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This England Summer 1992 [Volume 25 # 2]

Cheltenham: This England, 1992. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photographs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

1956 and All That

By Sherrin, Ned & Shand, Neil

London: Michael Joseph, 1984. "A memorable history of England since the War to ennd all wars (teo) ... comprising everything you can remember and including 9 Prime Ministers, a Butler and 432 facts not containd in Irving Wallace's "The Book of Lists" 144p. Stamp on ffep, else as new.. 1st UK Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped. Illus. by Willy Rushton.

$12.50

Villages (The British Postcard Collection)

Grantham, Lincolnshire: Harlaxton, 1993. Book containing 22 full colour picture postcards of scenes in Great Brtitaon that you can send to friends.23p. . First Thus. Softcover. As New.

$12.50

This England Winter 2002-3 [Volume 35 # 4]

Cheltenham: This England, 2002. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photorraphs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

This England Autumn 1993 [Volume 26 # 3]

Cheltenham: This England, 1993. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photographs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

This England Summer 2002 [Volume 35 # 2]

Cheltenham: This England, 2002. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photorraphs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

Stonehenge, Wiltshire

By Newall, R S.

London: HMSO, 1967. Vintage copy of the official guidebook issued in the series: Ancient monuments and historic buildings, by the Ministry of Public Building and Works 24p. plates and large fold-out diagram of the site. Crisp copy. looks almost unused. . 3rd Edition. Stapled Softcover. Fine.

$3.00

Borough of Warwick

By Styles, Philip

London: Pitkin Pictorials, 1973. Pictorial guide to the town of Warwick. 24p. illus, Large format postcard of Warwick Castle laid in. 1st UK Edition.. Brochure. As New.

$5.00

This England Spring 2003 [Volume 36 #1 ]

Cheltenham: This England, 2003. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photographs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

This England Winter 1998 [Volume 31 # 4]

Cheltenham: This England, 1998. An eclectic collection of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photorraphs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.. First Thus.. Magazine. As New.

$5.00

Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832-1982
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Languages of Class: Studies in English Working Class History 1832-1982

By Jones, Gareth Stedman

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984. This collection of essays by Gareth Stedman Jones proposes a different way of seeing both historians" analytical conceptions of "class", and the actual manifestation of class in the history of English politics and English culture since the 1830s. As the progenitor of the first generally acknowledged working-class movement, the English working class provided the initial empirical basis for not only the original Marxist theory of modern industry and proletarian revolution, but also subsequent historians" reactions against, or adaptations of, the Marxist theory of class. In Languages of Class Gareth Stedman Jones draws a distinction between two conceptions of class: the everyday and commonplace perception of its pervasiveness in England, and the Marxist idea of its revolutionary significance. He proceeds to challenge the predominant conceptions of the meaning and development of "class consciousness" by stressing the political and discursive conditions in which particular languages appeared and receded. Among the themes of individual essays in the book are a rethinking of "the making of the English working class" and the phenomenon of Chartism, a novel exploration of the formation and components of "working-class culture", and, in the light of these, a new approach to understanding the history of the Labour Party.2660p. indes. A few underlinings on p.13 and index. Softcover. Good>Very Good.

$7.50

The Second Treasury of This England

Cheltenham: This England, 2005. An eclectic collection of articles from the magazine "This Engand" It is an anthology of quirky articles, quaint places. nostalgic notes and poetry illustrated with gorgeous photographs and delightful artwork by Clive Carr.Perfect for expatriates and a delightful gift for Anglophiles. 144p. Decorative endpapers.. First Thus.. Laminated Hardcover. As New.

$20.00

The Black Death

By Ziegler, Philip

London: Reader's Union, 1969. "Philip Ziegler follows the course of the plague as it swept from Asia into Italy and then into the rest of Europe." 319p. bliography.index.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

$10.00

The Trial of Charles I

By Wedgwood, C. V. [Cicely Veronica]

London: Reprint Soccciety, 1964. :"Cromwell"s Army demanded that King Charles I be tried and ten weeks later he was beheaded. "During that time an Army of 40, 000 men, dominated by a resolute group of officers took over the effective government of the country, purged and manipulated Parliament, brought the King to judgement in Westminster Hall in defiance of almost all legal opinion, secured fifty-nine signatures to his death warrant, and an executioner to carry out the sentence, and finally proclaimed England a republic...In this deeply moving story...the political and religious intrigues, the swift sequence of events, the poignant and dramatic scenes, are presented in sharp and living detail. "253p. p[lates bibliography. index. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket.

$10.00

The Bayeux Tapestry and the Norman Invasion

By William of Poitiers & Thorpe, Lewis

London: Folio Society, 1973. With an introduction and a translation from the contemporary account of William of Poitiers by Lewis Thorpe. Coloured plates of the tapestry [in sections] 110p. bibliography . 1st Edition, Second Impression. Hardcover. Very Good.

$10.00

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

By Lee, Laurie

New York: W.W.Norton, 1985. Reissued in a large format illustrated edition At the age of 19 the author left his English village to walk to London... and then onwards to the Spain of the Civil War ".... from Vigo to the Mediterranean, sleeping in fields, olive groves and the courtyards of inns, and playing his fiddle in streets and cafes. He saw a country still in the grip of mediaevalism, and a people who were at first an exotic spectacle for his pleasure but who became as real as himself."1192p. illus [some col.] Exceptionally clean crisp copy. Name of previous owner inside front cover,else fine.. First Thus. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips.

$15.00

The London of Charles Dickens: Dickens Centenary 1970

By Roberson, Peter

London: London Transport / Dickens Fellowship, 1970. Small handbook issued by London Transport to guide visitors to the various places in London associated with the stories of Charles Dickens. Includes a section on how to get to them by public transportation. Foreword by Monica Dickens. 166p. illus. . First Pbk.Ed.. Pbk. Near Fine.

$12.50

The Peak Distruct, the Dale and the North Midlands (Letts Tour Guides)

By Loftus, Harry [ed]

London: Charles Letts & Co., 1976. Pocket sized tourist guide. 64p. illus maps. index. Revised Edition.. Softcover. As New.

$5.00

Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery
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Turks, Moors, and Englishmen in the Age of Discovery

By Matar, Nabil I.

New York: Columbia University Press, 2000. "During the early modern period, hundreds of Turks and Moors traded in English and Welsh ports, dazzled English society with exotic cuisine and Arabian horses, and worked small jobs in London, while the "Barbary Corsairs" raided coastal towns and, if captured, lingered in Plymouth jails or stood trial in Southampton courtrooms. In turn, Britons fought in Muslim armies, traded and settled in Moroccan or Tunisian harbor towns, joined the international community of pirates in Mediterranean and Atlantic outposts, served in Algerian households and ships, and endured captivity from Salee to Alexandria and from Fez to Mocha. In Turks, Moors, and Englishmen, Nabil Matar vividly presents new data about Anglo-Islamic social and historical interactions. Rather than looking exclusively at literary works, which tended to present unidimensional stereotypes of Muslims?Shakespeare's "superstitious Moor" or Goffe's "raging Turke," to name only two?Matar delves into hitherto unexamined English prison depositions, captives' memoirs, government documents, and Arabic chronicles and histories. The result is a significant alternative to the prevailing discourse on Islam, which nearly always centers around ethnocentrism and attempts at dominance over the non-Western world, and an astonishing revelation about the realities of exchange and familiarity between England and Muslim society in the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods. Concurrent with England's engagement and "discovery" of the Muslims was the "discovery" of the American Indians. In an original analysis, Matar shows how Hakluyt and Purchas taught their readers not only about America but about the Muslim dominions, too; how there were more reasons for Britons to venture eastward than westward; and how, in the period under study, more Englishmen lived in North Africa than in North America. Although Matar notes the sharp political and colonial differences between the English encounter with the Muslims and their encounter with the Indians, he shows how Elizabethan and Stuart writers articulated Muslim in terms of Indian, and Indian in terms of Muslim. By superimposing the sexual constructions of the Indians onto the Muslims, and by applying to them the ideology of holy war which had legitimated the destruction of the Indians, English writers prepared the groundwork for orientalism and for the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century conquest of Mediterranean Islam. Matar's detailed research provides a new direction in the study of England's geographic imagination. It also illuminates the subtleties and interchangeability of stereotype, racism, and demonization that must be taken into account in any responsible depiction of English history.268p. bibliography. index. First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. New.

$27.50

East Midlands : Derbyshire, Leiscestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire

English Tourist Board, 1977. Where to Stay'78. A vintage guide to tourist facilities in the East Midlands such as Hotels/Motels/Holiday camps/Farmhouses/Inns/ Caravan and Camping Sites/ Holiday Flats/Hostels/ Bed & breakfast/ Holiday Cottages/ Guesthouses. 68p. illus.map. First Thus.. Softcoer. As New.

$5.00

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