King James (British History in Perspective) by Pauline Croft

By Pauline Croft

The accession of James VI of Scotland to the English throne in 1603 created a a number of monarchy overlaying the 3 kingdoms of britain, Scotland and eire which persevered until eventually 1922. transparent and concise, Pauline Croft's research presents a compelling narrative of the king's reign in all of his dominions, including an authoritative research of his awesome, notwithstanding mistaken, achievements. Bringing jointly all the most recent researches and debates at the 3 geographical regions within the years 1566-1625, Croft emphasises their interplay and the issues posed by way of a number of monarchy. She additionally examines the interaction among family and international coverage, non secular tensions at domestic and in another country, finance and parliamentary politics, and discusses the king's writings, his own lifestyles, and his personal view of his position. an incredible advent for all people with an curiosity within the reign of James VI of Scotland and that i of britain, this can be the 1st account to effectively position the king within the context of all his kingdoms.

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Jesus the Warrior?: Historical Christian Perspectives & by W. Michael Slattery

By W. Michael Slattery

Jesus the Warrior? appears to be like at simply warfare conception. subject matters lined contain: the explanation, explanations and purposes for conflict and Inter-Group deadly Conflict-Resolution; struggle & Inter-Group deadly Violence within the Hebrew Scriptures; therapy of warfare & Non-Violence within the Christian Scriptures, Early Christian methods to warfare and Peace (from Apostolic via overdue Patristic interval: The Morality of warfare in fresh Christian views in regards to the challenge of simply battle purpose; The Christian challenge of dwelling within the Twenty-First Century; Practitioners & versions of Christian Morality with appreciate to Violence & warfare; how one can reside at the present time as a Christian with the Morality of battle.

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The Year in Rheumatic Disorders Vol 6 - 2008 by Rajan Madhok, Hilary A. Capell, Harvinder S. Luthra

By Rajan Madhok, Hilary A. Capell, Harvinder S. Luthra

The 6th quantity during this renowned sequence offers readers with an educated and authoritative evaluation of modern advancements within the therapy of rheumatic ailments. Updates on NSAIDs and new biologic brokers characteristic prominently, yet new this 12 months are commentaries at the use of imaging within the prognosis and tracking of osteoarthritis, and a assessment of modern reports at the re-emergent challenge of gout. an immense part on connective tissue sickness contains chapters on antiphospholipid syndrome, interstitial lung ailment, and the functions of immunosuppressant treatment. Drawing on an across the world regarded workforce of members, this most recent quantity in a now well-established sequence maintains to supply readers with complete and educated research of the broadcast literature during this hard box.

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Sparta and Lakonia: A Regional History 1300–362 BC & by Paul Cartledge & Paul Cartledge, Antony Spawforth

By Paul Cartledge & Paul Cartledge, Antony Spawforth

Sparta is among the best-documented states of historical Greece. Its political and social platforms have interested and puzzled generations of classical students, in addition to having a robust effect on ecu civilization to this present day. during this totally revised and up to date version of his groundbreaking examine, Paul Cartledge uncovers the realities at the back of the powerful delusion of Sparta.The e-book explores either the city-state of Sparta and the territory of Lakonia which it unified and exploited. Combining the extra conventional written resources with archaeological and environmental views, its insurance extends from the apogee of Mycenaean tradition, to Sparta's an important defeat on the conflict of Mantinea in 362 BC.

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