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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 37.95
This guidebook provides a complete overview of the lives and influence of fifty major figures in modern British political history. Reflecting the changes within British society and politics over the past century, the entries chart the development of key contemporary issues such as women's rights, immigration and the emergence of New Labour. Figures... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
During the reign of Elizabeth I, large numbers of aliens immigrated into England for various reasons, most notably to escape religious persecution and the wars that wrecked the Continent in the sixteenth century. Much like governments facing immigration issues today, England's governors struggled to strike a balance between the potentially beneficial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95
Monarchy and Matrimony is the first comprehensive study of Elizabeth I's courtships. Susan Doran argues that the cult of the `Virgin Queen' was invented by her ministers, and that Elizabeth was forced into celibacy by political necessity. Doran's detailed examination of the different suits is based on extensive archival research across Europe. Rather... more...
- Belgrave House 1996; US$ 10.00
For the writer and anyone else interested in Renaissance England (1485-1649), this remarkable resource covers the day-to-day details: fashions, food, customs, family life, the Royal Court, law and punishment, holidays, city and rural living, seafaring and land occupations, alehouses, marriage, birth and death rituals--and a great deal more, written... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
This history of the Tudors offers a short introduction to this age in British history. It includes a compelling account of the political, religious and economic changes of the country under such leading monarchs as Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 302.00
The Compendium of British Office Holders provides a comprehensive guide to holders of British Political, Administrative, Military and Ecclesiastical offices since the Roman conquest, giving names, dates and the length offices were held for governmental positions. It is the first such collection of this type of research data since Haydn's Dictionary... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 19.99 US$ 15.99
Bestseller! Now with extended coverage of modern British history Britain's past brought right up to date This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always get those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? You need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad... more...