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- Basic Books 2014; US$ 17.99
To contemporaries, the Wars of the Roses were known collectively as a “cousins? war.? The series of dynastic conflicts that tore apart the ruling Plantagenet family in fifteenth-century England was truly a domestic drama, as fraught and intimate as any family feud before or since. As acclaimed historian Sarah Gristwood reveals in Blood Sisters... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 26.24
When people think of Richard the Lionheart they recall the scene at the end of every Robin Hood epic when he returns from the crusade to punish his treacherous brother John and the wicked Sheriff of Nottingham. In reality Richard detested England and the English, was deeply troubled by his own sexuality and was noted for greed, not generosity, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.99
If Richard III had not charged to his death at Bosworth, how different might the history of Britain have been? Beginning in 1453 and ending in 1487, The Red Rose and the White provides a gripping overview of the bitter dynastic struggle for supremacy that raged between the houses of York and Lancaster for thirty years, culminating in the dramatic... more...
- Bascom Hill Publishing Group 2013; US$ 9.99
Judges have enormous power. They determine whom we can marry, whether we can own firearms, whether the government can mandate that we buy certain products, and how we define "personhood." But who gets to occupy these powerful positions? Up until now, there has been little systematic study of what type of judges get confirmed. John Lott analyzes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Kingship and Masculinity in Late Medieval England explores the dynamic between kingship and masculinity in fifteenth century England, with a particular focus on Henry V and Henry VI. The role of gender in the rhetoric and practice of medieval kingship is still largely unexplored by medieval historians. Discourses of masculinity informed much of... more...
- Vittorio Klostermann 2013; US$ 218.53
Die Entstehung des Kurfürstenkollegs galt als ?Fundamentalrätsel der deutschen Verfassungsgeschichte?. Wolfs Lösung: ?Wahlberechtigt waren die Erbberechtigten?. Die deutschen Königshäuser der Ottonen, Salier, Staufer starben zwar alle nach einem Jahrhundert im Mannesstamm aus, lebten aber über Töchter fort. Die Vertreter dieser Tochterstämme, die gradnah... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 11.65
In chess, from the time of Queen Isabella of England, the queen has been considered the most powerful and feared piece on the board. Known to chroniclers as the 'she-wolf', Isabella, daughter of Philip IV of France, married King Edward II of England in 1308 in a union intended to create a lasting peace between the two countries. But after 13 years... more...
- ICF Media 2013; US$ 13.99
Seit jeher ist der Löwe, der König der Tiere, das Synonym für Majestät, Pracht und Würde. Der Löwe ist auch Sinnbild für Macht, Mut und Stärke. Nicht umsonst wird Jesus Christus in der Offenbarung als der "Löwe aus dem Stamm Juda" bezeichnet. Und so soll auch durch die Adern eines Christen Löwenblut fliessen! Leo Biggers Buch will uns herausfordern,... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 2.99
Immerse yourself in one of the most significant documents ever penned. Originally enacted in 1215, some sections of the Magna Carta remain on the books as legally enforced statutes in parts of the U.K. today. Legal and political scholars have detailed the Magna Carta's far-reaching influence on the development of the legal and sociocultural systems... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you will find more than one hundred facts about England. Who are the ten greatest English historical figures? What are the top landmarks to visit? Separated into sections covering these topics and more (such as its geography and its people), you will learn some fascinating information!Whether you are planning on visiting England,... more...