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Image for Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order

Prophets of Rebellion : Millenarian Protest Movements against the European Colonial Order

By: Adas, Michael

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 060929


Part of the Studies in Comparative World History Series. Discusses five millennial movements of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that took place in European colonies in Asia, Africa, and Oceania. Clean, crisp paperback - 243 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Republic of Capital : Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the Atlantic World

By: Adelman,Jeremy

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, USA, Stanford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063359


Explores Atlantic world transformations in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Lightest signs of shelf life else a clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 376 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Contagion: Disease, Government, and the 'Social Question' in Nineteenth-Century France

By: Aisenberg, Andrew R.

Price: £37.50

Publisher: Stanford, CA, USA, Stanford University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063532


In-depth work which not only offers a more nuanced explanation of how scientific knowledge about disease was produced but also reveals the emergence of science as a form of state social power that significantly extended the scope of government in Republican France. Clean, square hardback in a d/w - 238 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Classical Political Economy and British Policy in India

By: Ambirajan, S.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 062880


Part of the Cambridge South Asian Studies Series, examining the effect of Classical political economy - the economic and monetary writings of Adam Smith, Ricardo, Malthus, the Mills and others - on the policy-making of the British government in India in the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Clean, bright paperback save some sunning to rear cover, which appears unread - 293 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Loss of Virtue : Moral Confusion and Social Disorder in Britain and America

By: Anderson, Digby (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: United States, The Social Affairs Unit: 1992

Seller ID: 055020


Slight bow to boards else a good clean hardback in dustwrapper. Analyses the soaring rates of crime, truancy, drug-abuse, illegitimacy, welfare dependency and lack of social cohesion and allegiance in order to find a way to ensure and orderly and cohesive society. 258 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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When I Were A Lad...: Snapshots from a Time That Health and Safety Forgot

By: Andrew Davies

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Portico: 2010

Seller ID: 059577


Series of old photographs of kids that could never be taken today, accompanied by an off-beat caption. Clean, glossy copy - 144 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Looking After Children in Primary Care: A Companion to the Children's National Service Framework

By: Anon

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom, Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd: 2004

Seller ID: 014117


As new, unread copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Norfolk Diary

By: Armstrong, The Rev. Benjamin J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064940


Miniature survey of late nineteenth century society seen through the eyes of an intelligent, educated and observant country parson. Edited by the diarist's grandson, the Vicar of St. Margaret's, Kings Lynn. Neat gift inscription to ffep. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine (see photo) - 288 pages. View more info

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Life in Stuart England

By: Ashley, Maurice

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1967

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 048174


Clean square ex-library copy with the usual markings and ffep removed. Part of the English Life Series edited by Peter Quennell. Treats separatley the ways of life of the nobility and gentry, of the professional classes, and of the manual workers. Good square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing slight shlefwear & tear - 178 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Social Relations and Ideas : Essays in Honour of R. H. Hilton

By: Aston, T. H.; Coss, P. R.; Dyer, Christopher; Thirsk, Joan (editors)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge University Press: 2009

Edition: Paperback Re-Issue

Seller ID: 055987


A volume of essays in honour of Professor Hilton, presented by some of his numerous friends and pupils, which attempts ro reflect his wide-ranging interests while highlighting cetain themes and preserving some distinct degree of unity. Clean bright paperback which appears unread - 337 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Power to Silence : History of Punishment in Britain

By: Babington, Anthony

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Robert Maxwell: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 043979


Ex-library copy with the usual markings. Looks at the history of the penal system in Britain which, however brutal and horrifying in many of its aspects, forms an integrel part of the nation's social history. Generally clean internally with the odd blemish. Blank ffep removed. Unclipped d/w shows signs of shelfwear - 226 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Europeanization of British Politics

By: Bache, Ian and Jordan, Andrew (editors)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Palgrave MacMillan: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025534


Clean, bright, unread hardback showing slightest signs of storage only. Based on new theoretical underpinnings and provides a careful assessment of the impact of European integration on British politics, policy and institutions. 311pp including index. 1 only. Reliable next post dispatch. View more info

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Tomboy Bride : A Woman's Personal Account of Life in Mining Camps of the West

By: Backus, Harriet Fish

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Boulder, CO, USA, Pruett Publishing Co: 1969

Seller ID: 030201


Clean, bright paperback showing light curling - 273 pages including epilogue. Next post dispatch. View more info

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History of New South Wales from the Records : Volume 1 Governor Phillip 1783-1789

By: Barton, G. B.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hale & Iremonger: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 063052


Facsimile reprint of the original publication of 1889. Clean, bright, large volume hardback in a d/w - 625 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Around Tring

By: Bass, Michael; Fowler, Jill ( Compiled By )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, The Chalford Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062531


Part of the Archive Photographs Series covering roughly a century in the story of the Hertfordshire town from the 1870s to the 1970s. Clean, tight, large format softcover showing only slightest signs of shelfwear - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Around Tring : The Second Selection

By: Bass, Michael; Fowler, Jill ( Compiled By )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, The Chalford Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062532


Part of the Archive Photographs Series being a further selection of old photographs of the Hertfordshire town, compiled by popular demand from pictures and information supplied as a result of the authors' first book. Clean, tight copy - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Caribbean Freedom : Economy and Society from Emancipation to the Present

By: Beckles, Hilary; Shepherd, Verene (Editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica, Ian Randle Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 062858


A student reader focusing on the economic and social changes in the Caribbean since the Emancipation, assessing those changes from a historical perspective. Clean, large volume paperback with lightest signs of shelf life with small crease mark to cover - 581 pages including a select bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Weddings Without Worry : A Modern and Practical Guide to Wedding Conventions and Ceremonies

By: Bee, M. and S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048706


Now serves as a nostalgic look back over three-quarters of a century ago with indispensable information for those about to marry. Details of law and custom connected with weddings either in the Church or before a Registrar are so simply and carefully described that their correct observance becomes natural. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing minor shelfwear & tear and light sunning to spine - 116 pages including index plus publisher's catalogue. View more info

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Through Gates of Fire : A Journey into World Disorder

By: Bell, Martin

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 047373


The popular journalist pleads, with poetic conviction, for a stark reappraisal of the world we're creating. Light tanning to page margins else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 232 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Freedom and Property

By: Beloff, Max

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Conservative Political Centre: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055162


10 page stapled pamplet which expands a speech made in the House of Lords on 2nd May 1984, moving a motion calling attention to 'the connection between freedom and the widest possible diffusion of private property'. With a foreword by Margaret Thatcher. Good clean copy with light shelfwear. Next post dispatch. View more info