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  1. Medieval Welsh Genealogy

    Medieval Welsh Genealogy: An Introduction and Textual Study [Hardback]

    Ben Guy(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275137
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Celtic History
    Volume: Volume 42
    Genealogy was a central element of life in medieval Wales. It was the force that held society together and the framework for all political action. For these reasons, genealogical writing in medieval Wales, as elsewhere in Europe, became a fundamen... .... Learn More
  2. Murder on the Middle Passage

    Murder on the Middle Passage: The Trial of Captain Kimber [Paperback]

    Nicholas Rogers(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783274826
    Published by : Boydell Press
    On 2 April 1792, John Kimber, captain of the Bristol slave ship Recovery, was denounced in the House of Commons by William Wilberforce for flogging a fifteen-year-old African girl to death. The story, caricatured in a contemporary Isaac Cru... .... Learn More
  3. Petitions from Lincolnshire, c.1200-c.1500

    Petitions from Lincolnshire, c.1200-c.1500 [Hardback]

    Gwilym Dodd(Editor); Alison K. McHardy(Editor); Lisa Liddy(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781910653067
    Published by : Lincoln Record Society
    Series: Publications of the Lincoln Record Society
    Volume: Volume 108
    When the normal channels for righting wrongs or asking favours were unavailable, the people of medieval England petitioned their kings - in parliament, council, or chancery. Lincolnshire's inhabitants took full advantage of these opportunities, an... .... Learn More
  4. David I

    David I: King of Scots, 1124–1153 [Hardback]

    Richard Oram(); Richard D. Oram(Author)


    ISBN: 9781910900291
    Published by : John Donald
    David I was never expected to become king, but on succeeding to the Scottish throne in 1124 he quickly demonstrated that he had the skills, ruthlessness and ambition to become one of the kingdom’s greatest rulers. Drawing on the experiences ... .... Learn More
  5. Civil Religion and the Enlightenment in England, 1707-1800

    Civil Religion and the Enlightenment in England, 1707-1800 [Hardback]

    Ashley Walsh(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783274901
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in Modern British Religious History
    Volume: Volume 40
    This innovative book reveals how Enlightened writers in England, both lay and clerical, proclaimed public support for Christianity by transforming it into a civil religion, despite the famous claim of Jean-Jacques Rousseau that Christians professe... .... Learn More
  6. The Cartulary and Charters of the Priory of Saints Peter and Paul, Ipswich

    The Cartulary and Charters of the Priory of Saints Peter and Paul, Ipswich: Part II: The Charters [Hardback]

    David Allen(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783274949
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Suffolk Charters
    Volume: Volume 21
    The charters and other documents recorded in the thirteenth-century Cartulary of the Augustinian priory of Sts Peter and Paul, Ipswich, donated to the public library of Lexington, Kentucky, in 1806, and purchased for Ipswich Record Office in 1970,... .... Learn More
  7. National Thanksgivings and Ideas of Britain, 1689-1816

    National Thanksgivings and Ideas of Britain, 1689-1816 [Hardback]

    Warren Johnston(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783273584
    Published by : Boydell Press
    This book is the first concentrated study of almost 600 sermons from over forty national thanksgivings in Britain during the long eighteenth century. These included celebrations of the 'Glorious' Revolution, the Union of England and Scotland, the ... .... Learn More
  8. The War of Words

    The War of Words: The Language of British Elections, 1880-1914 [Hardback]

    Luke Blaxill(Author)


    ISBN: 9780861933549
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 103
    The late nineteenth and early twentieth century have been widely eulogised as a "golden age" of popular platform oratory. This book considers the language of British elections - especially stump speeches - during this period. It employs ... .... Learn More
  9. Tiziano Bonanni: Identity 1,618

    Tiziano Bonanni: Identity 1,618: 1989-2019: dalla caduta del muro di Berlino all’intelligenza artificiale / 1989-2019: from the Fall of the Berlin Wall to Artificial Intelligence [Hardback]

    Nicola Nuti(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788859620105
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    A circular confrontation on identity as the value of diversity, from its historic roots to its transformations linked to processes of globalization, up to artificial intelligence where identity is reduced to pure alphanumerical codes. With the 500... .... Learn More
  10. A Short History of Florence

    A Short History of Florence [Paperback]

    Fabrizio Ricciardelli(Author)


    ISBN: 9788856404173
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Storie del mondo
    Volume: 37
    The book traces the history of Florence in a synthetic and accessible way, starting from 59 BC, traditional date of the foundation of the Roman colony, until 1967, the year after the terrible flood of the Arno river. The main events, the historica... .... Learn More

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