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The Rise of Historical Criticism

One of Wilde’s first published pieces, ‘The Rise of Historical Criticism’ is an essay, written while he was a student at Oxford, during the 1870s. In it, he dissects the notions of ...


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Lasten ja nuorten tutkimushaastattelu

Lapset ja nuoret ovat oman elämänsä asiantuntijoita, ja heidän haastattelemisensa voi olla väylä ainutlaatuiseen tietoon useilla tieteenaloilla.Lasten ja nuorten tutkimushaastattel ...


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Ormen Friske

Den fascinerande berättelsen om det moderna vikingaskeppet Ormen Friske är idag bortglömd av de flesta. Sommaren 1950 satte en grupp unga frisksportare segel för att besöka det Eur ...


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Scrollzombies: hur beroendet av sociala medier styr våra liv

Nästan alla gör det. Planlöst scrollar igenom sina flöden på sociala medier. Presidenter och vanliga medborgare, de flesta du känner och troligtvis även du själv. Utan att du egent ...


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Suomen ruokahistoria

Teepöydän kulhoissa on hillottua mesimarjaa, lakkaa, viinimarjaa ja vadelmaa sekä suurilla porsliinilautasilla mustia ja valkeita konvehteja, kasa sokeriryynejä, sitruuna- ja pomer ...


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Modiga tassar på minerad mark

Hunden har sedan länge gått vid människans sida, närmare bestämt dryga femtontusen år. Men hunden har inte alltid varit ett hemtamt sällskapsdjur. Fyratusen år före vår tideräkning ...


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Venäjän vakoojaverkosto

Hyytävä tosielämän jännityskertomus nykyajan vakoojista - petoksesta, rohkeudesta ja salamurhista.He vaikuttavat tavallisilta matkailijoilta, toimittajilta ja liikemiehiltä. Todell ...


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Tystnadens historia och andra essäer

Den Stora historiens larm och rubriker kontrasteras gärna mot den den Lilla historiens anspråkslösa lunk. Motsatsställningen är inte helt sann, vilket Peter Englund ofta visat i si ...


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Wästgöta ryttare i 30-åriga kriget: 1000 frivilliga bönder drar ut i kriget 1630

Wästgöta ryttare var ett märkligt regemente. Under den tidiga våren år 1630 samlades åtta kompanier bestående av frivilliga ryttare i socknarna runt om i Västergötland, för att där ...


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Svenska värderingar? Den svenska värdegrundens dilemma

Det talas om svenska värderingar . I riksdagsdebatter och partiledartal i Almedalen, vid middagssamtal och i medierna. Men ingen verkar riktigt veta vilka de är, och om det ens fin ...


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Putins krets : Maktkampen om det moderna Ryssland

När Sovjetunionen föll samman 1991 behövde KGB-mannen Vladimir Putin en ny karriär. Han fann den i St Petersburg, där han blev borgmästarens högra hand och gav sig in i en rad lukr ...


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Tyrannens tid : Om Sverige under Karl XII

Att vara soldathustru i fredstid var svårt nog. När sedan kriget kom stod Elin Jonsdotter inte ut längre. I förtvivlan hängde hon sig ute i lagården.Den enväldige Karl XII tvingade ...


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The Battle of Copenhagen 1801

Written by the leading Danish authority on the period, this splendid work brings to life Nelson's historic victory immortalised by his so famously turning a blind eye to his superi ...


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East Anglian Disasters

Disasters are part of our national history and some were so terrible in their consequences, like the Black Death, the Great Fire of London and the Blitz, that they have come to def ...


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The African Wars

In The African Wars, Chris Peers provides a graphic account of several of the key campaigns fought between European powers and the native peoples of tropical and subtropical Africa ...


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Assassination

The assassination of political, religious and military leaders, often dictators, is frequently seen as the short cut to solving a particular problem. The author takes issue with t ...


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Collecting Toy Soldiers in the 21st Century

James Opie’s highly popular Collecting Toy Soldiers (1987) was an inspirational book for anyone involved in the hobby. Nearly a quarter of a century on, this is a completely new co ...


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Foraging

Forager and naturalist Paul Chambers explores the coast, fields, streets and gardens to reveal over a hundred of Britain's most exciting edible plants, flowers and seaweeds. This m ...


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Battleground Sussex

From its south-eastern tip Sussex is little more than sixty miles from continental Europe and the county’s coastline, some seventy-six miles long, occupies a large part of Britain’ ...


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Killing Fields of Scotland

Most people are familiar with references to Scottish battles such as Bannockburn and Flodden but know little if anything about those events. Rugby and soccer fans outside Scotland ...


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The Pocket Guide to Royal Scandals

A must-buy book for everyone interested in history and skeletons in the regal cupboards. Discover fascinating facts about lust, greed, murder, envy – and just plain stupidity. Read ...


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Remembering the High Street

A nostalgic trip down the British high street, remembering once famous names such as Woolworth’s, Athena and C&A and also featuring current favorites, including the ubiquitous Tesc ...


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Scott of the Antarctic

Captain Robert Falcon Scott CVO (6 June 1868 - 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions. During the second venture, Sco ...


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Life in the Victorian Asylum

Have you ever wondered what life was like for the thousands of ordinary people who experienced Victorian mental health care? Life in the Victorian Asylum is the story of those ordi ...


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Beneath the Big Top

Beneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder of a circus group, Steve ...