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Ends of Life: Roads To Fulfillment in Early Modern England (10 Edition)
Ends of Life: Roads To Fulfillment in Early Modern England (10 Edition)
by Keith Thomas
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Hailed as "immediately and universally recognized as indispensable" (TLS) and "compellingly readable, richly researched, fascinatingly detailed, delightfully written" (LRB), here is a masterful exploration of the ways in which people sought to lead... (read more)

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Oxford Illustrated History of Britain (Rev 09 Edition)
Oxford Illustrated History of Britain (Rev 09 Edition)
by Kenneth O. Morgan
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This beautifully illustrated volume tells the story of Britain and its people over two thousand years, from the coming of the Roman legions to the present day. Edited by esteemed historian Kenneth O. Morgan, this informative volume illuminates the... (read more)

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The Long Week End: A Social History of Great Britain, 1918-1939
The Long Week End: A Social History of Great Britain, 1918-1939
by Robert Graves
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"The long week-end" is Robert Grave's and Alan Hodge's evocative phrase for the period in Great Britain's social history between the twin devastations of the Great War and World War II. With brilliant wit and trenchant judgments they offer a... (read more)

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Northern Ireland : Politics of War and Peace (01 - Old Edition)
Northern Ireland : Politics of War and Peace (01 - Old Edition)
by Paul Dixon
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Clearly and accessibly written and based on extensive research, Paul Dixon's book provides a lively new introduction to the nature and politics of the Northern Ireland conflict and to successive attempts to resolve it. Attempting to separate "propaganda... (read more)

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Persistence of Empire : British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution (00 Edition)
Persistence of Empire : British Political Culture in the Age of the American Revolution (00 Edition)
by Eliga H. Gould
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[A] nicely written and articulate study. Historian A well-researched, closely argued account of the impact of the American Revolution on British political culture. International History Review Gould has made a substantial contribution not only to... (read more)

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First Industrial Nation: the Economic History of Britain (03 Edition)
First Industrial Nation: the Economic History of Britain (03 Edition)
by Peter Mathias
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This celebrated and seminal work examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. "The First Industrial Nation" charts the changes in the British economy, agriculture, trade... (read more)

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Stone Voices : Search for Scotland (02 Edition)
Stone Voices : Search for Scotland (02 Edition)
by Neal Ascherson
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The rediscovery of Scotlands past and a wake-up call about its future, from a leading scholar-journalist Scotland has a new Parliament and it has North Sea oil, but is it yet an independent, self-sustaining democracy? Is it a true nation? In Stone Voices,... (read more)

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Scotland : Concise History (4TH 12 Edition)
Scotland : Concise History (4TH 12 Edition)
by Fitzroy Maclean
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"The Scots," said a censorious English member of Parliament in 1607, "have not suffered above two kings to die in their beds these two hundred years." He may have exaggerated, but undeniably Scotland has a rough and bloodstained history. Continuously in... (read more)

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Enlightened Economy (12 Edition)
Enlightened Economy (12 Edition)
by Mokyr
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Joel Mokyr is Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences and professor of economics and history, Northwestern University, and Sackler Professor at the Eitan Berglas School of Economics, Tel Aviv University.... (read more)

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Ten Men Dead : the Story of the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike (87 Edition)
Ten Men Dead : the Story of the 1981 Irish Hunger Strike (87 Edition)
by David Beresford
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In 1981 ten men starved themselves to death inside the walls of Long Kesh prison in Belfast. While a stunned world watched and distraught family members kept bedside vigils, one "soldier" after another slowly went to his death in an attempt to make... (read more)

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Later Tudors : England, 1547-1603 (95 Edition)
Later Tudors : England, 1547-1603 (95 Edition)
by Penry Williams
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The Later Tudors, the second volume to be published in Oxford's authoritative series The New Oxford History of England, tells the story of England between the accession of Edward VI and the death of Elizabeth I. The second half of the sixteenth century... (read more)

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The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset
The British Empire: Sunrise to Sunset
by Philippa Levine
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Violent, powerful, vast: the British Empire is typically viewed as distant and tropical. By contrast, this book examines the effects of the empire on men, women and children across the globe: both those under imperial rule and those who implemented it... (read more)

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Ireland and the Irish
Ireland and the Irish
by Karl S Bottigheimer
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The Great Hunger: Ireland: 1845-1849
The Great Hunger: Ireland: 1845-1849
by Cecil Woodham Smith
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An account of one of the worst disasters of all time - the Irish potato famine of the 1840`s, during which time more than a million people died. This book traces the suffering, courage, blundering stupidity and tragedy, whose effects on Ireland, the... (read more)

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Tudor Constitution (2ND 82 Edition)
Tudor Constitution (2ND 82 Edition)
by Geoffrey R. Elton
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Though the first edition of this book (1960) rapidly established itself as a sound collection of source material and a comprehensive analysis of the government of England in the sixteenth century, the astonishing amount of work done, by many hands... (read more)

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Oxford History of the British Empire #01: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century
Oxford History of the British Empire #01: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century
by Nicholas Canny
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Volume I of the Oxford History of the British Empire explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic navigation, trade, and settlement during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The... (read more)

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Making a Social Body : British Cultural Formation, 1830-1864 (95 Edition)
Making a Social Body : British Cultural Formation, 1830-1864 (95 Edition)
by Mary Poovey
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With much recent work in Victorian studies focused on gender and class differences, the homogenizing features of 19th-century culture have received relatively little attention. In Making a Social Body, Mary Poovey examines one of the conditions that made... (read more)

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Strangers Within the Realm : Cultural Margins of the First British Empire (91 Edition)
Strangers Within the Realm : Cultural Margins of the First British Empire (91 Edition)
by Bernard Bailyn
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Shedding new light on British expansion in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this collection of essays examines how the first British Empire was received and shaped by its subject peoples in Scotland, Ireland, North America, and the Caribbean. An... (read more)

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Black '47 and Beyond : the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (99 Edition)
Black '47 and Beyond : the Great Irish Famine in History, Economy, and Memory (99 Edition)
by Cormac O'grada
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"Ó Gráda has for a number of years been recognized as the leading economic historian of the Irish Famine. This book will immediately be seen as by far the best economic history ever published on the subject, and will remain for decades the best place... (read more)

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The Course of Irish History
The Course of Irish History
by T W Moody
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A reissue of this updated classic of Irish history.... (read more)

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