1 Général de Division Comte Maximilien Foy
History of the War in the Peninsula, under Napoleon - Vol. II
商品説明：General Maximilien Foy was a renowned and experienced French general with a long and distinguished career. An artilleryman like his master Napoleon , he fulfilled his duty to France despite disagreeing with Napoleon, and fought across Europe from Switzerland, Germany, Portugal and Spain. He spent a major part of his career fighting in the Peninsular armies at Busaco and with Masséna in Portugal. H...
2 William Lewins
A History of Banks for Savings in Great Britain and Ireland
商品説明：This edition features a linked Table of Contents and Index A History of Banks for Savings in Great Britain and Ireland Including a full account of the origin and progress of Mr. Gladstone's financial measures for post office banks, government annuities, and government life insurance. CONTENTS CHAPTER I. INTRODUCTORY CHAPTER II. ON THE ORIGIN OF SAVINGS BANKS CHAPTER III. EARLY LEGISLATION OF SAVIN...
3 Bob Carruthers
The English Civil Wars 1642-1649
商品説明：This is the definitive military history of the Civil Wars which swept the British Isles from 1642 to 1649.The martial aspects of the wars are covered in detail along with a comprehensive overview of the religious and political dimensions which shaped the armies involved in the conflict. This excellent single volume history is the perfect introduction to the military history of this turbulent decad...
History of the Britons
商品説明：This edition features a linked Table of Contents CONTENTS I. THE PROLOGUE. II. THE APOLOGY OF NENNIUS III. THE HISTORY. THE GENEALOGY OF THE KINGS OF BERNICIA. THE GENEALOGY OF THE KINGS OF KENT. THE ORIGIN OF THE KINGS OF EAST-ANGLIA. THE GENEALOGY OF THE MERCIANS. THE KINGS OF THE DEIRI. About the Author "Nennius was a Welsh monk of the 9th century. He has traditionally been attributed with...
6 Andrew Marr
A History of Modern Britain
商品説明：A History of Modern Britain by Andrew Marr confronts head-on the victory of shopping over politics. This edition also includes an extra chapter charting the course from Blair to Brexit. It tells the story of how the great political visions of New Jerusalem or a second Elizabethan Age, rival idealisms, came to be defeated by a culture of consumerism, celebrity and self-gratification. In each decade...
7 David Childs
Britain since 1945
商品説明：Britain since 1945 is the established textbook on contemporary British political history since the end of the Second World War. David Childs' authoritative chronological survey discusses domestic policy and politics in particular, but also covers external and international relations. This new and improved seventh edition of this important book brings the picture to the present by including the fol...
8 Tom Grundner
商品説明：It’s 1798 and Sir Sidney Smith is languishing in The Temple, France’s maximum security prison. For the past two years he had been running the Agence de ParisーBritain’s primary spy ring in Franceーfrom his cell. But the authorities are starting to close in. It’s time for Sir Sidney to leave; but, to do so, he must stage one of the most spectacular prison breaks in history. Arriving back in England, ...
9 Justin Cartwright
商品説明：Oxford is a world-renowned stronghold of knowledge, a lush medieval city dotted with beautiful gardens. But it also has a symbolic meaning well beyond these things. It stands for something deep in our minds - excellence, a kind of privilege, a charmed life, deep-veined liberalism, a respect for tradition. It is an ivory tower: a quiet, thoughtful place, yet one whose scholars and ideas affect us a...
10 Nicholas Foulkes
Gentlemen and Blackguards
商品説明：Men, money, duelling and murder: welcome to the infamous Derby race of 1844 and the gambling mania that gripped early 19th century Britain. This is a tale of money, gambling and sporting obsession; of rogues and rascals, outrageous criminality, aristocratic complacency, and a gripping investigation to expose the most audacious sporting plot of the age. In the early 1840s, Britain was the gambling ...
12 Goldwin Smith
Works of Goldwin Smith
商品説明： 6 works of Goldwin Smith British historian and journalist (1823-1910) This ebook presents a collection of 6 works of Goldwin Smith. A dynamic table of contents allows you to jump directly to the work selected. Table of Contents: - Cowper - Irish History and the Irish Question - Lectures and Essays - No Refuge but in Truth - Oxford and Her Colleges - The Religious Situation。
13 Quartermaster William Surtees
Twenty-Five years in the Rifle Brigade
商品説明：A thoughtful account from the ranks of the Rifle Brigade, by a former enlisted man who raised himself to the rank of quarter-master and served throughout the Peninsular War and the expedition to America which met with a disastrous end at New Orleans. Surtees’ account of his service with the famed 95th rifles is littered with vivid descriptions of the battles and actions that he was engaged includi...
14 Filiz Turhan
The Other Empire
商品説明：This book contributes to the body of postcolonial scholarship that explores the growth of imperial culture in the Romantic and early Victorian periods by focusing on the literary uses of the figure of the Turk and the Ottoman Empire. Filiz Turham analyzes Turkish Tales, novels, and travelogues from c. 1789-1846 to expose the three primary ways in which the Ottoman Other served as a strong counteri...
15 Thomas Hardy
The Mayor of Casterbridge
商品説明： The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), subtitled "The Life and Death of a Man of Character", is a tragic novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in the fictional town of Casterbridge (based on the town of Dorchester in Dorset). The book is one of Hardy's Wessex novels, all set in a fictional rustic England. The novel is often considered one of Hardy's greatest works. Thomas Hardy (...
16 Sir George B. L’Estrange
Recollections of Sir George B. L’Estrange
商品説明：Sir George L’Estrange was only an ensign when he started on his Peninsular career in the 31st or Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot, joining the war in 1812. Arriving in Portugal and meeting with his cousin, who had escaped from French capture at Verdun, Sir George recounts his cousin’s story before returning to his own narrative and his first major engagement at the battle of Vittoria in 1813. His ...
17 Lesley Adkins
Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (Text Only)
商品説明：How 19th-century soldier, adventurer and scholar Henry Rawlinson deciphered cuneiform, the world’s earliest writing, and rediscovered Iraq's ancient civilisations. This is the exciting, true adventure story of Henry Rawlinson, a fearless soldier, sportsman and explorer. From 1827 he spent twenty-five years in India, Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan. A brilliant linguist, fascinated by history, he became...
Habeas Corpus Act of England, 1679
商品説明：The Habeas Corpus Act 1679 was an Act of Parliament passed during the reign of King Charles II that helped establish the name of that session as the Habeas Corpus Parliament. It was passed in order to fully define and strengthen the ancient writ of habeas corpus, so that persons unlawfully detained cannot be ordered to be prosecuted before a court of law. The Act is often wrongly described as the ...
19 David Waymouth
Downton: 7000 years of an English village
商品説明：This book aims to bring alive the happiness and hardship of an English village where people have lived for over 7,000 years. Why did early man choose Downton? Celts,Romans,Saxons and Normans chose Downton too. What did St Birinus bring to Downton? Why did Bishops fight over it? Why did Downton have two MPs for over 500 years? How did Winchester College come to own much of Downton? What did Queen E...