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  • Sissinghurst: An Unfinished History (Text only)by Adam Nicolson

    HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 10.43

    A fascinating account from award-winning author, Adam Nicolson, on the history of Nicolson’s own national treasure, his family home: Sissinghurst. more...

  • Rethinking Ancient Woodlandby Gerry Barnes; Tom Williamson

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    'Ancient woodland' is a term widely used in England for long-established semi-natural woods, shaped by centuries of traditional management. As an official designation, it describes woods which have existed since the early seventeenth century, and which today contain a distinctive range of plants which find it hard to colonise more recently wooded... more...

  • British Visions of America, 1775-1820by Emma Macleod

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Macleod examines changing British conceptions of America across the political spectrum during a period of political, cultural and intellectual upheaval. Macleod incorporates British writers of conservative, liberal and radical views. more...

  • Harlequin Empireby David Worrall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Under the 1737 Licensing Act, Covent Garden, Dury Lane and regional Theatres Royal held a monopoly on the dramatic canon. This work explores the presentation of foreign cultures and ethnicities on the popular British stage from 1750 to 1840. It argues that this illegitimate stage was the site for a plebeian Enlightenment. more...

  • Joseph Banks and the British Museumby Neil Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Concentrating on the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820), this book explores the early history of collections at the British Museum. Taking Banks' extraordinary career as its basis, it examines the changes that took place during a period of transition that led to collecting on an increasingly global scale. more...

  • Adam Ferguson: History, Progress and Human Natureby Eugene Heath; Vincenzo Merolle

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Unique among the leading figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Ferguson saw two eighteenth-century revolutions, the American and the French. This monograph contains essays that range across all of Ferguson's works to investigate his engagement with contemporary events and his contributions to our understanding of history and human action. more...

  • John Maitland of Thirlestane and the Foundation of the Stewart Despotism in Scotlandby Jr. M. du P. Lee

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 41.50 US$ 37.77

    When John Maitland accepted the office of Secretary of State to James VI of Scotland in 1584, he accepted the challenge of three of the most extraordinary and persistent threats to the power of the crown that a king's principal advisor ever faced: the Scottish aristocracy, the Kirk, and Queen Elizabeth of England. By the time of his death eleven years... more...

  • Race and Empireby Jane Samson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 40.95

    Readers at the beginning of the twenty-first century are probably more racially self-aware than any other generation has been. Like the relationship between gender and history, that between race and history is perceived to be of the utmost importance by young people and the older generation because it has left such a controversial legacy in the shape... more...

  • The Tudor Tutorby Lisa Graves; Barb Alexander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99

    From the bloody Wars of the Roses to Queen Elizabeth I’s iconic rule, the Tudor Dynasty was a period of sex, scandal, and intrigue. Monarchs such as Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I have become a part of modern pop culture, resulting in endless parodies, satires, rumors, and urban legends that grace our television screens. But like all urban legends... more...

  • Assembling Enclosureby Ronan O'Donnell

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    The landscape history of North-East England has not been studied as much as other parts of the country. This book begins to fill this gap by utilizing Actor-Network Theory (ANT) to re-assess the familiar topics of enclosure and improvement. It reveals the contribution of local 'actors' – including landowners, tenants and the landscape itself – to... more...