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British Empire. Commonwealth of Nations. The Commonwealth

  • Distant Strangersby James Vernon

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    What does it mean to live in the modern world? How different is that world from those that preceded it, and when did we become modern? In Distant Strangers , James Vernon argues that the world was made modern not by revolution, industrialization, or the Enlightenment. Instead, he shows how in Britain, a place long held to be the crucible of modernity,... more...

  • Transformation of Medieval England 1370-1529, Theby J.A.F Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    A detailed survey which examines the major developments in English society during this period of social crises, population decline, agarian unrest, the introduction to enclosures - and political tensions particularly over succession. more...

  • Decolonisationby Nicholas White

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 27.95

    This updated Seminar Study provides an overview of the process of British decolonisation. The eclipse of the British Empire has been one of the central features of post-war international history. At the end of the Second World War the empire still spanned the globe and yet by the mid-1960s most of Britain?s major dependencies had achieved independence.... more...

  • Writing the City in British Asian Diasporasby Sean McLoughlin; William Gould; Ananya Jahanara Kabir; Emma Tomalin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In 1962, the Commonwealth Immigrants Act hastened the process of South Asian migration to postcolonial Britain. Half a decade later, now is an opportune moment to revisit the accumulated writing about the diasporas formed through subsequent settlement, and to probe the ways in which the South Asian diaspora can be re-conceptualised. Writing... more...

  • Disunited Kingdomsby Michael Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.99

    In the last decades of the thirteenth century the British Isles appeared to be on the point of unified rule, dominated by the lordship, law and language of the English. However by 1400 Britain and Ireland were divided between the warring kings of England and Scotland, and peoples still starkly defined by race and nation. Why did the apparent trends... 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...

  • History for Common Entrance: Medieval Realms Britain 1066-1485by Bob Pace

    Galore Park 2014; US$ 25.58

    History for Common Entrance: Medieval Realms Britain 1066-1485 ensures a thorough understanding of the 'Medieval Realms' element of the Common Entrance exam syllabus. Clearly presented content, lively illustrations and challenging end-of-chapter questions encourage learning and inspire a love of History. - Written by the chief exam setter for... more...

  • History for Common Entrance: Medieval Realms Britain 1066-1485 Answersby Bob Pace

    Galore Park 2014; US$ 20.78

    This book contains answers to all questions featured in the accompanying textbook History for Common Entrance: Medieval Realms Britain 1066-1485, which ensures a thorough understanding of the 'Medieval Realms' element of the Common Entrance exam syllabus. - Corresponds to chronological order of textbook. - Features example answers for marking... more...

  • The Anglo-Saxon Age c.400-1042by D J V Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    An introductory survey which provides a clear and accessible account of the centuries between the arrival of the Anglo-Saxons and the Norman Conquest. more...

  • The Coming of Rome (Routledge Revivals)by John Wacher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    The Coming of Rome , first published in 1979, examines some basic features of Roman Britain: the cities, the towns, and the monuments of an urban culture. J.S. Wacher considers the evidence, mainly from inscriptions, of the people who inhabited or visited Britain during approximately the first two centuries of Roman rule. The Roman conquest of... more...