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  1. Provincial Society and Empire

    Provincial Society and Empire: The Cumbrian Counties and the East Indies, 1680-1829 [Hardback]

    K.J. Saville-Smith(Author)

    $115.00

    ISBN: 9781783272815
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Worlds of the East India Company
    Volume: Volume 14
    Over the long eighteenth century, thousands of men and women from the English provinces lived and worked in the East Indies. Yet the provincial commitment of human, financial and social capital to ventures in the East Indies has la... .... Learn More
  2. Horses and the Aristocratic Lifestyle in Early Modern England

    Horses and the Aristocratic Lifestyle in Early Modern England: William Cavendish, First Earl of Devonshire (1551-1626) and his Horses [Hardback]

    Peter Edwards(Author)

    $130.00

    ISBN: 9781783272884
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book, by a leading authority on early modern social and cultural history, examines in detail how an important English aristocrat managed his horses. At the same time, it discusses how horses and the uses to which they were put... .... Learn More
  3. Stratton Churchwardens' Accounts, 1512-1578

    Stratton Churchwardens' Accounts, 1512-1578 [Paperback]

    Joanna Mattingly(Editor)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9780901853608
    Published by : Devon and Cornwall Record Society
    Series: Devon and Cornwall Record Society
    Volume: Volume 60
    Spanning the period 1512-78, the High Cross churchwardens' accounts of Stratton, in Cornwall, are unusually complete and informative. Written mostly in English, they are among only eighteen surviving sets of Pre-Reformation churchw... .... Learn More
  4. A Shop Assistant in Wartime

    A Shop Assistant in Wartime: The Dewsbury Diary of Kathleen Hey, 1941-1945 [Hardback]

    Patricia Malcolmson(Editor); Robert Malcolmson(Editor)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9780993238383
    Published by : Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
    Series: Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society Record Series
    Volume: Volume 164
    Kathleen Hey's diary provides an insider's view of an industrial city in wartime Yorkshire. As a shop assistant in a working class district of Dewsbury, she documented the stresses and complex exchanges in a grocery - from both sid... .... Learn More
  5. The Myth of the Press Gang

    The Myth of the Press Gang: Volunteers, Impressment and the Naval Manpower Problem in the Late Eighteenth Century [Paperback]

    J. Ross Dancy(Author)

    $24.95

    ISBN: 9781783272891
    Published by : Boydell Press
    SHORTLISTED for the Society for Nautical Research's prestigious Anderson Medal.

    The press gang is generally regarded as the means by which the British navy solved the problem of recruiting enough seamen in the late eightee... .... Learn More
  6. Love and Dishonour in Elizabethan England

    Love and Dishonour in Elizabethan England: Two Families and a Failed Marriage [Hardback]

    Ralph Houlbrooke(Author)

    $90.00

    ISBN: 9781783272402
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The marriage of Charles and Elizabeth Forth (c. 1582-1593) offers an intriguing insight into the politics of gender, family and religion in Elizabethan England. In this story, resourceful women play leading roles, sometimes circumv... .... Learn More
  7. The Further Correspondence of William Laud

    The Further Correspondence of William Laud [Hardback]

    Kenneth Fincham(Editor)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783272679
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Church of England Record Society
    Volume: Volume 23
    William Laud, archbishop of Canterbury from 1633 to 1645, is a central figure in the history of seventeenth-century Britain. Laud's correspondence provides revealing insights into his mind, methods and activities, especially in the... .... Learn More
  8. The Age of Machinery

    The Age of Machinery: Engineering the Industrial Revolution, 1770-1850 [Paperback]

    Gillian Cookson(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9781783272761
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: People, Markets, Goods: Economies and Societies in History
    Volume: Volume 12
    The engineers who built the first generations of modern textile machines, between 1770 and 1850, pushed at the boundaries of possibility. This book investigates these pioneering machine-makers, almost all working within textile com... .... Learn More
  9. Farming Transformed in Anglo-Saxon England

    Farming Transformed in Anglo-Saxon England: Agriculture in the Long Eighth Century [Paperback]

    Mark McKerracher(Author)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781911188315
    Published by : Windgather Press
    Anglo-Saxon farming has traditionally been seen as the wellspring of English agriculture, setting the pattern for 1000 years to come – but it was more important than that. A rich harvest of archaeological data is now reveali... .... Learn More
  10. Fighting at Sea in the Eighteenth Century

    Fighting at Sea in the Eighteenth Century: The Art of Sailing Warfare [Hardback]

    Sam Willis(Author)

    $49.95

    ISBN: 9781843833673
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Our understanding of warfare at sea in the eighteenth century has always been divorced from the practical realities of fighting at sea under sail; our knowledge of tactics is largely based upon the ideas of contemporary theorists ... .... Learn More

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