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- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 6.99
In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 21.00
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president. On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 18.00
More than two thousand years after his death, Julius Caesar remains one of the great figures of history. He shaped Rome for generations, and his name became a synonym for "emperor" -- not only in Rome but as far away as Germany and Russia. He is best known as the general who defeated the Gauls and doubled the size of Rome's territories. But, as Philip... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99
This short biography of Ronald Reagan is the perfect introduction to or refresher on the life and career of America's 40th president. Michael Schaller's moving narrative depicts Reagan's rise from a childhood on the run from bill collectors to two terms in the White House. Released in commemoration of the centennial of Reagan's birth in February 2011,... more...
- Orion 2010; US$ 18.99
Antonia Fraser's bestselling biography of one of the most romantic and controversial figures in British history, reissued to celebrate the publication of Antonia Fraser's memoir, MY HISTORY. Mary Queen of Scots passed her childhood in France and married the Dauphin to become Queen of France at the age of sixteen. Widowed less than two years later,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 12.68
One of the most famous accounts of living under the Nazi regime of World War II comes from the diary of a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl, Anne Frank. Today, The Diary of a Young Girl has sold over 25 million copies world-wide. It is one of the most celebrated and enduring books of the last century and it remains a deeply admired testament to the... more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 12.99
Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her mind, she transformed 10 Downing Street into a glittering social and intellectual salon. Yet her last four years at Number 10 were a period of intense emotional and political turmoil in her private... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Few kings have been more savagely caricatured or grossly misunderstood than England?s first Stuart. Yet, as this new biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defects and minimise the long-term consequences of his reign has gone too far. In spite of genuine idealism and flashes of considerable resourcefulness, James I remains a perplexing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? The perfect companion to the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria ? A gripping account of Queen Victoria?s rise and early years in power from CNN?s official royal historian ?Kate Williams has perfected the art of historical biography. Her pacy writing is underpinned by the most impeccable scholarship.??Alison Weir ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 30.95
James I has traditionally been portrayed as a foolish and unpleasant man. However, the last two decades have seen a rehabilitation of James I by historians, who have begun to appreciate that in some areas, in particular foreign policy and religion, he pursued sensible policies and achieved a considerable degree of success. Christopher Durston deals... more...