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- The History Press 2013; US$ 15.99
Were the 'Princes in the Tower' illegitimate? Did Henry VIII really have six wives? How virginal was the 'Virgin Queen'? Was James, Duke of Monmouth the heir to the throne, or just one of Charles II's bastards? Did George IV marry a German princess or a Catholic widow? Was Queen Victoria 'Mrs Brown'? These questions are explored in the context of... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
The Tao Te Ching or Book of the Way of Virtue is a touchstone of Eastern philosophy and mysticism. It has been called the wisest book ever written, and its author, Lao Tzu, is known as the Great Archivist. Shakespeare, the Bard, was the West?s greatest writer and even invented human nature, according to some. The Tao and the Bard is the delightful... more...
- Shepheard-Walwyn 2013; US$ 24.99
Offering an unusual and exceptionally clear insight into Shakespeare?s philosophy and a viewpoint seldom considered, this book argues that his philosophy was consistent, consciously held, and profoundly Christian. Showing that Shakespeare appreciated the danger faced in writing at a time of major religious intolerance, it explains how the playwright... more...
- Lexington Books 2001; US$ 32.99
Even the most explicitly political contemporary approaches to Shakespeare have been uninterested by his tyrants as such. But for Shakespeare, rather than a historical curiosity or psychological aberration, tyranny is a perpetual political and human problem. Mary Ann McGrail's recovery of the playwright's perspective challenges the grounds of this modern... more...
- Lexington Books 2006; US$ 34.99
Spirit, Soul, and City offers a new reading of Coriolanus, Shakespeare's most political play and the last of his great tragedies. Portraying the founding of the Roman republic and the life and soul of its legendary warrior, Coriolanus, the play brings to light not only the hidden working of Rome's mixed regime but the inherent tragic tensions in the... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2013; US$ 0.99
One man and his predictive text take on the people, institutions and events that shaped the course ofBritish history?with some hilarious results. From the soliloquies of Shakespeare to the Royal Family,nothing escapes unscathed in this riotous romp through the history books. Glitzch!'s cover girl the QueerVicar (Queen Victoria), Sir Waiter Takeaway... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 20.98
Nur ein einziges Mal in der Geschichte, im Epochenjahr 31 v. Chr., standen sich Rom und Ägypten in einer Seeschlacht gegenüber. Für beide Supermächte ging es um Sieg oder Untergang. Octavian, der spätere Augustus, traf an der Küste vor Actium auf den "Verräter Roms" - wie er Marcus Antonius in seiner Propaganda nannte - und dessen Geliebte... more...