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  • The Stuart Ageby Barry Coward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    The Stuart Age provides an accessible introduction to many major themes of the period including: the causes of the English Civil War, the nature of the English Revolution; the aims and achievements of Oliver Cromwell; the continuation of religious passion in the politics of Restoration England; and the impact on Britain of the Glorious Revolution.... more...

  • Becoming Queen Victoriaby Kate Williams

    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...

  • James Iby Christopher Durston

    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...

  • Lord Salisbury on Politicsby Paul Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 61.00

    A selection of Lord Salisbury's articles in the Quarterly Review. more...

  • Trying To Please: A Memoirby John Julius Norwich

    Axios Press 2010; US$ 19.99

    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... more...

  • The Lady in the Towerby Alison Weir

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00

    BONUS: This edition contains a The Lady in the Tower  discussion guide and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn. Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir... more...

  • Daily Life in Chaucer's Englandby Jeffrey L. Forgeng; Sarah Kolba; Will Mclean

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 70.00

    Experience the medieval world firsthand in this indispensable hands-on resource, and examine life as it was actually lived. The first book on medieval England to arise out of the living history movement, this volume allows readers to understand-and, if possible, recreate-what life was like for ordinary people in the days of Geoffrey Chaucer. Readers... more...

  • Nella Last in the 1950sby Patricia Malcolmson; Robert Malcolmson

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 9.31

    'I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value.' So wrote Nella Last in her diary on 2 September 1949. Sixty years on, tens of thousands of people have read and enjoyed the first two volumes of her uniquely detailed and moving diaries, written during World War II and its aftermath as part of... more...

  • The Arthur of Medieval Latin Literatureby Siān Echard

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 70.00

    King Arthur's stories survive in many genres, but while scholars and enthusiasts alike know something of his roots in Geoffrey of Monmouth's Latin History of the Kings of Britain, most are unaware that there was a Latin Arthurian tradition which extended beyond Geoffrey. This collection of essays highlights different aspects of that tradition. more...

  • Bloody British History; Shrewsburyby Dorothy Nicolle

    The History Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    ? Shrewsbury boasts over 600 Listed Buildings? Charles Darwin was born in the town.? Shrewsbury is home to the world?s first ?sky scraper? ? Shrewsbury Flower Show is the longest running horticultural show in the worldAlmost completely encircled by the meandering River Severn and nestled in the delightful countryside of the county of Shropshire, Shrewsbury... more...