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  • France Since 1815, Second Editionby Martin Evans; Emmanuel Godin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    An accessible, up-to-date introductory text for non-historians studying French at undergraduate level, providing an overview of the major political and social change in France since 1815 so that students can gain the historical context necessary to understand contemporary France. more...

  • Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparteby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ******************. The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon was written by Karl Marx between December 1851 and March 1852, and originally published in 1852 in Die Revolution, a German-language monthly magazine published in New York and established by Joseph Weydemeyer.... more...

  • From the Camargue to the Alpsby Bernard Levin

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2009; US$ 9.99

    With passion and wit, Bernard Levin describes his travels on foot through the beautiful countryside of south-eastern France. He follows in the mighty footsteps of the great Carthaginian enemy of Rome, Hannibal, who made the expedition with an army and elephants nearly two millennia before.From the Camargue via the Rhône Valley, across the Alps... more...

  • Josephineby Andrea Stuart

    Pan Macmillan 2011; US$ 9.75

    ?It?s a story worthy of a blockbuster novel, and it?s all true. Oodles of sex, passion, adultery, media hype, decadence, plots, murder, mayhem, anguish and betrayal fill these pages . . . an enjoyable, well-researched book; I didn?t want to reach the end? Edwina Currie, New Statesman Books of the Year One of the most potent icons of female sexuality,... more...

  • Josephine: The Rose of Martiniqueby Andrea Stuart

    Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 16.35

    One of the most potent icons of female sexuality, Josephine has largely been reduced to an empty cipher, wife to her more famous husband and the butt of one of the oldest jokes around. Yet as Andrea Stuart shows, the girl who grew up on the beautiful island of Martinique endured Caribbean slave revolts, an arranged marriage, and the threat of the guillotine... more...

  • The End of the Old Orderby Frederick Kagan

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    A vastly different account of international politics of the Napoleonic era in Europe more...

  • Charging Against Wellingtonby Robert Burnham

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 8.99

    Like the author’s previous book, The British Army Against Napoleon, Charging Against Wellington draws heavily on primary sources, manuals, memoirs, and regimental histories to bring to life the officers and men of the regiments that fought.The book is divided into three sections. The first contains biographies of 80 generals who led the French... more...

  • WILTSHIRE AND THE GREAT WARby T. S. Crawford

    Crowood 2012; US$ 18.94

    Soon after the start of the Great War, work hastily began on a series of hutted camps in Wiltshire for more than 100,000 men, and during the course of the war it became home to troops from Canada, Australia and New Zealand as well as Britain. With soldiers forming a third of the population the effect on the businesses, farms, and indeed the morals... more...

  • Travels in Revolutionary France and a Journey Across Americaby Mary-Ann Constantine; Paul Frame

    University of Wales Press 2012; US$ 40.00

    Two gripping travel narratives from a turbulent historical period: the father a witness to the outbreak of the French Revolution; the son, two decades later, an adventurous pioneer in the American far west. more...

  • Scapegoatsby Michael Scott; Magnus Linklater

    Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 16.99

    Thirteen fascinating diverse case studies offer a unique and human take on military history and the figure of the military scapegoat Beginning with defining the scapegoat and examining the conditions needed to qualify, this book then shares a history that is full of tales of those who have been wrongly castigated in the rush to find a culprit;... more...