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  • The Secret File of the Duke of Windsorby Michael Bloch

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 8.99

    In this brilliant and authoritative work, based on their private correspondence and papers, Michael Bloch describes the feud which developed between the Duke of Windsor and the British royal establishment after the Abdication, the humiliations which were suffered by the ex-King and his wife, and the plots to ensure that they remained in exile. more...

  • Deterrence through Strengthby Rebecca Berens Matzke

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 45.00

    The notion of a Pax Britannica?a concept implying that Britain?s overwhelming strength enforced global peace in the era that began with Napoleon?s defeat in 1815?largely ended with the British Empire itself. Although most historians still view this period as a departure from the eighteenth century, when lengthy coalition wars were commonplace, critics... more...

  • Sir Joseph Yorke and Anglo-Dutch relations 1774-1780by Daniel A. Miller

    De Gruyter 1970; US$ 140.00

    Sir Joseph Yorke and Anglo-Dutch relations 1774-1780 more...

  • The Great Filthby Stephen Halliday

    The History Press 2011; US$ 18.94

    Victorian Britain was the world's industrial powerhouse. Its factories, mills and foundries supplied a global demand for manufactured goods. As Britain changed from an agricultural to an industrial ecomony, people swarmed into the towns and cities where the work was; by the end of Queen Victoria's reign, almost 80 per cent of the population was urban.... more...

  • Whatever Next?by Earl Ferrers; Earl Ferrerrs

    Biteback Publishing 2011; US$ 29.15

    To say this is not a political autobiography would be an understatement. In fact, the author reckons it is not an autobiography at all. This book is more Downton Abbey than 10 Downing Street. It traces Earl Ferrers' aristocratic upbringing in the 1930s in the stately surroundings of Staunton Harold through his wartime childhood, national service in... more...

  • The Final Curtseyby Margaret Rhodes

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    This is the intimate and revealing autobiography of Margaret Rhodes, the first cousin of Queen Elizabeth II and the niece of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Margaret was born into the Scottish aristocracy, into a now almost vanished world of privilege. Royalty often came to stay and her house was run in the style of Downton Abbey. In the Second... more...

  • Pollyby Jeff Smith

    The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36

    Born in 1911 into a close-knit family, Mary Rebecca Chambers spent her formative years in the heart of the East End, in a truly multicultural community. This vivid account of life is told with passion and humour and is full of stories of the special community atmosphere that was London's East End through two world wars and the Great Depression. Mary... more...

  • Back from the Brinkby Alistair Darling

    Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 10.99

    In the late summer of 2007, shares of Northern Rock went into free-fall, causing a run on the bank - the first in over 150 years. Northern Rock proved to be only the first. Twelve months later, as the world was engulfed in the worst banking crisis for more than a century, one of its largest banks, RBS, came within hours of collapse. Back from the... more...

  • Anglo-Norman Studies 30by C. P. Lewis

    Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00

    The latest collection of articles on Anglo-Norman topics, with a particular focus on Wales. more...

  • Anglo-Saxon Britainby Grant Allen

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look into what life was like in Britain at the beginning of the formation of the English people: the Anglo-Saxons. more...