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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
The Stuart Age provides an accessible introduction to many major themes of the period including: the causes of the English Civil War, the nature of the English Revolution; the aims and achievements of Oliver Cromwell; the continuation of religious passion in the politics of Restoration England; and the impact on Britain of the Glorious Revolution.... more...
- Orion 2014; US$ 12.99
Margot Asquith was perhaps the most daring and unconventional Prime Minister's wife in British history. Known for her wit, style and habit of speaking her mind, she transformed 10 Downing Street into a glittering social and intellectual salon. Yet her last four years at Number 10 were a period of intense emotional and political turmoil in her private... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2014; US$ 4.99
Anzac Ted is the poignant story of a little boys teddy bear that was passed down to him from his grandfather. Battered, torn, missing an eye and an ear, he might look scary but hes got a great story to tell. For Anzac Ted went to war, keeping soldiers company and giving them comfort. Exquisite watercolour illustrations combine with rhyming... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99
Few kings have been more savagely caricatured or grossly misunderstood than England?s first Stuart. Yet, as this new biography demonstrates, the modern tendency to downplay his defects and minimise the long-term consequences of his reign has gone too far. In spite of genuine idealism and flashes of considerable resourcefulness, James I remains a perplexing... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? The perfect companion to the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria ? A gripping account of Queen Victoria?s rise and early years in power from CNN?s official royal historian ?Kate Williams has perfected the art of historical biography. Her pacy writing is underpinned by the most impeccable scholarship.??Alison Weir ... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 15.50
Towards the end of 1831, the authorities unearthed a series of crimes at Number 3, Nova Scotia Gardens in East London that appeared to echo the notorious Burke and Hare killings in Edinburgh three years earlier. After a long investigation, three bodysnatchers were put on trial for supplying the anatomy schools of London with suspiciously fresh bodies... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 82.00
This book draws on interviews and primary sources to argue that the protection of judicial independence is a political achievement. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 30.95
James I has traditionally been portrayed as a foolish and unpleasant man. However, the last two decades have seen a rehabilitation of James I by historians, who have begun to appreciate that in some areas, in particular foreign policy and religion, he pursued sensible policies and achieved a considerable degree of success. Christopher Durston deals... more...