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- Alma Books 2013; US$ 9.99
From the coauthor of The King's Speech , the story behind the historic meeting between FDR and King George VI on the eve of World War II, a meeting that is now the subject of a major Hollywood movie, Hyde Park on Hudson Between June 9th and 12th 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth were the guests of Franklin Delano Roosevelt at his country... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 60.99
This biography of Alfred the Great, king of the West Saxons (871-899), combines a sensitive reading of the primary sources with a careful evaluation of the most recent scholarly research on the history and archaeology of ninth-century England. Alfred emerges from the pages of this biography as a great warlord, an effective and inventive ruler, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 71.99
This major work is the most radical reinterpretation of the subject for fifty years. Hicks argues that Bastard Feudalism was far more complex - and positive in its effects - than previous accounts have suggested. A major contribution to historical debate which revolutionises our view of late medieval society. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
In Fire under the Ashes , John Donoghue recovers the lasting significance of the radical ideas of the English Revolution, exploring their wider Atlantic history through a case study of Coleman Street Ward, London. Located in the crowded center of seventeenth-century London, Coleman Street Ward was a hotbed of political, social, and religious unrest.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 180.00
This work shows the importance of analysing the "low" politics of areas that have traditionally been dominated by "high" politics. The role of bodies such as the Liberal Summer School and the Women's Liberal Federation are examined, along with the work of thinkers such as JM Keynes. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 36.53
Hauptbeschreibung Das Britische Empire umfaßte im Zenit seiner Macht etwa ein Viertel der Erdoberfläche. Die Britische Navy durchpflügte Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts die Ozeane, als handele es sich bei ihnen um Binnenseen des Vereinigten Königreiches. Im Schatten der Pax Britannica verdichteten sich Kommunikationsstrukturen, die man heute mit dem Begriff... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
The five Tudor monarchs - Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I - were some of the most influential rulers in British history. This volume explores all aspects of life in the Tudor age, from life at court (and at the grand country estates where Queen Elizabeth paused during her famous 'progresses') to the day-to-day activities at... more...
- Arcadia Books Limited 2013; US$ 21.86
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was called the 'most successful queen since Cleopatra' and the 'best queen consort ever'. Her personality was so captivating that even her arch-enemy the Duchess of Windsor wrote about 'her legendary charm' and when she died just a few months short of the impressive age of 102, she was covered in praise for a long... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 21.86
Christopher Lee looks at the state of the British Monarchy today, how it has been shaped by the past, and how it will secure its survival, if at all, in the future. Has Monarchy got a constitutional validity in the modern world or is it a romantic leftover from a bygone era? more...