Описание: In this engaging book, Matthew Johnson looks at the traditional houses that still exist throughout the English countryside and examines the lives of the ordinary people who once occupied them. His wide-ranging narrative takes in the medieval hall and the community it framed; the rebuilding and 'improvement'of houses in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries; and the rise of the Georgian Order in both architecture and eighteenth century culture. Richly illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings, this book will be of interest to anyone who wants to understand the significance of our built heritage and the historic landscape.
Описание: Describes the social aspects of eighteenth-century academic life, including politics, morals, discipline, and the arts.
Автор: Boyar Название: A Social History of Ottoman Istanbul ISBN: 0521136237 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521136235 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3220 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Using a wealth of contemporary Ottoman sources, this book recreates the social history of Istanbul, a huge, cosmopolitan metropolis and imperial capital of the Ottoman Empire. Seat of the Sultan and an opulent international emporium, Istanbul was also a city of violence shaken regularly by natural disasters and by the turmoil of sultanic politics and violent revolt. Its inhabitants, entertained by imperial festivities and cared for by the great pious foundations which touched every aspect of their lives, also amused themselves in the numerous pleasure gardens and the many public baths of the city. While the book is focused on Istanbul, it presents a broad picture of Ottoman society, how it was structured and how it developed and transformed across four centuries. As such, the book offers an exciting alternative to the more traditional histories of the Ottoman Empire.
Автор: Harris, John Название: Rugby union and globalization ISBN: 023022931X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780230229310 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 8359 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In 1995 rugby union finally became a professional sport following more than a century as an amateur game. This book offers a critical analysis of the sport in the professional era and assesses the relationship between the local and the global in contemporary rugby union.
Автор: Cain Nick Название: Rugby Union For Dummies ISBN: 1119990920 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781119990925 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1847 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: If you get a big kick out of rugby but still feel you could sharpen up your knowledge of the game, this friendly guide is for you. Inside you'll find easy-to-understand advice on the basic rules and pitch positions, plus in-depth lessons on ball skills, fitness training, and techniques to outwit your opponents - all illustrated with entertaining stories from British and International rugby's back pages. This book covers the basic rules, pitch positions and tactics you'll need to fully muck in - safely - as well as a grounding in the local, national and international reaches of Rugby Union Rugby Union For Dummies 3rd Edition : Features an in-depth look at Laws that form the beautiful game Covers all the reader will need to know about talking tactics Is perfect for anyone looking at swatting up on rugby before next year's World Cup Advises readers on all they will need to know to get stuck in and play Is written by an expert in the field who knows anything there is to know about rugby Why Revise? The rules of rugby have been continually changed over the last four years to encourage free-flowing, competitive rugby. In particular the rules at the lineout, scrum, ruck, maul and offside are all substantially different. We will add a new chapter on sevens as the sport will be a demonstration sport at London 2012 and a full sport at Rio 2016. The balance of power has changed in club and world rugby over the last four years (England and Jonny were on top of the world) and needs updating.
Автор: Nick Cain, Greg Growden Название: Rugby Union for Dummies, Second edition ISBN: 0470035374 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780470035375 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 1847 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Helps sharpen up your knowledge of rugby game.
Автор: Peter Coss Название: The Origins of the English Gentry ISBN: 0521021006 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521021005 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 5406 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The gentry played a central role in medieval England, and this study is a sustained attempt to explore the origins of the gentry and to account for its contours and peculiarities between the mid-thirteenth and the mid-fourteenth century. The book deals with the deep roots of the gentry, but argues against views which see the gentry as formed or created earlier. It investigates the relationship between lesser landowners and the Angevin state, the transformation of knighthood, and the role of knights in the rebellion of mid thirteenth-century England. The role of lesser landowners in the society and politics of Edwardian England is then put under close scrutiny. It also emphasises changes in social terminology and the rise of social gradation, the emergence of the county as an important focus of identity, the gentry’s control over the populace, and their openness to the upward mobility of professionals.
Описание: Interprets a relatively unexplored set of primary archival sources: the notes and notebooks of some of the leading figures of the Scientific Revolution. By reflecting on the interaction of memory, notebooks, and other records, this book argues, the English virtuosi shaped an ethos of long-term empirical scientific inquiry.
Описание: This lively and readable study disproves any facile assumption that the triumph of Protestantism was inevitable, and goes beneath the surface of official political policy to explore the religious views and practices of ordinary English people.
Автор: Tomka Название: A Social History of Twentieth Century Europe ISBN: 0415628458 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415628457 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3695 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A Social History of Twentieth-Century Europe offers a systematic overview on major aspects of social life, including population, family and households, social inequalities and mobility, the welfare state, work, consumption and leisure, social cleavages in politics, urbanization as well as education, religion and culture. It also addresses major debates and diverging interpretations of historical and social research regarding the history of European societies in the past one hundred years. Organized in ten thematic chapters, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach, making use of the methods and results of not only history, but also sociology, demography, economics and political science. Bela Tomka presents both the diversity and the commonalities of European societies looking not just to Western European countries, but Eastern, Central and Southern European countries as well. A perfect introduction for all students of European history.
Автор: Lane, Joan. Название: A social history of medicine ISBN: 0415200385 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415200387 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 3464 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Traces the development of medical practice from the Industrial Revolution to the twentieth century. Drawing on a wide range of source material, it charts the changing relationship between patient and practitioner.
Описание: Agnes Strickland (1796–1874) and her sister Elizabeth collaborated on many biographical projects. They were pioneering historical biographers and key figures in the development of women's history. Writing from a female perspective, they included coverage of domestic matters that male historians had previously ignored. Although much of the work is Elizabeth's, she preferred to avoid publicity and her sister Agnes appeared as the sole author. This eight-volume series (originally published between 1850 and 1859) was the sequel to their hugely popular Lives of the Queens of England and allowed Agnes to indulge her passionate interest in Mary, Queen of Scots, to whom Volumes 3–7 are devoted. Volume 4 (1853) covers Mary's early reign amongst rival political factions and her turbulent marriage to Lord Darnley up to the birth of James VI. Thoroughly researched and referenced, it describes both the personal and political aspects of Mary's experiences.
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