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- Wiley 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Bestseller! Now with extended coverage of modern British history Britain's past brought right up to date This book is a riotous, irreverent account of the people and events that have shaped Britain. Always get those kings and queens confused? Never sure what happened when? You need this book. Inside you'll find rip-roaring stories of power-mad... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99
The illustrated book covers all Kings and Queens of England from the first Anglo-Saxon Kings to the current queen, Elizabeth II. It describes how the Crown changed hands as a result of conquest and how the Crown has battled Parliament. Audience. Intended for everyone interested in History of England. Fully illustrated. Search for words or phrases.... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 23.95
Acclaimed biographer Julia Markus has written an unprecedented and illuminating portrait of the brilliant, tortured, and controversial James Anthony Froude?the quintessential Victorian, father of modern biography, historian, diplomat, and prodigal son. J. Anthony Froude expertly captures the roiling cultural history of a century through one man?s... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 30.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Mary, Katherine, and Jane Grey?sisters whose mere existence nearly toppled a kingdom and altered a nation?s destiny?are the captivating subjects of Leanda de Lisle?s new book. The Sisters Who Would Be Queen breathes fresh life into these three young women, who were victimized in the notoriously vicious Tudor power... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
These stories from the Star Chamber papers, first published in 1958, reveal the real, and sometimes comic, side of the functioning of the Star Chamber - an English court of Law from the Middle Ages, which was set up to ensure the fair enforcement of law against prominent people who were too powerful to be convicted by ordinary courts. These stories are... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 55.00
Daily Life in Elizabethan England: Second Edition offers a fresh look at Elizabethan life from the perspective of the people who actually lived it. With an abundance of updates based on the most current research, this second edition provides an engaging?and sometimes surprising?picture of what it was like to live during this distant time. Readers... more...
- Andrews UK 2010; US$ 11.49
This book gives us an in depth look at the court of Queen Elizabeth I from birth to death. Widely acclaimed to be one of the most accurate accounts, it features letters, quotes and even sonnets from all the leading people of the day. The intrigues and deceits are written about in great detail - A gripping classic read from AUK's Revisited series. more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 28.19
The Royal Stuarts ruled for over 300 years in Scotland and for a century as the Royal Family of Britain and Ireland. They were leading actors in the foremost political dramas of British history - the Scottish Wars of Independence, the Union of the Crowns, the English Civil War and the Restoration - and remain the most controversial and divisive of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 83.00
Voices of Shakespeare's England: Contemporary Accounts of Elizabethan Daily Life helps readers explore the era that produced, among other things, the world's greatest playwright. It brings together excerpts from over 50 primary documents written in William Shakespeare's lifetime, including letters, literature, speeches and polemics, official reports,... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 99.99
The Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy provides a chronology starting with the year 495 and continuing to the present day, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and other aspects of British culture, society, economy,... more...