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- The History Press 2011; US$ 14.77
Anne Neville was queen to England's most notorious king, Richard III. She was immortalised by Shakespeare for the remarkable nature of her marriage, a union which brought together a sorrowing widow with her husband's murderer. Anne's misfortune did not end there. In addition to killing her first husband, Richard also helped kill her father,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 25.66
Hauptbeschreibung Um 1900 war Großbritannien auf dem Höhepunkt seiner Macht und besaß ein riesiges Empire. Kein anderes Land hatte damals einen ähnlich hohen Grad an Urbanisierung und Industrialisierung erreicht. Auch Konsumgesellschaft und Populärkultur waren deutlich weiter entwickelt. Nirgendwo sonst vollzogen sich aber... more...
- The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99
One of the most storied and influential rulers in modern history, Queen Victoria's long reign defined the character of the nineteenth century throughout much of Europe. This insightful and comprehensive biography from E. Gordon Browne presents a first-hand account of the queen and the myriad social, political, and cultural changes wrought by the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Later Roman Britain , first published in 1980, charts the end of Roman rule in Britain and gives an overall impression of the beginning of the so-called ?Dark Ages? of British history, the transitional period which saw the breakdown of Roman administration and the beginnings of Saxon settlement. Stephen Johnson traces the flourishing of Romano-British... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 34.99
This report from the CSIS Americas Program provides a detailed look at the challenges the Colombian government confronts as it moves from providing security to developing rural areas that were previously conflict zones. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 22.00
Glitteringly detailed and engagingly written, the magisterial Elizabeth I brings to vivid life the golden age of sixteenth-century England and the uniquely fascinating monarch who presided over it. A woman of intellect and presence, Elizabeth was the object of extravagant adoration by her contemporaries. She firmly believed in the divine... more...
- Axios Press 2010; US$ 20.00
John Julius Norwich?s life has reflected an appetite for living, enlivened by a sense of personal theater. Trying to Please is an engaging and amusing memoir that describes a glamorous but vanishing world. From the monasteries on Mt. Athos to a camel trek across the Sahara, the book shows how Norwich?s passions for history, travel, and music have combined... more...
- Campus Verlag 2011; US$ 34.70
Inhaltsverzeichnis Inhalt Imperium - Bewältigungsversuch von Epochendaten7 I.Historisch orientierte Definitionen von Imperium 1.Idealtypische und historische Herrschaftsformen23 1.1Idealtypus versus historische Einzigartigkeit24 1.2Der historische Einzelfall - USA 31 1.3Hegemonie und Imperium47 1.4Formal und Informal Empire54 2.Vergleichsstrukturen... more...
- Bene Factum Publishing 2014; US$ 14.99
A look at the state of today's British monarchy, how the past has shaped it, and how it will secure its survival, if at all, in the future?will William be "the last?" This examination addresses the reasons the British monarchy has lasted longer than any other, the role of the current Monarch in the UK and all the countries of the Commonwealth,... more...