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- Weinstein Publishing 2014; US$ 26.00
The only daughter of Meyer Lansky opens up about her life as a wild child of the 1950?s, her heartbreak and tragedy — including the insanity of her mother, and the crippling handicap of her baby brother - and her father?s unexpected tenderness. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Through its focus on the relationship between foreign and domestic politics, this book provides a new perspective on the events of George I's reign (1714-27). Based on a wealth of British and foreign primary sources, Black links diplomacy to domestic politics to show that foreign policy was a key aspect of government as well as the leading battleground... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.24
Am Allerheiligentag des Jahres 1700 verstarb im Alcázar von Madrid im Alter von nur 38 Jahren und kinderlos ein König, auf dessen Ableben die europäischen Regierungen schon seit Jahrzehnten hoffnungs- oder sorgenvoll gewartet hatten. Zwar hatten sich Karl II. und seine Minister redlich bemüht, eine Nachfolgeregelung zu treffen, die dem spanischen Reich... more...
- Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99
David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian. He is an important figure in Western philosophy, and in the history of the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume first gained recognition and respect as a historian, but academic interest in Hume's work has in recent years centered on his philosophical writing. His "History of England"... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
From the end of the eighteenth century to the late nineteenth century, a remarkable convergence takes place in Europe between theories of the modern state and theories of culture. Culture and the State explores that theoretical convergence in relation to the social functions of state and cultural institutions, showing how cultural education comes... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Analysing the make-up and workings of the Royalist party in Scotland and Ireland during the civil wars of the mid-seventeenth century, Royalists at War is the first major study to explore who Royalists were in these two countries and why they gave their support to the Stuart kings. It compares and contrasts the actions, motivations and situations of... more...
- Robert Hale 2014; US$ 8.74
In this book, Maggie Lane reveals the importance of place in Jane Austen's writings and follows her travels throughout Georgian England. Jane Austen strayed far from the confines of her native Hampshire and Bath to find new material for her novels from "Pride and Prejudice" to "Northanger Abbey". With an accurate eye she sketched acute, witty studies... more...
- Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 11.65
Dennis Friedman, eminent psychiatrist and author of Inheritance: A Psychological History of the Royal Family, here turns his acute gaze on our present Queen's grandfather, King George V (1885-1936), to reveal the man behind the monarch. Taking as his starting point the widely held belief that the personality and behaviour of parents and grandparents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95
Rose analyses the Conservative response to the foreign policy strategies in the post-war coalition, highlighting the complex nature and development of Conservative foreign policy thinking. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95
This is a study of Austen Chamberlain's term of office as Stanley Baldwin's Foreign Secretary from 1924-29. It is argued that Chamberlain's priority was a two-stage policy in Western Europe, which aimed at pacifying both France and Germany, as well as encouraging the League of Nations. more...