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- The History Press 2013; US$ 14.57
Cecil Rhodes's characteristically nineteenth-century confidence rings rather hollow as England enters the twenty-first century in somewhat reduced circumstances. In his New History of England, leading historian Jeremy Black takes a cool and dispassionate look at the vicissitudes of over two millennia of English history. Professor Black steers his... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 23.33
At a time when great issues are crying out for resolution – financial and economic stagnation, an increasingly polarised society, global paralysis over climate change, and spiritual emptiness and loss of vision throughout the West – politics is dominated by spin and manipulation. Too many people feel confused, cynical and angry ... and poorly represented... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 22.14
Hauptbeschreibung Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) gilt als der bedeutendste Engländer aller Zeiten, als der größte Staatsmann des 20. Jahrhunderts. An seinem entschlossenen Widerstand und seiner Unbeugsamkeit gegenüber Drohungen und militärischer Aggression scheiterte der Diktator Hitler. Als einer der "Großen Drei" neben Roosevelt und Stalin hatte... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2005; US$ 23.31
Hauptbeschreibung Jakob I. von England, Sohn Maria Stuarts, wurde 1567 als Kind zum schottischen König (Jakob VI.) gekrönt. Nach Jahrzehnten des Chaos war er der erste schottische König, der das Land wieder befriedete. 1603 bestieg der den englischen Thron als Nachfolger der Virgin Queen Elisabeth I. In England stieß er auf Vorbehalte, die sein oft... more...
- The History Press 2006; US$ 21.86
In the thirty years following the end of the Second World War Leicester underwent some of the most dramatic changes in its history. Along with the rest of Britain it saw the austerity of the late 1940s and '50s, the shortages and rationing, followed by the boom period of the '60s, when full employment brought and interlude of prosperity. During these... 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...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 49.99
Volume II of the Oxford History of the British Empire examines the history of British worldwide expansion from the Glorious Revolution of 1689 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a crucial phase in the creation of the modern British Empire. This is the age of General Wolfe, Clive of India, and Captain Cook. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00
Area-by-area tours highlight in-town sights and attractions, including art galleries, museums, historic buildings and churches. They also lead you out into the countryside, with recommended stops en route. Colorful call-out boxes reveal tidbits of the area?s local culture, interesting sidelights on how the landscape has been shaped and other details... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
In his new introduction to this second edition, Ronald Hutton places his vivid account of the royalist war effort into modern historical context, bringing the reader up-to-date with the recent developments in the study of the civil war. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 140.00
The Third Duke of Portland served twice as Prime Minster and had a long and distinguished political career from 1760s to the 1780s. This study details how he was transformed from a pillar of the grand Whiggery (he was the brother-in-law of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire) into the figurehead for would-be Tories. The book also examines how he played... more...