The Birth of Modern Britain: A Journey into Britain's Archaeological Past: 1550 to the Present
From the author of 'Britain BC', 'Britain AD' and 'Britain in the Middle Ages' comes the fourth and final part in a critically acclaimed series on Britain's hidden past. The relevance of archaeology to the study of the ancient world is indisputable. But, when exploring our recent past, does it have any role to play? In 'The Birth of Modern Britain' Francis Pryor highlights archaeology's continued importance to the world around us.
The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War
In this provocative study, Hazel Hutchison takes a fresh look at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. From the war's opening salvos in Europe, American writers recognized the impact the war would have on their society and sought out new strategies to express their horror, support, or resignation.
In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be seen in every aspect of language study, and new ways of researching the field are needed. In this book the authors look at language online from a variety of perspectives, providing a solid theoretical grounding, an outline of key concepts, and practical guidance on doing research.
New York City's World Trade Center, which included the buildings known as the Twin Towers, was one of the citys most familiar structures. But its legacy rests on one of the modern worlds greatest tragedies: the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in which hijacked airliners crashed into the towers, causing them to collapse and claiming the lives of more than 2,700 people.
Wonderpedia magazine opens up a world of wonder for everybody, delivering the latest developments in science, history, nature, world events, technology and the human mind and body. Wonderpedia opens up a world of wonder for everybody, answering the biggest questions while posing new and exciting ones. From the most important moments in history to futuristic technology, from outer space to the inner workings of the human mind, each month we invite you on a voyage of discovery to explore the amazing world we live in.
In 1492, three ships set sail. Ahead—the unknown high seas that no one had dared to cross. Where will Christopher Columbus and his men land? Will they discover a New World? Will they return alive to tell the tale? Would you sail with Columbus? What would you DO?
As the UK’s best selling military history title, Britain at War is dedicated in exploring every aspect of Britain’s involvement in conflicts from the turn of the 20th century through to modern day. From World War I to the Falklands, World War II to Iraq, readers are able to relive decisive moments in Britain’s history through fascinating insight combined with rare and previously unseen photography.