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- Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 11.99
With its distinctive history of civil liberties and the delicate balance between social order and the free pursuit of self-interest, England has always fascinated its continental neighbours. Buruma examines the history of ideas of Englishness and what Europeans have admired (or loathed) in England across the centuries. Voltaire wondered why British... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2015; US$ 99.99
The Huguenots in Later Stuart Britain examines the history of the French communities in Britain from the Civil War, which plunged them into turmoil, to the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, after which there was no realistic possibility that the Huguenots would be readmitted to France. There is a particular focus on the decades of the 1680s and 1690s,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
A Moral Economy of Whiteness presents a working model for understanding the main ways in which white UK people make ?race? through talking about immigration in the twenty-first century. Based on extensive empirical interviews, Steve Garner establishes four overlapping frames through which white English people understand immigration. This comprises... more...
- Hodder Education Group 2015; US$ 31.98
Build understanding and skills in A Level History through the in-depth analysis and structured support in this tailor-made series for OCR's British Period Studies and Enquiries. ? Develops analytical skills through organising the narrative content around the key issues that need to be explored. ? Promotes proficiency in the skills required to do... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
This anthology, first published in 1939, aimed to present the English ideal in its various aspects as expressed by representative Englishmen. This book will be of interest to students of literature and to the general reader. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
People from the Indian sub-continent have been in Britain since the end of the seventeenth century. The presence of princes and maharajahs is well documented but this book, first published in 1986, was the first account of the ordinary people in Britain. This book will be of interest to students of history. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 94.95 US$ 82.29
The Idea of Anglo Saxon England, 1066-1901 presents the first systematic review of the ways in which Anglo-Saxon studies have evolved from their beginnings to the twentieth century Tells the story of how the idea of Anglo-Saxon England evolved from the Anglo-Saxons themselves to the Victorians, serving as a myth of origins for the English... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 99.00
Essays on the depiction of animals, birds and insects in early medieval material culture, from texts to carvings to the landscape itself. more...
- Richmond Ventures 2015; US$ 19.99
Every politician, every soldier, every doctor, every social worker, every refugee, every school child....actually, every Australian needs to read this book.' - Dr Charlie Teo. Saeed gives a compelling account of his life through revolution and war, love, camaraderie, immigration, the hardships and sacrifices which stretch far back into his past,... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
The Watts Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice in Postman's Park, London, is a Victorian monument containing fifty-four ceramic plaques commemorating sixty-two individuals, each of whom lost their own life while attempting to save another. Every plaque tells a tragic and moving story, but the short narratives do little more than whet the appetite and... more...