• Humour
      February 2016

      How to be an Alien in England

      A Guide to the English

      by Angela Kiss

      ‘In England everything is typical. If your train is late, it is typical. If there are no seats on the upper deck of a bus, it is typical. If it starts to rain at five o’clock just before you leave work, it is typical.’ <

    • Children's & young adult reference material
      April 2016

      Kings & Queens of England and Scotland

      by Pamela Egan

      This fascinating, full-colour book illustrates and describes all the English monarchs since William the Conqueror and all the Scottish monarchs since Robert the Bruce, right up to Queen Elizabeth II. Each spread features a family tree together with biogra

    • Sagas
      April 2011

      The Partridge and the Pelican

      by Crowther, Rachel

      Two girls find a baby abandoned in a phone box, and the event casts a long shadow as their lives unfold through careers, marriages and motherhood.

    • Politics & government

      Penal Policy and Political Culture in England and Wales

      Four Essays on Policy and Process

      by Mike Ryan (Author)

      Offers a critical perspective on criminal justice and concludes that the penal populism generated may make the liberal elite feel uncomfortable, but it will not go away. It says that the public voice will have an increasing role to play in determining how

    • Legal history

      A History of Criminal Justice in England and Wales

      by John Hostettler (Author)

      John Hostettler’s brand new work is an ideal introduction. It charts all the main developments of criminal justice, from Anglo-Saxon dooms to the Common Law, struggles for political, legislative and judicial ascendency and the formation of the modern-day

    • Health & Personal Development


      Clean Language, Metaphor and the New Psychology of Change

      by Philip Harland

      An essential read for anyone who finds themself counseling, coaching, or working with others. Takes you step by step through a process that lends itself to the most profound therapeutic transformation and yet can be used informally at home, at work, or

    • Health & Personal Development


      Working with Emotion and Cognition

      by Philip Harland

      “Let my heart be wise. It is the gods’ best gift.” Euripides Models of facilitation (therapy, counselling, teaching, coaching, health management, etc.) have rarely dealt with the inter-dependency of emotion

    • Health & Personal Development


      Working with Addiction, Compulsion and Dependency

      by Philip Harland

      Understanding and working with addiction, compulsion and dependency; a 6-part guide for addicts, enablers and therapists“Choosing the temporary discomforts of desire over the permanent disc

    • Health & Personal Development


      with Clean Language and Autogenic Metaphor

      by Philip Harland

      How can problem patterns be discerned, decoded and the information within them released? This guide has five parts: ‘What is as Pattern?’ ‘How Can Patterns be Discerned?’ ‘How Can Problem Patterns be

    • History
      July 2013

      Henry VIII of England

      Life – Rule – Impact

      by Dieter Berg

      Apart from Elizabeth I, Henry VIII is the most powerful English king in the 16th century. Thanks to his far-sighted policy, he succeeded in creating the basis for the British Empire. Today we know this important ruler predominantly because of his many wiv

    • Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
      November 2015

      Same–sex desire in early modern England, 1550–1735

      by Marie H. Loughlin

    • Shakespeare studies & criticism
      November 2015

      Cultural value in twenty-first-century England

      by Kate McLuskie, Kate Rumbold

    • Anthropology
      January 2014

      Ageing selves and everyday life in the north of England

      Years in the making

      by Cathrine Degnen

      Seeking to explore what it means to grow older in contemporary Britain from the perspective of older people themselves, this richly detailed ethnographic study engages in debates over selfhood and people's relationships with time. Based on research conducted in a former coal mining village in South Yorkshire, England, Cathrine Degnen explores how the category of 'old age' comes to be assigned and experienced in everyday life through multiple registers of interaction, including that of social memory, in a postindustrial context of great social transformation. Challenging both the notion of a homogenous relationship with time across generations and the idea of a universalised middle-aged self, Degnen argues that the complex interplay of social, cultural and physical attributes of ageing means that older people can come to have a different position in relation to time and to the self than younger people, unseating normative conventions about narrative and temporality.

    • Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700
      December 2000

      Communities in Early Modern England

      Networks, place, rhetoric

      by Martin Hargreaves

      This volume attempts to rediscover the richness of community in the early modern world - through bringing together a range of fascinating material on the wealth of interactions that operated in the public sphere. Divided into three parts the book looks at

    • Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700
      July 2013

      Crowds and Popular Politics in Early Modern England

      by John Walter

    • British & Irish history
      July 2013

      Deism in Enlightenment England

      by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

    • Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700
      July 2013

      Impostures in early modern England

      by Tobias B. Hug

    • Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700
      July 2013

      Laudian and Royalist polemic in seventeenth-century England

      by Anthony Milton

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