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  • Anne Boleynby Howard Brenton

    Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 11.99

    A celebration of a great English heroine, Anne Boleyn dramatises the life and legacy of Henry VIII’s notorious second wife, who helped change the course of the nation’s history. Premiered at Shakespeare's Globe in 2010. Best New Play, Whatsonstage.com Awards Traditionally seen as either the pawn of an ambitious family manoeuvred... more...

  • Anne Nevilleby Michael Hicks

    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...

  • Annus Horribilisby Ann Treneman

    Gibson Square 2009; US$ 6.93

    Brilliant.' Matthew Parris What was Parliament's Annus Horribilis? It started in September when the government dropped the economic ball with the mother of financial crashes. And that was for starters. Never before have tax payers got such entertainment value out of their elected representatives: they fiddled their expenses while Gordon Brown led the... more...

  • The Archaeology of Roman Britainby Adam Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Within the colonial history of the British Empire there are difficulties in reconstructing the lives of people that came from very different traditions of experience. The Archaeology of Roman Britain argues that a similar critical approach to the lives of people in Roman Britain needs to be developed, not only for the study of the local population... more...

  • Aufstieg und Fall der Mätresse im Europa des 18. Jahrhundertsby Thomas Kuster

    Traugott Bautz 2003; US$ 32.18

    Viel ist schon über sie geschrieben worden, den Mätressen an europäischen Fürstenhöfen der Neuzeit. Eine Mätresse galt als Ausdrucksmittel eines gesteigerten Prestiges und Images, um die Person des Souveräns und dessen Fürstenhof, vor allem dem Ausland gegenüber, aufzuwerten. In der Person der königlichen Geliebten wurde Macht, Einfluß, Luxus und Verschwendung... more...

  • Aunt Epp's Guide for Lifeby Elspeth Marr; Christopher Rush

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    Offers advice on topics ranging from gingerbread to genitals, sheep's head to 'softening of the member', God to golden pippins. 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...

  • Backbench Debate within the Conservative Party and its Influence on British Foreign Policy, 1948-57by Sue Onslow

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 186.00

    This book examines Conservative backbench debate on European integration and British relations in the Middle East between 1948 and 1957. In seeking to compare the impact of a loose affiliation of Conservative MPs, an organized faction of longstanding and an ad-hoc pressure group, the text concentrates upon the Europeanists, the Suez Group and the Anti-Suez... more...

  • The Battle for Marston Moor 1644by John Barratt

    The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94

    <div>On 2 July 1644, six miles from York, 18,000 Royalists led by Prince Rupert, the nephew of King Charles I, fought 27,000 Parliamentarians in an attempt to relieve the Royalist force besieged at York. He failed. The defeat was catastrophic and the North was lost to Parliamentarian troops. John Barratt looks afresh at the battle and... more...

  • Behemoth or The Long Parliamentby Thomas Hobbes

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Behemoth, or The Long Parliament is essential to any reader interested in the historical context of the thought of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679). In De Cive (1642) and Leviathan (1651), the great political philosopher had developed an analytical framework for discussing sedition, rebellion, and the breakdown of authority. Behemoth , completed around... more...