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  • Utilitarianism and Empireby Bart Schultz; Georgios Varouxakis

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 42.50

    The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has often been charged with both theoretical and practical complicity in the growth of British imperialism and the emerging racialist discourse of the nineteenth century. But there has been little scholarly work devoted to bringing together the conflicting... more...

  • Die Schelmenzunftby Thomas Murner; Meier Spanier

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 224.00

    Die Schelmenzunft : Kritische Gesamtausgaben elsässischer Schriftsteller des Mittelalters und der Reformationszeit more...

  • From Scythia to Camelotby C. Scott Littleton; Linda A. Malcor

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.64

    This volume boldly proposes that the core of the Arthurian and Holy Grail traditions derived not from Celtic mythology, but rather from the folklore of the peoples of ancient Scythia (what are now the South Russian and Ukrainian steppes). Also includes 19 maps. more...

  • British Civilizationby John Oakland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 26.21

    British Civilization: A Student's Dictionary is an invaluable reference guide to the British way of life.It explains the often puzzling and confusing terms and phrases used routinely in Britain and by British people. This easy-reference alphabetical guide sheds light on a comprehensive selection of words, phrases, organizations and institutions.... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Irelandby Frank A. Biletz

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 170.00

    This new edition of Historical Dictionary of Ireland is an excellent resource for discovering the history of Ireland. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, and an extensive bibliography. The cross-referenced dictionary section has over 600 entries on significant persons, places and events, political parties and institutions... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Colonialismby Fiona Paisley; Kirsty Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 55.06

    This collection brings much-needed focus to the vibrancy and vitality of minority and marginal writing about empire, and to their implications as expressions of embodied contact between imperial power and those negotiating its consequences from "below." The chapters explore how less powerful and less privileged actors in metropolitan and colonial... more...

  • History's Naughty Bitsby Karen Dolby

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    With each new generation we all tend to think of our predecessors as 'old-fashioned', 'conservative', 'prim', 'proper' - and downright dull. The sexual revolution happened in the 1960s, right? Wrong. History's Naughty Bits is full of incredible stories that would curl the hair of the most liberal-minded and sets the record straight with true stories... more...

  • Popular Cultureby Tony Bennett; Graham Martin; Bernard Waites

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 30.15

    First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Empire-building and Empire-buildersby Edward Ingram

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.88

    The twelve studies of empire-building and empire-builders which make up this volume range widely across the dream world that was the British Empire from the late eighteenth century to the Second World War. The essays re-interpret the work of imperial heroes, eminent historians, and fictional heroines. They illustrate the variety of techniques used... more...

  • English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)by Annie Abram

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.88

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in 1919, comprehensively explores the fabrics of late medieval... more...