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  1. London Zoo and the Victorians, 1828-1859

    London Zoo and the Victorians, 1828-1859 [Paperback]

    Takashi Ito(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9780861933518
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 87
    At the dawn of the Victorian era, London Zoo became one of the metropolis's premier attractions. The crowds drawn to its bear pit included urban promenaders, gentlemen menagerists, Indian shipbuilders and Persian princes - Charles Darwin himself. ... .... Learn More
  2. The Royal Touch in Early Modern England

    The Royal Touch in Early Modern England: Politics, Medicine and Sin [Paperback]

    Stephen Brogan(Author)

    $25.95

    ISBN: 9780861933525
    Published by : Royal Historical Society
    Series: Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series
    Volume: Volume 92
    The royal touch was the religious healing ceremony at which the monarch stroked the sores on the face and necks of people who had scrofula in order to heal them in imitation of Christ. The rite was practised by all the Tudor and Stuart sovereigns ... .... Learn More
  3. The Growth of Royal Government under Henry III

    The Growth of Royal Government under Henry III [Paperback]

    David Crook(Editor); Louise J. Wilkinson(Editor)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781783274628
    Published by : Boydell Press
    The years between 1258 and 1276 comprise one of the most influential periods in the Middle Ages in Britain. This turbulent decade witnessed a bitter power struggle between Henry III and his barons over who should control the government of the real... .... Learn More
  4. Edward I: New Interpretations

    Edward I: New Interpretations [Hardback]

    Andy King(Editor); Andrew M. Spencer(Editor)

    $99.00

    ISBN: 9781903153727
    Published by : York Medieval Press
    The reign of Edward I was one of the most important of medieval England, but the king's activities and achievements have not always received the full attention they deserve. The essays collected here offer fresh insights into Edward's own personal... .... Learn More
  5. Vrysaki

    Vrysaki: A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora [Hardback]

    Sylvie Dumont(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9780876619698
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Between 1931 and 1939, central Athens was transformed by the expropriation and demolition of the Vrysaki neighborhood at the foot of the Acropolis. In these few years, more than 5,000 inhabitants were displaced and 348 properties were torn down so... .... Learn More
  6. Dumfries and Galloway

    Dumfries and Galloway: People and Place, c.1700–1914 [Hardback]

    Edward J. Cowan(Editor); Kenneth Veitch(Editor)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9781910900123
    Published by : John Donald
    Dumfries and Galloway is one of the least-known regions of Scotland. Despite memories and traditions to match those of Gaelic-speaking Scotland, it has been seriously understudied. This innovative, ground-breaking study looks mainly at the everyda... .... Learn More
  7. The Minority of James V

    The Minority of James V: Scotland in Europe, 1513–1528 [Hardback]

    Ken Emond(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781910900314
    Published by : John Donald
    The defeat of the Scots in the Battle of Flodden in 1513 left many of the leaders of Scottish society, including King James IV, lying dead on the battlefield. The long and complex minority of King James V which followed is explored in detail in th... .... Learn More
  8. The Clyde

    The Clyde: The Making of a River [Paperback]

    John F. Riddell(Author)

    $34.95

    ISBN: 9781912476725
    Published by : Origin
    The history of the Clyde and the great ships that were built there is well known. Less familiar and equally important, however, is the story of how the great river was made suitable for shipping. The dredging of the Clyde and the building of the g... .... Learn More
  9. Vrysaki (Modern Greek ed)

    Vrysaki (Modern Greek ed): A Neighborhood Lost in Search of the Athenian Agora (Modern Greek) [Hardback]

    Sylvie Dumont(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9789607067104
    Published by : American School of Classical Studies at Athens
    Text in Modern Greek

    Between 1931 and 1939, central Athens was transformed by the expropriation and demolition of the Vrysaki neighborhood at the foot of the Acropolis. In these few years, more than 5,000 inhabitants were di... .... Learn More
  10. British Catholic Merchants in the Commercial Age

    British Catholic Merchants in the Commercial Age: 1670-1714 [Hardback]

    Giada Pizzoni(Author)

    $120.00

    ISBN: 9781783274383
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Studies in the Eighteenth Century
    Volume: Volume 6
    British Catholic merchants in the long eighteenth century occupied an ambiguous social space. On the one hand, their religion made them marginal and suspect figures in a nation increasingly defining itself by its Protestantism against the Catholic... .... Learn More

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