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Captain Cook and the Pacific: Art, Exploration and Empire

by John McAleer and Nigel Rigby Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9780300207248
Format:
Hbk 256 pages

British Royal Navy Captain James Cook’s voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement,...

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Scottish family tree detective: Tracing your ancestors in Scotland

by Rosemary Bigwood Manchester University Press
Pub Date:
12/2006
ISBN:
9780719071850
Format:
Pb+ 320 pages

This is a practical, user-friendly guide to researching your family history in Scotland. Its aim is to provide sign-posts to the...

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King Arthur: The Making of the Legend

by N J Higham Yale University Press
Pub Date:
10/2018
ISBN:
9780300210927
Format:
Hbk 392 pages

According to legend, King Arthur saved Britain from the Saxons and reigned over it gloriously sometime around A.D. 500. Whether...

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Real Lives of Roman Britain

by Guy de la Bedoyere Yale University Press
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9780300223491
Format:
Pb+ 264 pages

The Britain of the Roman Occupation is, in a way, an age that is dark to us. While the main events from 55 BC to AD 410 are little...

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One Hot Summer: Dickens, Darwin, Disraeli, and the Great Stink of 1858

by Rosemary Ashton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780300238662
Format:
Pb+ 352 pages

A unique, in-depth view of Victorian London during the record-breaking summer of 1858, when residents both famous and now-forgotten...

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Pagan Britain

by Ronald Hutton Yale University Press
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780300205466
Format:
Pb+ 496 pages

Britain's pagan past, with its mysterious monuments, atmospheric sites, enigmatic artifacts, bloodthirsty legends, and cryptic...

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In Pursuit of Civility: Manners and Civilization in Early Modern England

by Keith Thomas Yale University Press
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9780300235777
Format:
Hbk 480 pages

Civility in a changing world  The renowned historian Keith Thomas has written a peerless study of the place of civility...

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Curious World of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn

by Margaret Willes Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780300238686
Format:
Pb+ 304 pages

An intimate portrait of two pivotal Restoration figures during one of the most dramatic periods of English history Samuel...

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Pocket Magna Carta: 1217 Text and Translation

by Bodleian Library Bodleian Library
Pub Date:
04/2016
ISBN:
9781851244522
Format:
Hbk 64 pages

‘No freeman is to be taken or imprisoned, or dispossessed … except through the lawful judgment of his peers or through the law...

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In Nelson's Wake: The Navy and the Napoleonic Wars

by James Davey Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2017
ISBN:
9780300228830
Format:
Pb+ 440 pages

Battles, blockades, convoys, raids: how the indefatigable British Royal Navy ensured Napoleon’s ultimate defeat  Horatio...

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How Shakespeare Put Politics on the Stage: Power and Succession in the History Plays

by Peter Lake Yale University Press
Pub Date:
11/2016
ISBN:
9780300222715
Format:
Hbk 688 pages

A masterful, highly engaging analysis of how Shakespeare's plays intersected with the politics and culture of Elizabethan England...

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Trading in War: London's Maritime World in the Age of Cook and Nelson

by Margarette Lincoln Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2018
ISBN:
9780300227482
Format:
Hbk 304 pages

A vivid account of the forgotten citizens of maritime London who sustained Britain during the Revolutionary Wars. In...

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Empress: Queen Victoria and India

by Miles Taylor Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780300118094
Format:
Hbk 408 pages

In this engaging and controversial book, Miles Taylor shows how both Victoria and Albert were spellbound by India, and argues...

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London Cage: The Secret History of Britain's World War II Interrogation Centre

by Helen Fry Yale University Press
Pub Date:
08/2018
ISBN:
9780300238655
Format:
Pb+ 256 pages

The first complete account of the fiercely guarded secrets of London’s clandestine interrogation center, operated by the...

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Aging in Twentieth-Century Britain

by Charlotte Greenhalgh University of California Press
Pub Date:
06/2018
ISBN:
9780520298798
Format:
Pb+ 280 pages

As the baby-boom generation reaches retirement and old age, bringing unprecedented challenges, this important study of aging could...

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