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- Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99
On 7th October 1571, two ships, one Christian and the other Ottoman, crossed paths on the Gulf of Lepanto. This meeting was followed by one of the largest naval battles in history, pitting the Holy League of the Christian world against the Ottoman Empire of the Muslim East. The final victory of the Holy League put a definitive end to the Muslim expansionism... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Despite some political turmoil and upheaval linked to ongoing conflict in the clash between Protestantism and Catholicism, the rule of Charles II, who reigned from 1660-1685, was largely a happy time for the kingdom of England, Scotland and Ireland. This exhaustive account of the life and contributions of Charles II provides a probing look at the king,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
The twelfth century was a period of rapid change in Europe. The intellectual landscape was being transformed by new access to classical works through non-Christian sources. The Christian church was consequently trying to strengthen its control over the priesthood and laity and within the church a dramatic spiritual renewal was taking place. Christians... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.99
This study of religious tensions in Early Modern England explores the different religious separatist movements between 1550-1660. It describes the development of radical sectarianism during the reign of Charles I and explores why the unity of radical cause was shattered following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. more...
- Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 10.86
Following on from Foundation , Tudors is the second volume in Peter Ackroyd's astonishing series, The History of England. Rich in detail and atmosphere and told in vivid prose, Tudors recounts the transformation of England from a settled Catholic country to a Protestant superpower. It is the story of Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome,... more...
- Gibson Square 2012; US$ 8.74
Brilliant.' Gillian Tindall 'A moving love story between a commoner and a royal, as well as a breathtakingly fresh window into the courts of Charles I and Charles II, and the foundation of London's West End.' Fiona Mountain Charles II's succession to the throne came at a time of national turbulence: his father had been beheaded, Oliver Cromwell had... more...
- University of California Press 2002; US$ 47.95 US$ 38.36
Eating right has been an obsession for longer than we think. Renaissance Europe had its own flourishing tradition of dietary advice. Then, as now, an industry of experts churned out diet books for an eager and concerned public. Providing a cornucopia of information on food and an intriguing account of the differences between the nutritional logic of... more...