Author: Derek A. Roe
Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Books
Keywords: britain, archaeology, periods, palaeolithic, middle, lower
Number of Pages: 340
Published: 1981-06
List price: unknow
ISBN-10: 0710006004
ISBN-13: 9780710006004

Author: Jonathan Hollowell
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: britain, contemporary, making
Number of Pages: 480
Published: 2002-12-23
List price: $50.95
ISBN-10: 0631209689
ISBN-13: 9780631209683

This book offers a comprehensive overview of Britain’s development since the end of the Second World War. It comprises 23 contributions from leading authorities and newer scholars, set in context with a foreword by Raymond Seitz.A comprehensive and fascinating introduction to Britain from the end of the Second World WarDraws together the themes that have dominated discussion amongst scholars and media commentatorsThe chapters are set in context with a foreword by Raymond SeitzCovers topics such as foreigh policy, political parties, the media, race relations, women and social change, scie

Author: The Automobile Association (Great Britain)
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Keywords: guides, history, britain, walks
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2002-04-17
List price: $27.95
ISBN-10: 0393323501
ISBN-13: 9780393323504

Experience the abundant history of Britain firsthand with this scenic, thorough, and altogether superlative guide.Offering a splendid range of historically significant walks featuring some of the most famous locations of Britain’s past—such as the Globe Theatre in London, Warwick Castle, and York—this lavishly designed guide book is essential for every history buff with a penchant for travel. Spanning twelve eras, the historical timeline of the book extends from prehistoric to contemporary Britain, each section containing mapped walks, vivid illustrations, and background informatio

Author: The Automobile Association (Great Britain)Roger S
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Keywords: guides, britain, walks, village
Published: 1996-11-17
List price: $25.00
ISBN-10: 0393315029
ISBN-13: 9780393315028

Here are short tours--most take a half-hour to one or two hours--of 165 villages of unusual interest, beauty, and charm.They fall into six regions: the West Country; South and Southeast England; Central England and East Anglia; the North Country; Wales; and Scotland. Richly illustrated with color photographs, the book features route descriptions and large-scale Ordnance Survey maps with the highly detailed information that makes tours easy and practical.

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Palgrave Macmilla
Keywords: britain, history, palgrave, eighteenth, century
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 2008-09-15
List price: $38.00
ISBN-10: 0230537502
ISBN-13: 9780230537507

Jeremy Black sets the politics of eighteenth century Britain into the fascinating context of social, economic, cultural, religious and scientific developments. The second edition of this successful text by a leading authority in the field has now been updated and expanded to incorporate the latest research and scholarship.Book DescriptionThis, the first volume in the new Palgrave History of Britain series, is a tour de force. Jeremy Black builds a picture of eighteenth-century society and polity distinguished by its range, diversity of example, and engaging freshness of style. Students will fi

Author: Mark Kishlansky
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Keywords: britain, history, penguin, monarchy, transformed
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 1997-12-01
List price: $17.00
ISBN-10: 0140148272
ISBN-13: 9780140148275

The sixth of nine volumes in the major "Penguin History of Britain" series, "A Monarchy Transformed" narrates the tempestuous political events of the Stuart dynasty. It charts the reigns of six monarchs, and the course of two revolutions as well as religious upheavals that shook the beliefs of seventeenth-century Britons to the core.

Author: Grace Davie
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: britain, contemporary, making, believing, religion, belonging
Number of Pages: 240
Published: 1994-12-12
List price: $58.95
ISBN-10: 0631184449
ISBN-13: 9780631184447

This important book describes as accurately as possible the religious situation of Great Britain at the end of the twentieth century, and evaluates this evidence within a sociological framework. Two key themes emerge within the book. The first concerns the growing mismatch between indices of religious belief in this country, which remain relatively high, and statistics which reflect either religious membership (in its strict sense) or religious practices, both of which demonstrate a marked decline in the post-war period. Hence the phrase `believing without belonging’ which becomes a re
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