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  • Dianaby Andrew Morton

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    When Andrew Morton's world-famous biography, Diana: Her True Story , was first published, it caused a media frenzy, and shook the British Establishment to its foundations. Later revealed as having been written with the Princess's full co-operation, this international bestseller is now widely regarded as her official biography. Yet it was not the... more...

  • How to Think Like Churchillby Daniel Smith

    Michael O'Mara 2014; US$ 9.99

    Prime Minister of the UK from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955, Winston Churchill will always be remembered for his leadership of his country during the Second World War. His commitment to 'never surrender', as well as his stirring speeches and radio broadcasts, helped inspire British resistance to the Nazi threat when Britain stood alone against... more...

  • From Memory to Written Recordby M. T. Clanchy

    Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95

    This seminal work of scholarship, which traces the development of literacy in medieval England, is now fully updated in a third edition. This book serves as an introduction to medieval books and documents for graduate students throughout the world Features a completely re-written first chapter, ‘Memories and Myths of the Norman Conquest',... more...

  • Smile for the Cameraby Simon Danczuk; Matt Baker

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 10.19

    No politician pandered to the media?s appetite for personality more than Liberal MP Cyril Smith. Instantly recognisable for his colossal build, Smith was a larger-than-life character in a world of dull grey men. Yet ‘Big Cyril? was anything but the roly-poly gentle giant of popular imagination. In November 2012, Rochdale MP Simon Danczuk outed... more...

  • Geoffrey of Monmouthby Karen Jankulak

    University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    Anyone interested in Arthurian Studies will know of the central role played by Geoffrey of Monmouth in the development and spread of the Arthurian legend from Britain to medieval Europe. But Geoffrey’s material, both his History of the Kings of Britain and his Life of Merlin, went far beyond Arthur and his deeds: it presented, for the first time,... more...

  • Elizabeth Iby Ilona Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00

    This groundbreaking book combines literary interpretation, gender analysis, and cultural, political, and diplomatic history to examine how Elizabeth I used the discourse of love to establish her political power, assert her right to marry or not, and rule the country herself either way. more...

  • The Last Lion: Volume 1by William Manchester

    Little, Brown and Company 2012; Not Available

    William Manchester met Winston Churchill on January 24, 1953. Their encounter on the Queen Mary sparked an intense curiosity in Manchester that would eventually result in his classic three-volume magnum opus The Last Lion . In this, the first volume, we follow Churchill from his birth to 1932, when he began to warn against the remilitarization... more...

  • Geschichte Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundertby Franz-Josef Brüggemeier

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 19.80

    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...

  • Lord Salisbury on Politicsby Paul Smith

    Cambridge University Press 1972; US$ 76.00

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

  • Queen Victoriaby E. Gordon Browne

    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...