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  • The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europeby Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    Summarises the initial changes introduced by the establishment of printing shops and discusses how printing affected major cultural movements. more...

  • Penance in Medieval Europe, 600?1200by Rob Meens

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 28.00

    An up-to-date overview of the functions and contexts of penance in medieval Europe, revealing the latest research and interpretations. more...

  • The Middle Eastby Bernard Lewis

    Scribner 2009; US$ 18.00

    In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2,000 years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it. Drawing on material from a multitude of sources, including the work of archaeologists and scholars,... more...

  • Martyrdom and Romeby G. W. Bowersock

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 37.00

    A concise examination of the historical context of the earliest Christian martyrs in the Roman empire. more...

  • Theatre of the Rule of Lawby Stephen Humphreys

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 41.00

    This book presents a sustained critique of 'rule of law promotion', revealing the myths and contradictions that pervade the field. more...

  • An Age of Saints?by Peter Sarris; Matthew Dal Santo; Phil Booth

    BRILL 2011; US$ 135.00

    The papers collected in this volume explore the strategies through which Christian authorities throughout the early medieval world both established and expressed their social position, while at the same time drawing attention to the moments when those same processes were resisted and challenged. Where previous studies of Christianisation have for the... more...

  • The Victoriansby A.N. Wilson

    Random House 2011; US$ 21.14

    People, not abstract ideas, make history, and nowhere is this more revealed than in A. N. Wilson's superb portrait of the Victorians, in which hundreds of different lives have been pieced together to tell a story - one which is still unfinished in our own day. The 'global village' is a Victorian village and many of the ideas we take for granted, for... more...

  • Making Sense of the Troublesby David McKittrick; David McVea

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 21.14

    COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION Making Sense of the Troubles is David McKittrick and David McVea's classic history of the Troubles, now completely revised and updated. First published ten years ago, Making Sense of the Troubles is widely regarded as the most 'comprehensive, considered and compassionate' ( Irish Times) history... more...

  • Churchill: The Power of Wordsby Winston S. Churchill; Martin Gilbert

    Transworld 2012; US$ 18.32

    Winston Churchill understood and wielded the power of words throughout his six decades in the public eye. His wartime writings and speeches revealed both his vision for the future and his own personal feelings, fascinating generation after generation with their powerful style and thoughtful reflection. In this book Churchill?s official biographer,... more...

  • Mukiwaby Peter Godwin

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 12.67

    Growing up in Rhodesia in the 1960s, Peter Godwin inhabited a magical and frightening world of leopard-hunting, lepers, witch doctors, snakes and forest fires. As an adolescent, a conscript caught in the middle of a vicious civil war, and then as an adult who returned to Zimbabwe as a journalist to cover the bloody transition to majority rule, he discovered... more...