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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 15.00
In his Leslie Stephen Lecture the great historian Keith Thomas surveys the many earlier attempts at collective biography, considers the relationship of the Oxford DNB to them, and offers a preliminary assessment of the Oxford DNB itself, a project with which he himself has been closely involved since its inception. more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 14.00
A funny, raucous, and delightfully dirty history of 1,000 years of bedroom-hopping secrets and scandals of Britain?s royals. Insatiable kings, lecherous queens, kissing cousins, and wanton consorts?history has never been so much fun. Royal unions have always been the stuff of scintillating gossip, from the passionate Plantagenets to Henry VIII?s... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 55.99
Written by one of the most brilliant and provocative historians at work today, The Isles is a revolutionary narrative history that takes a new perspective on the development of Britain and Ireland, looking at them not as self-contained islands, but as an inextricable part of Europe. At every stage, The Isles connects offshore development with parallel... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 14.95
Thomas Babington Macaulay's History of England from the Accession of James II was his masterwork and one of the great enduring classics of English historical writing. The first two volumes were published in 1848 and achieved a huge success. They were published in numerous editions both in Great Britain and in the United States. This volume in the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95
Featuring twenty one newly-commissioned essays, A Companion to the Global Renaissance: English Literature and Culture in the Era of Expansion demonstrates how today's globalization is the result of a complex and lengthy historical process that had its roots in England's mercantile and cross-cultural interactions of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... more...
- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 9.99
Containing bits from British history, this book seeks to inspire a love of history that can last a lifetime. It is suitable for a gift from parent to child and a learning companion to help all school children get to grips with British history, without the boring bits. more...
- Goosebottom Books 2011; US$ 14.95
This series of historical accounts profiles strong women who took extraordinary measures to achieve and maintain powerincluding murder, deception, and black magicexamining the women’s reputations in the context of their eras. Just how wicked were they? The books allow readers to decide for themselves if these infamous ladies were... more...
- Editorial Mazatlan 2011; US$ 4.95
Focusing on the career of Enrique Gorostieta Velarde, the "atheist" mercenary hired to lead the insurgent army, Gorostieta and the Cristiada: Mexico's Catholic Insurgency of 1926-1929 by Richard Grabman, is an extended look at the how a search for cheap oil, attempts to reign in corporate power and a struggle for a workable economic and political... more...