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Helliniki kasela (Greek language edition)

For centuries, the chest was the only piece of storage furniture to be found in the Greek home. Highly valuable as a functional item, connected with everyday events and the most important stations in a person's life (birth, marriage and death) the chest has profound, symbolical meaning in the imagination of the Greek people. 500+ col illus.




Hardback    £55.00
9789606878121 | Published: 2010
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Henry Francis Lyte


Henry Francis Lyte was an Anglican minister, hymn-writer and poet. His best-known hymn, Abide With Me, has been sung at FA Cup Finals since 1927 and at Rugby League Challenge Cup Finals since 1929.  It is also said to have been have been on the lips of the British nurse Edith Cavell as she faced the firing squad in 1915.





Hardback    £35.00
9780900771927 | Published: 1974
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Henry VII's London in the Great Chronicle
Modernized extract from The Great Chronicle of London covers the reign of Henry VII (1485-1509). An eye-witness account of events in London, and of news from elsewhere, from the viewpoint of a well-to-do citizen closely involved in civic administration. Ready to express his own views, he wrote with keen observation and occasional wit.


Paperback    £27.50
9781580443821 | Published: 2019
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Hardback    £53.00
9781580443838 | Published: 2019
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The Hero Recovered
The Hero Recovered: Essays on Medieval Heroism in Honor of George Clark brings together studies concerning heroes and heroisms in Old English, Old Icelandic, Middle English, and modern literature as a tribute to the scholarship and teaching of George Clark. The thirteen essays in this collection appear in print here for the first time.


Hardback    £70.00
9781580441544 | Published: 2010
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Heroic Poetry in the Anglo-Saxon Period
Eighteen essays by some of the most prominent British and North American students of heroic poetry, plus two poems and a bibliography, are gathered here to honor Jess B. Bessinger Jr., whose innovative studies of heroic poetry have instructed a generation of scholars and whose performances of Anglo-Saxon poems are legendary.


Paperback    £41.50
9781879288287 | Published: 1993
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Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse
Verses about heroic women from the Old Testament. These poems exhibit the attitudes of Late Medieval England towards heroic women, and offer an unusually positive depiction of Judiasm. With extensive notes, glosses, and introductions, invaluable to teachers and students of Middle English.


Paperback    £15.50
9781879288119 | Published: 1992
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Hidden in Plain Sight

Ellis Amdur's writing on martial arts is ground-breaking. Completely revised and substantially expanded second edition. New material includes discussion of the transfer of esoteric power training from China to Japanese jujutsu systems, Japanese swordsmanship from the Kurama traditions, Daito-ryu and aikido. 202 b&w illus.




Paperback    £32.50
9781937439323 | Published: 2018
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Higher Education In The Gulf


This book will be useful to those in the West and in the Middle East with an interest in the contemporary state of the higher educational system in the region and in education in general. It concentrates on the Gulf, but the problems of control, development, curriculum and purpose in higher education are found throughout the Middle East.




Hardback    £75.00
9780859895156 | Published: 1998
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Highlights of the Collections of the Oriental Institute
This guide to highlights of the collections of the Oriental Institute Museum presents objects from ancient Mesopotamia, Syria-Anatolia, the Levant, Egypt, Persia, Nubia, and objects from the Islamic collection. New photography, provenance information, and a brief description of each object, as well as a history of the collections and a concordance.


Paperback    £12.00
9781614910053 | Published: 2017
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The Hilly Flanks and Beyond

The eighteen papers in this volume, presented to Robert J Braidwood, reflect on Braidwood's lifelong obsession: the study of food production and the `origins of agriculture' in the Fertile Crescent between 10,000 and 4,000 BC. Contributors include O Bar Yosef, M-C Cauvin, A M T Moore, K Flannery, P J Watson and J Oates.




Paperback    £39.00
9780918986375 | Published: 1983
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