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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$ 47.95

    Tracing the development of German socialism in Britain and on the continent in the mid-nineteenth century, this is the first substantial study to combine two very important aspects: an analysis of this crucial stage in socialist political theory development and the examination of the social and cultural environment of this immigrant community. Combining... more...

  • Racialized Boundariesby Floya Anthias; Nira Yuval-Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95

    This wide-ranging and accessible book examines race in relation to social divisions such as ethnicity, gender and class. It provides a major new approach to studying the boundaries of race, and will be of interest to students of sociology, ethnic studies and gender studies. more...

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

    Oxford University Press 1986; US$ 114.99

    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...

  • 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$ 44.00

    A major 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...

  • Identity of Englandby Robert Colls

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 54.99

    Only forty years ago, English identity was not in question. Indeed it was hardly recognized as a subject for discussion, except perhaps in rather an ironic vein. Now, as certainty has given way to concern and every aspect of national life is changing with revolutionary speed, the 'national question' is back on the agenda. Robert Colls's... more...