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  • The Ecclesiastical and Political History of the Popes of Rome

    The Ecclesiastical and Political History of the Popes of Rome
    av Leopold von Ranke

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108027113

    This translation by Sarah Austin (1793-1867) of German historian Leopold von Ranke's work contributed significantly to early modern history and historiography. By some accounts 'the best living translator' of her time, Austin was a member of social…

  • Pamphlets on West Indian Slavery

    Pamphlets on West Indian Slavery
    av Elizabeth Heyrick

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020305

    This book contains two pamphlets showing two opposed points of view on the slavery question. British philanthropist Elizabeth Heyrick (1769-1831) was a strong supporter of complete emancipation for slaves in the British West Indies, and published Im…

  • The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies

    The Crisis of the Sugar Colonies
    av James Stephen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020473

    Written as four public letters, this book condemns the intention by the French to reinstate older slavery practices on its colonies in the West Indies. James Stephen (1758-1832) was a lawyer who, after moving to St Kitts with his family to earn a li…

  • The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages: Volume 1, Salerno, Bologna, Paris

    The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages: Volume 1, Salerno, Bologna, Paris
    av Hastings Rashdall

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108018104

    Hastings Rashdall (1858-1924) first published The Universities of Europe in the Middle Ages in 1895. It has remained one of the best-known studies of the great medieval universities for over a century. Volume 1 contains detailed studies of the unive…

  • Merton College, Oxford

    Merton College, Oxford
    av Henry Julian White

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108017978

    The oldest of all Oxford and Cambridge colleges, Merton College enjoys a distinguished past that reflects many of the most significant moments in British history, including the Black Death and the Civil War. These and other crucial events are explor…

  • The Correspondence of William Wilberforce

    The Correspondence of William Wilberforce
    av William Wilberforce

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108025119

    William Wilberforce (1759-1833) was a politician, philanthropist and evangelical Christian, now best known for his work to end the slave trade. Elected to Parliament in 1780, he campaigned unsuccessfully for penal and electoral reform. In 1787, at t…

  • The Art of War in Italy 1494-1529

    The Art of War in Italy 1494-1529
    av Frederick Lewis Taylor

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108013130

    First published in 1921, this book examines the changes in styles of warfare between the medieval period and the Renaissance. Frederick Lewis Taylor links the transformations in intellectual and cultural life in this period with contemporary militar…

  • Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office 2 Volume Set

    Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office 2 Volume Set
    av Percy Fitzgerald

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108036962

    Percy Fitzgerald (1834-1925) was a prolific author, critic, painter and sculptor. He was born in Ireland and attended Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, and then Trinity College, Dublin. When he moved to London, he became a contributor to Charles Dic…

  • Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul 2 Volume Set

    Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul 2 Volume Set
    av Mohan Lal

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108046619

    In this two-volume biography of 1846, Indian diplomat and author Mohan Lal (1812-77) describes the life of Amir Dost Mohammed Khan (1793-1863), the ruler of Afghanistan. The work also includes an eye-witness account of the disastrous First Anglo-Afg…

  • A History of India under the Two First Sovereigns of the House of Taimur, Baber and Humayun 2 Volume Set

    A History of India under the Two First Sovereigns of the House of Taimur, Baber and Humayun 2 Volume Set
    av William Erskine

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108046213

    This two-volume work by the Scots orientalist and historian William Erskine (1773-1852) was published posthumously by his son in 1854. It describes the history of India under the Mughal rulers Babur and his son Humayun, descendants of Taimur (Tambur…

  • A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement
    av Samuel Butler

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108039383

    Samuel Butler (1835-1902) became famous with his satirical Utopian novel Erewhon, based on his experiences as a sheep farmer in New Zealand and published, initially anonymously, in 1872. This earlier book, published in London in 1863 while he was st…

  • Rural Rides in the Counties

    Rural Rides in the Counties
    av William Cobbett

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108004084

    With a reported 8,000 people attending his funeral in 1835, William Cobbett (1763-1835) is remembered as one of the most vocal and committed champions of political reform in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain. Returning to England in 1800 fr…

  • Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779

    Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779
    av Nathaniel William Wraxall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108045506

    Nathaniel Wraxall (1751-1831) worked for the East India Company before becoming an MP in 1780. He travelled extensively in Europe and moved in royal and diplomatic circles, collecting anecdotes which later made their way into several popular travel…

  • Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779

    Memoirs of the Courts of Berlin, Dresden, Warsaw, and Vienna, in the Years 1777, 1778, and 1779
    av Nathaniel William Wraxall

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108045490

    Nathaniel Wraxall (1751-1831) worked for the East India Company before becoming an MP in 1780. He travelled extensively in Europe and moved in royal and diplomatic circles, collecting anecdotes which later made their way into several popular travel…

  • A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure

    A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure
    av Cooper Willyams

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020466

    This book is an eye-witness account of the Battle of the Nile in 1798, Nelson's greatest triumph, written and illustrated by the Royal Navy chaplain Rev. Cooper Willyams. Educated at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, Willyams took holy orders in 1784. Th…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019972

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019972

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019989

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019989

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019965

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Aubin d'Angers

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019965

    A charter of 972 documents that the abbey of St Aubin in Angers in north-western France was founded by King Childebert I in the sixth century. At the behest of the townspeople, but against his will, Abbot Aubin became bishop of the diocese in 529. H…

  • Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office

    Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office
    av Percy Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108036948

    Percy Fitzgerald (1834-1925) was a prolific author, critic, painter and sculptor. He was born in Ireland and attended Stonyhurst College in Lancashire, and then Trinity College Dublin. When he moved to London, he became a contributor to Charles Dick…

  • Diplomatarium veneto-levantinum

    Diplomatarium veneto-levantinum

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108043564

    This two-volume work contains documents from the Venetian state archives from the period 1300-1454. They refer to Venice's dealings with her own empire across the eastern Mediterranean and with foreign powers, including Turkish sultans and Byzantine…

  • Diplomatarium veneto-levantinum

    Diplomatarium veneto-levantinum

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108043571

    This two-volume work contains documents from the Venetian state archives from the period 1300-1454. They refer to Venice's dealings with her own empire across the eastern Mediterranean and with foreign powers, including Turkish sultans and Byzantine…

  • History of the Condemnation of the Patriarch Nicon

    History of the Condemnation of the Patriarch Nicon

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108014885

    The History of the Condemnation of the Patriarch Nicon, composed by the Greek prelate Paisius Ligarides of Scio (1612-1678), is an account of the bitter struggle between the leaders of the Russian church and state during the reign of Tsar Alexis Mic…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain 6 Volume Set

    The Naval History of Great Britain 6 Volume Set
    av William James

    Övrigt - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021715

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration

    The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration
    av Earl Grey

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020787

    Henry Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894) served as Great Britain's Secretary of State for War and the Colonies during the 1846-1852 administration of Prime Minister Lord John Russell. Following his time in office, Grey composed the two-volume Colonial…

  • The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration

    The Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell's Administration
    av Earl Grey

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020794

    Henry Grey, 3rd Earl Grey (1802-1894) served as Great Britain's Secretary of State for War and the Colonies during the 1846 to 1852 administration of Prime Minister Lord John Russell. Following his time in office, Grey composed the two-volume Coloni…

  • History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth

    History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth
    av James Anthony Froude

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108035576

    James Anthony Froude (1818-94), historian and disciple of Carlyle, published this twelve-volume history of the English Reformation between 1858 and 1870. The work is shaped by Froude's firm belief that the Reformation enabled the development of mode…

  • Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812

    Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812
    av Alfred Thayer Mahan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108026079

    Alfred Thayer Mahan (1840-1914) was an American naval officer, considered one of the most important naval strategists of the nineteenth century. In 1885 he was appointed Lecturer in Naval History and Tactics at the US Naval War College, and served a…

  • Letters from the Havana, During the Year 1820

    Letters from the Havana, During the Year 1820
    av Robert Francis Jameson

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024402

    Robert Francis Jameson was the British Commissioner of Arbitration stationed in Cuba between 1819 and 1823. This volume, first published in 1821, contains his observations of Cuba, recorded during his year-long stay in Havana in 1820. Jameson provid…

  • West India Colonies

    West India Colonies
    av James MacQueen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020329

    James MacQueen (1778-1870) was one of the most outspoken critics of the British anti-slavery campaign in the 1820s and 1830s. A former manager of a sugar plantation in the Caribbean, he was editor of the Glasgow Courier, a paper that favoured West I…

  • The Expansion of England

    The Expansion of England
    av John Robert Seeley

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108023559

    J. R. Seeley (1834-1895) was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge. He was concerned that classics and the study of the distant past were far too dominant at the university, and believed that the academic study of contemporary history coul…

  • Twilight in the Forbidden City

    Twilight in the Forbidden City
    av Reginald F. Johnston

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108029650

    British academic and diplomat Reginald Fleming Johnston (1874-1938) published Twilight in the Forbidden City in 1934. The work is a memoir of Johnston's time in Beijing between 1919 and 1924, at the court of the Qing Dynasty, where he served as tuto…

  • Origin of the Sikh Power in the Punjab, and Political Life of Muha-Raja Runjeet Singh

    Origin of the Sikh Power in the Punjab, and Political Life of Muha-Raja Runjeet Singh
    av Henry Thoby Prinsep

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108028721

    Henry T. Prinsep (1792-1878) began his career in India with the East India Company in 1807 and worked in various posts, finally being appointed Persian secretary before retiring in 1843. Throughout his career, and into his retirement, he wrote a num…

  • Cartulaires de l'eglise Cathedrale de Grenoble dits Cartulaires de Saint-Hugues

    Cartulaires de l'eglise Cathedrale de Grenoble dits Cartulaires de Saint-Hugues

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019828

    The Charters of Grenoble Cathedral are also commonly known as the Charters of St Hugues (1053-1132), who was consecrated bishop of the see in the late eleventh century and remained there until his death. In this 1869 work, the editor gives a thoroug…

  • Cartulaires de l'eglise Cathedrale de Grenoble dits Cartulaires de Saint-Hugues

    Cartulaires de l'eglise Cathedrale de Grenoble dits Cartulaires de Saint-Hugues

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019828

    The Charters of Grenoble Cathedral are also commonly known as the Charters of St Hugues (1053-1132), who was consecrated bishop of the see in the late eleventh century and remained there until his death. In this 1869 work, the editor gives a thoroug…

  • Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1851

    Official Catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations 1851

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108029995

    Copper from Cornwall, a hand-drill from Hampshire, elephant teeth from Sudan, and snuff-boxes from Switzerland. The Great Exhibition of 1851 included some 13,000 natural and man-made objects in the largest collection of materials and inventions the…

  • The West Indies in 1837

    The West Indies in 1837
    av Joseph Sturge

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108024310

    Joseph Sturge (1793-1859) and his co-author, Thomas Harvey (1812-1884), were Quaker philanthropists concerned with the treatment of former slaves. Both men had reservations about the 'apprenticeship' system introduced by the 1833 Slavery Abolition A…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Conques en Rouergue

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Conques en Rouergue

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019842

    The Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy of Conques, located in the south-west of France, was a stop on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. A masterpiece of Romanesque art, it was constructed from the second half of the eleventh century, and compl…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Conques en Rouergue

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Conques en Rouergue

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019842

    The Abbey Church of Sainte-Foy of Conques, located in the south-west of France, was a stop on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. A masterpiece of Romanesque art, it was constructed from the second half of the eleventh century, and compl…

  • Land, Labour, and Gold

    Land, Labour, and Gold
    av William Howitt

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108025706

    In 1852 William Howitt (1792-1879) set sail for Australia with two of his sons in order to try his luck in the goldfields of Victoria. By then he was already a prolifically published author of both prose and verse. He was only moderately successful…

  • Cartulaires Francais en Angleterre

    Cartulaires Francais en Angleterre
    av Paul Marchegay, Paul Marchegay

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108021883

    Around 1820, several manuscripts went missing from the archives of Maine-et-Loire in Angers, among them two of the region's most valued cartularies, Le Livre Noir de Saint-Florent, pres Saumur and La Grande Pancarte de Fontevrauld. These volumes wer…

  • To-morrow

    To-morrow
    av Ebenezer Howard

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021920

    Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928) travelled to the USA and was inspired by the rebuilding of Chicago, as well as his interest in social welfare, to found the Garden City Association in 1899. Howard believed that the solution to overcrowding and poor c…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Sernin de Toulouse (844-1200)

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Sernin de Toulouse (844-1200)

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019859

    The former abbey church of Saint-Sernin in Toulouse - now known as the Basilica of Saint-Sernin - was built between about 1080 and 1120, and restored by French architect Viollet-le-Duc during the nineteenth century. The cartulary of the abbey, which…

  • Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Sernin de Toulouse (844-1200)

    Cartulaire de l'Abbaye de Saint-Sernin de Toulouse (844-1200)

    Häftad - 2010 - Franska - ISBN: 9781108019859

    The former abbey church of Saint-Sernin in Toulouse - now known as the Basilica of Saint-Sernin - was built between about 1080 and 1120, and restored by French architect Viollet-le-Duc during the nineteenth century. The cartulary of the abbey, which…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021654

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021692

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021678

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021661

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021708

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Naval History of Great Britain

    The Naval History of Great Britain
    av William James

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108021685

    William James (1780-1827) was a lawyer and naval historian best known for this magisterial history of the Royal Navy between 1793 and 1827. James began to research the role of the Royal Navy in the Revolutionary Wars, publishing five volumes between…

  • The Indian Borderland, 1880-1900

    The Indian Borderland, 1880-1900
    av Thomas Hungerford Holdich

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108046220

    An English geographer of great distinction, Sir Thomas Hungerford Holdich (1843-1929) is best remembered as Superintendent of Frontier Surveys in British India. He served on a number of boundary commissions including the one on Afghanistan that sett…

  • The Life of Thomas Paine 2 Volume Set

    The Life of Thomas Paine 2 Volume Set
    av Moncure Daniel Conway

    Övrigt - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108045377

    Moncure Daniel Conway (1832-1907), the son of a Virginian plantation-owner, became a Unitarian minister, but his anti-slavery views made him controversial. He later became a freethinker, and following the outbreak of the Civil War, which deeply divi…

  • Medieval English Nunneries

    Medieval English Nunneries
    av Eileen Power

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108017145

    Eileen Power, best known for her posthumously published Medieval Women, was one of the foremost scholars of medieval economic and social history in the first half of the twentieth century. This 1922 work is a substantial study of medieval English nu…

  • The British West India Colonies in Connection with Slavery, Emancipation, etc.

    The British West India Colonies in Connection with Slavery, Emancipation, etc.
    av Elizabeth Campbell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020701

    Stephen Bourne (1791-1868) was a British civil servant who served as a magistrate in Jamaica between 1834 and 1841 and as Registrar of British Guiana between 1841 and 1848. His daughter Elizabeth Campbell left England with her father in 1834, and li…

  • A History of Cyprus

    A History of Cyprus
    av George Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020640

    Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948), was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's…

  • A History of Cyprus

    A History of Cyprus
    av George Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020626

    Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948) was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's…

  • A History of Cyprus

    A History of Cyprus
    av George Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020633

    Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948), was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's…

  • A History of Cyprus

    A History of Cyprus
    av George Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020657

    Sir George Francis Hill (1867-1948), was perhaps best known as a numismatist, although his scholarly interests and accomplishments included a range of time periods and subjects. A classicist by training, Hill built his career at the British Museum's…

  • New Zealand's First War

    New Zealand's First War
    av T. Lindsay Buick

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108039987

    Thomas Lindsay Buick (1865-1938) became interested in New Zealand history while working as a political journalist in Wellington, and became an influential figure in the field. He wrote twelve books and numerous pamphlets on the early history of the…

  • The Growth of the Manor

    The Growth of the Manor
    av Paul Vinogradoff

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108014502

    The Growth of the Manor (1905) is one of the key works of the eminent expatriate Russian jurist, Paul Vinogradoff (1854-1925). Expanding on his Oxford lectures, this book attempts to re-establish coherence within English medieval history after the c…

  • Emancipation in the West Indies

    Emancipation in the West Indies
    av James A. Thome

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108016704

    Published in 1838 by the American Anti-Slavery Society, who had commissioned their investigative tour, Thome and Kimball's Emancipation in the West Indies immediately became an influential abolitionist text. Many anti-abolitionists in America were p…

  • The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament 2 Volume Set

    The History of the Rise, Progress, and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade by the British Parliament 2 Volume Set
    av Thomas Clarkson

    Övrigt - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020022

    Thomas Clarkson (1760-1846) was a leading campaigner against slavery and the African slave trade. After graduating from St. John's College, Cambridge in 1783 Clarkson with Granville Sharp (1735-1813) founded the Committee for the Abolition of the Af…

  • Slavery and Freedom in the British West Indies

    Slavery and Freedom in the British West Indies
    av Charles Buxton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020695

    An active Member of Parliament from 1857, Charles Buxton (1822-1871) was the third son of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, a well-known and popular philanthropist (several of whose books are reissued in this collection). Buxton inherited his father's inter…

  • Lectures on Colonization and Colonies: Volume 2

    Lectures on Colonization and Colonies: Volume 2
    av Herman Merivale

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108020947

    Herman Merivale (1806-1874) was an English civil servant, historian and economist. After graduating from Trinity College, Oxford, in 1827 he was called to the bar in 1832. Merivale was elected Professor of Political Economy at the University of Oxfo…

  • Villainage in England

    Villainage in England
    av Paul Vinogradoff

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108019637

    Russian historian and jurist Sir Paul Vinogradoff (1854-1925) maintained throughout his life a serious scholarly interest in the history of Great Britain, his adopted country. Elected to a professorship at Oxford in 1903, to the British Academy in 1…

  • Relazioni degli ambasciatori Veneti al senato 15 Volume Set

    Relazioni degli ambasciatori Veneti al senato 15 Volume Set

    Övrigt - 2012 - Italienska - ISBN: 9781108043892

    These editions of reports sent back by Venetian ambassadors to the Great Council of the Republic in the sixteenth century were edited by Eugenio Alberi (1807-78) and published between 1839 and 1863. (Reports from earlier centuries had been destroyed…