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  • The 'Local' Irish in the West of Scotland 1851-1921by Geraldine Vaughan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    Vaughan renews perspectives on the changes brought about by Irish migrant communities in terms of identity, politics and religion. The book examines on the experience of generations of Irish migrants in the West of Scotland from the aftermath of the Great Famine until the creation of the Republic of Ireland. more...

  • 100 Walks in Yorkshireby Jonathan J Smith

    Crowood 2015; US$ 14.57

    Yorkshire is a walker's paradise. This collection of 100 walks of up to 12 miles covers West Riding and The Dales and will help you explore the best of this beautiful and diverse county. The Crowood Walking Guides include; detailed and accurate route descriptions; full-colour mapping which is sourced from the Ordnance Survey; where to park and places... 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...

  • Alfred the Greatby Richard Abels

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a great warlord, an effective and inventive ruler, and... more...

  • Anglo-Norman Studies 37by Elisabeth van Houts

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    The latest research on aspects of the Anglo-Norman world. more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Britainby Grant Allen

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look into what life was like in Britain at the beginning of the formation of the English people: the Anglo-Saxons. more...

  • The Archaeology of Roman Britainby Adam Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be developed, not only for the study of the local population... more...

  • The Birth of Pandora and the Division of Knowledgeby John Barrell

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 67.00

    This book brings together many of John Barrell's essays - some written especially for this volume - on the history and politics of culture in eighteenth-century Britain. It addresses a wide range of cultural practices - painting, sculpture, poetry, the law, the division of labour - discussing them in relation to such issues as sexuality, the body and... more...

  • Black Edwardiansby Jeffrey Green

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95

    This study reveals the presence of black people in all walks of life all over the British Isles at the height of the imperialist era - challenging conventional views on imperialism, racism and British social history. Historians of British society have largely ignored this most visible of minorities, and commentators on racism have been silent on the... more...

  • Boudicaby Graham Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...