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  • Contemporary Britain

    Contemporary Britain
    av John McCormick

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137576781

    A new edition of a popular introduction to all aspects of life in Britain. This version reflects on the ongoing fallout from the global financial and eurozone crises; the May 2015 General Election; the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independe…

  • Contemporary Britain

    Contemporary Britain
    av John McCormick

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137576798

    A new edition of a popular introduction to all aspects of life in Britain. This version reflects on the ongoing fallout from the global financial and eurozone crises; the May 2015 General Election; the September 2014 referendum on Scottish independe…

  • The Viking World

    The Viking World

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415692625

    Filling a gap in the literature for an academically oriented volume on the Viking period, this unique book is a one-stop authoritative introduction to all the latest research in the field.Bringing together today's leading scholars, both established…

  • The Viking Way

    The Viking Way
    av Neil Price

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781842172605

    Magic, sorcery and witchcraft are among the most common themes of the great medieval Icelandic sagas and poems, the problematic yet vital sources that provide our primary textual evidence for the Viking Age that they claim to describe. Yet despite t…

  • Hidden Villages of Britain

    Hidden Villages of Britain
    av Clare Gogerty

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781849944489

    The official TV-tie in to the popular Channel 4 programme 'Penelope Keith's Hidden Villages' Explore the most interesting and beautiful examples of British village life in this lavishly illustrated book, published as a companion volume to the highly…

  • Empires in World History

    Empires in World History
    av Jane Burbank

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691152363

    Empires--vast states of territories and peoples united by force and ambition--have dominated the political landscape for more than two millennia. Empires in World History departs from conventional European and nation-centered perspectives to take a…

  • The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350

    The Making of Europe: Conquest, Colonization, and Cultural Change, 950-1350
    av Robert Bartlett

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691037806

    From our twentieth-century perspective, we tend to think of the Europe of the past as a colonizer, a series of empires that conquered lands beyond their borders and forced European cultural values on other peoples. This provocative book shows that E…

  • The Making of Europe

    The Making of Europe
    av Robert Bartlett

    Storpocket - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140154092

    A wave of internal conquest, settlement and economic growth took place in Europe during the High Middle Ages, which transformed it from a world of small separate communities into a network of powerful kingdoms with distinctive cultures. In this vivi…

  • Diana: Her True Story--In Her Own Words

    Diana: Her True Story--In Her Own Words
    av Andrew Morton

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501169731

    The sensational biography of Princess Diana, written with her cooperation and now featuring exclusive new material to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her death. When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way t…

  • The Passage to Europe

    The Passage to Europe
    av Luuk van Middelaar

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300255126

    The untold story of the crises and compromises that united a continent "A work of impressive scholarship and historical imagination, . . . unlike anything written about the EU before or since"-Perry Anderson, London Review of Books As financial turm…

  • The Travels

    The Travels
    av Marco Polo

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241253052

    A sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written: Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in 1271 with a visit to China, after whic…

  • The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction

    The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction
    av Julian D. Richards

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192806079

    The Viking reputation is of bloodthirsty seafaring warriors, repeatedly plundering the British Isles and the North Atlantic throughout the early Middle Ages. Yet Vikings were also traders, settlers, and farmers, with a complex artistic and linguisti…

  • The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

    The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
    av Dan Jones

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143124924

    The New York Times bestseller, from the author of Crusaders, that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--"a real-life Game of Thrones" (The Wall Street Journal) The first Plantagenet kings inherited a blood-soaked realm from the No…

  • The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

    The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
    av Dan Jones

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780670026654

    The New York Times bestseller that tells the story of Britain's greatest and worst dynasty--"a real-life Game of Thrones" (The Wall Street Journal)--by the author of The Templars The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the N…

  • The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England

    The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England
    av Dan Jones

    CD-bok - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781470843533

    The first Plantagenet king inherited a blood-soaked kingdom from the Normans and transformed it into an empire that stretched at its peak from Scotland to Jerusalem. In this epic history, Dan Jones vividly resurrects this fierce and seductive royal…

  • British Civilization

    British Civilization
    av John Oakland

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138318144

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the ninth edition of the highly regarded British Civilization: An Introduction continues to be the ideal textbook on Britain, its country and people, religion, politics and government, international relations, legal s…

  • British Civilization

    British Civilization
    av John Oakland

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138318137

    Thoroughly updated and revised, the ninth edition of the highly regarded British Civilization: An Introduction continues to be the ideal textbook on Britain, its country and people, religion, politics and government, international relations, legal s…

  • The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

    The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance
    av Jim Al-Khalili

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143120568

    A myth-shattering view of the Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations and the role they played in sparking the European Renaissance. Many of the innovations that we think of as hallmarks of Western science had their roots in the Arab world of…

  • Fire and Blood

    Fire and Blood
    av Enzo Traverso

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784781361

    Fire and Blood looks at the European crisis of the two world wars as a single historical sequence: the age of the European Civil War (1914-1945). Its overture was played out in the trenches of the Great War; its coda on a ruined continent. It opened…

  • Fire and Blood

    Fire and Blood
    av Enzo Traverso

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784781330

    This book explores the entanglement between politics, culture and violence in the age of the "European civil war" (1914-1945). In these cataclysmic three decades, the old continent experienced a new fusion of "warm" and "cold" violence, of unchained…

  • Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy

    Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy
    av Michael Baxandall

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192821447

    This book is both an introduction to fifteenth-century Italian painting, and a primer in how to read social history out of the style of pictures. It examines the commercial practice of the early Renaissance picture, trade in contracts, letters, and…

  • Narrow Boat

    Narrow Boat
    av L T C Rolt

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780750960618

    First published in 1944, and now reissued with new black-and-white illustrations and a foreword by Jo Bell, Canal Laureate, this book has become a classic on its subject, and may be said to have started a revival of interest in the English waterways…

  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385521314

    One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE ONE OF THE BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR - WASHINGTON POST NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE ORWELL P…

  • Shortest History of England

    Shortest History of England
    av James Hawes

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910400692

  • The Journals of Captain Cook

    The Journals of Captain Cook
    av Captain James Cook

    Storpocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140436471

    Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of th…

  • The Inheritance of Rome

    The Inheritance of Rome
    av Chris Wickham

    Storpocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140290141

    'The Penguin History of Europe series ... is one of contemporary publishing's great projects' New Statesman The world known as the 'Dark Ages', often seen as a time of barbarism, was in fact the crucible in which modern Europe would be created. Chri…

  • Medieval Garments Reconstructed

    Medieval Garments Reconstructed
    av Else Ostergard

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788779342989

    Short introduction to the amazing finds of garments from the Norse settlement of Herjolfnes in Greenland by Else Ostergard. Chapters on technique: production of the tread, dyeing, weaving techniques, cutting and sewing by Anna Norgaard. Measurements…

  • The Gentleman's Daughter

    The Gentleman's Daughter
    av Amanda Vickery

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300102222

    What was the life of an eighteenth-century British genteel woman like? In this lively and controversial book, Amanda Vickery invokes women's own accounts of their intimate and their public lives to argue that in the eighteenth and early nineteenth c…

  • Plague: A Very Short Introduction

    Plague: A Very Short Introduction
    av Paul Slack

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199589548

    Throughout history plague has been the cause of many major catastrophes. It was responsible for the Black Death of 1348 and the Great Plague of London in 1665, and for devastating epidemics much earlier and much later, in the Mediterranean in the si…

  • The Living Mountain

    The Living Mountain
    av Nan Shepherd

    Storpocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780857861832

    'The finest book ever written on nature and landscape in Britain' Guardian Introduction by Robert Macfarlane. Afterword by Jeanette Winterson In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of…

  • The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors

    The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
    av Dan Jones

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143127888

    The bestselling author of Crusaders and presenter of Netflix's Secrets of Great British Castles offers a vivid account of the events that inspired Game of Thrones and Shakespeare's Henry IV and Richard III Discover the real history behind The Hollow…

  • Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

    Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307279286

    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION A NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN B…

  • The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages from the Eighth Century

    The Art of Warfare in Western Europe during the Middle Ages from the Eighth Century
    av J.f. Verbruggen

    Häftad - 1954 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780851155708

    Warfare is a major feature of the history of the middle ages, but its study has often been the province of amateurs; only recently have the technical details of warfare and its organisation been subject to proper scholarly investigation. Professor V…

  • Victorian Fashion

    Victorian Fashion
    av Jayne Shrimpton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747815082

    The sweeping crinolines, corsets, bustles, bonnets and parasols of Victorian Britain are indispensable to our period dramas, and their influences can still be seen within burlesque and steampunk fashions. This is no surprise, as nineteenth-century c…

  • Story of War

    Story of War
    av Anna Maria Forssberg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789188168665

    The endless wars of the seventeenth century took their toll in the lives of millions of soldiers and crushing taxes. To legitimise war, Europes rulers turned to the Church: O God, we praise you, Te Deum Laudamus, was sung in the churches of France a…

  • A Distant Mirror

    A Distant Mirror
    av Barbara W. Tuchman

    Storpocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241972977

    The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague. Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contra…

  • A Distant Mirror

    A Distant Mirror
    av Barbara W. Tuchman

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780345349576

    Barbara W. Tuchman--the acclaimed author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic The Guns of August--once again marshals her gift for character, history, and sparkling prose to compose an astonishing portrait of medieval Europe. The fourteenth centu…

  • The Strange Death of Europe

    The Strange Death of Europe
    av Douglas Murray

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472942241

    The Sunday Times number one bestsellerThe Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth-rates, mass immigration and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come to…

  • Venetian Rapier

    Venetian Rapier
    av Tom Leoni

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780982591123

    Perhaps no other weapon represents Renaissance Italian fencing like the rapier. But do we know how it was used and how it was taught? This book takes you to the fencing School, or Salle, of celebrated renaissance rapier Master Nicoletto Giganti of…

  • Antifa

    Antifa
    av Mark Bray

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612197036

    The National Bestseller "Focused and persuasive... Bray's book is many things: the first English-language transnational history of antifa, a how-to for would-be activists, and a record of advice from anti-Fascist organizers past and present."--THE N…

  • The Death of Caesar

    The Death of Caesar
    av Barry Strauss

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781451668810

    Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate on March 15, 44 BC-the Ides of March according to the Roman calendar. He was, says author Barry Strauss, the last casualty of one civil war and the first casualty of the next civil war, which wo…

  • A Short History of the Renaissance in Northern Europe

    A Short History of the Renaissance in Northern Europe
    av Dr Malcolm Vale

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763859

    The concept of a Northern European 'Renaissance' in the arts, in thought, and in more general culture north of the Alps often evokes the idea of a cultural transplant which was not indigenous to, or rooted in, the society from which it emerged. Clas…

  • A Short History of the Renaissance in Northern Europe

    A Short History of the Renaissance in Northern Europe
    av Dr Malcolm Vale

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780763842

    The concept of a 'Renaissance' in the arts, in thought, and in more general culture North of the Alps often evokes the idea of a cultural transplant which was not indigenous to, or rooted in, the society from which it emerged. Classic definitions of…

  • Crusoe's Island

    Crusoe's Island
    av Andrew Lambert

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780571330249

    Originally named Juan Fernandez, the island of Robinson Crusoe in the South Pacific was the inspiration for Defoe's classic novel about the adventures of a shipwrecked sailor. Yet the complex story of Britain's relationship with this distant, tiny i…

  • Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300

    Kingdoms and Communities in Western Europe 900-1300
    av Susan Reynolds

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198731474

    This study is an exploration of the collective values and activities of lay society in Western Europe between the tenth century and the thirteenth. Arguing that medieval attitudes and behaviour have too readily been defined in terms of hierarchical…

  • Tudor Textiles

    Tudor Textiles
    av Eleri Lynn

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300244120

    A detailed study of Tudor textiles, highlighting their extravagant beauty and their impact on the royal court, fashion, and taste At the Tudor Court, textiles were ubiquitous in decor and ceremony. Tapestries, embroideries, carpets, and hangings wer…

  • Display of Art in Roman Palace, 1550-1750

    Display of Art in Roman Palace, 1550-1750
    av . Feigenbaum

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781606062982

    This ambitious work lifts the veil on a pivotal chapter in the history of art and its social meaning. This book explores the principles of the display of art in the magnificent Roman palaces of the early modern period, focusing attention on how the…

  • Beauty and Cosmetics 1550 to 1950

    Beauty and Cosmetics 1550 to 1950
    av Sarah Jane Downing

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780747808398

    The source of tremendous power and the focus of incredible devotion, throughout history notions of beauty have been integral to social life and culture. Each age has had its own standards: a gleaming white brow during the Renaissance, the black eyeb…

  • Richard III

    Richard III
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143130253

    The acclaimed Pelican Shakespeare series edition of Richard III edited by A. R. Braunmuller and Stephen Orgel. The legendary Pelican Shakespeare series features authoritative and meticulously researched texts paired with scholarship by renowned Shak…

  • The Thirty Years War

    The Thirty Years War
    av C. V. Wedgwood

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590171462

    Europe in 1618 was divided between Protestants and Catholics, and Bourbon and Hapsburg - as well as empires, kingdoms, and countless independent states. After angry Protestants tossed three representatives of the Holy Roman Empire out the window of…

  • Becoming Atheist

    Becoming Atheist
    av Callum G. Brown

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474224529

    The Western World is becoming atheist. In the space of three generations churchgoing and religious belief have become alien to millions. We are in the midst of one of humankind's great cultural changes. How has this happened?Becoming Atheist explore…

  • Becoming Atheist

    Becoming Atheist
    av Callum G. Brown

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474224499

    The Western World is becoming atheist. In the space of three generations churchgoing and religious belief have become alien to millions. We are in the midst of one of humankind's great cultural changes. How has this happened?Becoming Atheist explore…

  • Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles, 1968-1999

    Northern Ireland: A Chronology of the Troubles, 1968-1999
    av Paul Bew, Gordon Gillespie

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810837355

    This outstandingly successful work of reference is now brought up to date to mark the hoped-for end of the Northern Ireland Troubles. The book is a detailed account, in diary form, of the thirty-year development of civil and political unrest in Nort…

  • Science and Emotions after 1945

    Science and Emotions after 1945

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226126487

    Through the first half of the twentieth century, emotions were a legitimate object of scientific study across a variety of disciplines. After 1945, however, in the wake of Nazi irrationalism, emotions became increasingly marginalized and postwar rat…

  • Science and Emotions after 1945

    Science and Emotions after 1945

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226126340

    Through the first half of the twentieth century, emotions were a legitimate object of scientific study across a variety of disciplines. After 1945, however, in the wake of Nazi irrationalism, emotions became increasingly marginalized and postwar rat…

  • Spirit of Place

    Spirit of Place
    av Susan Owens

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500252307

    Shortlisted for the Apollo Awards Book of the Year 2020 When we look at the landscape, what do we see? Do we experience the view over a valley or dappled sunlight on a path in the same way as those who were there before us? We have altered the count…

  • Viking Language 1

    Viking Language 1
    av Jesse L Byock

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780988176416

    Viking Language 1: Learn Old Norse, Runes, and Icelandic Sagas, 2nd upgraded edition. New, smaller book size with same content. Everything necessary to learn and teach Old Norse. Graded lessons, saga readings, runic inscriptions, grammar exercises,…

  • Slavery and Society at Rome

    Slavery and Society at Rome
    av Keith Bradley

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521378871

    This book, first published in 1994, is concerned with discovering what it was like to be a slave in the classical Roman world, and with revealing the impact the institution of slavery made on Roman society at large. It shows how and in what sense Ro…

  • By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean

    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean
    av Barry Cunliffe

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199689187

    By Steppe, Desert, and Ocean is nothing less than the story of how humans first started building the globalized world we know today. Set on a huge continental stage, from Europe to China, it is a tale covering over 10,000 years, from the origins of…