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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

  • Historical Dictionary of the British Empireby Kenneth J. Panton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99

    The Historical Dictionary of the British Empire covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...

  • Muslims and Political Participation in Britainby Timothy Peace

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 130.00

    This new volume showcases the latest research into Muslim political participation both in terms of electoral politics and civil society initiatives. Muslims play a prominent role in British political life yet what do we actually know about the involvement of British Muslims beyond the existence of a handful of Muslim MPs? What is unique about political... more...

  • The Cruciform Brooch and Anglo-Saxon Englandby Toby F. Martin

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 120.00

    Examination and analysis of one of the most important artefacts of Anglo-Saxon society, the cruciform brooch, setting it in a wider context. more...

  • Stigma »Kopftuch«by Florian Kreutzer

    transcript 2015; US$ 25.76

    Die stereotype Stigmatisierung des Kopftuchs ist eine Praxis des antimuslimischen Rassismus! Auf der Basis qualitativer Interviewdaten legt Florian Kreutzer alltägliche Praktiken rassistischer Diskriminierung, des Doing Race and Racial Othering offen - und ebenso die Praktiken und Möglichkeiten des Undoing Race, des Durchkreuzens, Unterlaufens, Überwindens... more...

  • King Arthur pocket GIANTSby Nick Higham

    The History Press 2015; US$ 7.28

    Why is King Arthur a giant? Because his story has had such strong influences on our understanding of the history or Europe and the English-speaking world. Because the debate about Arthur as a historical figure has been central to understanding the fall of Roman Britain and the formation of England for much of the last 1,300 years. Because Arthur is... more...

  • The Long Twelfth-Century View of the Anglo-Saxon Pastby Martin Brett; David A. Woodman

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 154.95

    The essays in this volume, provided by experts in various different scholarly disciplines, scrutinize how the Anglo-Saxon past continued to be re-used and recycled throughout the longue durée of the twelfth century, as opposed to the early decades that are usually covered. The volume deals with a range of historical, linguistic, legal, artistic,... more...

  • The Problem With Immigrantsby Derek Laud

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 17.49

    In modern Britain, barely a day goes by without a politician, pundit, paper or pub-goer launching into a tirade about ‘the problem with immigrants? and what should be done to tackle it. High unemployment, overcrowded schools, benefit scrounging, housing shortages, stretched healthcare services … pretty much every issue facing the country today seems... more...

  • Holinshed's Nationby Dr Igor Djordjevic

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Igor Djordjevic explores the historiography of Holinshed's Chronicles through a literary lens, focusing on how Renaissance men and women read and understood historical texts. This study revaluates our understanding of Renaissance chronicle history and the impact of Holinshed on Tudor, Jacobean, and Caroline political discourse; the Chronicles emerge... more...

  • Strathclydeby Tim Clarkson

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 14.57

    This book traces the history of relations between the kingdom of Strathclyde and Anglo-Saxon England in the Viking period of the ninth to eleventh centuries AD. It puts the spotlight on the North Britons or 'Cumbrians', an ancient people whose kings ruled from a power-base at Govan on the western side of present-day Glasgow. In the tenth century,... more...

  • 365 Reasons to be Proud to be Englishby Richard Happer

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 5.82

    However well our boys do in the 2014 World Cup, we can be sure that English pride will be riding higher than ever. So it's time to celebrate our Englishness! Take a year-long stroll around the joys of English inventiveness, eccentricity and fighting spirit with this fascinating collection of stories, anecdotes and fun. Within these pages you'll... more...