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Our general historical titles, including social history, literary history, ancient, medieval and Tudor history, and historical reference.

Armies of Pestilence

Armies of Pestilence:

The Impact of Disease on History

By R.S. Bray

An absorbing and accessible account of the effects of disease and pandemics on human history, from the ancient to the modern world.

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ISBN: 9780227172407
Church and People in an Industrial City

Church and People in an Industrial City

By Edward R. Wickham

An historical and sociological analysis of Sheffield and of the development of organised religion in the years of its industrial growth in the 19th century.

Series: Library of Ecclesiastical History

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ISBN: 9780227171387

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ISBN: 9780227171370


Saint and Statesman

By Douglas Dales

A major biography of the 10th-century Archbishop of Canterbury, setting Dunstan's achievements against the social and religious background of the day.

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ISBN: 9780227173923

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Encyclopedia of the Early Church

Encyclopedia of the Early Church:

Two Volume Set

By Angelo di Berardino

The definitive work of reference on the early Christian Church, eastern and western, and the patristic period to the 7th century.

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ISBN: 9780227679388
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The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

The Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages:

Two Volume Set

By André Vauchez (Editor)

The authoritative guide for scholars and research libraries to the period from the 5th century to the 15th, offering a wealth of information.

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ISBN: 9780227679319
English Classical Scholarship

English Classical Scholarship:

Historical Reflections on Bentley, Porson and Housman

By C.O. Brink

An authoritative study of the development of English classical scholarship from 1500 to 1950, concentrating on the three giants: Bentley, Porson, and Housman.

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ISBN: 9780227172995

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ISBN: 9780227900017
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A Foreign and Wicked Institution?

A Foreign and Wicked Institution?:

The Campaign Against Convents in Victorian England

By Rene Kollar

An examination of the development of Roman Catholic and Anglican female religious orders in 19th-century Britain, and the prejudices that they encountered.

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ISBN: 9780227679920

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ISBN: 9780227903117
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The Hall of Light

The Hall of Light:

A Study of Early Chinese Kingship

By William Edward Soothill

A leading British sinologist explains traditional Chinese monarchy, religion, worship, ritual, sacrifices, customs, and all aspects of early Chinese culture.

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ISBN: 9780227171240

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ISBN: 9780227171233
Henry VIII's Bishops

Henry VIII's Bishops:

Diplomats, Administrators, Scholars and Shepherds

By Andrew Allan Chibi

A comprehensive prosopographical study of diverse and interesting group of bishops who served during the reign of Henry VIII.

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ISBN: 9780227679760
Image Government

Image Government:

Monarchical Metamorphoses in English Literature and Art, 1649–1702

By T.R. Langley

A study of the art of political 'spin' in late Stuart England, and how art and literature were reflected and manipulated in the changing ideologies of the era.

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ISBN: 9780227679630
The Independent Methodists

The Independent Methodists:

A History

By John Dolan

The definitive history of Independent Methodism, from its beginnings in the 1790s to the present day.

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ISBN: 9780227679838
Padua and the Tudors

Padua and the Tudors:

English Students in Italy 1485–1603

By Jonathan Woolfson

An examination of how the intellectual developments in Renaissance Padua influenced Tudor England, through the careers of English scholars who studied there.

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ISBN: 9780227679425
Patriotism, Power and Print

Patriotism, Power and Print:

National Consciousness in Tudor England

By Gillian Brennan

A study of national consciousness and literature in 16th-century England, exploring the nature of patriotism, its cultural expression, and propaganda uses.

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ISBN: 9780227679623