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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. What made some 700 men and women in the Yorkshire town of Kingston-upon-Hull, in the years 1837 to 1900, decide to suffer no longer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune and take their own lives? In this study, the author seeks to uncover the experiences that drove people to suicide. Num Pages: 372 pages, 20 tables 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JH; HBJD1; HBLL; JHBZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 153 x 20. Weight in Grams: 506.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
369
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804731249
ISBN
9780804731249
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.23

Paperback. Taking up personal narratives of slaves and slave owners, Tell This in My Memory offers a new window into the study of slavery in modern Middle Eastern. Num Pages: 264 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; 1HFG; 3JH; HBJF1; HBJH; HBL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 15. Weight in Grams: 363.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804788649
ISBN
9780804788649
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.97

Paperback. In contrast with scholarship on women and gender in the modern period, the author asserts that the rise of the absolute state, with its centralising and unifying tendencies, could actually increase women's economic, social, and legal opportunities and allow them to thrive in corporate organisations such as the guild. Num Pages: 528 pages, 21 photos, 7 graphs, 7 tables. BIC Classification: 3JD; 3JF; HBJD; HBLH; HBLL; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 36. Weight in Grams: 794.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822326663
ISBN
9780822326663
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.42

Paperback. Seminal essays written by Baudrillard for a journal devoted to a radical leftist critique of architecture, urbanism, and everyday life. Translator(s): Kendall, Stuart. Series: Semiotext(e) / Foreign Agents. Num Pages: 300 pages, 2 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 3JJPL; AM; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 222 x 23. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Semiotext(e)
Number of pages
300
Condition
New
SKU
V9781584350330
ISBN
9781584350330
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.61

Paperback. Biography of Michael O'Hanrahan, one of the leaders of Ireland's 1916 Rising. A journalist, novelist and fierce nationalist, he was quartermaster of the Irish Volunteers, in charge of getting and managing many of the arms used in the rebellion. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 272 pages, 26 black & white halftones, 1 index, 1 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 197 x 23. Weight in Grams: 286.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0007160
ISBN
9781847173355
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.95

Paperback. Thomas MacDonagh was drawn into the Irish Republican Brotherhood through his strong conscience and sense of social justice, becoming a member of the Provisional Government and a signatory of the 1916 Easter Proclamation. He was executed on 3 May 1916 in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Series: 16Lives. Num Pages: 320 pages, 26 black & white halftones, 1 index, 1 biography. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 140 x 24. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The O'Brien Press
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0007163
ISBN
9781847173362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 7.99

Paperback. An examination of the key events in the field of aviation during the five years between Harry Ferguson's first flight and the outbreak of the Great War. It studies the people, the aircraft and the places involved, and makes much use of contemporary sources to reveal the story through the eyes of those who witnessed these exciting times. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJC; WGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 306 x 11. Weight in Grams: 598. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Colourpoint Books
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007349
ISBN
9781780731063
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Robert Fortune was a Scottish gardener, botanist, plant hunter - and industrial spy. In 1848, the East India Company engaged him to make a clandestine trip into the interior of China - territory forbidden to foreigners - to steal the closely guarded secrets of tea. This title presents Fortune's daring trip. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; KCLT; KNAC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 204. Good copy with some shelf wear, yellowing of pages but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Arrow
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KKD0007353
ISBN
9780099493426
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. In the modern media age politicians are never far away from scandal, it seems. This powerful book tells the story from the politician's point-of-view. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JM; JPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 166 x 28. Weight in Grams: 566. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper with minor nicks and bumps
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Biteback Publishing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0005912
ISBN
9781849545013
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

The only child of divorced parents, the author was often sent to stay at her grandparents' country house Golsoncott. Years later, she began to piece together the lives of those she knew fifty years before. In this title, she delves into the domestic past of her former home, and the contrasts between life today and the way they lived then. Illustrator(s): Brockway, Harry. Num Pages: 240 pages, b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEWS; 3JJ; BG; HBTB; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 172. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Publication date
2002
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0006105
ISBN
9780141001647
Hardback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. A witty and touching account of ten inspirational figures that makes us reconsider conventional ideas of the fifties woman. Num Pages: 384 pages, Section: 8, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 3JJPG; HBLW3; HBTB; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 25. Weight in Grams: 270. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Virago
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006192
ISBN
9781844087419
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A century after the donation of the trophies that gave rise to them, this book celebrates two of the longest-running national competitions in Gaelic games, capturing the unique mixture of competitive spirit, camaraderie, famous figures, legendary stories, controversies and sense of joy and student mirth. Num Pages: 592 pages, colour and b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JH; 3JJ; HBT; WSBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 177 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1632. 8vo .Illustrated. Good copy in dustwrapper.First edition.The Gaelic Athletic Association is an Irish amateur sporting and cultural organisation.It promotes traditional Irish sports including hurling ,gaelic football camogie and handball.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The Collins Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0307849
ISBN
9781848891609
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 65.00

Hardcover. Kieran Donaghy has been one of the most influential, charismatic and successful Gaelic football players of the last dozen years, winning four All Ireland senior medals and three All Stars as well as being Footballer of the Year. Brimming with honesty, insight and humour, this is one of the most engaging Irish sports books of recent times. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJPR; 3JM; BGSA; WSBT; WSBX; WSJL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 164 x 36. Weight in Grams: 652. 8vo .Illustrated. First edition.The Gaelic Athletic Association is an Irish amateur sporting and cultural organisation.It promotes traditional Irish sports including hurling ,gaelic football camogie and handball.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Trinity Mirror Sport Media
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KEX0307951
ISBN
9781910335512
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 20.00

Hardcover. This monograph discusses Portuguese eugenics within a strong international historiographical comparative framework and situates it within different regional, scientific and ideological types of eugenics in the same period. Series: CEU Press Studies in the History of Medicine. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSP; 3JJ; HRCC7; JFSL; JHBD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 164 x 236 x 23. Weight in Grams: 550.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Central European University Press Hungary
Number of pages
350
Condition
New
SKU
V9789633860281
ISBN
9789633860281
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 81.45

Hardcover. Series: The History of World War I. Num Pages: 224 pages, 150 colour and b/w photos & 50 artworks. BIC Classification: 3JJF; HBJF; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 255 x 206 x 22. Weight in Grams: 944.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Amber Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781906626167
ISBN
9781906626167
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.05

Paperback. Over 150 of the 20th century's most significant poems. Editor(s): Schmidt, Michael. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJ; DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 160 x 18. Weight in Grams: 538. Good copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Quercus
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007647
ISBN
9781848668669
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. 1905: Foreign Minister Edward Grey enters secret talks with France about sending British forces to their aid in the event of German attack. The details were only revealed to the Cabinet and Prime Minister in 1911, by which point the 'hidden perspective' was firmly entrenched. Owen argues that the outbreak of war in 1914 was far from inevitable. Num Pages: 283 pages, 1 Map. BIC Classification: 3JJC; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 25. Weight in Grams: 386. Good copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0007764
ISBN
9781908323989
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Hardcover. A photo-historical record of the last days of the wind-borne merchant ships. Taken during the 1920s and 1930s by Alan Villiers, a professional seaman and a narrator and geographer for the National Geographic Society, the photographs provide an insight into a real way of life. Num Pages: 224 pages, 120 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJG; AJC; HBG; HBLW; HBTM; TRL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 366 x 278 x 38. Weight in Grams: 1862. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Harvill Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSS0006482
ISBN
9781860467998
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Challenges many assumptions about gender and politics in the French Revolution. This title shows how revolutionary politics and laws brought about a social revolution within households and created space for thousands of French women and men to reimagine their most intimate relationships. Series: Studies on the History of Society & Culture. Num Pages: 474 pages, 16 b/w photographs, 2 maps, 4 tables. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JF; HBTB; JHBK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 31. Weight in Grams: 503.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
New Ed
Number of pages
474
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520248168
ISBN
9780520248168
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 33.88

Paperback. Revised and updated, the third edition of Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History presents readers with a concise and accessible survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped European history in the 20th and 21st centuries. Num Pages: 416 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJ; 3JM; HBJD; HBLW; HBLX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 144 x 18. Weight in Grams: 466.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118651414
ISBN
9781118651414
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.88

Hardcover. Discusses the complexities of a trading network in this period, outling commodity chains, links between colonies and colonial centres, and tensions between local polities and competing empires. Series: Worlds of the East India Company. Num Pages: 208 pages, 2 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FM; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; HBTQ; KCLT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 162 x 20. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Boydell Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783270699
ISBN
9781783270699
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 95.87

Hardcover. The story of expeditions into Africa in search of dinosaur bones. Series: Life of the Past. Num Pages: 432 pages, 50 b&w photos, 7 maps, 1 bibliog., 1 index. BIC Classification: 1HFGT; 3JJ; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 165 x 240 x 35. Weight in Grams: 830.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
512
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253342140
ISBN
9780253342140
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 49.90

Paperback. This text, illuminated by personal histories, tells the story of what happened to the Catholic and Communist Irish soldiers who went to fight on opposing sides in the Spanish Civil War. Starting with their journey to Spain, it follows their footsteps across the battlefields of Spain. Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 1DSE; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW; HBW; JWD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 141 x 20. Weight in Grams: 432.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Mandolin
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9781901341133
ISBN
9781901341133
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.68

Hardcover. The first full analysis of the international thought of the British statesman A. J. Balfour (1848-1930). Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 630.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521581189
ISBN
9780521581189
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 99.14