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- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Elizabeth I was the last English monarch truly to rule the nation; she inherited a weak and divided kingdom yet relentlessly fashioned it into a major world power, and decisively defeated the mightiest invasion fleet ever to approach our shores. Her relationships with the key men in the kingdom were vital to the success of her reign. Her greatest attributes... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
This book is an innovative study offering the first examination of how three fourteenth-century English queens, Margaret of France, Isabella of France, and Philippa of Hainault, exercised power and authority. It frames its analysis around four major themes: gender; status; the concept of the crown; and power and authority. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Elizabeth I was Queen of England for almost forty-five years. The daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn, as an infant she was briefly accepted as her father?s heir. After her mother was executed at her father?s command she was declared illegitimate and led a sometimes scandalous existence until her accession to the throne at the age of twenty-five.... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 14.38
Revision guide which combines course content with activities to develop exam skills to help students effectively revise for this AS unit. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Nine studies of 16th Century seafarers by English historian James Anthony Froude.Includes: The Sea Cradle of the Reformation John Hawkins and the African Slave Trade Sir John Hawkins and Philip the Second Drakes Voyage Round the World Parties in the State The Great Expedition to the West Indies Attack... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This new Companion is an invaluable guide to one of the most colourful periods in history. Covering everything from the Reformation, controversies over the succession and the prayer book to literature, the family and education, this highly accessible reference tool contains commentary on the key events in the reigns of the five Tudor monarchs from... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 1987; US$ 49.95
This is the first book devoted entirely to William of Malmesbury, England's greatest historian after Bede, one of the great figures of the 12th-century renaissance. Although best known for his historical writings, William was also a biblical commentator, scribe and editor of texts. Here, R.M. Thomson looks at the man, his times and his work as a man... more...
- The History Press 2005; US$ 15.99
More than a biography of kings and queens, this title is an encyclopaedic work on every aspect of monarchy in Britain from semi-legendary times to the present day. It provides a reference for discovering more about individual monarchs and the huge legacy of myths, traditions and practices which has grown up around the institution of the monarchy. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95 US$ 51.96
The second edition of this bestselling narrative history has been revised and expanded to reflect recent scholarship. The book traces the transformation of England during the Tudor-Stuart period, from feudal European state to a constitutional monarchy and the wealthiest and most powerful nation on Earth. Written by two leading scholars and... more...