Category: England

The English Wool Trade in the Middle Ages by T. H. Lloyd

By T. H. Lloyd

This booklet is the 1st accomplished account of the wool alternate in the course of the entire of the medieval interval. inside England it really is taken with the construction and advertising of wool and with the ways that the wool exchange prompted the commercial and political fortunes of other sectors of society. It describes and analyses intimately all the sessions of progress and decline within the export industry. in addition to explaining adjustments within the quantity of alternate it deals the 1st try to painting the distribution of the exchange between person retailers. because the scene widens Mr. Lloyd explains how England's kinfolk with different ecu powers have been encouraged by way of mutual curiosity within the kingdom of the wool exchange. one other significant subject is the effect which the export of wool exerted on England's financial system as a complete.

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Loaded Dice: The Foreign Office and Israel by Neill Lochery

By Neill Lochery

There's an permitted well known fable approximately contemporary center jap background, that ever because the days of Lawrence of Arabia the British overseas place of work has been seriously prejudiced in want of the Arab reason within the center East and continually anti-Israel. In this compact and extremely readable account of heart jap politics because the moment international struggle, Neil Lochery units out to check the reality of this fantasy.  Dr. Lochery makes a speciality of the diplomatic dating among the international place of work and the country of Israel -  one of the main attention-grabbing untold diplomatic tales of the latter 20th century. An Israeli reliable as soon as claimed that even apartheid regimes in South Africa have been handled larger through the British overseas workplace. because the production of Israel in may possibly 1948, a few twenty one British overseas secretaries (in twelve diverse British governments) and feature handled Israel with various levels of luck. Dr. Lochery's account is dispassionate and punctiliously researched. the writer is a gentile and no Zionist, yet he has written this publication simply because he believes that the reality has to be instructed.

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Marston Moor 1644: The Beginning Of The End by John Tincey

By John Tincey

Книга Osprey crusade №119. Marston Moor 1644 Osprey crusade №119. Marston Moor 1644 Книги Исторические Автор: R.Tincey Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: ninety eight Размер: forty Mb ISBN: 084176 334 7 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Сериявоенных книгCampaign от Osprey.

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Anglo-Norman Studies 26: Proceedings of the Battle by John Gillingham

By John Gillingham

The emphasis during this choice of contemporary paintings at the Anglo-Norman realm is very on narrative assets: Dudo, Vita Aedwardi regis, monastic chronicle audiences within the Fens, the chronicles of Anjou, the Warenne view of the earlier - and lots more and plenty later resources for stereotypical photos of the Normans. There also are papers analysing either constitution and chronicle proof in reconsiderations of the succession disputes following the deaths of William I and William II. Papers diversity geographically from Anjou to the Irish Sea region. members, from France and Germany in addition to from Britain, eire and the U.S., are BERNARD S. BACHRACH, RICHARD BARBER, JULIA BARROW, CLARE DOWNHAM, VERONIQUE GAZEAU, JOHN GRASSI, ELISABETH VAN HOUTS, JENNIFER PAXTON, NEIL STREVETT, NEIL WRIGHT.

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The Civil War Experienced: Britain and Ireland, 1638 by Martyn Bennett

By Martyn Bennett

The Civil Wars Experienced is an exhilarating new historical past of the civil wars, which recounts their results at the 'common people'. This attractive survey throws new gentle onto a century of violence and political and social upheaval by means of own assets akin to diaries, petitions, letters and social resources together with the click, The Civil struggle Experienced essentially units out the real social and cultural results of the wars at the peoples of britain, Scotland, Wales and eire and the way universal reports transcended nationwide and neighborhood barriers. It levels generally from the Orkneys to Galway and from Radnorshire to Norfolk. The Civil Wars Experienced explores precisely how far-reaching the alterations attributable to civil wars really have been for either men and women and punctiliously assesses person reactions in the direction of them. for many humans worry, familial matters and fabric priorities dictated their lives, yet for others the civil revolutions supplied a good strength for his or her personal non secular and spiritual improvement. by way of putting the army and political advancements of the civil wars in a social context, this e-book portrays a truly diverse interpretation of a century of regicide and republic.

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Early Modern Witches: Witchcraft Cases in Contemporary by Marion Gibson

By Marion Gibson

This selection of pamphlets describes fifteen English witchcraft situations intimately, vividly recreating occasions to offer the reader the semblance of truly being current at witchcraft accusations, trials and hangings. yet how a lot are we sufferers of literary manipulation by means of those texts? The pamphlets are offered in annotated layout, to permit the reader to determine. many of the texts seem in print for the 1st time in 3 centuries, while others are newly edited to provide a clearer photograph of assets.

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Contrasting Communities: English Villages in the Sixteenth by Margaret Spufford

By Margaret Spufford

This publication is a close background of the commercial, academic and non secular lifetime of 3 contrasting groups, Chippenham, Orwell and Willingham in Cambridgeshire from 1525 to 1700. the 3 villages had very distinction financial settings, during which the trend of landholding replaced over this era and the overall and specific purposes for the adjustments that happened. The learn additionally covers the tutorial possibilities open to the villagers, and examines non secular affairs, the influence on peasant groups of the Reformation and the disturbance within the devotional lifetime of the normal villager, which regularly culminated in dissent and disruption below the Commonwealth. Dr Spufford has penetrated into the social lifetime of the English village in any respect degrees, and with attention-grabbing aspect has created an entire social universe round her villagers or a 'picture within the around' view. The booklet may be useful to monetary, social, and ecclesiastical historians of britain within the 16th and 17th centuries, in addition to historians of england quite often, and people with a distinct curiosity in Cambridgeshire.

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The Family and Family Relationships, 1500–1900: England, by Rosemary O'Day

By Rosemary O'Day

Whereas historians have written comfortably concerning the country and the church, the family members has to date defied historic research. because the basic telephone of human social business enterprise, upon which either kingdom and church rely, it's of the most important significance. during this concise, informative and stimulating ebook, Rosemary O'Day seeks to give an explanation for the problems dealing with the historian of the family members and to signify suggestions for his or her resolution. She compares households and families in time, area and economic climate over the interval 1500-1914 and attracts jointly the real latest paintings.

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Witchcraft, witch-hunting, and politics in early modern by Peter Elmer

By Peter Elmer

Witchcraft, Witch-hunting, and Politics in Early glossy England constitutes a wide-ranging and unique assessment of where of witchcraft and witch-hunting within the broader tradition of early smooth England. in accordance with a mass of recent facts extracted from a number documents, either neighborhood and nationwide, it seeks to narrate the increase and decline of trust in witchcraft, along the criminal prosecution of witches, to the broader political tradition of the interval. construction at the seminal paintings of students akin to Stuart Clark, Ian Bostridge, and Jonathan Barry, Peter Elmer demonstrates how discovered dialogue of witchcraft, in addition to the pains of these suspected of the crime, have been formed via spiritual and political imperatives within the interval from the passage of the witchcraft statute of 1563 to the repeal of many of the legislation on witchcraft. within the approach, Elmer sheds new gentle upon a number of concerns in terms of the function of witchcraft in English society, together with the troublesome courting among puritanism and witchcraft in addition to the method of decline.

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