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  • William Ewart Gladstoneby James Bryce

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Among his many claims to fame, British statesman William Ewart Gladstone served as prime minister four separate times, more than anyone else in history. In this brief biography, a fellow liberal politician, James Bryce, skillfully surveys Gladstone's influences, accomplishments and legacy. more...

  • Studies in Contemporary Biographyby James Bryce

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    Get up close and personal with some of the heavy hitters of British history in this engaging volume of brief biographical sketches. With an emphasis on extracting moral lessons from the lives and choices of great men, British jurist James Bryce offers glimpses into the legacies of eminent figures ranging from Anthony Trollope to Lord Acton. more...

  • On Duty With the Queenby Dickie Arbiter

    Blink Publishing 2014; US$ 13.11

    In this wonderful and honest book, former press secretary to the royal family Dickie Arbiter reveals the inner-workings of everyday life inside Buckingham Palace and what it?s really like to be On Duty with the Queen. With four decades of experience covering royalty as a journalist and as one of Her Majesty?s press secretaries, Dickie Arbiter has... more...

  • History Of The Island Of Domiby Thomas Atwood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Last Armadaby Des Ekin

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 16.03

    Kinsale, Ireland: Christmas Eve, 1601 As thunder crashes and lightning rakes the sky, three very different commanders line up for a battle that will decide the fate of a nation. General Juan del Águila has been sprung from a prison cell to command the last great Spanish Armada. Its mission: to seize a bridgehead in Queen Elizabeth's territory... more...

  • The Princess Alice Disasterby Joan Lock

    Robert Hale 2014; US$ 7.28

    The collision of the Princess Alice pleasure steamer with the Tyne collier, Bywell Castle, in the Thames in September 1878 resulted in Britain's worst-ever inland waterway accident. Almost 650 Princess Alice passengers and crew died. Whole families were wiped out; many children were left orphans; parents childless. The nation wept. Joan Lock describes... more...

  • Peacemongersby Barry Hill

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    A literary masterpiece, this latest book from award-winning author Barry Hill is a travel book, a history book, and a peace book. His odyssey begins with a pilgrimage to Bodhi Gaya in India, where the Buddha received enlightenment, and ends after he reaches Nagasaki, Japan, in the aftermath of its atomic bomb. His traveling is imbued with the life... more...

  • The Haskins Society Journal 25by Laura L. Gathagan; William North

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 80.00

    Fruits of the most recent research on the worlds of the eleventh and twelfth centuries. more...

  • Scotland's Cruel Seaby Robert Jeffrey

    Black & White Publishing 2014; US$ 5.82

    High cliffs jutting out into the Atlantic and the North Sea, many hundreds of rocky skerries, deep sea lochs, dangerous unseen reefs, powerful tides and gales that batter the land fiercely from all points of the compass . . . Scotland has a coastline of immense beauty and danger, and its cruel sea has claimed many lives down the years. Disaster at... more...

  • Geschichte Großbritanniens im 20. Jahrhundertby Franz-Josef Brüggemeier

    C.H. Beck 2010; US$ 22.70

    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...