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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Hardback. A Companion to Contemporary Britain covers the key themes and debates of 20th-century history from the outbreak of the Second World War to the end of the century. Editor(s): Addison, Paul; Jones, Harriet. Series: Blackwell Companions to British History. Num Pages: 600 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 267 x 186 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1302.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
600
Condition
New
SKU
V9780631220404
ISBN
9780631220404
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 213.89

Hardback. Num Pages: 440 pages, 12, 8 black & white halftones, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1FCU; 3JJG; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 33. Weight in Grams: 799.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
440
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801454097
ISBN
9780801454097
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 148.33

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 3JJ; HBJF1; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
New with a new chapter on the twenty-first-centur
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691169156
ISBN
9780691169156
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.68

Paperback. This portrayal of Jane Ellen Harrison raises the question of who wins (and how) in the competition for academic fame. The author captures Harrison's ability to create her own image, and contrasts it with the story of Eugenie Sellers Strong, a younger competitor. Series: Revealing Antiquity. Num Pages: 256 pages, 9 halftones. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1QDAG; 3JH; 3JJ; BG; HBJD; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 20. Weight in Grams: 296.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674008076
ISBN
9780674008076
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 34.64

Hardback. "This catalog is published in conjunction with the special exhibition presented at the Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art, Bloomington, October 1, 2016-February 5, 2017, and curated by Adelheid M. Gealt, Director Emerita, Sidney and Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art." Num Pages: 128 pages, 68 color illus. BIC Classification: 1DST; 3JF; ACQ; AFF; AGC; HRLC1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 7747 x 7112 x 15. Weight in Grams: 808.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253022905
ISBN
9780253022905
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 59.50

Paperback. The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids. The author investigates two such automata - both depicting piano-playing women. She demonstrates that only in a later age of industrial factory production did mechanical androids instill the fear that societies had become indistinguishable from machines. Num Pages: 296 pages, 10 halftones. BIC Classification: 3JF; PDX; TBX; TJFM1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 228 x 24. Weight in Grams: 460.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226034164
ISBN
9780226034164
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 25.74

Hardcover. The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids: at least ten prominent automata were built between 1785 and 1810 by clockmakers, court mechanics, and other artisans from France, Switzerland, Austria, and the German lands. This title investigates two such automata depicting piano-playing women. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8 halftones, 4 line drawings. BIC Classification: 3JF; PDX; TBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 162 x 237 x 22. Weight in Grams: 548.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226034027
ISBN
9780226034027
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.73
€ 78.45

Hardback. Adonis' influence on Arabic literature has been likened to that of T.S. Eliot in the English-speaking world. Yet alongside this spearheading of a modernist literary revolution, the secular Syrian-born poet is also renowned for his persistent and staunch attacks on despotism across the Arab world. Num Pages: 180 pages. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1HB; 3JJ; 3JM; GTJ; HBTB; HRAM2; JFSR2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 149 x 224 x 24. Weight in Grams: 374.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509511907
ISBN
9781509511907
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.53

hardcover. Num Pages: 224 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; ACXJ; AFJ; AGC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 248 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1068.
Edition
Illustrated
Publisher
powerHouse Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781576878088
ISBN
9781576878088
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 31.89

Paperback. Captures the character of rural life before modern agriculture altered the landscape and changed forever they way we eat and live. Series: Nature Classics Library. Num Pages: 160 pages, B/w line drawings and colour lithographs. BIC Classification: 1DBKEA; 3JJG; TV; WND; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Little Toller Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
70th Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780956254528
ISBN
9780956254528
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.99

Paperback. The French Foreign Legion has built a reputation as one the world's most formidable and colourful military institutions. This book explores how the Legion selects its recruits, their native lands, and why these warriors seek a life full of hardship and danger. Num Pages: 288 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLL; HBLW; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 448.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781628737387
ISBN
9781628737387
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.59

Hardcover. Drawing on the discourses of psychoanalysis, evolutionary biology, and other fields of study that informed Richards Wagner's world, the author traces the influence of Gesamtkunstwerk and eroticism from their classic expressions in Tristan und Isolde into the work of the generation of composers that followed, including Zemlinsky, and Strauss. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 3JH; AVGC9; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 230 x 19. Weight in Grams: 478.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226082134
ISBN
9780226082134
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 42.60

Hardcover. Presents an interdisciplinary look at the story of a generation of philosophers, poets, and intellectuals who turned away from theology, reason, common sense, and empirical observation to provide a purely metaphysical justification of marriage. Num Pages: 376 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 2ACG; 3JF; DSBD; HPCD; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 635.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226136936
ISBN
9780226136936
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 40.80

Paperback. This biography of Charles Darwin attempts to capture the private unknown life of the real man - the gambling and gluttony at Cambridge, his gruelling trip round the globe, his intimate family life, worries about persecution and thoughts about God. Num Pages: 864 pages, 32pp b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 3JH; BG; PSAJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 36. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
856
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140131925
ISBN
9780140131925
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.05

Paperback. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 26. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845951610
ISBN
9781845951610
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.38

Paperback. Dark and foggy Victorian streets, the murderous madman, we all think we know the realities of Victorian crime. This title recounts the murders, by knife and poison. It takes the readers into less familiar parts of Victorian life, uncovering the wicked, the vengeful, the foolish and the hopeless amongst the criminal world of the nineteenth century. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; BTC; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 358.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752452807
ISBN
9780752452807
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.40

Hardback. With background information and commentary provided by expert Adrian Greenwood, meticulously footnoted, this is a worthy addition to the literature of the Napoleonic Wars. Editor(s): Greenwood, Adrian. Num Pages: 272 pages, 51. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JH; BJ; HBJD; HBLL; HBWH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
Amberley Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445654560
ISBN
9781445654560
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 31.38

Hardback. Series: Wolverhampton Military Studies. Num Pages: 208 pages, 18 b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JJF; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWN; JWTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. .
Publisher
Helion & Company
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911512165
ISBN
9781911512165
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.48
€ 32.73

Paperback. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBWQ; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 159 x 234 x 18. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Spellmount
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752486420
ISBN
9780752486420
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.30

Paperback. "A superb account of the rise of modern broadcasting." -Financial Times Num Pages: 336 pages, 16 pages of photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJP; HBJD1; HBLW3; KNTD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
305
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393341805
ISBN
9780393341805
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.41

Hardcover. Focuses on Shakespeare's reception by nineteenth-century novelists. This title offers a systematic account of those figures who have had the greatest influence on the interpretation, understanding and cultural reception of Shakespeare, both nationally and internationally. Editor(s): Poole, Adrian. Series: Great Shakespeareans. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; DSBD; DSGS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 242 x 155 x 24. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
224
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826435460
ISBN
9780826435460
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 210.90
€ 185.10

Paperback. 'The Spy Beside the Sea' reveals one of the strangest stories of espionage to emerge from the Second World War. Num Pages: 192 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752479637
ISBN
9780752479637
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.30

Paperback. Drawing on material, from furious royal proclamations to the private letters of pirates and their victims, as well as Islamic accounts, this title provides perspectives of the corsairs and an insight into what it meant to sacrifice all you have for a life so violent, so uncertain and so alien that it sets you apart from the rest of mankind. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 1HB; 3JF; HBJH; HBLL; HBTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099523864
ISBN
9780099523864
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Paperback. In the early hours of 2 September 1666 a small fire broke out in a bakery in Pudding Lane. In the five days that followed it grew into a conflagration that would devastate the third largest city in the Western world. This is a guide to the Great Fire of London and includes first-hand descriptions from the diaries of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JD; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 112 x 177 x 10. Weight in Grams: 76.
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784872144
ISBN
9781784872144
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 8.59

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