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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Using a comparative and broad perspective, Religion, Politics and Society in Britain 800-1066 draws on archaeology, art history, material culture, texts from charms to chronicles, from royal law-codes to sermons to poems, and other evidence to demonstrate the centrality of Christianity and the Church in Britain 800-1066. It delineates their contributions... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50
This is an updated and expanded edition of a classic introduction to medieval England from the reign of William the Conqueror to Edward I. Includes a new chapter on family and gender roles, revisions throughout to enhance the narrative flow, and further reading sections containing the most up-to-date sources Offers engaging and clear discussion... more...
- Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 26.00
The only daughter of Meyer Lansky opens up about her life as a wild child of the 1950?s, her heartbreak and tragedy — including the insanity of her mother, and the crippling handicap of her baby brother - and her father?s unexpected tenderness. more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99
To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a “cousins? war.? The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly a domestic drama, as fraught and intimate as any family feud before or since. As acclaimed historian Sarah Gristwood reveals in Blood Sisters... more...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 25.00
Eyewitness Travel Family Guide London offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation in London, from visiting magnificent sights such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Westminster Abbey to exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery and Buckingham Palace, and brings those places alive for children with fun facts, quizzes, and... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Through its focus on the relationship between foreign and domestic politics, this book provides a new perspective on the events of George I's reign (1714-27). Based on a wealth of British and foreign primary sources, Black links diplomacy to domestic politics to show that foreign policy was a key aspect of government as well as the leading battleground... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.24
Am Allerheiligentag des Jahres 1700 verstarb im Alcázar von Madrid im Alter von nur 38 Jahren und kinderlos ein König, auf dessen Ableben die europäischen Regierungen schon seit Jahrzehnten hoffnungs- oder sorgenvoll gewartet hatten. Zwar hatten sich Karl II. und seine Minister redlich bemüht, eine Nachfolgeregelung zu treffen, die dem spanischen Reich... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Ask any moderately interested Briton to name a black intellectual and chances are the response will be an American name: Malcolm X or Barack Obama, Toni Morrison or Cornel West. Yet Britain has its own robust black intellectual traditions and its own master teachers, among them C.L.R. James, Claudia Jones, Ambalavaner Sivanandan, Stuart Hall and Paul... more...
- English Heritage Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...