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  • Tracing History Through Title Deedsby Nat Alcock

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 15.50

    Property title deeds are perhaps the most numerous sources of historical evidence but also one of the most neglected. While the information any one deed contains can often be reduced to a few lines, it can be of critical importance for family and local historians. Nat Alcock's handbook aims to help the growing army of enthusiastic researchers to use... more...

  • Elective Monarchy in Transylvania and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1587by Felicia Rosu

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 77.99

    This book examines the transformation of the elective principle in Transylvania and the newly created Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the early 1570s. These countries insisted on their right to 'free elections', despite the threat to public stability, and this served to transform their institutions and constitutions. more...

  • 2013by Massimo Mastrogregori

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 287.99

    Die International Bibliography of Historical Sciences (IBOHS), die seit 1930 jährlich erscheint, verzeichnet die bedeutendsten Neuerscheinungen geschichtswissenschaftlicher Monographien und Zeitschriftenartikel weltweit–von der Vor- und Frühgeschichte bis zur jüngsten Vergangenheit einschließlich der historischen Hilfswissenschaften. ... more...

  • Denby Dale and Upper Denbyby Chris Heath

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 17.23

    Denby Dale and Upper Denby – Unknown and Unseen is the last of this ever-popular series of books and includes around 200 previously unpublished photographs of the area. Also included are the stories of three local families, namely the Gaunts, Turtons and Seniors who have a long and fascinating history in the area. Further details include the... more...

  • Saga Landby Richard Fidler; Kari Gislason

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 21.99

    'I adored this book - a wondrous compendium of Iceland's best sagas' - Hannah Kent A new friendship.An unforgettable journey.A beautiful and bloody history.This is Iceland as you've never read it before ...Broadcaster Richard Fidler and author Kári Gíslason are good friends. They share a deep attachment to the sagas of Iceland - the... more...

  • Leeds's Military Legacyby Paul Chrystal; Kenneth Lesley-Dixon

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 17.23

    Leeds’s Military Legacy is the first fully illustrated book to give a comprehensive description of the military history of Leeds from Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Norman times to the present as home to various garrisons and military museums, not least the renowned Leeds Armouries Museum. Along the way it describes Royalist Leeds and the Civil War,... more...

  • Norwich's Military Legacyby Michael Chandler

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 17.23

    Originally a town that was built of wood by the Anglo-Saxons, it was later burned down and then rebuilt as England’s second city, after London, by William the Conqueror. Riots between the church and the citizens saw Norwich at war with the Pope in 1272 when a gate was constructed as a penance. The Norfolk Regiment has seen its men in combat... more...

  • Clans and Tartans: Traditional Scottish tartans (Collins Little Books)by Scottish Tartans Authority

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 6.33

    The perfect introduction to Scottish tartans. Produced in association with the Scottish Tartans Authority, this Little Book focuses on the history of the world famous Scottish tartan. Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this ebook are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. more...

  • Tracing Your Church of England Ancestorsby Stuart A Raymond

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 17.23

    In his latest handbook on the records of the major Christian religions, Stuart Raymond focuses on the Church of England. He identifies the available sources, comments on their strengths and weaknesses and explains how to make the best use of them. The history of the Church of England is covered, from the Reformation in the mid-sixteenth century until... more...

  • Simon V of Montfort and Baronial Government, 1195-1218by G.E.M. Lippiatt

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 77.99

    The first biographical study in English of an important French baron and crusader, Simon of Montfort, who began his career as a mid-level baron in northern France, but cultivated independent political power and achieved the position of count of Toulouse following his conquests as leader of the Albigensian Crusade. more...