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Sagas of the Icelanders

by William Morris

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of Icelandic sagas:

Cormac's Saga

Grettir the Strong

Frithiof the Bold

The Prose Edda


The EU and Member State Building: European Foreign Policy in the Western Balkans

by Soeren Keil & Zeynep Arkan

This book critically examines the process of statebuilding by the EU, focusing on its attempts to build Member States in the Western Balkan region.

This book analyses the European Union's policies towards, and...


Alfredo Catalani: Composer of Lucca

by Domenico Luigi Pardini, Valentina Relton & David Chandler

The full, tragic story of Puccini's great rival, now available in English for the first time. Born in Lucca four years before Puccini, Alfredo Catalani (1854-93) was the main hope of Italian opera in the 1880s....


The Lisbon Recognition Convention at 15: making fair recognition a reality

by Collectif

The Lisbon Recognition Convention, developed by the Council of Europe and UNESCO, is the main international legal text on the international recognition of qualifications and has been ratified by more than 50...


The Edgeryders guide to the future

by Collectif

This publication is the result of the Edgeryders project, an online dialogue platform run by the Council of Europe with a view to promoting discussion with young people on the challenges of their transition...


The Council of Europe and Roma: 40 years of action

by Collectif

The Council of Europe, after 40 years of activities with Roma, is intensifying its commitment to monitoring and improving their situation and to involving their representatives in the creation of the policies...


History of the Council of Europe

by Collectif

The Council of Europe, the oldest European organisation, was founded in 1949 with the aim of unifying the continent as a whole. The decision to establish its headquarters in Strasbourg was, moreover, symbolic...


A History of the Mahrattas: In Three Volumes

by James Grant Duff

A History of the Mahrattas: In Three Volumes by James Grant Duff. The want of a complete history of the rise, progress, and decline of our immediate predecessors in conquest, the Mahrattas, has been long felt...


In the Days of Queen Elizabeth

by Eva March Tappan

Of all the sovereigns that have worn the crown of England, Queen Elizabeth is the most puzzling, the most fascinating, the most blindly praised, and the most unjustly blamed. To make lists of her faults and...


The European Union with(in) International Organisations: Commitment, Consistency and Effects across Time

by Amandine Orsini

Consisting of a two part structure, this book is focussed in Part I on more general trends of the EU's long-term participation with(in) International Organisations (IOs) and in Part II on more precise case studies...


England's Fortress: New Perspectives on Thomas, 3rd Lord Fairfax

by Andrew Hopper & Philip Major

Overshadowed in the popular imagination by the figure of Oliver Cromwell, historians are increasingly coming to recognize the importance of Thomas Fairfax, 3rd Lord Fairfax of Cameron, in shaping the events...


Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c.1000-1525: Essays in Honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting

by Kerstin Hundahl, Lars Kjær & Niels Lund

Medieval Denmark and Scandinavia have often been seen as cultural backwaters that passively and belatedly received cultural and political impulses from Western Europe. However, Professor Michael H. Gelting and...


Models of Democracy in Nordic and Baltic Europe: Political Institutions and Discourse

by Nicholas Aylott

This book explores the ways in which representative democracy works in two neighbouring collections of European states: the Nordic (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) and the Baltic (Estonia, Latvia...


Barnsley Buses

by Stephen Farnsworth & Roger Glister

In Barnsley Buses we have a superb combination of talents. Stephen Farnsworth is not simply an enthusiast where Barnsley Buses are concerned, he is also a singularly competent photographer. Put these talents...


Secret York: Seven City Walks

by Les Pierce

"Secret York" by Les Pierce leads you on 7 walks though this historic city. You will discover the bits the tourists miss. "Secret York" features maps by Paul Eldred which can be seen in greater detail by looking...


The Economic Effort of War (Routledge Revivals)

by R. W. B. Clarke

The course of economic events from the start of the Second World War satisfied no-one. The housewife was exasperated by the rise in food prices, thousands of workers faced unemployment, and businessmen were...


Transnational Perspectives on Modern Irish History

by Niall Whelehan

This book explores the benefits and challenges of transnational history for the study of modern Ireland. In recent years the word "transnational" has become more and more conspicuous in history writing across...


How Paris Amuses Itself

by F. Berkeley Smith

It is the small boy who crawls under the circus tent who most keenly enjoys the show. He has watched while the big double-top canvas was being raised and staked taut, transforming the familiar pasture-lot into...


The Isle of Man

by Joseph E. Morris

Either Ruskin or Wordsworth—I forget for the moment which—says somewhere that the English Lake Country begins where its mountains first become visible over the sands of Morecambe Bay. This, indeed, is a...


Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952: Grappling with the Past

by Peter Anderson & Miguel Ángel del Arco Blanco

Historians have only recently established the scale of the violence carried out by the supporters of General Franco during and after the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. An estimated 88,000 unidentified victims...