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  • No Such Thing As Failureby David Hempleman-Adams

    Constable & Robinson 2014; US$ 29.17

    If there's an adventure to be had, it's likely that David Hempleman-Adams has been there first. Ranking alongside Ranulph Fiennes and Chris Bonnington in the pantheon of British explorers, he is the first person in history to achieve what is termed the Adventurers' Grand Slam, by reaching the Geographic and Magnetic North and South Poles as well... more...

  • Cromwell was Framedby Tom Reilly

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Revealed: The definitive research that proves the Irish nation owes Oliver Cromwell a huge posthumous apology for wrongly convicting him of civilian atrocities in 1649. more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern Englandby Andrew Hadfield; Matthew Dimmock; Abigail Shinn

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This comprehensive, interdisciplinary research companion is an essential resource for scholars of early modern history and culture. For the first time a detailed consideration of the scope of early modern popular culture in England is collected in one volume, highlighting the interplay of 'low' and 'high' modes of cultural production.... more...

  • The Fifteenth Century XIIIby Linda Clark

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    This series (pushes) the boundaries of knowledge and (develops) new trends in approach and understanding. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW more...

  • The Rethinking Our Politicsby Henry McLeish

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 13.99

    As the Scotland electorate wakes up in the day after the referendum, everything has changed and nothing has changed. Scottish and UK politics is broken, it desperately needs fixed. The future of Scotland will be centre stage, but so will our democracy and the future of a Union in decline. Our politics once again needs to inspire, enthuse, educate... more...

  • The Second British Empireby Timothy H. Parsons

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    At its peak, the British Empire spanned the world and linked diverse populations in a vast network of exchange that spread people, wealth, commodities, cultures, and ideas around the globe. At the turn of the twentieth century, this empire, which made Britain one of the premier global superpowers, appeared invincible and eternal. This compelling... more...

  • Martin the Magnificent - The Future of Irish Footballby Simon Moss

    John Blake Publishing 2014; US$ 8.74

    A GOOD, DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE MAN WHO COMES ACROSS AS A COMPLEX, ECCENTRIC AND DRIVEN CHARACTER? THE TIMES In November 2013, Martin O?Neill was appointed manager of the Republic of Ireland?s national football team, with Roy Keane as his assistant manager. For Ireland, and for football itself, the coming together of these two legends is a dream... more...

  • Seeking Truthby Jamie C. Kassler

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    In the early 1690s, Roger North’s search for truth and the knowledge of human nature was interrupted by three events: his reading of Newton’s books on mechanics and optics; his correspondence with the Norfolk clergyman Samuel Clarke; and his reading and response to Clarke’s new publication on the philosophy of the Godhead. Kassler details... more...

  • Lancastrians and Yorkistsby D.R. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.99

    This concise, lucid study charts the complex sequence of events we know today as the War of the Roses. In the thematic chapters of the third section the author assesses the motives and relationships of the principal actors; the real character and impact of the Wars of the Roses; and the nature of Yorkist government. more...

  • Imperial Britainby Andrew S. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    This new study considers the impact of the empire upon modern British political culture. The economic and cultural legacy of empire have received a great deal of attention, but historians have neglected the effects of empire upon the domestic British political scene. Dr Thompson explores economic, demographic, intellectual and military influences and... more...