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Download e-book for kindle: Marlborough (British Lives) by J. R. Jones

By J. R. Jones

ISBN-10: 051156063X

ISBN-13: 9780511560637

ISBN-10: 0521375711

ISBN-13: 9780521375719

ISBN-10: 0521375932

ISBN-13: 9780521375931

John Churchill, first duke of Marlborough, used to be one of many maximum army commanders in British heritage and the 1st topic to accomplish and workout a dominating effect in eu affairs. With Wellington and Nelson he's the closest that Britain has needed to a countrywide hero, but at the present time his popularity has pale. Few, except experts in army background, have any appreciation of the level of his achievements. This new examine units Marlborough's occupation in its contexts: the royal court docket of the final Stuart monarchs, the determined fight opposed to French makes an attempt to set up hegemony in western Europe and the sour political strife in Britain among the Whig and the Tory events. It examines the opportunistic ways that John Churchill rose from obscurity and poverty to wealth and greatness, his decisive function within the Revolution of 1688 and the situations and purposes for his dramatic fall.

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Anne O'Brien's Chosen for the Marriage Bed PDF

By Anne O'Brien

ISBN-10: 0373296223

ISBN-13: 9780373296224

The Welsh Marches 1460 ~ within the eerie depths of Llanwardine Priory, Elizabeth de Lacy is ready to take the veil while she is advised she needs to wed her family-s sworn enemy! Lord Richard Malinder needs to produce an inheritor, and a union with the de Lacy kinfolk may turn out constructive - if in basic terms to maintain his enemies shut - Elizabeth has now not anticipated to think such excessive appeal, or to discover Richard so variety, knowing and devastatingly good-looking. His arm feels robust underneath her hand, and the warmth of anticipation rises as they make their option to the bridal chamber...

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London Clubland: A Cultural History of Gender and Class in - download pdf or read online

By A. Milne-Smith

ISBN-10: 1137002085

ISBN-13: 9781137002082

ISBN-10: 1349298867

ISBN-13: 9781349298860

This paintings is the 1st to review the gentlemen's golf equipment that have been an enormous function of the past due Victorian panorama, and the 1st to find the key background of clubmen and their global, putting them at centre level, detailing how clubland dramatically formed nineteenth and early 20th-century rules approximately gender, power, type, and the town.

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Mayhem: Post-War Crime and Violence in Britain, 1748-53 - download pdf or read online

By Nicholas Rogers

ISBN-10: 0300169620

ISBN-13: 9780300169621

After the tip of the struggle of Austrian Succession in 1748, hundreds of thousands of unemployed and occasionally unemployable infantrymen and seamen chanced on themselves at the streets of London able to roister town and scouse borrow while important. during this interesting booklet Nicholas Rogers explores the ethical panic linked to this fast demobilization.

Through interlocking tales of duels, street robberies, smuggling, riots, binge ingesting, or even earthquakes, Rogers captures the anxieties of a half-decade and assesses the social reforms contemporaries framed and alleged to take care of the obstacle. He argues that during addressing those occasions, contemporaries not just recommended the normal sanction of public executions, yet wrestled with the matter of increasing the parameters of presidency to incorporate practices and associations we now regard as average: censuses, the regularization of marriage via uniform tools of registration, penitentiaries and police forces.

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New PDF release: The History of the Yorkshire Miners, 1881-1918

By Carolyn Baylies

ISBN-10: 0203168232

ISBN-13: 9780203168233

ISBN-10: 0203284062

ISBN-13: 9780203284063

ISBN-10: 0415093597

ISBN-13: 9780415093590

This exact social historical past is worried with the staff within the Yorkshire coal undefined, their union, and the wider mining groups within which they lived from the formation of the Yorkshire Miners organization in 1881 via to the tip of the 1st global battle.

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Download e-book for iPad: England in Conflict, 1603-1660: Kingdom, Community, by Derek Hirst

By Derek Hirst

ISBN-10: 0340625015

ISBN-13: 9780340625019

ISBN-10: 1417532041

ISBN-13: 9781417532049

In his new textual content, Derek Hirst, one of the prime residing historians of seventeenth-century England, has created a wholesale revision of his classic Authority and clash and attracts on a decade of latest examine that has seemed because the unique publication to supply a unconditionally clean paintings. based round ambiguities of group in early glossy England, the textual content enlivens debates over revisionism, Puritanism, the church, and witchcraft whereas even as making experience of the complexities of trouble and continuity. Derek Hirst is William Eliot Smith Professor of historical past at Washington college, St. Louis. In his new textual content, Derek Hirst, one of the most effective residing historians of seventeenth-century England, has created a wholesale revision of his classic Authority and clash and attracts on a decade of recent examine that has seemed because the unique e-book to provide a totally clean paintings. founded round ambiguities of group in early sleek England, the textual content enlivens debates over revisionism, Puritanism, the church, and witchcraft whereas even as making experience of the complexities of obstacle and continuity. In his new textual content, Derek Hirst, one of the most popular dwelling historians of seventeenth-century England, has created a wholesale revision of his classic Authority and clash and attracts on a decade of recent examine that has seemed because the unique booklet to provide a totally clean paintings. headquartered round ambiguities of group in early sleek England, the textual content enlivens debates over revisionism, Puritanism, the church, and witchcraft whereas while making feel of the complexities of quandary and continuity. "A terrific book...Explains the 'British challenge' with authority and conviction. And the subtlety of strategy and the pleasant writing make a truly worthwhile 'must' for all those that search to appreciate England, 1603-1660."—Jenny Wormald, C.E. Hodge Fellow and instruct in smooth heritage, St Hilda's collage, Oxford"One of the main trained, balanced and—especially at the 1640s and 1650s—most enriching of early glossy survey books. development at the foundations of that e-book, Derek Hirst has now greater and broadened the account in ways in which make England in clash as a lot a ebook for the 1st decade of the following millennium as (his) Authority and clash used to be a e-book for the Eighties and 1990s."—John Morrill, Professor of British and Irish historical past, collage of Cambridge

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New PDF release: Women of England

By Bartlett Burleigh James

ISBN-10: 116723684X

ISBN-13: 9781167236846

This scarce antiquarian booklet is a variety from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint sequence. because of its age, it might probably include imperfections reminiscent of marks, notations, marginalia and unsuitable pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we have now made it on hand as a part of our dedication to retaining, retaining, and selling the world's literature. Kessinger Publishing is where to discover millions of infrequent and hard-to-find books with whatever of curiosity for everybody! [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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