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  • A History of Lutonby Anne Allsopp

    The History Press 2018; US$ 12.49

    Luton has long been a major market and brewing town. In the 19th century it became famous for hat making, and more recently it has grown into a thriving industrial centre. This fascinating and illustrated account of Luton's past will inform and delight anyone who lives in the town and inspire those who grew up here. more...

  • Midlothian Folk Talesby Lea Taylor; Sylvia Troon

    The History Press 2018; US$ 5.99

    An enchanting collection of folk tales retold by a professional storyteller more...

  • A Woman Lived Hereby Allison Vale

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 15.99

    At the last count, the Blue Plaque Guide honours 903 Londoners, and a walking tour of these sites brings to life the London of a bygone era. But only 111 of these blue plaques commemorate women. Over the centuries, London has been home to thousands of truly remarkable women who have made significant and lasting impacts on every aspect of modern life:... more...

  • Over The Topby Martin Marix Evans

    Arcturus Digital Limited 2018; US$ 1.99

    The early battles of the First World War were open, mobile affairs whose tactics had long been familiar to professional soldiers. By early 1915, however, a new type of military engagement had emerged - trench warfare. The combination of trench warfare with newly industrialized weaponry abruptly changed the logistics and psychology of warfare. The... more...

  • WJEC GCSE History The Elizabethan Age 1558-1603 and Depression, War and Recovery 1930-1951by R. Paul Evans; Steven May

    Hodder Education 2018; US$ 19.99

    Confidently tackle curriculum change with the market-leading series for WJEC GCSE History; relaunched to cover the new content and assessment requirements, this book helps every student develop the in-depth knowledge and historical skills they need to achieve their best. - Guides you through the key questions and content in the 2017 specification,... more...

  • Boudicaby Caitlin C. Gillespie

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 72.99

    Boudica introduces readers to the life and literary importance of Boudica through juxtaposing her literary characterizations in Tacitus and Cassius Dio with those of other women and rebel leaders. Literary comparisons assist in the understanding of Boudica as a barbarian, queen, mother, commander in war, and leader of revolt. more...

  • The Ethics of Seeingby Jennifer Evans; Paul Betts; Stefan-Ludwig Hoffmann

    Berghahn Books 2018; US$ 34.95

    Throughout Germany's tumultuous twentieth century, photography was an indispensable form of documentation. Whether acting as artists, witnesses, or reformers, both professional and amateur photographers chronicled social worlds through successive periods of radical upheaval. The Ethics of Seeing brings together an international group of scholars... more...

  • Crime and Society in England, 1750–1900by Clive Emsley

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 39.95

    Ranging from the middle of the eighteenth through to the end of the nineteenth century, Crime and Society in England, 1750–1900 explores the developments in policing, the courts and the penal system as England became increasingly industrialised and urbanised. Through a consideration of the difficulty of defining crime, the book presents criminal... more...

  • Children of Uncertain Fortuneby Daniel Livesay

    Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press 2018; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    By tracing the largely forgotten eighteenth-century migration of elite mixed-race individuals from Jamaica to Great Britain, Children of Uncertain Fortune reinterprets the evolution of British racial ideologies as a matter of negotiating family membership. Using wills, legal petitions, family correspondences, and inheritance lawsuits, Daniel Livesay... more...

  • Hadrian's Wallby Adrian Goldsworthy

    Head of Zeus 2018; US$ 16.99

    A beautifully produced account of the history and importance of Hadrian's Wall. more...