British & Irish History
British & Irish History
Medieval;Renaissance;Early Modern;Modern &Contemporary Social; Economic; Political & Military

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  1. BRITISH SHIPBUILDING AND THE STATE SINCE 1918

    BRITISH SHIPBUILDING AND THE STATE SINCE 1918
    A Political Economy of Decline

    LEWIS JOHNMAN and HUGH MURPHY
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    Few industries attest to the decline of Britain's political and economic power as does the near-disappearance of British shipbuilding. On the eve of the First World War, British shipbuilding produced ... Learn More
  2. A HISTORY OF BRITISH PEWTER

    A HISTORY OF BRITISH PEWTER

    JOHN HATCHER and T C BARKER
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    From the early fourteenth century to the mid-eighteenth, among the most common of all manufactured goods were articles cast in pewter. This book aims not merely to provide a fuller historical backgrou... Learn More
  3. THE PLAGUE IN SHAKESPEARE’S LONDON

    THE PLAGUE IN SHAKESPEARE’S LONDON

    F P WILSON

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    Two epidemics of plague swept through Elizabethan London, in 1603 and 1625, with little more than spiritual cleanliness and 'a good Sivill orange stuck with cloves' to impede their progress. Drawing o... Learn More
  4. THE COUNTRY FORMERLY KNOWN AS GREAT BRITAIN

    THE COUNTRY FORMERLY KNOWN AS GREAT BRITAIN
    Writings, 1989-2009

    IAN JACK

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    The theme of this book is the disappearance of what Jack calls the cornerstones of Britain's identity and what once ‘bound the people of its various nations and regions together in a common enterpri... Learn More
  5. THE WELSH BIBLE

    THE WELSH BIBLE
    A History

    ERYN WHITE

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    This is a history both of how the Bible came to be translated into Welsh and of its remarkable influence on Welsh life and culture, from the sixteenth century to the twentieth. In 1563 Elizabeth I's g... Learn More
  6. THE NORMAN ART OF WAR

    THE NORMAN ART OF WAR
    A Few Well-Positioned Castles

    STUART PRIOR
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    Despite years of castle studies, the strategies and tactics that underpinned Norman castle warfare remain largely unexplored. This book outlines a strategic approach to castles — it is not what ... Learn More
  7. THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR

    THE IRISH GUARDS IN THE GREAT WAR
    Vol 1: The First Battalion
    Vol 2: The Second Battalion

    RUDYARD KIPLING
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    In August 1914 Kipling's son John, not yet seventeen, volunteered for a commission in the Army, but was initially refused as he was under age and had poor sight. Kipling pulled some strings to have hi... Learn More
  8. ANCIENT TREES, LIVING LANDSCAPES

    ANCIENT TREES, LIVING LANDSCAPES

    RICHARD MUIR

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    Archaeologists and historians have become increasingly aware of woodland as a vital component of the living cultural landscape. This book shows that from the earliest times woodland has been manipulat... Learn More
  9. WRITING THE MAP OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND

    WRITING THE MAP OF ANGLO-SAXON ENGLAND
    Essays in Cultural Geography

    NICHOLAS HOWE

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    An eminent Anglo-Saxon scholar explores how the English, in the centuries before the Norman Conquest, located themselves both literally and imaginatively in the world. Howe’s study focuses on Anglo-... Learn More
  10. THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE

    THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE
    Victorian Essays

    Edited by GERTRUDE HIMMELFARB

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    None of the stereotypes of Victorian England — narrow-minded, inhibited, moralistic, complacent — prepares us for the vitality, variety and above all the extraordinary quality of intellect... Learn More

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