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  • The Williamite Wars in Ireland

    The Williamite Wars in Ireland
    av John Childs

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847251640

    This title provides an authoritative account of the wars between Britain and Ireland in the 17th century.William III's defeat of James II's Catholic army at the Battle of the Boyne on 1 July 1690 ended the Stuart dynasty's last hope of survival. It…

  • Hard Men

    Hard Men
    av Professor Clive Emsley

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855024

    The garrotters who terrified London in 1862, the Irish Fenians who carried our terrorist bombings in London and the gangs who dominated parts of the East End in the early years of the twentieth century all used violence to achieve their ends. "Hard…

  • Witches, Druids and King Arthur

    Witches, Druids and King Arthur
    av Ronald Hutton

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855550

    In "Stations of the Sun" and "The Triumph of the Moon", Ronald Hutton established himself as a leading authority on the historian of Paganism. His wealth of unusual knowledge, complemented by a deep and sympathetic understanding of past and present…

  • The Victorian Governess

    The Victorian Governess
    av Kathryn Hughes

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852853259

    The figure of the governess is very familiar from 19th-century literature. Much less is known about the governess in reality. This work explores what the life of the home schoolroom was actually like. Drawing on original diaries and a variety of sou…

  • Culture in Eighteenth Century England

    Culture in Eighteenth Century England
    av Jeremy Black

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855345

    In the eighteenth century, England became the richest and most powerful country in the world. This is a rounded portrait of English culture in the eighteenth century. Not only a matter of leading writers, from Swift and Pope to Dr. Johnson and Sheri…

  • Boudica

    Boudica
    av Richard Hingley

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855161

    Boudica, or Boadicea, queen of the Iceni, led a famous revolt against Roman rule in Britain in AD 60, sacking London, Colchester and St Albans and throwing the province into chaos. Although then defeated by the governor, Suetonius Paulinus, her rebe…

  • The Jew Suss

    The Jew Suss
    av Susan Tegel

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847250179

    This is an in-depth study of how this notorious figure has captured the public imagination, in both life and legend. For two centuries the image of Jew Suss has been adapted, distorted and transformed by writers and film directors. In telling the st…

  • Napoleon as a General

    Napoleon as a General
    av Jonathon Riley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847251800

    'In war, let your great object be victory, not lengthy campaigns. Thus it may be known that the leader of armies is the arbiter of the people's fate, the man on whom it depends whether the nation shall be in peace or peril...' ("Sun Tzu The Art of W…

  • A Survey of the Irish in England

    A Survey of the Irish in England
    av Hugh Heinrick, Alan O'Day, Hugh Heinrick

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850104

  • Why Was Charles I Executed?

    Why Was Charles I Executed?
    av Clive Holmes

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852852825

    The execution of Charles I in 1649, followed by the proclamation of a Commonwealth, was an extraordinary political event. It followed a bitter Civil War between parliament and the king, and their total failure to negotiate a subsequent peace settlem…

  • The Stuarts

    The Stuarts
    av John Miller

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855451

    When James VI of Scotland succeeded Elizabeth as James I on the throne of England in 1603, the Stuarts became the first dynasty to rule Britain as a whole. The problems that James and his successors encountered in reconciling their kingdoms led to t…

  • Outsiders

    Outsiders
    av Panikos Panayi

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851798

    The oppression of minorities has been a theme in the history of Europe. It has been a cause of dispute over territory, often resulting in war. With nation states demanding undivided loyalty of its citizens, there has been discrimination and racism,…

  • Gladstone and Women

    Gladstone and Women
    av Anne Isba

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854713

    William Gladstone, 'The Grand Old Man' of nineteenth-century politics, was Prime Minister four times. Throughout his life, women, including Queen Victoria (with whom he had a somewhat strained relationship - she famously describing him as a 'half-ma…

  • Lollards and Protestants in the Diocese of York, 1509-58

    Lollards and Protestants in the Diocese of York, 1509-58
    av A. G. Dickens

    Häftad - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628064

  • Lollards and Protestants in the Diocese of York, 1509-58

    Lollards and Protestants in the Diocese of York, 1509-58
    av A. G. Dickens

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628057

    This detailed local history examines the impact of the Lollards and the Reformation on the society, local government and church of York.

  • The English Pig

    The English Pig
    av Robert Malcolmson

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852853358

    Pigs were an important and integral part of English village life, both visible and essential. Living in close proximity to their owners and fed on scraps, they were the subject of perennial interest. While the words associated with the pig, such as…

  • Dancing for Hathor

    Dancing for Hathor
    av Carolyn Graves-Brown

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847250544

    This is a rich and lively account of the women of ancient Egypt from goddesses to dancing girls, queens to housewives. The fragmentary evidence allows us only tantalising glimpses of the sophisticated and complex society of the ancient Egyptians. Ca…

  • Studies in Mediaeval History

    Studies in Mediaeval History

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628682

  • Revival and Religion Since 1700

    Revival and Religion Since 1700

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850937

    All truly religious movements are informed by a search for spiritual renewal, often signalled by an attempt to return to what are seen as the original, undiluted values of earlier times. Elements of this process are to be seen in the history of almo…

  • Channel Tunnel Visions, 1850-1945

    Channel Tunnel Visions, 1850-1945
    av Keith M. Wilson

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851323

    The idea of a Channel Tunnel has always aroused strong emotions in Britain. It has been supported by those wanting closer political, economic and cultural links with Europe but opposed by believers in Britain's island identity and overseas empire. I…

  • British Politics in the Age of Anne

    British Politics in the Age of Anne
    av Geoffrey S. Holmes

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628743

    British Politics in the Age of Anne is a book that anyone with an interest in the period will wish to possess: completely authoritative, yet as attractive to the student and the general reader as to the specialist. The author has both revised the te…

  • Balfour and Weizmann

    Balfour and Weizmann
    av Geoffrey Lewis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847250407

    This is a fascinating insight into the relationship between Arthur Balfour and Chaim Weizmann and an important background to the Arab-Israeli conflict raging today.On November 2nd 1917 Arthur Balfour, then Foreign Secretary, wrote to Lord Rothschild…

  • Nobles, Knights, and Men-At-Arms in the Middle Ages

    Nobles, Knights, and Men-At-Arms in the Middle Ages
    av Maurice Hugh Keen

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850876

    The literature of chivalry and of courtly love has left an indelible impression on western ideas. What is less clear is how far the contemporary warrior aristocracy took this literature to heart and how far its ideals had influence in practice, espe…

  • The Ancient Enemy

    The Ancient Enemy
    av Malcolm Vale

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847251770

    This book traces the origins and evolution of the enmity between England and France over the four hundred years in which England was a continental European land power. The medieval claim to the throne of France was not formally abandoned by the Brit…

  • The Ancient Enemy

    The Ancient Enemy
    av Malcolm Vale

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847252517

    This is a detailed exploration of how the antagonism between England and France originated and evolved over 400 years.This book traces the origins and evolution of the enmity between England and France over the 400 years in which England was a conti…

  • Napoleon and Russia

    Napoleon and Russia
    av Dr. Michael Adams

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854584

    "Napoleon and Russia" tells, for the first time, the full story of Napoleon and his crucial relationship with Russia, from the 1790s and Bonaparte's rise to power, through the period of Austerlitz, Tilsit and the Russian invasion, to the Emperor's f…

  • The Haskins Society Journal

    The Haskins Society Journal

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850593

    The Haskins Society, named after the celebrated American medievalist Charles Homer Haskins, was founded in 1982 to provide a forum for the discussion and study of English and related continental history in the middle ages.

  • Bonapartes

    Bonapartes
    av William H.C. Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855789

    In one of the ironies of history, the French Revolution led to the execution of Louis XVI and the abolition of the monarchy but also to the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte. Born into an impoverished noble family in Ajaccio in Corsica, Napoleon's astoni…

  • Churches and Churchmen in Medieval Europe

    Churches and Churchmen in Medieval Europe
    av Christopher Brooke

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851835

    Considers many facets of the medieval church, dealing with institutions, buildings, personalities and literature. The text explores the origins of the diocese and the parish, the history of the See of Hereford and of York Minster. It discusses the a…

  • The Higher Education of Women

    The Higher Education of Women
    av Emily Davies

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850081

  • The Higher Education of Women

    The Higher Education of Women
    av Emily Davies

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850098

    This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1866 edition by Alexander Strahan, London and New York.

  • Everyday Life in Medieval England

    Everyday Life in Medieval England
    av Christopher Dyer

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852852016

    Everyday Life in Medieval England captures the day-to-day experience of people in the middle ages - the houses and settlements in which they lived, the food they ate, their getting and spending - and their social relationships. The picture that emer…

  • Machiavelli

    Machiavelli
    av Paul Oppenheimer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847252210

    This is a major new scholarly biography of Machiavelli, the first for thirty years. Niccolo di Bernardo Machiavelli is not only one of the most fascinating figures of the Italian Renaissance, an outstanding author and statesman, he is also indisputa…

  • Late Monasticism and the Reformation

    Late Monasticism and the Reformation
    av A. G. Dickens

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850913

    A.G. Dickens is the most eminent English historian of the Reformation. His books and articles have illuminated both the history and the historiography of the Reformation in England and in Germany. Late Monasticism and the Reformation contains an edi…

  • Names and History

    Names and History
    av George Redmonds

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855079

    How names were acquired, and how they have changed, is a subject of perennial fascination. They are part of our personal histories, defining who we are and where we live. Names are everywhere, identifying people, places, animals, ships, materials, p…

  • Trees

    Trees
    av Richard Hayman

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847250513

    Trees are special, being bigger than us both physically and metaphorically. "Trees: Woodlands and Western Civilization" is an account of our relationship with them. Adam and Eve were expelled from Eden for eating from the Tree of Knowledge and the g…

  • Grace Darling

    Grace Darling
    av Hugh Cunningham

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855482

    In the early morning of 7 September 1838, Grace Darling, the daughter of the keeper of the Longstone Light on the Farne Isles, rowed with her father to rescue survivors from the wrecked steamer Forfarshire. Her heroism caused a sensation. She was as…

  • Landscape and Community in England

    Landscape and Community in England
    av Alan M. Everitt

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628422

  • Pilgrimage in Medieval England

    Pilgrimage in Medieval England
    av Diana Webb

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855291

    The men and women who gathered at the Tabard Inn in Southwark in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" are only the most famous of the tens of thousands of English pilgrims, from kings to peasants, who set off to the shrines of saints and the sites of miracl…

  • Dr.Johnson's Women

    Dr.Johnson's Women
    av Norma Clarke

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852852542

    This work explores Dr Johnson's relationships with six remarkable and successful female authors: Elizabeth Carter; Hannah More; Charlotte Lennox; Hester Thrale; Fanney Burney; and Elizabeth Montagu. These women's characters and achievements are also…

  • The British Toy Business

    The British Toy Business
    av Kenneth D. Brown

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851361

    At its height British toymaking was a significant industry, with famous names such as Britains and Meccano known throughout the world. While in essence a specialized form of small-scale engineering, its products and market have always been unique, r…

  • It

    It
    av Arthur Marwick

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854485

    If Cleopatra's nose had been half an inch longer, neither Caesar nor Mark Anthony would have fallen in love with her. It: The History of Human Beauty treats outstanding physical attractiveness as a quality or possession, comparable to power, intelli…

  • The Haskins Society Journal - Studies in Medieval History

    The Haskins Society Journal - Studies in Medieval History
    av Robert Patterson

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850616

    The Haskins Society, named after the celebrated American medievalist Charles Homer Haskins, was founded in 1982 to provide a forum for the discussion and study of English and related continental history in the middle ages.

  • The Haskins Society Journal - Studies in Medieval History

    The Haskins Society Journal - Studies in Medieval History
    av Robert Patterson

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850319

    The Haskins Society, named after the celebrated American medievalist Charles Homer Haskins, was founded in 1982 to provide a forum for the discussion and study of English and related continental history in the middle ages.

  • The King's Jews

    The King's Jews
    av Robin R. Mundill

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781847251862

    This title considers the Jews of medieval England as victims of violence (notably the Clifford's Tower massacre) and as an isolated people. In July 1290, Edward I issued writs to the Sheriffs of the English counties ordering them to enforce a decree…

  • Science, Art and Nature in Medieval and Modern Thought

    Science, Art and Nature in Medieval and Modern Thought
    av A.C. Crombie

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850678

    The author sees the history of Western Science as the history of a vision and an argument, initiated by the ancient Greeks in their search for principles at once of nature and of argument itself. This scientific vision explored and controlled by arg…

  • From Cranmer to Sancroft

    From Cranmer to Sancroft
    av Patrick Collinson

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851187

    Patrick Collinson is the leading historian of English religion in the years after the Reformation. The topics covered by this collection of essays ranges from Thomas Cranmer, who was burnt at the stake after repeated recantations in 1556, to William…

  • Britannia's Children

    Britannia's Children
    av Eric Richards

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854416

    Twenty-five million emigrants left the British Isles in the four hundred years after 1600, mainly travelling to America or to parts of the British Empire around the world. This huge exodus, the greatest of any nation before the twentieth century, ac…

  • Napoleon's Men

    Napoleon's Men
    av Alan Forrest

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852855307

    Napoleon's soldiers marched across Europe from Lisbon to Moscow, and from Germany to Dalmatia. Many of the men, mostly conscripted by ballot, had never before been beyond their native village. What did they make of the extraordinary experiences, fig…

  • The Tichborne Claimant

    The Tichborne Claimant
    av Rohan McWilliam

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852854782

    It was called the 'Tichborne Romance' and it became the greatest cause-celebre of the Victorian age. In 1865, a butcher from Wagga Wagga in Australia proclaimed himself to be the English aristocrat, Sir Roger Tichborne, thought to have died at sea m…

  • Asquith as War Leader

    Asquith as War Leader
    av George H. Cassar

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852851170

    Asquith was at the pinnacle of his success when the course of his life and that of his country was changed by the outbreak of the First World War. Instead of being over by Christmas 1914, the war became a stalemate, with opposing trenches extending…

  • England in the 15th Century

    England in the 15th Century
    av Kenneth Bruce McFarlane

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780950688251

    Few historians have had a greater impact on their chosen period than K.B. McFarlane. This complete collection of the articles that he published during his lifetime represents the core of his work.

  • Crown, Household, and Parliament in Fifteenth Century England

    Crown, Household, and Parliament in Fifteenth Century England
    av A. R. Myers

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780907628637

  • Collision of Empires

    Collision of Empires
    av A. D. Harvey

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781852850784

    Insights into the three wars which constituted the rise, stagger and fall of the British Empire.