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  • Liberty and Empireby Robert E. Toohey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Though little known to most students of the American Revolution, the British Radicals of the 1770s championed the rights of Americans while advocating parliamentary reform and denouncing British colonial policies. Outspoken, eloquent, and innovative, the Radicals encouraged the American cause. They voiced ideas on liberty and empire that would echo... more...

  • Paper Bulletsby Harold M. Weber

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    The calculated use of media by those in power is a phenomenon dating back at least to the seventeenth century, as Harold Weber demonstrates in this illuminating study of the relation of print culture to kingship under England's Charles II. Seventeenth-century London witnessed an enormous expansion of the print trade, and with this expansion came a... more...

  • Burke and the Nature of Politicsby Carl B. Cone

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Edmund Burke in recent years has assumed extraordinary stature in American political thinking as the father of neoconservatism. In this book, the first of a two-volume biography of this eighteenth-century English statesman, Mr. Cone brings important new evidence to his thesis that during the age of the American Revolution Burke was significant more... more...

  • Burke and the Nature of Politicsby Carl B. Cone

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this second of two volumes, Carl B. Cone demonstrates once again that only through a study of Edmund Burke's active political life can one understand his thought. To Burke's important practical contributions to the art of government made prior to 1782 (Volume I, The Age of the American Revolution ) must now be added the extension of his thought... more...

  • For King, Constitution, and Countryby Robert Dozier

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    England trembled in 1792. In May, George III issued a proclamation warning his subjects of "diverse wicked and seditious writings" then being circulated which might "excite tumult and disorder." The response to this proclamation -- an unprecedented expression of loyalty to crown and constitution -- marked the beginnings of a movement that was to influence... more...

  • The Death of Oliver Cromwellby H.F. McMains

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    For centuries, rumors have circulated in England that Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell did not die of natural causes. Now, in a fascinating book that reads like a historical whodunit, we have a motive, a means, a murderer (complete with his own deathbed confession), and a supporting cast that includes John Milton and Andrew Marvell. Almost from the... more...

  • The Long Hitch Homeby Jamie Maslin

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Tasmania to London. 800 hitchhiking trips. One year. Intrepid traveler and author Jamie Maslin does it again as he undertakes one of the most grueling, enlightening, and hilarious journeys of his life. How many rides does it take to hitch from Tasmania to London? Intrepid traveler and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin decides to find out. The Long Hitch... more...

  • Scottish and Proud of Itby Greig Findlay

    Summersdale 2015; US$ 7.99

    Celebrate Scottish roots and explore some of Scotland's most fascinating facts and charming quotes in this miscellany fit for bonnie lad or lass proud of their heritage "We look to Scotland for all ou rideas of civilization." ?Voltaire "Of all the small nations of this earth, perhaps only the Ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their contribution... more...

  • The Naval Route to the Abyssby Matthew S. Seligmann; Frank Nägler; Michael Epkenhans

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 165.00

    The Anglo-German rivalry in battleship building at the beginning of the twentieth century has been blamed by many as a major cause of the First World War, yet ‘the Great Naval Race’ has not received the attention that its notoriety would merit. This volume facilitates an understanding of how the two parties interacted by providing a comprehensive... more...

  • The Problem With Immigrantsby Derek Laud

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 17.49

    ‘Laud?s is an important voice, telling the other story of immigration to the UK – the story of alchemy between peoples, transformation, love and the making and remaking of Great Britain.? Yasmin Alibhai-Brown In modern Britain, barely a day goes by without a politician, pundit, paper or pub-goer launching into a tirade about ‘the problem with immigrants?... more...