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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Liberalism in Empireby Andrew Stephen Sartori

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    While the need for a history of liberalism that goes beyond its conventional European limits is well recognized, the agrarian backwaters of the British Empire might seem an unlikely place to start. Yet specifically liberal preoccupations with property and freedom evolved as central to agrarian policy and politics in colonial Bengal.  Liberalism in... 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...

  • Englands Königinnen aus dem Hause Hannover (1714-1901)by Karin Feuerstein-Praßer

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 13.39

    Als Englands letzte Stuart-Königin 1714 kinderlos starb, erbten die Kurfürsten von Hannover die englische Krone und regierten das Inselreich 123 Jahre lang. Die Personalunion endete erst 1837 mit der Thronbesteigung der jungen Queen Victoria. Alle Könige aus dem Hause Hannover heirateten deutsche Prinzessinnen, deren Leben durch die Hochzeit völlig... more...

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

    Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 23.44

    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...