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  • Nicola Sturgeonby David Torrance

    Birlinn 2016; US$ 7.99

    ‘Very good: extremely thorough, fair, well-written, and informed by a deep knowledge of Scottish politics’ Andrew Sparrow, THE GUARDIAN How did a working-class girl from Ayrshire become one of Scotland and the UK’s most prominent politicians? Nicola Sturgeon was identified as a rising star by the SNP leadership shortly after she joined the party... more...

  • Footnotes to Historyby Nigel Harris

    Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Footnotes to History brings a novel focus to social history. It is a study of a “group family” – an extended family closely structured though marriages that were either internal or with trusted associates. This kind of social entity evolved down the centuries, reaching its zenith in the early nineteenth century. The family portrayed, the Pennells,... more...

  • I Should Know That: Great Britainby Emma Marriott

    Michael O'Mara 2015; US$ 9.99

    From icons of British history to geography, and the economy to the legal system, I Should Know That: Great Britain covers a wide range of topics, filling in all those embarrassing gaps in your knowledge of this fair isle.Inspired by the UK citizenship test, this useful and interesting guide includes sections such as essential British history, the current... more...

  • Royal Feverby Cele C. Otnes; Pauline Maclaran

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    No monarchy has proved more captivating than that of the British Royal Family. Across the globe, an estimated 2.4 billion people watched the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on television. In contemporary global consumer culture, why is the British monarchy still so compelling?  Rooted in fieldwork conducted from 2005 to 2014, this... more...

  • British Historians and National Identityby Anthony Leon Brundage

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Two eminent scholars of historiography examine the concept of national identity through the key multi-volume histories of the last two hundred years. Starting with Hume’s History of England (1754–62), they explore the work of British historians whose work had a popular readership and an influence on succeeding generations of British children. more...

  • Jacobitism, Enlightenment and Empire, 1680–1820by Douglas J Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The essays in this collection examine religion, politics and commerce in Scotland during a time of crisis and turmoil. Contributors look at the effect of the Union on Scottish trade and commerce, the Scottish role in tobacco and sugar plantations, Robert Burns’s early poetry on his planned emigration to Jamaica and Scottish anti-abolitionists. more...

  • The Spirit of the Unionby Gordon Pentland

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Pentland's study has 3 aims: to place the uprising in a wider context by exploring the modes of extra-parliamentary politics between 1815 and1820 as well as the situation outside Scotland; (ii) to provide the first full account of the rising itself; and (iii) to examine the legacies of both the politics of 1815-20 and the Radical War. more...

  • Sacred History and National Identityby Jason Nice

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The late sixteenth century saw a redrawing of the borders of north-west Europe. Wales and Brittany entered into unions with neighboring countries England and France. This book uses Brittany and Wales' responses to unification to describe a comparative history of national identity during the early modern period. more...

  • Living with Jacobitism, 1690–1788by Allan I Macinnes

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    For over seventy years after the ‘Glorious Revolution’ of 1688–90, Jacobitism survived in the face of Whig propaganda. These essays seek to challenge current views of Jacobite historiography. They focus on migrant communities, networking, smuggling, shipping, religious and intellectual support mechanisms, art, architecture and identity. more...

  • Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944by Simon Anglim

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Major General Orde Wingate (1903–1944) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, and perhaps of the last hundred years. Anglim's biography fills a significant void in the literature, making extensive use of Wingate's papers to place him firmly in the context of the British army of the time. more...