British Isle Studies

  • 'Call them to remembrance'

    'Call them to remembrance'

    The Welsh rugby internationals who died in the Great War

    By Gwyn Prescott

    It is estimated that World War I claimed the lives of 40,000 Welshmen, all of them heroes whose sacrifice is honored by a grateful nation. 'Call Them to Remembrance', which includes 120 illustrations and maps, tells the stories...

    Paper - 9781902719375 - $ 39.99

  • 'This rugby spellbound people'

    'This rugby spellbound people'

    Rugby Football in Nineteenth-Century Cardiff and South Wales

    By Gwyn Prescott

    This is the first detailed and original historical study of rugby union at a local level in Wales. The book draws upon previously unused sources to provide fresh insights into the origins and early years of the game in Wales....

    Cloth - 9781860571176 - $ 84.50

  • 250 Years of Convention and Contention

    250 Years of Convention and Contention

    A History of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, 1760-2010

    By Raphael Langham

    In November 1760, the leaders of the Bevis Marks synagogue in London established a committee to consider how the synagogue should pay homage to King George III, who had just ascended the throne. This committee evolved into...

    Cloth - 9780853039822 - $ 69.95

  • A Cat Called Adolf

    A Cat Called Adolf

    By Trude Levi

    This is one holocaust memoir which does not stop at survival but goes on to describe the lasting effects upon those survivors of their persecution, betrayal and suffering. Trude Levi was inspired to set down her memories of her experiences as a young Hungarian girl deported to...

    Paper - 9780853032892 - $ 24.95

  • A Question of Duty

    A Question of Duty

    The Curragh Incident 1914

    By Paul O'Brien

    As the world marched to war in 1914, the army of the British Empire was secretly recovering from one of the most momentous events of its history. In the Curragh Army Camp in the rolling countryside of county Kildare, a senior British general and...

    Paper - 9781848403147 - $ 17.99

  • A Theory of Precedent

    A Theory of Precedent

    From Analytical Positivism to a Post-Analytical Ph

    By Raimo Siltala

    Analytical jurisprudence has been mostly silent on the role of precedent in legal adjudication. What is the content of a judge's precedent ideology, or the rule of precedent-recognition, by means of which the ratio of a case is to be distinguished...

    Cloth - 9781841131238 - $ 158.00

  • A World Apart

    A World Apart

    The History of Chasidism in England

    By Harry Rabinowicz


    Publication Date: 2/17/1997
    Format: Cloth
    ISBN: 9780853032618

    Available in other formats

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    Cloth - 9780853032618 - $ 69.95

  • A World Apart

    A World Apart

    The History of Chasidism in England

    By Harry Rabinowicz


    Publication Date: 2/17/1997
    Format: Paper
    ISBN: 9780853032786

    Available in other formats

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    Paper - 9780853032786 - $ 29.95

  • American Scots

    American Scots

    The Scottish Diaspora and the USA

    By Duncan Sim

    Some 30 million people worldwide claim Scottish ancestry, making the Scots one of the world's largest diasporas. There are few countries around the globe without a Caledonian Society, a Burns Club, a Scottish country dance society, or some similar organization expressing the...

    Cloth - 9781906716332 - $ 44.50

  • An Early Toll-Road

    An Early Toll-Road

    The Dublin-Dunleer Turnpike, 1731-1855

    By David Broderick


    64 pages

    Publication Date: 9/1/1996
    Format: Paper
    ISBN: 9780716525950

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    Paper - 9780716525950 - $ 14.50