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  • Londres: Una biografíaby Peter Ackroyd

    Edhasa 2012; US$ 14.67

    Desde su creación en el siglo I, tras la conquista romana de Britania, Londinium ha sido un enclave fundamental para el desarrollo económico, político y cultural de Occidente, auténtico crisol de culturas, y con el paso de los años ha sabido crear una rica mitología propia que ha marcado profundamente a sus habitantes. Peter Ackroyd, uno de los mayores... more...

  • Nationalism, Imperialism and Identity in Late Victorian Cultureby Dr Steve Attridge

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 150.00

    This book gives an account of the refashioning of ideas about national character in late Victorian Culture, with a wide reference to Literature and Popular Culture around the time of the Boer War, and a particular scrutiny of images of the soldier. In specific images, narratives and motifs, the book highlights dynamic tensions, between the external... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Radical Westminster, 1780-1890by Marc Baer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 110.00

    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...

  • Londonby Robert K. Batchelor

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    If one had looked for a potential global city in Europe in the 1540s, the most likely candidate would have been Antwerp, which had emerged as the center of the German and Spanish silver exchange as well as the Portuguese spice and Spanish sugar trades. It almost certainly would not have been London, an unassuming hub of the wool and cloth trade with... more...

  • Walking the South Coast of Englandby David Bathurst

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2008; US$ 11.99

    Every year, people flock to England’s south coast to visit heritage sites or simply to relax on the beach. But to see the real beauty that these glorious counties have to offer, pick up this detailed guide to some of the best walking in Britain.David Bathurst has walked 650 miles of coast, taking in breath-taking natural landscapes and significant... more...

  • The Fascination of Londonby Walter Besant

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Fascination of London' was a series of guide books written by Sir Walter Besant and G. E. Mitton about various different areas of London. This book is about the areas of Bloomsbury and Holborn, home to, among others, the British Museum, University College London, and Holborn Bar - the old entrance to the City of London. more...

  • The Fascination of Londonby Walter Besant

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Fascination of London' was a series of guide books written by Sir Walter Besant and G. E. Mitton about various different areas of London. This book is about the Strand District, the historical district that used to surround 'The Strand', the road that now runs from Trafalgar Square to Fleet Street but historically was far longer. more...

  • The Fascination of Londonby Walter Besant

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    The Fascination of London' was a series of guide books written by Sir Walter Besant and G. E. Mitton about various different areas of London. This book is about the area of Westminster, the seat of power in England for almost a thousand years, and home to the Palace of Westminster (the Houses of Parliament) and Westminster Abbey. more...

  • Multilingual Identities in a Global Cityby Dr David Block

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 42.00

    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...

  • Violent Londonby Clive Bloom

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.95

    Almost as soon as it was built, London suffered the first of many acts of violent protest, when Boudica and her followers set fire to the city in AD 60. Ever since, the capital's streets have been a forum for popular insurrection. Covering nearly 2,000 years of political protest, this is a riveting alternative history of past and present conflict. more...