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  • The English: A Social History, 1066?1945 (Text Only)by Christopher Hibbert

    HarperCollins Publishers 2013; Not Available

    (This ebook does not include illustrations.) This social history records the daily life of the English people from the time of the Norman Conquest to our own. more...

  • Utilitarianism and Empireby Bart Schultz; Georgios Varouxakis

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99

    The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...

  • Just Your Average Muslimby Zia Chaudhry

    Grosvenor House Publishing 2013; US$ 8.74

    Just Your Average Muslim is a call for mutual understanding based upon the personal life of one particular British Muslim. In a message of global relevance it urges Muslims to assume their responsibilities to the human race, and reassures non-Muslims that there is perhaps cause for quiet optimism. Written with humour, yet passionate about its message,... more...

  • England, glorious Englandby Holger Ehling

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 11.42

    Hauptbeschreibung England scheint uns allen wohlbekannt - als Land der exzentrischen Aristokraten oder als Heimat der Hooligans mit Tattoos und ungeheurem Durst. Legendär sind der "typisch englische" Humor, das Understatement, das Schlangestehen, das englische Essen und selbstverständlich das Königshaus mit der unsterblichen Queen. Holger Ehling... more...

  • England and its Rulersby M. T. Clanchy

    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...

  • From Memory to Written Recordby M. T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    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...

  • 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,... more...

  • Outpostsby Simon Winchester

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; Not Available

    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... more...

  • The Isle of Wight Book of Daysby Jan Toms

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

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

  • Boudicca & Co.by Jane Holland

    Salt Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 8.74

    Jane Holland?s second collection, Boudicca & Co. , is a provocative and vibrant exploration of women and their roles in society. The perennial themes of motherhood, love and sex jostle for space here with elegies, poetry written for performance, and Celtic-inspired mythological pieces. Richly allusive, these poems create networks between each other,... more...