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Studies in Tudor and Stuart Politics and Government
The papers collected in these volumes revolve around the political, constitutional and personal problems of the English government between the end of the fifteenth-century civil wars and the beginning of those of the seventeenth century. Previously published in a great variety of places, none of the..
₦ 13,278
Contemporary Printed Sources for British and Irish Economic History 1701–1750
In this 1963 volume, Mr Hanson's aim was to record from the principal libraries of Great Britain and Ireland all new works on economic affairs published in the first half of the eighteenth century. The entries are arranged chronologically by years of publication, and the entries for each year are su..
₦ 20,613
The Eastern Association in the English Civil War
The Eastern Association has an assured place in any history of the Civil War. Within the region, early in 1643, Oliver Cromwell and his 'Iron-sides' first rose to prominence; in 1644 the seven constituent countries raised the force which, at Marston Moor, tipped the military balance decisively again..
₦ 17,425
Religious Orders Vol 1
This is the first of a series of volumes which have become recognised as one of the great monuments of English historical scholarship. The late Dom David Knowles began work on the subject in 1929; The Monastic Order in England appeared in 1948, 1955 and 1959. This volume begins the account of a whol..
₦ 14,553
The English Wool Market, c.1230–1327
The wool market was extremely important to the English medieval economy and wool dominated the English export trade from the late thirteenth century to its decline in the late fifteenth century. Wool was at the forefront of the establishment of England as a European political and economic power and ..
₦ 13,597
Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses
Agnes Strickland (1796–1874) and her sister Elizabeth collaborated on many biographical projects, including this eight-volume series. Pioneering figures in women's history, they included discussion of domestic matters ignored by earlier male historians. Volume 1 (1850) is devoted to Margaret Tudor, ..
₦ 15,828
Foundations of the Conciliar Theory
A major problem which occupied thinkers in the later Middle Ages was the question of the internal structure of the Church and the proper interrelationship of its members. Dr Tierney's book is an account of those canonistic theories of Church government which contributed to the growth of the concilia..
₦ 10,409
Dr John Walker and The Sufferings of the Clergy
This is a study of the origins, writing and reception of Dr John Walker's 'The Sufferings of the Clergy' (1714), which was an important account of the events of the Civil War period as they affected individual localities and parishes as well as the clergy themselves. Dr Tatham explores the circumsta..
₦ 14,872
The Decline of Inland Bills of Exchange in the London Money Market 1855–1913
This 1971 book reviews and criticises the widely accepted hypothesis that the decline of the inland bill of exchange in Britain in the nineteenth century was largely due to the process of bank amalgamation, which linked bank branches in areas of excess demand for money with branches having surplus f..
₦ 10,728
T. H. Huxley on Education
Thomas Henry Huxley (1825–1895) is known primarily as a scientist but he was also an influential educationalist, spending most of his working life teaching at the School of Mines (which later became Imperial College of Science and Technology). In this 1971 text, the most significant of his writings ..
₦ 10,728
Pilgrimage
Pilgrimage was a central feature of medieval English life which affected history, politics, art and literature. The shrines were destroyed during the Reformation and pilgrimage stopped, yet the idea of pilgrimage continued - refashioned - in Protestant theology and in the exploration of the newly di..
₦ 12,959
The Personality of Ireland
The history of Ireland has been conceived in two ways: as the history of the English in Ireland or as the history of Gaelic Ireland, but both kinds have been concerned with personalities and institutions rather than with society as a whole. None of the many histories of Ireland tells us much about t..
₦ 11,684