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  • Lords of the Central Marchesby Brock Holden

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 139.99 US$ 120.39

    In the Middle Ages, the March between England and Wales was a contested frontier zone, a 'land of war'. Brock Holden examines how the English aristocracy of this borderland organised themselves and their followers - politically, socially, economically and militarily - in order to survive against the increasing power of their Welsh opponents. more...

  • Thatcher's Diplomacyby Paul Sharp

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 70.00

    A wide-ranging, readable and controversial assessment of Thatcher's foreign policy throughout her years in office, 1979-90. Successive chapters cover her partnership with Lord Carrington, the Falklands War, her American policy, her fights with the EC over money and institutional development, her relationship with Gorbachev, and the failure of her German... more...

  • English Hoursby Henry James

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 14.95

    Spring was already in the air, in the town; there was no rain but there was still less sun - one wondered what had become of it, on this side of the world - and the grey mildness, shading away into black at any pretext, appeared in itself a promise.'_x000D__x000D_Henry James left America for England in 1876 and remained in his adopted country for the... more...

  • The Reiversby Alistair Moffat

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 9.99

    This is a page-turning history, lucidly written, and it is enhanced by a selection of five famous Border ballads. One of the best reads of the year, without doubt' - Hamish Coghill, Scottish Life 'This is a history as exciting and dramatic as the Border ballads themselves' - Cumberland News 'a most compelling, thought-provoking and entertaining history'... more...

  • Churchill, Whitehall and the Soviet Union 1940-45by Martin H. Folly

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 176.00

    World War II threw Britain and the Soviet Union together as unlikely allies. This book examines British policy-makers' attitudes to cooperation with the USSR and shows how views of internal developments in the USSR and of Stalin himself influenced Churchill, the War Cabinet and the Foreign Office to believe that long-term collaboration was a desirable... more...

  • Prinzipale und Agenten in Zwei-Ebenen-Spielenby Kai Oppermann

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 52.14

    Die vorliegende Arbeit entstand zwischen Anfang 2003 und Mitte 2007 als Dissertation am Lehrstuhl für Internationale Politik und Außenpolitik der Universität zu Köln. Während dieser Zeit habe ich sehr von der produktiven und freundschaftlichen Atmosphäre am Le- stuhl profitiert, die mir über manche Schaffenskrise hinweggeholfen hat. Dafür möchte ich... more...

  • The Little Book of Surreyby Rupert Matthews

    The History Press 2010; US$ 4.99

    The Little Book of Surrey is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. more...

  • Bonnie Prince Charlie And All Thatby Allan Burnett

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 5.99

    Packed with humour - I recommend the whole lot!,' - The School Librarian Bonnie Prince Charlie And All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Britain's royal rebel. Join the dashing Prince on a dangerous mission to win back his three kingdoms from the horrible Hanoverians. Scramble ashore in the Scottish Highlands and find... more...

  • The Man Who Gave Away His Islandby Ray Perman

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 10.99

    Sensitive and moving' - Country Life 'A wonderfully rounded portrait' - Scots Magazine In 1938 John Lorne Campbell bought the Isle of Canna. He wanted to prevent an island described as the 'jewel of the Hebrides' from becoming a rich man's playground like so many other islands and Highland estates. He wanted to preserve part of the traditional Gaelic... more...

  • Macbeth And All Thatby Allan Burnett; Scoular Anderson

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 5.99

    Packed with humour - I recommend the whole lot!,' - The School Librarian Macbeth And All That is a real-life adventure packed with historical facts about Scotland's infamous king. Journey back to the dark ages where the throne is splattered in blood and death lurks in every corner. Join Macbeth's quest for power - and find out why the truth is very... more...