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Great Gardens of Britain - 2826795296

96,30 zł

Great Gardens of Britain FRANCES LINCOLN

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This tour through 20 of the finest gardens in Great Britain ranges from famous 18th-century landscapes to modern gardens, from Stourhead to the Garden of Cosmic Speculation, pairing dazzling photos of each with brief histories and highlights of main features.

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Britain - 2843286870

546,72 zł

Britain PALGRAVE MACMILLAN

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This volume offers an introduction to the fundamental social, political and economic changes that took place in Great Britain from the late-18th century to the present day. In his study of this period, Pugh explores the major factors governing and determining events and asks: how and why did Britain reach her peak as a great industrial power by 1850? what has been the nature and extent of economic decline since the late Victorian period? how, as violent, revolutionary change swept across Europe, did the aristocratic British political system give way to mass democracy with scarcely a protest? and how did Britain manage to acquire a huge empire in the 19th century while investing so little in her armed forces? Using historical research, the author presents an accessible, concise and yet wide-ranging analysis of the factors that shape Britain. His study culminates in an evaluation of Britain's dilemmas at the end of the 20th century following the collapse of consensus politics, the rejection of Thatcherism, the emergence of New Labour and the reappraisal of Britain's relationship with Europe.

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Age of Wonder - 2826783428

79,80 zł

Age of Wonder Harper Collins

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Winner of the Royal Society Prize for Science Books. Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. Richard Holmes, prize-winning biographer of Coleridge and Shelley, explores the scientific ferment that swept across Britain at the end of 18th century in this ground-breaking new biography . 'The Age of Wonder' is Richard Holmes's first major work of biography in over a decade. It has been inspired by the scientific ferment that swept through Britain at the end of the eighteenth century, which Holmes now radically redefines as 'the revolution of Romantic Science'. The book opens with Joseph Banks stepping onto a Tahitian beach in 1796, hoping to discover Paradise. The young botanist had set sail in search of new worlds - inspired by the Romantic revolution of science that was sweeping through Britain. Banks goes on to introduce us to William Herschel, whose groundbreaking dedication to the stars forever changed the public conception of the solar system, and Humphry Davy, whose creation of the Safety Lamp went on to save thousands of lives. These are just a few of the lives covered in this remarkable work in which Holmes charts the many voyages of discovery - astronomical, chemical, poetical, philosophical - that made up this 'age of wonder'. From telescopic sight to miner's lamp, and from the first balloon flight to African exploration, it tells the stories of great innovations, and the inspired individuals behind them.

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Industrial Espionage Made in Germany - 2826704290

107,57 zł

Industrial Espionage Made in Germany GRIN Verlag

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Research Paper (Pre-University) from the year 2013 in the subject Sociology - Economy and Industry, grade: 12, , language: English, abstract: Made in Germany , the Industrial Revolution , and Industrial Espionage : what do these terms have in common? Industrial Revolution describes a transition from an agrarian to an industrial society at the end of the 18th century, starting in Great Britain and spreading from there. ) Whether railroad or steam engine, the technical innovations of the 18th century profoundly changed the working style and lifestyle of the people. Technical innovations went hand in hand with organizational innovations, such as the introduction of a factory system which ultimately put in motion a trans-formation process - now called the Industrial Revolution. The Industrial Revolu-tion is one of the most significant turning points in history. There is no other known event in which, within such a short period, a centuries-old agrarian soci-ety was turned upside down and, within a few decades, something new was created. §The starting point is considered to be the development of the spinning machine by Richard Arkwright in the summer of 1769, creating industrial cotton process-ing in textile centers in England, as well as the invention of the steam engine by James Watt. Within a short time, new inventions hit the market almost continu-ously -- inventions that changed life significantly. At that time, England was the leading force with the majority of the inventions having their origins there. Across Europe, people admired England with its ideas and inventions.§First inventions were made in Germany as well, where they quickly began to copy, rebuild, and sell English products in England. In a targeted manner, Eng-land s advanced manufacturing processes were spied on by Germany, copied, and sold on the English market, initially mostly were of poor quality. This signifi-cantly impacted the English producers, and soon political and legal measures against the copiers were requested.

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William of Germany (Classic Reprint) - 2834144094

79,33 zł

William of Germany (Classic Reprint) Forgotten Books

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Excerpt from William of Germany William The Second, German Emperor and King of Prussia, Burgrave of Nűrnberg, Margrave of Brandenburg, Landgrave of Hessen and Thuringia, Prince of Orange, Knight of the Garter and Field-Marshal of Great Britain, etc., was born in Berlin on January 27, 1859, and ascended the throne on June 15, 1888. He is, therefore, fifty-four years old in the present year of his Jubilee, 1913, and his reign - happily yet unfinished - has extended over a quarter of a century. The Englishman who would understand the Emperor and his time must imagine a country with a monarchy, a government, and a people - in short, a political system - almost entirely different from his own. In Germany, paradoxical though it may sound to English ears, there is neither a government nor a people. The word "government" occurs only once in the Imperial Constitution, the Magna Charta of modern Germans, which in 1870 settled the relations between the Emperor and what the Englishman calls the "people," and then only in an unimportant context joined to the word "federal." About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Glorious First of June 1794 - 2848130849

224,65 zł

Glorious First of June 1794 UNIVERSITY OF EXETER PRESS

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The Glorious First of June 1794 was the first great naval engagement of the Great War with France (1793-1815). Participants on both sides considered it the hardest-fought battle between them in the eighteenth century and both sides felt they attained their objectives: the British captured or sank seven French battleships, the French saved their big grain convoy from America. In this book experts explore the naval campaign from both British and French perspectives, setting it in its wider context of the war strategy of the rival powers. The intensity of the encounter is demonstrated through the accounts of eyewitnesses, three of which are here published for the first time, and the impact of the battle on public imagination is traced through plays, prints and paintings, and through the artefacts and memorials by which it was commemorated. It is considered to be the hardest-fought battle between France and Britain in the 18th century. It includes the accounts of eye witnessses, some published for the first time. It traces the impact of the battle on public imagination by discussing plays, print, paintings, artefacts and memorials.

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Languages of Nigeria - 2835276623

133,27 zł

Languages of Nigeria Books on Demand

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 45. Chapters: Igbo language, Kanuri language, English language, Yoruba language, Bete language, Fula language, Ikwerre language, Bali language, Defaka language, Cicipu language, Tera language, Ekoid languages, Efik language, Edo language, Afemai, Pan-Nigerian Alphabet, Guruntum language, Itsekiri language, Jalaa language, Ukwuani people, Beboid languages, Nigerian Arabic, Kamwe language, Tangale language, Annang language, Goemai language, Damakawa language, West Chadic languages, Ika language, Enuani dialect, Tiv language, Kotoko-Yedina languages, Bole-Tangale languages, Bade language, Chadian Arabic, Margi language, Ga'anda language, Mandara-Lamang languages, Berom people, Barawa languages, Ngizim language, Ron language, Lufu language, Ukaan language, Angas languages, Mwaghavul language, Abanyom language, Bata-Bacama languages, Bade-Ngizim languages, Bura-Marghi languages, Igede language, Bata language, Bura-Pabir language, North Bauchi languages, Buduma language, Jara language, Kotoko languages proper, Gude language, Afade language, Ngamo language, Bole language, Dghwede language, Tera-Ga'anda languages, Karekare language, Higi languages, Daba languages, Gvoko language, Basa language, Cori language, Kurama language, Nzanyi language, Angas languages proper, Glavda language, Ebira, Bura languages, Angas-Gerka languages, Jimi language, Galambu language, Fyer language, Kubi language, Putai language, Zizilivakan language, Mandara languages, Beele language, Goemai languages, Bariba language, Deno language, Fali language, Glavda languages, Geruma language, Cibak language, Miya language, Kofa language, Hwana language, Psikye language, Cineni language, Gera language, Kofyar language, Ron languages, Nyam language, Kulere language, Boghom language, Boghom languages, Cakfem-Mushere language, Kholok language, Guduf-Gava language, Pa'a language, Zangwal language, Hya language, Ron-Fyer languages, Holma language, Giiwo language, Boga language, Miship language, Montol language, Teshenawa language, Bure language, Mafa language, Maaka language, Mangas language, Alumu-Tesu language, Mundat language, Pyapun language, Siri language, Jilbe language, Duhwa language, Koenoem language, Bade languages, Jorto language, Tambas language, Tal language, Gudu language, Kir-Balar language, Zumbun language, Ngwaba language, Dass language, Duwai language, Kpati language, Sha language, Warji language, Pongu language, Eggon language, Kariya language, Nigerian Standard English, Wutana language, Ciwogai language, Igala language, Mburku language, Daza language, Asu language, Hausa Sign Language, Kwaami language, Oring language, Nupe language, Jarawa language, Ijo languages, Nkoroo language, Sukur language. Excerpt: English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria. Following the economic, political, military, scientific, cultural, and colonial influence of Great Britain and the United Kingdom from the 18th century, via the British Empire, and of the United States since the mid-20th century, it has been widely dispersed around the world, become the leading language of international discourse, and has acquired use as lingua franca in many regions. It is widely learned as a second language and used as an official language of the European Union and many Commonwealth countries, as ...

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Brief History of British Sea Power - 2826824770

52,99 zł

Brief History of British Sea Power Robinson Publishing

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The British did not take to water like ducks, for centuries doing little but cling to coastal waters. The Romans and Vikings knocked spots of us as seamen, and the English upper classes saw seafaring as mercantile and beneath them. Britain's success at sea began with Elizabeth I and the defeat of the Armada, thanks to superior gunnery and seamanship. Elizabeth employed practical seamen like Hawkins and Drake - and they repaid her trust. Howarth reconstructs the expansion of trade routes and the great 18th century days of the line of battle ships. With Napoleon's fall, the British were free to expand, and their prestige rose so high that sea warfare almost ceased as British ships patrolled the oceans. In the 20th century, the British navy was twice as big as any other. Full of anecdote, erudition and humour, this is a classic account.

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Awake Sweet Love, an Anthology of Lute Music - 2825797716

144,00 zł

Awake Sweet Love, an Anthology of Lute Music Brilliant Classics

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Drawing together various previous releases from the Brilliant Classics collection, this compendium pays tribute to an instrument that was once at the forefront of everyday music making, tracing its extensive and highly fruitful career.The lute counts among its writers some of the greatest names in music history, and indeed the anthology contains a large corpus of music by John Dowland -- one of Britain's most prolific Renaissance composers. His extraordinary varied music is accompanied by the likes of Henry Purcell, who rounds of the compilation, and by Johann Sebastian Bach, whose lute offerings represent the florid repertoire of the courtly salon music then in vogue. Interspersed between these big names, however, is a rich catalogue of works that are the missing links to understanding the development of lute music and of music in general; while Miguel Yisrael's Les Baricades Mistérieuses programme recalls the dominance of the French school during the 17th century, Germany appears to have taken over as the new centre of European lute music by the mid-18th century, as evidenced by the rich culture of music making at the court of Bayreuth (CD12). Here a more galant, or cantabile expression of music was developing, and in Austria, too, lute music -- particularly the lute trio -- was seen as a precursor to the emergence of Viennese Classicism and the establishment of the new Empfindsamer style.The collection contains a wealth of lutenists, all of whom are at the top of their profession and enjoy international careers. Guaranteed to provide hours of engaging listening, this release records an essential but often-overlooked facet of music history and is a must-buy for anyone with an interest in string repertoire.Other information:- Recorded in 1988--2012.- A substantial and rewarding Anthology of lute music, the only serious set in the market.- The lute, with its gentle, soothing and melancholy string timbre, has touched many a heart string in its long history. It was an instrument of courtship and many love songs were accompanied by the sonorous tones of the lute. Great composers wrote extensively for the instrument, and this set contains the complete works of the master of the genre: John Dowland, as well as the complete lute works of Johann Sebastian Bach, works of de Visée, Kapsberger and other major and Minor masters.- Excellent performances by the world's top luteists, including: Jakob Lindberg, Miguel Yisrael, Nigel North, Christopher Wilson and others, having won many international record awards (among others a Diapason d'Or).- Contains extensive notes on the music and composers.

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Palladio - 2826907827

37,28 zł

Palladio TASCHEN

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This is the classical Roman revivalist. With this introduction to the work of Andrea Palladio (1508-1580), TASCHEN's "Basic Architecture" series shines its spotlight on one of the most influential figures in the history of Western architecture. Palladio's 'Villa Rotonda' in Vicenza became the most famous building of its kind; it influenced many later designs and remains an important source of inspiration for today's architects. The Palladian style, distinguished by the typical Serlian windows, pillared facades resembling Roman temples, symmetrical floor plans, and elevations, was imported to other European countries and became widely known; in Great Britain it was one the important roots of 17th and 18th century architecture. In the 19th century, American architecture heavily referred to the style, as seen in, for example, Thomas Jefferson's Monticello home. Every book in TASCHEN's "Basic Architecture" series features: approximately 120 images, including photographs, sketches, drawings, and floor plans; introductory essays exploring the architect's life and work, touching on family and background as well as collaborations with other architects; the most important works presented in chronological order, with descriptions of client and/or architect wishes as well as construction problems and resolutions; and, an appendix including a list of complete or selected works, biography, bibliography and a map indicating the locations of the architect's most famous buildings.

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Awake Sweet Love, an Anthology of Lute Music - 1897904898

145,27 zł

Awake Sweet Love, an Anthology of Lute Music brilliant classics

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Drawing together various previous releases from the Brilliant Classics collection, this compendium pays tribute to an instrument that was once at the forefront of everyday music making, tracing its extensive and highly fruitful career.The lute counts among its writers some of the greatest names in music history, and indeed the anthology contains a large corpus of music by John Dowland -- one of Britain's most prolific Renaissance composers. His extraordinary varied music is accompanied by the likes of Henry Purcell, who rounds of the compilation, and by Johann Sebastian Bach, whose lute offerings represent the florid repertoire of the courtly salon music then in vogue. Interspersed between these big names, however, is a rich catalogue of works that are the missing links to understanding the development of lute music and of music in general; while Miguel Yisrael's Les Baricades Mistérieuses programme recalls the dominance of the French school during the 17th century, Germany appears to have taken over as the new centre of European lute music by the mid-18th century, as evidenced by the rich culture of music making at the court of Bayreuth (CD12). Here a more galant, or cantabile expression of music was developing, and in Austria, too, lute music -- particularly the lute trio -- was seen as a precursor to the emergence of Viennese Classicism and the establishment of the new Empfindsamer style.The collection contains a wealth of lutenists, all of whom are at the top of their profession and enjoy international careers. Guaranteed to provide hours of engaging listening, this release records an essential but often-overlooked facet of music history and is a must-buy for anyone with an interest in string repertoire.Other information:- Recorded in 1988--2012.- A substantial and rewarding Anthology of lute music, the only serious set in the market.- The lute, with its gentle, soothing and melancholy string timbre, has touched many a heart string in its long history. It was an instrument of courtship and many love songs were accompanied by the sonorous tones of the lute. Great composers wrote extensively for the instrument, and this set contains the complete works of the master of the genre: John Dowland, as well as the complete lute works of Johann Sebastian Bach, works of de Visée, Kapsberger and other major and Minor masters.- Excellent performances by the world's top luteists, including: Jakob Lindberg, Miguel Yisrael, Nigel North, Christopher Wilson and others, having won many international record awards (among others a Diapason d'Or).- Contains extensive notes on the music and composers....

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Waterloo - 2835641577

52,99 zł

Waterloo ICON BOOKS

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A masterly and concise reinterpretation of one of the seminal events in modern history, by one of the world's foremost military historians. The battle on Sunday 18th June 1815, near Waterloo, Belgium was to be Napoleon's greatest triumph - but it ended in one of the greatest military upsets of all time. Waterloo became a legend overnight and remains one of the most argued-over battles in history. Lord Wellington immortally dubbed it 'the nearest-run thing you ever saw in your life,' but the British victory became iconic, a triumph of endurance that ensured a 19th century world in which Britain played the key role; it was also a defining moment for the French, bringing Napoleon I's reign to an end and closing the second Hundred Years' War. Alongside the great drama and powerful characters, Jeremy Black gives readers a fascinating look at where this battle belongs in the larger story of the tectonic power shifts in Europe, and the story of military modernisation. The result is a revelatory view of Waterloo's place in the broader historical arc.

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Allan Nevins - Ranger - 2843496452

136,76 zł

Allan Nevins - Ranger Leonaur Ltd

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The most famous ranger-and the father of covert warfare As the 'age of sail' progressed the great nations of Europe understood that the lands and wealth of the globe were within the grasp of their imperial ambitions. Which nation would win most became a race that, inevitably, would culminate in a struggle to establish who could gain-and hold-most. The principal contestants were France and Britain and their bitter, age-old rivalry would lead to a final conflict in the middle years of the 18th century-the Seven Years War, which would be fought on bloody fields in Europe, Asia and significantly in the New World of the Americas. There colonists of each nation struggled to build lives among the indigenous Indian tribes of the eastern woodlands. Here was a war, subject to the severest weather conditions, fought among deep forests, on lakes and in huge tracts of unmapped wilderness. Regular troops of both nations were engaged, together with militias raised among local populations combined with the savage element of Iroquois and Huron Indian allies. 'Cometh the moment, cometh the man' and the man for that moment was Robert Rogers. This was not the place for the formal battle lines of uniformed regulars. Here the principal advantage lay in stealthily gained intelligence, surprise and the hit and run tactics of the ambuscade. So the 'special forces' fighter was born and the men who shared his skills were bonded together as units in the form of independent companies of rangers who could melt into the forest, subsist on it, do their silent work and reappear as silently. This is a biography of their most famous and successful commander. Rogers was no two dimensional hero, he was a man suited to his time and his war; tough, resourceful, ruthless and allegedly dishonest and unscrupulous. His successes were often marred by reverses of the most disastrous kinds. His career spanned two wars and in the second of them whilst he remained true to his allegiances the fact that he was on the losing side contributed much to his downfall. This book, a record of the life of a man whose influence on the nature of warfare to the present day is immense, makes riveting reading for all those interested in the French and Indian War and American War of Independence. Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjacket; our hardbacks are cloth bound and feature gold foil lettering on their spines and fabric head and tail bands.

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Celtic art - 2841429616

187,05 zł

Celtic art Alphascript Publishing

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Celtic art is a art associated with various people known as Celts; those who spoke the Celtic languages in Europe from pre-history through to the modern period, as well as the art of ancient people whose language is unknown, but where cultural and stylistic similarities suggest they are related to Celts. Perhaps its best known and most influential phase is more correctly known as Insular art of Ireland and Great Britain in the Early Middle Ages, which produced the Book of Kells and other masterpieces. Also covered by the term is the visual art of the Celtic Revival (on the whole more notable for literature) from the 18th century to the modern era, which began as a conscious effort by Modern Celts to express self-identification and nationalism.

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Marquess of Bristol - 2843502045

163,10 zł

Marquess of Bristol Alphascript Publishing

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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Marquess of Bristol is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom held by the Hervey family since 1826. The Marquess's subsidiary titles are: Earl of Bristol (created 1714), Earl Jermyn, of Horningsheath in the County of Suffolk (1826), and Baron Hervey, of Ickworth in the County of Suffolk (1703). The Barony of Hervey is in the Peerage of England, the Earldom of Bristol in the Peerage of Great Britain and the Earldom of Jermyn in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. Earl Jermyn is used as courtesy title by the Marquess's eldest son and heir. The Marquess of Bristol also holds the office of Hereditary High Steward of the Liberty of St. Edmund (a liberty encompassing the entire ex county of West Suffolk). The present holder of these titles is Frederick Hervey (born 19 October 1979), the 8th Marquess and 12th Earl of Bristol. The Hervey family has often been considered unconventional. The 18th century phrase "When God created the human race, he made men, women and Herveys" is attributed variously to French philosopher Voltaire and to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.

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