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Winston Churchill: A Penguin Life
Winston Churchill
A Penguin Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670030791
A stirring account of the life of Britain's greatest twentieth-century prime minister focuses on Churchill's career during World War II, telling his story from a military history point of view. 35,000 first printing.
A Man for All Seasons: A Play in Two Acts
A Man for All Seasons
A Play in Two Acts
Paperback      ISBN: 0679728228
Consciences of Sir Thomas More and Henry VIII are poles apart in the religious conflict over the king's marriage to Anne Boleyn
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
A Triumph
Paperback      ISBN: 0385418957
The classic account of the Arab tribes' guerrilla warfare against Turkish forces during World War II and of Lawrence's part in and reflections on that warfare
The Life of Elizabeth I
The Life of Elizabeth I
Paperback      ISBN: 0345425502
An accomplished English biographer, the author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII, presents a large-scale, exhaustively researched, illustrated biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I. Reader's Guide included. Reissue.
Aristocrats: The Illustrated Companion to the Television Series
Aristocrats
The Illustrated Companion to the Television Series
Hardcover      ISBN: 0297825054
Describes the lives of four eighteenth-century sisters
The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
The Meaning of Everything
The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary
Hardcover      ISBN: 0198607024
The best-selling author of The Professor and the Madman traces the history of the Oxford English Dictionary from its earliest inception through its long path to completion, describes the nuts-and-bolts process of creating a dictionary, and includes anecdotes about its creators and their work. 150,000 first printing. (Language)
Diana Mosley: Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel
Diana Mosley
Mitford Beauty, British Fascist, Hitler's Angel
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060565322
Looks at the life of the British aristocrat whose political beliefs and friendship with Adolf Hitler scandalized her family, friends, and society.
The Princes in the Tower
The Princes in the Tower
Paperback      ISBN: 0345391780
A heavily researched reconstruction of the events of 1483 considers whether or not Richard III actually killed the boy king Edward V and his younger brother. By the author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Reprint.
Henry VIII: The King and His Court
Henry VIII
The King and His Court
Paperback      ISBN: 034543708x
Examines the king's remarkable influence on the laws, customs, culture, and politics of his kingdom and profiles the diverse courtiers, artists, and scholars who surrounded Henry VIII.
Churchill/a Major New Assessment of His Life in Peace and War
Churchill/a Major New Assessment of His Life in Peace and War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393034097
A look at the life and accomplishments of the former prime minister presents essays by twenty-nine renowned contributors that examine all phases of Churchill's life--from his youth in the aristocracy to his career in Parliament.