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- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 9.24
Am Allerheiligentag des Jahres 1700 verstarb im Alcázar von Madrid im Alter von nur 38 Jahren und kinderlos ein König, auf dessen Ableben die europäischen Regierungen schon seit Jahrzehnten hoffnungs- oder sorgenvoll gewartet hatten. Zwar hatten sich Karl II. und seine Minister redlich bemüht, eine Nachfolgeregelung zu treffen, die dem spanischen Reich... more...
- Start Classics 2014; US$ 1.99
David Hume was a Scottish philosopher, economist, and historian. He is an important figure in Western philosophy, and in the history of the Scottish Enlightenment. Hume first gained recognition and respect as a historian, but academic interest in Hume's work has in recent years centered on his philosophical writing. His "History of England"... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.99
The Tudor age was a tumultuous one – a time of the Reformation, conspiracies, uprisings and rebellions. The Tudor Rebellions gives a chronological run-down of the major rebellions and throws light on some of the main themes of Tudor history, including the dynasty's attempt to bring the north and west under the control of the capital, the progress... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.99
The reign of Elizabeth I was one of the most important periods of expansion and growth in British history, the so-called 'Golden Age'. This celebrated and influential study of Elizabeth reconsiders how she achieved this and the ways in which she exercised her power. more...
- Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 2.99
The triumphs of the Tudor age are well known; less apparent is the pain that went hand-in-hand with success. This book considers the cost of great achievement. Michael Foss, author of The World of Camelot and The Search for Cleopatra, holds a microscope up to the lives of key Tudor figures. He paints a portrait of key Tudor figures undone by the stern... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
The five Tudor monarchs - Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I - were some of the most influential rulers in British history. This volume explores all aspects of life in the Tudor age, from life at court (and at the grand country estates where Queen Elizabeth paused during her famous 'progresses') to the day-to-day activities at... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99
I Should Know That: Great Britain covers a range of key topics on our fair land, including essential British history (Magna Carta, the Great Reform Act etc.), the current political and legal system (when can a magistrate decide whether a person is guilty or innocent?), migration to Britain, women's rights (when did married women gain the right to retain... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99
With each new generation we all tend to think of our predecessors as 'old-fashioned', 'conservative', 'prim', 'proper' - and downright dull. The sexual revolution happened in the 1960s, right? Wrong. History's Naughty Bits is full of incredible stories that would curl the hair of the most liberal-minded and sets the record straight with true stories... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 29.99
The Tudors are England?s most notorious royal family. But, as Leanda de Lisle?s gripping new history reveals, they are a family still more extraordinary than the one we thought we knew. The Tudor canon typically starts with the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, before speeding on to Henry VIII and the Reformation. But this leaves out the family?s obscure... more...