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- National Trust (Enterprises) Ltd 2015; US$ 4.99
15 June 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta by King John in the water meadows of Runnymede. The great charter of liberties’ sent ripples round the world. It influenced the political debates surrounding the English Civil War and the American Declaration of Independence. And it still shapes our ideas about human... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11
The brooding grey walls of the Tower of London circumscribe one of the most recognisable buildings on the planet. Over its thousand-year history the Tower stood as a symbol of the English monarchy and served as both a palace and a prison. It is a place where court intrigues, clandestine liaisons, unimaginable tortures and grisly executions took place... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Dhooleka S. Raj explores the complexities of ethnic minority cultural change in this incisive examination of first- and second-generation middle-class South Asian families living in London. Challenging prevalent understandings of ethnicity that equate community, culture, and identity, Raj considers how transnational ethnic minorities are circumscribed... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 44.00
Opening with a discussion of the key issues of globalization, migration, multiculturalism, multilingualism and global cities, David Block then turns to four detailed case studies: East Asian students living and working in London; foreign language teachers from France; London's growing Latino community; and second generation South Asian university... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 140.00
This collection offers the first detailed investigation of political life in 19th-century London. London politics did not share the free-trade and civil-equality preoccupations of the provinces which currently dominate scholarly literature. As these essays reveal, the capital remained more concerned with older struggles for political independence. more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 14.09
On a spring morning in 1903, Major-General Sir Hector Macdonald, one of Britain's greatest military heroes, took his life in a hotel room in Paris. A few days later he was buried hastily in an Edinburgh cemetary as his fellow countrymen tried to come to terms with the fact that one of Scotland's most famous soldiers had ended his life rather than face... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 115.00
The Rise and Fall of Radical Westminster, 1780-1890 explores a critical chapter in the story of Britain's transition to democracy. Utilising the remarkably rich documentation generated by Westminster elections, Baer reveals how the most radical political space in the age of oligarchy became the most conservative and tranquil in an age of democracy. more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 90.00
A fresh interpretation of London's early Victorian political culture, devoting particular attention to the relationship which existed between Whigs and vestry-based radicals. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
London in unrivalled as a source of inspiration for writers from Geoffrey Chaucer to J K Rowling. From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop will explore the capital both from the viewpiont of the many writers who have used it as a stage for their plots and their characters; and of the readers whose imagination is fired by the knowledge that... more...