Making the Imperial Nation Colonization, Politics, and English Identity, 1660-1700
ISBN: HB: 9780300255065, Yale University Press, February 2023
408 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 1 black&white illus.
How did creating the British Empire change politics in England itself? After 1660, English governments aimed to convert scattered overseas dominions into a coordinated territorial power base. Stuart monarchs encouraged schemes for expansion in Ameri...
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Cultural History of the British Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300260786, Yale University Press, November 2022
432 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 colour illus., 10 black&white illus.
A compelling history of British imperial culture, showing how it was adopted and subverted by colonial subjects around the world. As the British Empire expanded across the globe, it exported more than troops and goods. In every colony, imperial dele...
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Bill of Rights The Origin of Britain's Democracy
ISBN: HB: 9781851246038, Bodleian Library Publishing, October 2022
96 pp., 14.8x10 cm
In 2017, the Government's attempt to trigger Article 50 and so leave the European Union resulted in a judgement by the Supreme Court, which stated that the Government was unentitled to do so without the consent of Parliament, directly citing the Bill...
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Armada The Spanish Enterprise and England's Deliverance in 1588
ISBN: HB: 9780300259865, Yale University Press, October 2022
768 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 150 illus.
The definitive history of the Spanish Armada, lavishly illustrated and fully revised In July 1588 the Spanish Armada sailed from Corunna to conquer England. Three weeks later an English fireship attack in the Channel – and then a fierce naval battle...
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British Way of War Julian Corbett and the Battle for a National Strategy
ISBN: HB: 9780300250732, Yale University Press, October 2022
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Leading historian Andrew Lambert shows how, as a lawyer, civilian, and Liberal, Julian Corbett (1854-1922) brought a new level of logic, advocacy, and intellectual precision to the development of strategy. Corbett skillfully integrated classical st...
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Conquer We Must A Military History of Britain, 1914-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780300233407, Yale University Press, October 2022
448 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 black&white illus., 12 maps
A major new account of Britain's military strategy between 1914-1945, including the two world wars and everything between. The First and Second World Wars were separated by a mere two decades, making the period 1914-1945 an unprecedentedly intense a...
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Empire of Destruction A History of Nazi Mass Killing
ISBN: HB: 9780300234053, Yale University Press, October 2022
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus., 1 map
Nazi Germany killed approximately 13 million civilians and other non-combatants in deliberate policies of mass murder, mostly during the war years. Almost half the victims were Jewish, systematically destroyed in the Holocaust, the core of the Nazis'...
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Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes Third Edition
ISBN: PB: 9780300257847, Yale University Press, October 2022
560 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm
This is a landmark intellectual history of Britain's working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century. Drawing on workers' memoirs, social surveys, library registers, and more, Jonathan Rose uncovers which books people read, how th...
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Peace at Last A Portrait of Armistice Day, 11 November 1918
ISBN: PB: 9780300254877, ISBN: HB: 9780300233384, Yale University Press, October 2022
320 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 24 black&white illus.
November 11, 2018, marks the centenary of the armistice signed between the Allies and Germany ending World War I. While the events of the war and its legacy are much discussed, this is the first book to focus solely on the day itself, examining how t...
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Stalin's Library A Dictator and his Books
ISBN: HB: 9780300179040, Yale University Press, October 2022
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 14 black&white illus.
A compelling intellectual biography of Stalin told through his personal library. In this engaging life of the twentieth century's most self-consciously learned dictator, Geoffrey Roberts explores the books Stalin read, how he read them, and what th...
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