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  • The Aesthetic of beuron
    Introduction by Hubert Krins
    Afterword and notes by Peter Brooke

    The first translations into English of the Benedictine monk Desiderius Lenz, who as a painter and sculptor in the late nineteenth century anticipated many of the ideas associated with twentieth-century art.

  • From Cubism to Classicism

    In the two essays in this book, written in the 1920s, Gino Severini, the Italian Futurist painter living in Paris, and Albert Gleizes, painter and co-author of Du Cubisme, the first important theoretical defence of Cubism, reflect upon the central principles that guided painting from the Renaissance to the challenge of Cubism and Futurism in early years of the twentieth century.

  • Art and Religion Book Cover

    A comprehensive theory of the history of art and the evolution of modern art and discusses twentieth century painting in the light of the changes which have occurred in other disciplines, notably mathematics and the physical sciences, and the influence of religion.

  • The Turn of the Ermine Book Cover

    An overall picture of Breton literature from the earliest traces in the Lais of Marie de France to the present day. The majority of the 150 stories, poems, legends and reminiscences are in Breton, with parallel translations into English.

  • Murder, Mutiny and the Military

    Gerry Rubin describes and analyses over twenty court martial cases involving British and colonial forces between 1940 and 1966.

  • London's Water Wars by John Graham-Leigh

    The story of the fierce competition in the nineteenth century among the New River, Chelsea, Grand Junction, East London, West Middlesex, York Buildings and other water companies to supply water to London, and how it frequently left customers without water, competitors with their pipes dug up and the companies themselves at the brink of ruin.

  • Fire insurance Records Book Cover
    With a foreword by Brian R G Henham

     

  • Clandestine marriages Volume 3

    This volume is the third in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

  • Clandestine Marriages Volume 2

    This volume is the second in a series of transcriptions of the registers of clandestine marriages which took place in and around the Fleet Prison in London between 1680 and 1754.

  • Worthless Men Book Cover
    Out of stock
    Introduction by Clive Emsley

    This book looks at the attitudes of the British Army to race and physical and mental fitness in relation to the death penalty during the First World War.

  • Comrades in Conscience book Cover

    Comrades in Conscience is a groundbreaking study of opposition to the First World War in one locality – Huddersfield – where a unique consensus of Nonconformist Liberals and a vigorous labour and socialist movement earned it the reputation of being ‘a hotbed of pacifism’.

  • Death Sentences Revised Edition Cover
    Revised Edition

    This book makes available information relating to more than 3,000 soldiers and civilians sentenced to death by military courts of the British Army during the First World War and its aftermath.

  • British Army Mutineers

    In a series of narratives, this book describes in detail a number of mutinies and protests that took place in Britain, France and India.

  • The Persistent Prison
    with a foreword by Martin Narey

    The essays in this book range widely over issues such as the best means of dealing with offenders, alternatives to prison, what kinds of individuals are incarcerated and for what offences.

  • Giving the Past a Future attempts to explain why criminal justice history needs to be preserved and gives case studies of successful projects to preserve old police and prison documents.

  • Conflict and Legality, Policing mid-twentieth Century Europe

    This important collection of essays by noted European historians examines the history of policing in Britain, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands