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- De Gruyter 2002; US$ 0.00
An Margaret Thatcher scheiden sich die Geister bis heute. Ihre Bewunderer vergleichen sie mit Charles de Gaulle und Winston Churchill oder halten sie schlicht für die größte Politikerin des 20. Jahrhunderts. Ihre Gegner werfen ihr vor, sie habe Großbritannien in ein Land verwandelt, in dem Egoismus und Habgier regieren. Dominik Geppert beschäftigt... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 19.99
Catherine Glynne was born in 1812, in the same year as Charles Dickens. An earl?s daughter she married the son of a self-made merchant, William Ewart Gladstone, who became Queen Victoria?s Prime Minister on four occasions. While the Queen and the PM loathed each other, they both loved Catherine, Gladstone?s wife. ? After a long and indecisive courtship,... more...
- De Gruyter 2001; US$ 28.02
Peter Wende verzichtet auf einen kompakten komprimierenden Abriss der britischen Geschichte zu Gunsten parallel angeordneter historischer Längsschnitte zu den Themen Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, Verfassung und Machtstrukturen, Religion und Kirche, Großbritannien und Europa, Empire und Commonwealth, mit deren Hilfe die Geschichte des Auf- und Abstiegs... more...
- Allison & Busby 2013; US$ 5.09
This delightful memoir provides a unique 'Upstairs, Downstairs' account of what life was really like in a bygone era At the age of sixteen, Flo Wadlow left her family to begin what would become a distinguished life 'in service'. Starting as a kitchen maid in London, she soon rose through the ranks and worked at many of England's great houses including... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
Donnybrook is one of the most iconic areas of south county Dublin, a suburban arcadia known for its wide leafy roads and fine houses. It is a prosperous enclave well served by restaurants, pubs and cafes together with excellent schools, churches and sports facilities including the home of Leinster Rugby. But there is more to Donnybrook than that, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 45.95
Charles Carlton's biography of the `monarch of the Civil Wars' was praised for its distinctive psychological portrait of Charles I when it was first published in 1983. Challenging conventional interpretations of the king, as well as questioning orthodox historical assumptions concerning the origins and development of the Civil Wars, the book quickly... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 2.90
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This is the first book to tell the story of on eof the most contentious figures in Victorian and Edwardian politics: that of the independent-minded and exceptionally able Conservative politician, Sir John Eldon Gorst. more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
? . . . notable for its depiction of young Churchill, warts and all, as a very human character . . . .?? New York Times ?A bestseller in the UK, this portrait of Winston Churchill, written by his granddaughter, unapologetically presents the future prime minister as an action hero in the Boer War. It?s rousing reading. Sandy?s affection for her... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
A delightful and illuminating journey through the early years of Winston Churchill, From Winston with Love and Kisses: The Young Churchill weaves together strands of Churchill?s early writing, mature recollections and reflections on childhood, and the comments of the author, Churchill?s granddaughter. Together with a rich store of images and ephemera... more...