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  • Muslims and Political Participation in Britainby Timothy Peace

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of a handful of Muslim MPs? What is unique about political... more...

  • The English Visionby Herbert Read

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95

    This anthology, first published in 1939, aimed to present the English ideal in its various aspects as expressed by representative Englishmen. This book will be of interest to students of literature and to the general reader. more...

  • A Moral Economy of Whitenessby Steve Garner

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    A Moral Economy of Whiteness presents a working model for understanding the main ways in which white UK people make ?race? through talking about immigration in the twenty-first century. Based on extensive empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes four overlapping frames through which white English people understand immigration. This comprises... more...

  • Daily Life in Chaucer's Englandby Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Sarah Kolba; Will Mclean

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Experience the medieval world firsthand in this indispensable hands-on resource, and examine life as it was actually lived. The first book on medieval England to arise out of the living history movement, this volume allows readers to understand-and, if possible, recreate-what life was like for ordinary people in the days of Geoffrey Chaucer. Readers... more...

  • United Kingdom Society & Culture Complete Reportby World Trade Press

    World Trade Press 2010; US$ 28.50

    Need to know it all? Our all-inclusive culture report for United Kingdom will get up to speed on all aspects of culture in United Kingdom, including lifecycle, religion, women, superstitions & folklore, sports, holidays & festivals, and etiquette. more...

  • Outpostsby Simon Winchester

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 11.27

    The reissue of a Simon Winchester classic In 1985 Simon Winchester, struck by a sudden need to discover exactly what was left of the British Empire travelled 100,000 miles back and forth from Antarctica to the Caribbean to visit the far-flung islands that are all that remain of what once made Britain great. His adventures in these distant and forgotten... more...

  • The Arthur of Medieval Latin Literatureby Siān Echard

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 70.00

    King Arthur's stories survive in many genres, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware that there was a Latin Arthurian tradition which extended beyond Geoffrey. This collection of essays highlights different aspects of that tradition. more...

  • Yesterday's Country Customsby Hentry Buckton

    The History Press 2012; US$ 14.57

    In England today we enjoy a rich diversity of folk traditions, many of which can trace their beginnings back hundreds of years. They stem from every phase of our antiquity and embody all the peoples who have traditionally enriched our culture. In this book we visit some of the best known examples, including mumming, cheese rolling, tree dressing, rushbearing,... more...

  • From Memory to Written Recordby Michael T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 41.95

    This seminal work of scholarship, which traces the development of literacy in medieval England, is now fully updated in a third edition. This book serves as an introduction to medieval books and documents for graduate students throughout the world Features a completely re-written first chapter, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest',... more...

  • Youth Work and Islamby Brian Belton; Sadek Hamid

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Youth Work and Islam provides an eclectic focus, reflecting it duel inspirations of its title. It considers how youth work can be informed by Islam but at the same time looks at how practice can be pertinent to young Muslims, their community and relationship with wider society. In this book Sadek Hamid and Brian Belton bring together a range of thinkers... more...