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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

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  • Anglo-Saxon Age c.400-1042, Theby D J V Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    An introductory survey which provides a clear and accessible account of the centuries between the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons and the Norman Conquest. more...

  • Disunited Kingdomsby Michael Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In the last decades of the thirteenth century the British Isles appeared to be on the point of unified rule, dominated by the lordship, law and language of the English. However by 1400 Britain and Ireland were divided between the warring kings of England and Scotland, and peoples still starkly defined by race and nation. Why did the apparent trends... more...

  • Britain and Europe since 1945by Alex May

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    This is a succinct, timely introduction to one of the most highly charged political questions which has dominated British politics since 1945: Britain's position in Europe. The study traces the evolution of British policy towards Europe since 1945, presenting the full international context as well as the impact on domestic party politics - including... more...

  • Writing the City in British Asian Diasporasby Sean McLoughlin; William Gould; Ananya Jahanara Kabir; Emma Tomalin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian diaspora can be re-conceptualised. Writing... more...

  • Colonialismby Norrie Macqueen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Europe?s rapacious hunger for other people?s lands is one of the key shaping forces of our contemporary world.  Everything is touched by our colonial past, from the way we see the world to the food we eat. Our contemporary preoccupations and ills ? from globalization to humanitarian intervention to international terrorism ? have colonialism somewhere... more...

  • National 4 & 5 History: Migration and Empire 1830-1939by Simon Wood

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 33.58

    Provides comprehensive coverage of this topic option for the new National 4 & 5 syllabus and is endorsed by SQA. The National 4 & 5 History series from Hodder Gibson offers six individual textbooks aimed at the most popular options for the new SQA syllabus, to be examined from 2014 onwards. Like all titles in the series, Migration and Empire 1830-1939... more...

  • Food for Health, Food for Wealthby Lynn Harbottle

    Berghahn Books 2000; US$ 27.95

    Food and eating practices are central to current sociological and anthropological concerns about the body, health, consumption, and identity. This study explores the importance of these themes as they intersect with processes of globalization and cultural production within a specific group of consumers, British Sh'ite Iranians. Through the analysis... more...

  • Towards Bicultural Competenceby Gloria Gordon

    Institute of Education Press 2007; US$ 37.95

    Records the author's life in Britain as a descendant of slaves and her journey towards conscious bicultural competence. This text for understanding how social inequality is maintained is useful reading for teachers, policy makers and teacher trainers. more...

  • Kolonialismus denkenby Frederick Cooper; Reinhart Kößler; Rohland Schuknecht; Andreas Eckert

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 22.16

    In den Geschichts- und Sozialwissenschaften ist der Kolonialismus mit seinen unterschiedlichen Erscheinungsformen und Auswirkungen mittlerweile ein häufig und kontrovers diskutiertes Forschungsfeld. Mit Frederick Cooper bietet einer der weltweit renommiertesten Forscher zur Geschichte Afrikas eine umfassende theoretisch-methodische Auseinandersetzung... more...

  • On the Trail of King Arthurby Robin Crichton

    Luath Press Ltd 2013; US$ 11.65

    Crichton?s bilingual French-English text draws on Mackintosh?s own letters and journals to offer some touching insights into the restorative capacities of both travel and art. – THE SCOTSMAN on Monsieur Mackintosh King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the world?s greatest legends. Everyone knows the story of the boy who pulled... more...