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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Surveys children and their place in family life from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century. This book explores the gradual change from the medieval attitude to children, looked upon as small adults as soon as they were past infancy, to the seventeenth and eighteenth century awareness of the child as the focal point of family life. Translator(s): Baldick, Robert. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 3F; 3H; 3J; HBTB; JFSP1; JFSP2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 141 x 33. Weight in Grams: 456.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712674584
ISBN
9780712674584
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.78

Paperback. Written during a decade of great flux for America, England and for Emerson himself, 'English Traits' illuminates Emerson's visionary thought as much as it vividly portrays 19th century England. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 199 x 131 x 19. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Tauris Parke Paperbacks
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848855885
ISBN
9781848855885
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 12.37

Paperback. Presenting a scathing attack on the French revolution's attitudes to existing institutions, property and religion, this work makes a cogent case for upholding inherited rights and established customs. It argues for piecemeal reform rather than revolutionary change, and deplores the influence the revolution might have in Britain. Editor(s): O'Brien, Conor Cruise. Num Pages: 416 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 3JF; DNF; HBJD; HBLL; HBTV; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780140432046
ISBN
9780140432046
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 9.84

Paperback. Everywhere, the twentieth century has been judged and condemned: the century of totalitarian terror, of utopian and criminal ideologies, of empty illusions, of genocides, of false avant-gardes, of democratic realism everywhere replaced by abstraction. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; HBG; HBLW; HP; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 368.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Polity Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745636320
ISBN
9780745636320
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.58

Paperback. Until recently, histories of women tended to be segregated from the larger historical context. This pioneering volume places the role of women within the history of the interwar years, whenboth the women's and socialist movements became prominent, and raises the key question of how power was distributed between the genders in a historical setting. Editor(s): Gruber, Helmut; Graves, Pamela. Num Pages: 450 pages, 20 illls. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJG; JFC; JFSJ1; JPFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 144 x 219 x 38. Weight in Grams: 714.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Berghahn Books, Incorporated United States
Edition
Revised ed.
Number of pages
450
Condition
New
SKU
V9781571811523
ISBN
9781571811523
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 38.01

Paperback. Contributors focus on such key media texts of the 1960s as The Avengers, This Sporting Life, Panorama, The Apartment and Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, demonstrating what close textual investigation can reveal about the great social and cultural transformation of the decade. Editor(s): Aldgate, Anthony; Chapman, James (Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, Open University); Marwick, Arthur (Professor of History, Open University). Num Pages: 232 pages, 20 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPK; JFC; JFD; JHM. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 136 x 18. Weight in Grams: 363.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9781860643835
ISBN
9781860643835
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.29

Paperback. History has it that the role of women in Nazi Germany was to be the perfect Hausfrau and a loyal cheerleader for the Fuhrer. This book tells the untold story of the Holocaust. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations (black and white), map (black and white). BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBTZ1; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 134 x 22. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0006593
ISBN
9780099572282
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. A horrifying story rapidly unfolded. Ariel Castro, a local school bus driver, had separately lured Berry and two other young women, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, to his home, where he trapped them and kept them chained. This book describes the unimaginable torment they suffered and the strength and resourcefulness that enabled them to survive. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBNH; 3JM; BM; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0006607
ISBN
9780552171601
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. As the only player ever to have scored in a FA cup final, a league cup final, a UEFA cup final and a champion's league final, Steven Gerrard is an inspiration to fans and footballers alike. In this book, the captain of Liverpool and England - tells the story of the highs and lows of a twenty-year career at the top of English and world football. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; 3JM; BGSA; WSJA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 32. Weight in Grams: 380. Fine copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KKD0006732
ISBN
9781405924412
Paperback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 17.95

Hardcover. Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Ireland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of the island's cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive. Editor(s): Lysaght, Charles. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3J; HBJD1; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 205 x 41. Weight in Grams: 502. In dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Times Books
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0006943
ISBN
9780008211516
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.95

Paperback. A captivating re-examination of the Easter Rising, addressing the fundamental questions and myths surrounding Ireland's founding fathers Num Pages: 416 pages, 8 page plate section (colour/greyscale). BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0007056
ISBN
9781786070739
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Providing direct access to original texts, this is an historical resource book which can be used as a case study in the relations between language and cultural identity. Editor(s): Crowley, Tony. Series: The Politics of Language. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3H; 3J; CFB; HBJD1; HBLC; HBLH; HBLL; HBLW; JFC; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 410. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0004404
ISBN
9780415157186
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. An examination of the career of William Butler Yeats with special emphasis upon his connection with English Renaissance literature. Amongst other topics, it looks at the influence on his work of such writers as Arnold, Spenser, Jonson, Milton and Donne. Series: Studies in Anglo-Irish literature. Num Pages: 328 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; 3JH; 3JJ; DSBF; DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 23. Weight in Grams: 566. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on dustwrapper but otherwise clean
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Palgrave Schol, Print UK
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0005158
ISBN
9780333521779
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. This work addresses the uncharted domain of science as literature, art and aesthetic expression. The volume looks at science as an artistic genre itself and contains essays on both the exploratory and reflective sides of imaginative science. Editor(s): Cope, Kevin L.; Leitz, Robert C.; Leitz III, Robert C. Series: AMS Studies in the Eighteenth-Century. Num Pages: 376 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JF; DSBD; PDX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). . Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in plastic packaging
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
AMS Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0005188
ISBN
9780404635435
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. In 1944 the British War Office distributed a handbook to British soldiers informing them what to expect and how to behave in a newly-liberated France. This book is an irresistible insight into British attitudes towards the French and an interesting, timeless commentary on Anglo-French relations. Series: Instructions for Servicemen. Num Pages: 72 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DDF; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 107 x 11. Weight in Grams: 86. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good illustrated cover. Inscription to previous owner inside cover
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
The Bodleian Library
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0005218
ISBN
9781851243358
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. It would be impossible to invent a man like Rick Parker, a freakishly fat ginger-haired giant who modelled his personal style on Elvis Presley and wanted to become the next Don King. This title tells the story of two men who never should have met, and when they did, one killed the other. Num Pages: 256 pages, ports. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; 3JJPR; BTC; WSTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 136 x 20. Weight in Grams: 282.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780224080262
ISBN
9780224080262
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. 10 PM, on the 7 May. The exit poll predicting the result of the 2015 General Election is announced. In that instant three lives are changed for ever. David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg were three very different men, from very different backgrounds. But they shared one ambition. To lead their country. This book deals with this campaign. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JMG; JPA; JPHF; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405924405
ISBN
9781405924405
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.57

Paperback. William Kent (1685-1748) was great without a hint of gravitas, a con man who became one of the artistic geniuses of his age. He was a high camp Yorkshire bachelor, brought back by Lord Burlington from an artistic apprenticeship in Rome where he had painted for a cardinal and won prizes from a pope. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16pp b/w plates, 8pp colour plates. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; AMB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 155 x 26. Weight in Grams: 476.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845951788
ISBN
9781845951788
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.09

Paperback. An account of wartime Greece, exploring the impact of Nazi Occupation upon the lives and values of ordinary people. It seeks to offer a vividly human picture of resistance fighters and black marketeers, teenage German conscripts and Gestapo officers, Jews and starving villagers. Series: Yale Nota Bene. Num Pages: 464 pages, 70 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DVG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBTB; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 126 x 31. Weight in Grams: 406.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780300089233
ISBN
9780300089233
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.24

Paperback. A blockbuster adventure about life, death and obsession in the Amazon Num Pages: 352 pages, 16 pages b-w plate. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KLSB; 3JH; 3JJ; BGH; HBJK; WTLC; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Simon & Schuster UK
Condition
New
SKU
9781471164910
ISBN
9781471164910
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 9.25

Paperback. Series: Radical Irish Lives. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; BGH; HBJD; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 143 x 212 x 14. Weight in Grams: 238.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Cork University Press
Condition
New
Edition
1st edition
SKU
9781859183106
ISBN
9781859183106
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.74

Paperback. Helmand Province, October 2006: British soldiers are engaged in the most intense, sustained fighting they've faced since the Korean War. Against a tough, experienced and frighteningly motivated enemy, their lives too often depended on the success of danger-close, pin-point attacks pressed home from the air. Num Pages: 344 pages, 16 pp colour inset. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FCA; 3JMC; BTM; HBJF1; HBWS4; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 24. Weight in Grams: 254.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141035710
ISBN
9780141035710
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.73

Paperback. Drawn together from hundreds of hours of first-hand interviews, this book is a collection of oral testimonies from workers whose stories might not otherwise have been told: mill girls who risked life and limb in dusty, noisy weaving sheds; and, steel workers who wrestled sheets of white-hot metal in the blistering heat of the foundries. Num Pages: 544 pages, 4 x 8 pp b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJPG; HBJD1; HBLW3; HBTD; HBTK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 136 x 35. Weight in Grams: 432.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552162234
ISBN
9780552162234
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.78

Paperback. Proud, greedy, corrupt and driven by overwhelming personal ambition. Such is the traditional image of Thomas Wolsey, Lord Chancellor, Archbishop of York, Bishop of Winchester, Abbot of St Albans, Bishop if Tournai and Papal Legate. The author examines various aspects of the Cardinal's career, and sets it firmly in a recreated Tudor world. Num Pages: 688 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD1; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 39. Weight in Grams: 658.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
688
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712651226
ISBN
9780712651226
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.46