Popular Culture in England, c. 1500–1850 by Tim Harris

By Tim Harris

As scholarly curiosity in pop culture has grown, a growing number of British and American universities were introducing classes in pop culture, now noticeable as an important element of old research. This quantity solutions the necessity for a ebook concentrating on England (unlike Peter Burke's pop culture in Early smooth Europe (1978), and over a vast period of time (unlike Barry Reay's pop culture in Seventeenth-Century England (1985)), to be able to fulfil it truly is goal of beautiful either to experts and scholars coming new to the topic. Tim Harris has assembled a really powerful crew of individuals who will ascertain a really energetic and fascinating selection of essays.

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Everything You Know About London is Wrong by Matt Brown

By Matt Brown

A myth-busting trip via London’s historical past and the city's character!
imagine that the tower that holds giant Ben is named St Stephen's Tower? re-evaluate – it used to be referred to as the Clock Tower until eventually 2012. full of info on actual London historical past, this hugely enjoyable learn explodes a number misconceptions approximately London. masking the city’s arts, leisure, nutrients, drink, landmarks, royalty, traditions, and politics, it delivers a desirable perception into the real capital.

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Henry VIII: The King and His Court by Alison Weir

By Alison Weir

“WEIR’S publication OUTSHINES ALL earlier stories OF HENRY. superbly written, exhaustive in its examine, it's a gem. . . . She succeeds masterfully in making Henry and his six other halves . . . come alive for the reader.”
–Philadelphia Inquirer

Henry VIII, well known for his command of strength and celebrated for his mind, presided over the most magnificent–and dangerous–courts in Renaissance Europe. by no means sooner than has a close, own biography of this charismatic monarch been set opposed to the cultural, social, and political heritage of his glittering court docket. Now Alison Weir, writer of the best royal chronicles of our time, brings to vivid existence the turbulent, complicated determine of the King. jam-packed with colourful description, meticulous in historic element, wealthy in pageantry, intrigue, ardour, and comfort, Weir brilliantly renders King Henry VIII, his court docket, and the attention-grabbing women and men who vied for its pleasures and rewards. the result's a completely spellbinding learn.

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Flodden 1513: Scotland's greatest defeat by John Sadler

By John Sadler

Книга Osprey crusade №168. Flodden 1513 Osprey crusade №168. Flodden 1513 Книги Исторические Автор: J.Saddler Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: ninety eight Размер: 33 Mb ISBN: 084176 959 2 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Серия военныхкниг Campaignот Osprey.

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English Philosophy in the Age of Locke by M. A. Stewart

By M. A. Stewart

Investigating key matters in English philosophical, political, and non secular inspiration within the moment 1/2 the 17th century, this publication offers a suite of recent and interesting essays at the subject matters. specific emphasis is given to the interplay among philosophy and faith between prime political thinkers of the interval; connections among philosophical debate on personhood, simple task, and the rules of religion; and new conceptions of biblical exegesis.

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The University of London, 1836-1986: An Illustrated History by N. B. Harte

By N. B. Harte

The collage of London celebrates the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of its first constitution in 1986, and this background has been produced in commemoration of the celebration. one of many best universities on this planet, and the most important universities within the uk, the college of London is a many-headed federation of other associations. This cartoon of its constructing form, constitution and position, comprises many well—chosen illustrations encapsulating the variety of actions and associations constituting an outstanding federal university.Attention is paid to the sooner instructing associations, specially the scientific shoos connected to London's hospitals. The actions of the increasing metropolitan and imperial college are surveyed all through Victorian instances. the key reconstruction of 1900 which begun the natural hyperlink among a few of the schools forming the federal college is roofed, and all of the next adjustments of the 20 th century are defined. The heritage to the current tricky interval of 'cuts' and restructuring is indicated.This illustrated heritage is a full of life and well-informed assessment of a posh establishment — or, extra accurately, an interwoven sequence of associations and actions. it may end up of curiosity and cost to all of the many scholars, academics and different contributors of the collage of London, prior and current, in addition to to people who search to appreciate the more and more an important position of information in smooth society.

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The Foundations of Gentry Life: The Multons of Frampton and by Peter Coss

By Peter Coss

Within the Foundations of Gentry lifestyles, Peter Coss examines the early life of the English gentry. In doing so, he explains their lasting features in the course of an extended heritage as a social elite, together with adaptability to alter and openness to upward mobility from under, mainly from the professions. Revolving round the wealthy archive left via the Multons of Frampton in South Lincolnshire, the ebook explores the cloth tradition of the gentry, their quandary with model and their obsession with demonstrate. It can pay shut realization to the viewers to their houses, and to the social relationships among women and men. Coss indicates that the gentry family used to be a literate neighborhood, inside of a literate neighborhood global, and he reviews heavily the intake of literature, paying specific awareness to loved ones entertainment.Beyond their families, then gentry might assert their pre-eminence within the local people via involvement with the Church and the administration in their estates. Treating the connection among gentry and Church in either devotional and institutional phrases, Coss indicates how non secular perform used to be a way for the gentry to say social dominance, they usually more and more taken care of the Church as a occupation course for his or her relatives. maintaining their estates was once of comparable significance, and criminal services was once hugely prized-it therefore supplied a tremendous technique of access into the gentry, in addition to delivering additional possibilities for more youthful sons. total, Coss unearths that the cultural horizons of the gentry have been primarily neighborhood. however there have been wider dimensions, and the booklet concludes with observations on how nationwide and chivalric matters interacted with the rhythms of local existence.

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Domesday : The Inquest and the Book by David Roffe

By David Roffe

Domesday publication is the oldest and most valuable of the general public documents, yet historians nonetheless disagree on its function. In arguing that the writing of Domesday booklet used to be no a part of the Domesday survey, this e-book proposed an answer to a riddle that might swap our conception of the Norman Conquest and Norman kingship.

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The water supply of England and Wales : the geology, by Charles Eugene De Rance

By Charles Eugene De Rance

The writer attempted to teach the nature and volume of the water then provided to each city and concrete sanitary authority in England and Wales, and, considering crucial geological formations and rainfall, to estimate the amount of water on hand and the volume required for human intake in every one staff of river basins.

summary: the writer attempted to teach the nature and volume of the water then provided to each city and concrete sanitary authority in England and Wales, and, making an allowance for crucial geological formations and rainfall, to estimate the amount of water on hand and the volume required for human intake in every one staff of river basins

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The English Parliaments of Henry VII 1485-1504 (Oxford by P.R. Cavill

By P.R. Cavill

Paul Cavill deals an important reinterpretation of early Tudor constitutional background. within the grand "Whig" culture, the parliaments of Henry VII have been a disappointing retreat from the onward march in the direction of parliamentary democracy. The king was once at most sensible detached and at worst adversarial to parliament; its conferences have been cowed and quiescent, subservient to the royal will. but little learn has confirmed those assumptions. Drawing on huge archival study, Cavill demanding situations present debts and revises our knowing of the interval. Neither to the king nor to his topics did parliament seem to be a waning establishment, fading prior to the waxing strength of the crown. For a ruler in Henry's weak place, parliament helped to revive royal authority by means of securing the great governance that legitimated his regime. For his matters, parliament served as a medium by which to speak with the govt and to shape--and, from time to time, criticize--its guidelines. as a result of the calls for parliament made, its influence was once felt through the state, between usual humans in addition to one of the elite. Cooperation among matters and the crown, instead of clash, characterised those parliaments. whereas for lots of students parliament didn't actually come of age until eventually the 1530s, when-freed from its medieval shackles-the sleek establishment got here to embrace the sovereign kingdom country, during this learn Henry's reign emerges as a constitutionally cutting edge interval. principles of parliamentary sovereignty have been already commencing to be articulated. It used to be right here that the principles of the "Tudor revolution in executive" have been being laid.

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