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  • Of Cargoes, Colonies and Kingsby Andrew Stuart

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 29.00

    Of Cargoes, Colonies and Kings gives an offbeat account of Andrew Stuart's wide-ranging experiences. Never a stereotypical colonialist, as the son of a missionary, he knew the people, the politicians and the kings of Uganda from his childhood and worked with them until 1965, four years after independence, when he joined the British Diplomatic Service._x000D_ _x000D_ As... more...

  • William and Catherineby Andrew Morton

    Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 6.99

    On 16 November 2010, the long-awaited engagement of HRH Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton was formally announced, with a London wedding promised for April 2011. Andrew Morton, the leading royal biographer famous the world over for his million-copy bestselling, authorized biography of Diana, Princess of Wales, has written a full-length biography... more...

  • Queen Victoriaby Karina Urbach

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 11.65

    Hauptbeschreibung Königin Victoria wurde zur ersten wahrhaft globalen Herrscherin, etwa ein Drittel der damaligen Weltbevölkerung gehörte schließlich zum britischen Empire. Mit 18 bestieg sie den Thron, um mehr als 63 Jahre zu regieren und ein ganzes Zeitalter zu prägen. Dieses Buch räumt mit vielen Legenden über die "jungfräuliche" Königin mit neun... more...

  • The New Royal Family - Prince George, William and Kate, The Next Generationby Robert Jobson; Arthur Edwards

    John Blake Publishing 2013; US$ 13.11

    From the beginning, the world watched with baited breath as a charming prince and his humble future bride overcame the struggles of University, rumours and a subsequent break-up to finally reconcile and become the world?s most talked about couple. Since the announcement of their engagement in 2010, when Prince William gave commoner Kate Middleton... more...

  • Beacon for Changeby Barry Turner

    Aurum Press 2011; US$ 8.74

    As the 2012 Olympics sets about re-making a whole swathe of east London, Barry Turner's book marks the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain, which did the same for London's South Bank after the war. Where the stupendous, Pharaonic construction site of the 2012 Olympics and its £9 bn budget is all in aid of a few weeks of running and cycle... more...

  • William & Kate: The Love Storyby Robert Jobson; Niraj Tanna

    John Blake 2011; US$ 15.99

    From trusted royal journalist Robert Jobson—NBC's royal correspondent—comes a true insider account, complete with the scoop on wedding plans   He is the confident young prince who is the future of the royal family, while she is the royal bride and future Queen Consort who is thoroughly modern and confounds all stereotypes of how a royal... more...

  • Thorps in a Changing Landscapeby Paul Cullen; Richard Jones; David Parsons

    University Of Hertfordshire Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    Considering the minor settlements of England?s Danelaw—villages known as thorps or throps—this history demonstrates how place-name evidence can be used to understand early cultures. By integrating linguistic and archaeological approaches, it establishes a compelling connection between the creation of these place-names and the fundamental changes taking... more...

  • Off Messageby Bob Marshall-Andrews

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    Bob Marshall-Andrews looks at the sombre events of the last thirteen years including wars in Kosovo and Iraq, sustained assaults on ancient English liberties, and the worst scandal of recent political history. He reveals the stories that lie behind them and the Westminster dramas of intrigue, triumph and disaster. He describes the delights and trials... more...

  • A Brief History of Britain 1485-1660by Ronald Hutton

    Constable & Robinson 2011; US$ 13.11

    From the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 to the execution of Charles I, after the Civil Wars of 1642-48, England was transformed by two Dynasties. Firstly the Tudors, who won the crown on the battlefield and changed both the nature of kingship but also the nation itself. England became a Protestant nation and began to establishment... more...

  • Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Agesby Rees Davies; Brendan Smith

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 134.99

    It is well known that political, economic, and social power in the British Isles in the Middle Ages lay in the hands of a small group of domini-lords. In his final book, the late Sir Rees Davies explores the personalities of these magnates, the nature of their lordship, and the ways in which it was expressed in a diverse and divided region in the period... more...