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  • Political Discourse in Early Modern Britainby Nicholas Phillipson; Quentin Skinner

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 46.00

    Inspired by the work of intellectual historian J. G. A. Pocock, this 1993 collection explores the political ideologies of early modern Britain. more...

  • British History For Dummiesby Sean Lang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.99

    This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always getting those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? Then you need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad kings, executions, invasions, high treason, global empire building, and forbidden love — not bad... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchyby James Panton

    Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy provides a chronology starting with the year 495 and continuing to the present day, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and other aspects of British culture, society, economy,... more...

  • Elizabeth I, the People's Queenby Kerrie Logan Hollihan

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 13.99

    One of England?s most fascinating monarchs is brought to life in this hands-on study for young minds. Combining projects, pictures, and sidebars with an authoritative biography, children will develop an understanding of the Reformation, Shakespearean England, and how Elizabeth?s 45-year reign set the stage for the English Renaissance andmarshaledher... more...

  • On Royaltyby Jeremy Paxman

    PublicAffairs 2008; US$ 14.95

    A hugely entertaining look at the institution of monarchy by Britain's most combative and best-loved broadcaster more...

  • Not in Front of the Corgisby Brian Hoey

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19

    The Windsors are England?s most famous family, but what are they really like when they?re out of the public gaze? Behind closed doors in every Royal residence, from Buckingham Palace to Clarence House, there are two families one upstairs and one down and nobody knows a Royal quite like a Royal servant, intimately acquainted as they are with every... more...

  • Theorist of Maritime Strategyby J.J. Widen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    Since its publication in 1911, Sir Julian's Corbett's Some Principles of Maritime Strategy has remained a key document within naval strategic thinking. Yet despite his undoubted influence, Corbett's theories have not been subjected to scientific review and systematic comparison with other naval thinkers. In this assessment, Dr Widén... more...

  • Britische Geschichte für Dummiesby Se?n Lang; Kinka Gerke-Unger

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.95

    Schillernd ist sie, die Britische Geschichte. Erst waren dort die Kelten, dann unterwarfen die Römer die Insel, auf sie folgten die Angelsachsen und schließlich die Normannen. Schlussendlich entwickelte sich Britannien zu einem Weltreich. Warum? Sean Lang erzählt die Geschichte um Boudicca, Richard Löwenherz, Heinrich VIII. und... more...

  • Society, Politics and Cultureby Mervyn Evans James

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 68.00

    In a number of related case-studies, this book traces the social political, and cultural factors making for conformity and obedience, and those promoting dissidence and revolt in sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century England. The essays explore the significance of the concept of honour in forming the mentality of the ruling elites, the role of region,... more...

  • The Historical Imagination in Early Modern Britainby Donald R. Kelley; David Harris Sacks

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    Distinguished historians and literary scholars explore the overlap, interplay, and interaction between history and fiction. more...