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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

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  • Three Men Seeking Monstersby Nick Redfern

    Pocket Books 2004; US$ 18.95

    They sought out the strange. They investigated the inexplicable. They had one hell of a hangover. On an odyssey of oddities that would take them all to the very limits of their imagination (and inebriation), bestselling author Nick Redfern teamed up with professional monster-hunters Jonathan Downes and Richard Freeman. For six weeks in the summer... more...

  • Revolutionary Refugeesby Christine Lattek

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 206.00

    Filling an important gap in our understanding of the growth of early German socialism, this book is the first to combine the two crucial aspects of the study: socialist political theory and social and cultural environments. An essential student read. more...

  • Racialized Boundariesby Floya Anthias; Nira Yuval-Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    Analyses ethnicity as a political, rather than a cultural phenomenon. Written and informed by the experiences of women from different ethnic minorities in Britain. more...

  • Britain's Informal Empire in the Middle Eastby Daniel Silverfarb; Majid Khadduri

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 94.99

    Showing how Britain tried, and failed, to maintain its political influence, economic ascendancy, and strategic position in Iraq after independence, the author presents an analysis of the possibilities and limitations of indirect rule by imperial powers in the Third World. more...

  • Beyond Sovereigntyby Dr Kevin Grant; Professor Philippa Levine; Dr Frank Trentmann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    Explores the central role of the British Empire in developing transnational ideas, institutions and social movements of increasing scope and influence in the eras of high imperialism and the two world wars. Chapters follow transnational dynamics and debates over sovereignty in the domains of sexuality, law, politics, culture and religion. more...

  • Commonwealth of Nationsby W. David McIntyre

    University of Minnesota Press 1973; US$ 30.00

    The author, a professor of history at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, presents a comprehensive survey of Commonwealth history from the time of soul-searching about the future of the British Empire, which marked the middle years of Queen Victoria?s reign, to the year when Britain decided to enter the European Community. The... more...

  • CultureShock! Great Britainby Terry Tan

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2008; US$ 12.75

    CultureShock! Great Britain sets out to help you understand and integrate into the British way of life. Down-to-earth and informative, the book offers insights on how to break down cultural barriers, relate with the people and appreciate the country for its worth. The book also gives useful advice on practical matters such as how to find suitable accommodation... more...

  • Union and Empireby Allan I. Macinnes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    Major new interpretation of the 1707 Act of Union and the making of the United Kingdom. more...

  • Brit-Mythby Chris Rojek

    Reaktion Books 2008; US$ 19.95

    Chris Rojek explores the myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes of the British. more...

  • The Absent-Minded Imperialistsby Bernard Porter

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 37.99

    Kipling, Elgar, Mafeking Night . . . all these conjure up an image of a British society besotted with imperial pride in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In fact the true picture was more complex than this and people reacted to their empire in different ways. Many were hardly aware of it at all. This lively book is the first study of the... more...