Anglo-Saxons: A Captivating Guide to the People Who Inhabited Great Britain from the Early Middle Ages to the Norman Conquest of England

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Anglo-Saxons, then pay attention...There was a time before England was united. This was a time before William the Bastard...

The Last Princess

Beatrice Mary Victoria Feodore, later Princess Henry of Battenberg, was the last-born—in 1866—of Victoria and Albert's children and she would outlive all of her...

The Last Day Wrath, Ruin, and Reason in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

A riveting history of how the cataclysmic Lisbon earthquake shook the religious and intellectual foundations of Enlightenment Europe.Along with the volcanic destruction of Pompeii...

Victorians Undone: Tales of the Flesh in the Age of Decorum

‘Intriguing, gleefully contentious and – appropriately enough – fizzing with life, Victorians Undone is the most original history book I have read in a long while’ Daily...

Maybe Esther

The poignant, searching, haunting story of one family’s entanglement with twentieth-century historyKatja Petrowskaja’s family story is impossible to untangle from the history...

Freedom or Death

Emmeline Pankhurst was to women’s suffrage in England what Susan B. Anthony was for the same cause in America. She gave this memorable speech while campaigning in the US. In it,...

Great Britain: A Concise Overview of The History of Great Britain – Including the English History, Irish History, Welsh History and Scottish History

Explore the History of Great Britain From Start to End...*** 4 Manuscripts in 1 Book - English History, Irish History, Welsh History, Scottish History *****English History**In...

John Dee: The Life and Legacy of the English Occultist, Alchemist, and Philosopher Who Became Queen Elizabeth I's Spiritual Advisor

With the golden glow of the candlelight kissing his cheeks, he hovered over a spirit mirror, a flat, exquisitely lustrous “shew-stone” fashioned out of raven-black obsidian....

British Covert Operations in World War I: The History of Britain’s Espionage and Dark Arts during the Great War

World War I, also known in its time as the “Great War” or the “War to End all Wars,” was an unprecedented holocaust in terms of its sheer scale. Fought by men who hailed...

Remembering the World Wars in Britain: The History and Legacy of British Commemorations and Their Social Memory of the Conflicts

There is extensive empirical literature about memorialization, but very little theory despite the fact people have been commemorating events for millennia. The term is generally...

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