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  • Outpostsby Simon Winchester

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 14.09

    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 US$ 36.36

    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...

  • Muslims in Britainby Waqar Ahmad; Ziauddin Sardar

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    The management of social, religious and ethnic diversity is a key social policy concern in Britain, and Muslims in particular have become a focus of attention in recent years. This timely and topical volume examines the position of Muslims in Britain and how they are changing and making social, political and religious space. With contributions from... more...

  • The Leeds Book of Daysby Margaret Drinkall

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Leeds Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • Vikings of the Irish Seaby David Griffiths

    The History Press 2010; US$ 27.55

    The story of the Vikings on the east coast of Ireland and the west coast of Britain more...

  • Yeaveringby Paul Frodsham

    The History Press 2005; US$ 30.61

    This book looks afresh at Yeavering in the light of new work and new approaches, and makes the results of the study of this remarkable place accessible to the general reader. more...

  • Chronicles:England,Scotland(6vl)by Holinshead

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...