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  1. Ervin Bossanyi

    Ervin Bossanyi: Vision, Art and Exile [Hardback]

    Jo Bossanyi (Editor); Sarah Brown (Author)


    ISBN: 9781904965152
    Published by : Spire Books
    Ervin Bossanyi (1891-1975), best known for his glorious stained glass, was a master in many art forms. His work, expressed in a language of strong colour and skilful draughtsmanship, speaks of harmony, serenity, and human dignity which tells mu... .... Learn More
  2. Conscience and the 'Parochial and Plain Sermons' of John Henry Newman

    Conscience and the 'Parochial and Plain Sermons' of John Henry Newman [Paperback]

    Fabio Attard (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993271901
    Published by : Midsea Books
    A theme rightly associated with the personality of John Henry Newman is that of conscience. To the general reader, Newman's life story comes across as a witness of someone who followed the light of his conscience wherever it lead him. Yet, for tho... .... Learn More
  3. The Court Martial of Enrico Mizzi

    The Court Martial of Enrico Mizzi [Hardback]

    Austin Sammut (Author)


    ISBN: 9789993270478
    Published by : Midsea Books
    The Language Question is probably the greatest and longest controversy in Malta's political history. It reached a climax at the turn of the twentieth century, resulting in a number of significant developments, culminating in the court martial of t... .... Learn More
  4. Six Hundred New Churches

    Six Hundred New Churches: The Church Building Commission 1818-1856 [Hardback]

    Michael Port (Author)


    ISBN: 9781904965084
    Published by : Spire Books
    Professor Ports study of the early nineteenth-century Church Building Commission and its churches first appeared in 1961 and has long been difficult to obtain. He has now thoroughly revised it, adding much new material and a wealth of illustrat... .... Learn More
  5. Committed to the Cleansing Flame

    Committed to the Cleansing Flame: The Development of Cremation in Nineteenth-Century England [Paperback]

    Brian Parsons (Author)


    ISBN: 9781904965046
    Published by : Spire Books
    Overcrowded churchyards, shortage of land and rapidly increasing population how could the late Victorians dispose of their dead? Cremation was the only answer. But today, with over two-thirds of all deaths being followed by cremation, it is ha... .... Learn More
  6. We Met Morris

    We Met Morris: Interviews with William Morris, 1885-96 [Paperback]

    Tony Pinkney (Editor)


    ISBN: 9781904965039
    Published by : Spire Books
    This book gathers together thirteen interviews with William Morris which appeared in newspapers or journals between 1885 and 1896, the year of his death. Taken as a whole, the interviews give us a vivid sense of Morris as he appeared to his co... .... Learn More
  7. Historiography in the Twentieth Century

    Historiography in the Twentieth Century [Paperback]

    Georg G. Iggers (Author)


    ISBN: 9780819567666
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    In this book, now published in 10 languages, a preeminent intellectual historian examines the profound changes in ideas about the nature of history and historiography. Georg G. Iggers traces the basic assumptions upon which historical research and... .... Learn More
  8. Modern Military Matters

    Modern Military Matters: Studying and Managing Twentieth-Century Archaeology in Britain [Paperback]

    John Schofield (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781902771373
    Published by : Council for British Archaeology
    This book provides a concise statement of the state of knowledge and future research priorities relating to twentieth-century military remains in Britain an emerging area of intense archaeological investigation. The chapters cover over three ... .... Learn More
  9. Ruskin and Architecture

    Ruskin and Architecture [Paperback]

    Geoff Brandwood (Author); Rebecca Daniels (Editor)


    ISBN: 9780954361518
    Published by : Spire Books
    John Ruskin exerted a powerful and pervading influence on architects and architecture in the nineteenth century and his legacy can still be felt today. His highly individual (and idiosyncratic) prose encouraged the lay person to look and think ... .... Learn More
  10. Abbreviated Lays

    Abbreviated Lays [Paperback]

    A. T. Reyes (Author)


    ISBN: 9781842171110
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    The double-dactyl, a poetic form never intended for `the serious or high-minded', was invented in 1951. One of the form's rules is that the verse must contain a double-dactyl name, such as `Higgledy-Piggledy . This collection, the result of an... .... Learn More

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