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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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$ 29.95

    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...

  • Critical Perspectives on Colonialismby Fiona Paisley; Kirsty Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Popular Cultureby Tony Bennett; Graham Martin; Bernard Waites

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

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

  • Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Stationby Alan Rushworth

    Historic England 2014; US$ 24.99

    Housesteads is one of the most important forts on Hadrian's Wall. Extensive excavations were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University, we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort. These excavations uncovered principally... more...

  • Kinship and Continuityby Alison Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Kinship and Continuity is a vivid ethnographic account of the development of the Pakistani presence in Oxford, from after World War II to the present day. Alison Shaw addresses the dynamics of migration, patterns of residence and kinship, ideas about health and illness, and notions of political and religious authority, and discusses the transformations... more...

  • The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c.1000by Jesse D. Billett

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    First full-scale survey and examination of liturgical practice and its fundamental changes over four centuries. more...

  • Empire and Afterby Graham MacPhee; Prem Poddar

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 29.95

    The growing debate over British national identity, and the place of "Englishness" within it, raises crucial questions about multiculturalism, postimperial culture and identity, and the past and future histories of globalization. However, discussions of Englishness have too often been limited by insular conceptions of national literature, culture,... more...

  • The Isle of Wight Book of Daysby Jan Toms

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    Taking you through the year day by day, The Isle of Wight Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the Island. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed.Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults... more...

  • Engel's Englandby Matthew Engel

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 9.31

    England, says Matthew Engel, is the most complicated place in the world. And, as he travels through each of the historic English counties, he discovers that's just the start of it. Every county is fascinating, the product of a millennium or more of history: still a unique slice of a nation that has not quite lost its ancient diversity. He finds... more...