The Gun-Founders of England

With a List of English and Continental Gun-Founders from the XIV to the XIX Centuries

The Gun-Founders of England

This 1937 book provides an authentic sketch of the history of English gun production, from their first use in the fourteenth century down to the time of Marlborough's campaigns in the early eighteenth century. This will be of value to anyone interested in English history and the development of guns.

Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural Worlds of Early Modern Women

Essays Presented to Hilda L. Smith

Challenging Orthodoxies: The Social and Cultural Worlds of Early Modern Women

This collection, a testament to the work of Hilda L. Smith, confronts orthodoxy in social and cultural, scientific and intellectual, and political and legal traditions, to demonstrate how women of all social classes could challenge the conventional thinking of their time as well as the ways in which they have been traditionally portrayed by scholars. Subjects include women's relationship to guns and gunpowder, the law, religion, public finances, the new science in early modern Europe, and women and indentured servitude in the New World.

The Navy in the War of William III 1689-1697

Its State and Direction

The Navy in the War of William III 1689-1697

First published in 1953, this volume traces the role played by the English navy during the years 1689-97, during which time England became the dominant sea power of Europe. This volume will appeal to anyone interested in the naval history of England at the end of the seventeenth century.

Henry VIII and Francis I

The Final Conflict, 1540-47

Henry VIII and Francis I

This book, based on a wide variety of contemporary sources, re-examines the little-studied late war between Henry VIII and Francis I in order to assess its impact on both countries and its influence on strategies and tactics for waging war and making peace in the 1540s.

A History of Production Planning and Control, 1750-2000

A History of Production Planning and Control, 1750-2000

"This invaluable work charts the growth of an essential element in the successful progress of Industry in Britain and the USA. Dealing with the organisation and increasing sophistication of manufacturing procedures over a period of two and a half centuries, from the infancy of the Industrial Revolution to the beginning of the 21st century, it expounds and explains the contributions of British and American writers during that time and summarises the technical, social, economic and educational changes in both countries which influenced industrial change."--BOOK JACKET.