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  1. The Normans in Ireland

    The Normans in Ireland: Leinster, 1167–1247 [Paperback]

    Richard A. Lomas(Author); Richard Lomas(Author)

    $21.95

    ISBN: 9781910900338
    Published by : John Donald
    The Norman invasion of Britain, as depicted in the Bayeux Tapestry, is well known, but the later invasion of Ireland is much less well documented. Yet much of what we see today in Irish heritage has Norman roots. Ireland and Britain have many simi... .... Learn More
  2. Scotland’s Lost Branch Lines

    Scotland’s Lost Branch Lines: Where Beeching Got It Wrong [Hardback]

    David Spaven(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781839830198
    Published by : Origin
    The infamous ‘Beeching Axe’ swept away virtually every Scottish branch line in the 1960s. Conventional wisdom viewed these losses as regrettable yet inevitable in an era of growing affluence and rising car ownership. This ground-breaki... .... Learn More
  3. The Great War and the Romanians

    The Great War and the Romanians: Notes and Documents on World War I [Paperback]

    Nicolae Petrescu-Comnene(Author)

    $19.99

    ISBN: 9781592110933
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written during the First World War, this book describes Romania’s role in World War I during the critical years of 1916 and 1917. The book analyzes the situation of the Romanians living within the borders of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at th... .... Learn More
  4. London Marine Insurance, 1438-1824

    London Marine Insurance, 1438-1824: Risk, Trade and the Early Modern State [Hardback]

    Adrian Leonard(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276929
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book describes the development and evolution of the customary, legal, and commercial institutions of marine insurance, alongside its developing organisational structures. It analyses major market interventions during the period, including sta... .... Learn More
  5. Playing With Apartheid

    Playing With Apartheid: Racism, Australian Sport & South Africa [Paperback]

    Roger Bell(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781922669018
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In no country were contests over racism in sport more bitterly fought, more protracted or important than in Australia. In the wake of the Sharpeville massacre in South Africa in 1960, sport became a fault-line in international campaigns against ra... .... Learn More
  6. Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia

    Sports & Modernity in Late Imperial Ethiopia [Hardback]

    Katrin Bromber(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781847012920
    Published by : James Currey
    Series: Eastern Africa Series
    Volume: 53
    Sport in Ethiopia was always more than a means of useful recreation. It was also a way to enjoy and define fun, as new modes of behaviour emerged that showed what it meant to be a modern man or woman. This book is the first academic study of the h... .... Learn More
  7. The Restraint of the Press in England, 1660-1715

    The Restraint of the Press in England, 1660-1715: The Communication of Sin [Hardback]

    Alex W. Barber(Author)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781783275175
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: 47
    This book challenges the idea that the loss of pre-publication licensing in 1695 unleashed a free press on an unsuspecting political class, setting England on the path to modernity. England did not move from a position of completecontrol of the pr... .... Learn More
  8. A Description of Moldavia

    A Description of Moldavia [Hardback]

    Dimitrie Cantemir(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110254
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Written by one of the country’s most renowned rulers, A Description of Moldavia provides unique insight into the geography, history, economy, ethnography, culture, and traditions of the principality. Born to a noble family, the author... .... Learn More
  9. Urban Government and the Early Stuart State

    Urban Government and the Early Stuart State: Provincial Towns, Corporate Liberties, and Royal Authority in England, 1603-1640 [Hardback]

    Catherine Patterson(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276875
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: 45
    This book investigates relations between centre and localities in seventeenth century England by looking at early Stuart government through the lens of provincial towns. Focusing particularly on incorporated boroughs, it emphasises the distinctive... .... Learn More
  10. The National Covenant and the Solemn League and Covenant, 1660-1696

    The National Covenant and the Solemn League and Covenant, 1660-1696 [Hardback]

    James Walters(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783276042
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History
    Volume: 46
    Until now, scholarship on the Covenants has mainly focussed on their role in the conflicts of the 1640s, with discussion of the Covenants after 1660 mostly limited to the context of violent Scottish radicalism. This book moves beyond a rigid focus... .... Learn More

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