ranging' - Cal McCrystal, Independent on Sunday 'The best picture of the Celtic race yet written' - South Wales Echo 'Lovingly traces the remnants of a once-powerful people through... more...

  • Hadrian's Wall Pathby Mark Richards

    Cicerone Press 2010; US$ 18.89

    Walk Hadrian's Wall Path between Bowness-on-Solway and Wallsend in Newcastle. This 84-mile National Trail route is described in this guidebook for walking in either direction. A World Heritage Site, Hadrian's Wall combines striking natural landscapes with monumental remains. The guide is divided into 22 stages, with detailed mapping. more...

  • The Purple Bookby Robert Philpot

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 13.11

    The Labour Party is at a crossroads. Following its ejection from government, the reasons behind Labour's defeat have been hotly debated - but where to go from here? On the benches of opposition, with ample opportunity to consider how best to travel the path back to power, leading Labour figures are delving into the party's revisionist tradition to... more...

  • Aunt Epp's Guide for Lifeby Elspeth Marr; Christopher Rush

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    Offers advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, sheep's head to 'softening of the member', God to golden pippins. more...

  • A Companion to the Global Renaissanceby Jyotsna G. Singh

    Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95

    Featuring twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A Companion to the Global Renaissance: English Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion demonstrates how today's globalization is the result of a complex and lengthy historical process that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... more...

  • Folk Oppositionby Alex Niven

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 11.99

    For David Cameron and ?Big Society? Tories, folk culture means organic food, nu-folk pop music, and pastoral myths of Englishness. Meanwhile, postmodern liberal culture teaches us that talking about a singular ?folk? is reductive at best, neo-fascist at worst. But what is being held in check by this consensus against the possibility of a unified,... more...