Men, Women and Property in England, 1780-1870: A Social and by R. J. Morris

By R. J. Morris

R.J. Morris unearths how center type households survived and surmounted the industrial problems of early commercial England via an exam of wills, family members papers, estate deeds, account books and letters from the interval. He argues that those households have been primarily "networked" households created and affirmed by way of "gift" networks of fabric items, finance, prone and support--with estate greatly on the middle in their center type relatives innovations.

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By R. J. Morris

R.J. Morris unearths how center type households survived and surmounted the industrial problems of early commercial England via an exam of wills, family members papers, estate deeds, account books and letters from the interval. He argues that those households have been primarily "networked" households created and affirmed by way of "gift" networks of fabric items, finance, prone and support--with estate greatly on the middle in their center type relatives innovations.

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The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Justinian (Cambridge by Michael Maas

By Michael Maas

Ruled by way of the rules and character of emperor Justinian I (527-565), this era of grand achievements and far-reaching mess ups witnessed the transformation of the Mediterranean global from Roman to Byzantine. Twenty experts discover crucial facets of the age--including the mechanics and concept of empire, battle, urbanism, and economic system. in addition they speak about the effect of the nice plague, the codification of Roman legislation, and the various spiritual upheavals happening on the time.

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By Michael Maas

Ruled by way of the rules and character of emperor Justinian I (527-565), this era of grand achievements and far-reaching mess ups witnessed the transformation of the Mediterranean global from Roman to Byzantine. Twenty experts discover crucial facets of the age--including the mechanics and concept of empire, battle, urbanism, and economic system. in addition they speak about the effect of the nice plague, the codification of Roman legislation, and the various spiritual upheavals happening on the time.

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Kings and Queens of England by Lisa Sabbage

By Lisa Sabbage

Небольшая брошюра посвящена краткой хронологии правления монархов в Англии. Много портретов и фотографий.
Будет полезна в качестве страноведческого пособия.

By Lisa Sabbage

Небольшая брошюра посвящена краткой хронологии правления монархов в Англии. Много портретов и фотографий.
Будет полезна в качестве страноведческого пособия.

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Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most by Tracy Borman

By Tracy Borman

Thomas Cromwell has captured the mind's eye for hundreds of years, together with lately in Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and its level and tv diversifications. lengthy reviled as a Machiavellian schemer who stopped at not anything in his quest for energy, in Thomas Cromwell, Tracy Borman finds a special part of 1 of the main infamous figures in background: that of a worrying husband and father, a fiercely dependable servant and good friend, and a innovative who helped make medieval England right into a glossy state.

Born within the mid-1480s to a lowly blacksmith, Cromwell left domestic to make his fortune out of the country, serving within the French military, and dealing in Florence on the peak of the Renaissance. again in England, Cromwell equipped a flourishing criminal perform, turned the protégé of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, and went directly to develop into Henry VIII's best aide, the place he was once on the center of the main momentous occasions of his time, from the Reformation to the downfall of Anne Boleyn. His seismic political, non secular, and social reforms can nonetheless be felt this day.

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By Tracy Borman

Thomas Cromwell has captured the mind's eye for hundreds of years, together with lately in Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and its level and tv diversifications. lengthy reviled as a Machiavellian schemer who stopped at not anything in his quest for energy, in Thomas Cromwell, Tracy Borman finds a special part of 1 of the main infamous figures in background: that of a worrying husband and father, a fiercely dependable servant and good friend, and a innovative who helped make medieval England right into a glossy state.

Born within the mid-1480s to a lowly blacksmith, Cromwell left domestic to make his fortune out of the country, serving within the French military, and dealing in Florence on the peak of the Renaissance. again in England, Cromwell equipped a flourishing criminal perform, turned the protégé of Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, and went directly to develop into Henry VIII's best aide, the place he was once on the center of the main momentous occasions of his time, from the Reformation to the downfall of Anne Boleyn. His seismic political, non secular, and social reforms can nonetheless be felt this day.

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Rational Choice and British Politics: An Analysis of by Iain McLean

By Iain McLean

This enticing and unique examine, through one of many major students of rational selection concept, explores the process British parliamentary politics over the past one hundred fifty years. It combines social technology and analytical narrative background with the nice turning issues in British politics: the Repeal of the Corn legislations; the Victorian predicament of the Liberal and Conservative events; the Irish query and Lloyd George's technique to it; the hot Liberal origins of the welfare kingdom; the politics of race and empire less than Chamberlain and Powell; and the politics of "there is not any substitute" less than Margaret Thatcher.

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By Iain McLean

This enticing and unique examine, through one of many major students of rational selection concept, explores the process British parliamentary politics over the past one hundred fifty years. It combines social technology and analytical narrative background with the nice turning issues in British politics: the Repeal of the Corn legislations; the Victorian predicament of the Liberal and Conservative events; the Irish query and Lloyd George's technique to it; the hot Liberal origins of the welfare kingdom; the politics of race and empire less than Chamberlain and Powell; and the politics of "there is not any substitute" less than Margaret Thatcher.

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A History of English Food by Clarissa Dickson Wright

By Clarissa Dickson Wright

During this significant new heritage of English nutrition, Clarissa Dickson Wright takes the reader on a trip from the time of the second one campaign and the feasts of medieval kings to the food -- either reliable and undesirable -- of the current day. She seems to be on the moving affects at the nationwide nutrition as new principles and constituents have arrived, and as immigrant groups have made their contribution to the lifetime of the rustic. She inspires misplaced worlds of open fires and ice homes, of continuing pickling and retaining, and of manchet loaves and curly-coated pigs. and she or he tells the tales of the cooks, cookery ebook writers, gourmets and gluttons who've formed public flavor, from the salad-loving Catherine or Aragon to the foodies of at the present time. primarily, she offers a vibrant feel of what it was once wish to take a seat to the foodstuff of prior a long time, no matter if an eighteenth-century labourer's breakfast or a twelve-course Victorian ceremonial dinner or a lunch out in the course of the moment international War.

Insightful and wonderful through turns, this can be a awesome journey of approximately 1000 years of English food, peppered with surprises and pro with Clarissa Dickson Wright's attribute wit.

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By Clarissa Dickson Wright

During this significant new heritage of English nutrition, Clarissa Dickson Wright takes the reader on a trip from the time of the second one campaign and the feasts of medieval kings to the food -- either reliable and undesirable -- of the current day. She seems to be on the moving affects at the nationwide nutrition as new principles and constituents have arrived, and as immigrant groups have made their contribution to the lifetime of the rustic. She inspires misplaced worlds of open fires and ice homes, of continuing pickling and retaining, and of manchet loaves and curly-coated pigs. and she or he tells the tales of the cooks, cookery ebook writers, gourmets and gluttons who've formed public flavor, from the salad-loving Catherine or Aragon to the foodies of at the present time. primarily, she offers a vibrant feel of what it was once wish to take a seat to the foodstuff of prior a long time, no matter if an eighteenth-century labourer's breakfast or a twelve-course Victorian ceremonial dinner or a lunch out in the course of the moment international War.

Insightful and wonderful through turns, this can be a awesome journey of approximately 1000 years of English food, peppered with surprises and pro with Clarissa Dickson Wright's attribute wit.

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The Battle of Bosworth by Michael Bennett

By Michael Bennett

In August, 500 years in the past, Richard III misplaced his existence and the Plantagenet identify got here to an finish. This quantity offers the history to the conflict of Bosworth - of the conflict and politics within the prior years and a few of the fighters.

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By Michael Bennett

In August, 500 years in the past, Richard III misplaced his existence and the Plantagenet identify got here to an finish. This quantity offers the history to the conflict of Bosworth - of the conflict and politics within the prior years and a few of the fighters.

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The Battle of Flodden 1513 by John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

By John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

The conflict of Flodden in 1513 used to be the most important conflict ever to ensue among England and Scotland. James IV himself led a military of 30,000 males over the border into England, ostensibly in revenge for the homicide of a Scotsman 5 years prior, yet actually to aid their best friend the French by means of diverting the forces of guns and strategies (their officials have been within the entrance line and so they used accounts opposed to English pikes), whereas the English deployed extra exact artillery and their vaunted longbowmen. King James used to be killed close by of the English commander, Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, whereas major a cost opposed to him; with their chief and plenty of in their officials killed, the Scots have been in disarray, and the English victory was once decisive. army historian John Sadler's account of the conflict is the 1st for a decade, and is released to mark its five hundredth anniversary.

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By John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville

The conflict of Flodden in 1513 used to be the most important conflict ever to ensue among England and Scotland. James IV himself led a military of 30,000 males over the border into England, ostensibly in revenge for the homicide of a Scotsman 5 years prior, yet actually to aid their best friend the French by means of diverting the forces of guns and strategies (their officials have been within the entrance line and so they used accounts opposed to English pikes), whereas the English deployed extra exact artillery and their vaunted longbowmen. King James used to be killed close by of the English commander, Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, whereas major a cost opposed to him; with their chief and plenty of in their officials killed, the Scots have been in disarray, and the English victory was once decisive. army historian John Sadler's account of the conflict is the 1st for a decade, and is released to mark its five hundredth anniversary.

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The Heads of Religious Houses: England and Wales, I. by David Knowles

By David Knowles

This can be the 1st of 2 volumes, which jointly shape a listing of abbots and priors, abbesses and prioresses, of English and Welsh monastic homes among 940 and 1377. This current quantity covers the interval to 1216, and offers worthy fabric for experts within the interval to review the biographies and personalities of the monastic orders, and so far undated files. First released in 1972, it gained foreign acclaim as a primary software of medieval examine. it really is now reissued with great additions and corrections through Professor C.N.L. Brooke.

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By David Knowles

This can be the 1st of 2 volumes, which jointly shape a listing of abbots and priors, abbesses and prioresses, of English and Welsh monastic homes among 940 and 1377. This current quantity covers the interval to 1216, and offers worthy fabric for experts within the interval to review the biographies and personalities of the monastic orders, and so far undated files. First released in 1972, it gained foreign acclaim as a primary software of medieval examine. it really is now reissued with great additions and corrections through Professor C.N.L. Brooke.

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Commonwealth principles by Jonathan Scott

By Jonathan Scott

Reading works which supported the abolition of monarchy and its substitute with a republic, Jonathan Scott ventures past latest reviews of person authors or particular topics to supply the 1st common account of an influential physique of writing. Poets equivalent to John Milton in addition to reporters, political leaders, theorists and whig martyrs have been between these contributing to the cultural ferment. the result's an enormous contribution to our figuring out of seventeenth-century England, from one in every of its most advantageous historians.

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By Jonathan Scott

Reading works which supported the abolition of monarchy and its substitute with a republic, Jonathan Scott ventures past latest reviews of person authors or particular topics to supply the 1st common account of an influential physique of writing. Poets equivalent to John Milton in addition to reporters, political leaders, theorists and whig martyrs have been between these contributing to the cultural ferment. the result's an enormous contribution to our figuring out of seventeenth-century England, from one in every of its most advantageous historians.

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