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  • Nineteenth-century Britainby Christopher Harvie

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 7.99

    An account of remarkable economic and social change and an even more remarkable political stability. The authors show the forces behind 19th-century Britain's rise to its imperial zenith, and the continuing tensions within the nations and classes of the "union state". more...

  • Stuart Britainby John Morrill

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    This history of Stuart Britain sets the Revolution into its political, religious, social, economic, intellectual and cultural contexts. It gives an account of the effects of 100 years during which population was growing inexorably and faster than both the food supply and the employment market. more...

  • The Anglo-Saxon Ageby John Blair

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99

    This title covers the Anglo-Saxon period in English history, from the emergence of the earliest English settlements to the Norman victory in 1066. It offers a brief introduction to the political, social, religious and cultural history of Anglo-Saxon England. more...

  • George IIIby Peter D.G. Thomas

    Manchester University Press 2002; US$ 74.95

    George III was a high-profile character in British history around whom rages a perennial dispute over his aims: did he seek to restore royal power or merely exercise his constitutional rights? This chronological survey covers the first ten years of his reign of power politics and policy-making. more...

  • Threatening Europeby James Ellison

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00

    This book is the first to concentrate on the British attempt to place the EEC within a larger Free Trade Area. It is also the first to use released records to examine the Foreign Office's Grand Design for political co-operation in Europe. Its main focus is Anglo-European diplomacy, yet it deals with wider international relations and the Cold War. more...

  • British Political Leadersby Keith Laybourn

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 85.00

    This A-Z biographical dictionary profiles Britain's prime ministers, foreign secretaries, home secretaries, and Chancellors of the Exchequer, from 1730 through the present. 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...

  • Our First Revolutionby Michael Barone

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00

    The ideals of freedom and individual rights that inspired America?s Founding Fathers did not spring from a vacuum. Along with many other defining principles of our national character, they can be traced directly back to one of the most pivotal events in British history?the late-seventeenth-century uprising known as the Glorious Revolution. In a work... more...

  • The Reign of Elizabeth Iby Carole Levin

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2001; US$ 90.00

    The reign of Elizabeth I was marked by political, religious and social change. Carole Levin evaluates Elizabeth and the significance of her reign both in the context of her age and our own, examining the increasing cultural diversity of Elizabethan England. more...

  • Elizabeth's Warsby Paul E.J. Hammer

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2003; US$ 125.00

    Elizabeth I's reign is much-studied, and the importance of war throughout her reign cannot be over estimated. Despite this, there has been no broad assessment of the role of war in Elizabeth's reign for over 30 years. This book fills the gap. more...