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Biography: historical, political & military

Paperback. A letter collection of Ruricius, bishop of Limoges c 485-510 that describes the last quarter of the fifth century, when it had seemed that the Visigothic kingdom of Toulouse, not the kingdom of the Franks, would become the primary barbarian power of Gaul. Series: Translated Texts for Historians. Num Pages: 272 pages, facsimiles, table, map. BIC Classification: 3D; 3F; BGH; HBJD; HBLA; HRCC1. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 154 x 218 x 16. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853237037
ISBN
9780853237037
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.26

hardcover. This is the first comprehensive collection of remarks attributed to Abraham Lincoln by his contemporaries. Much of what is known or believed about the man comes from such utterances, which have been an important part of Lincoln biography. Editor(s): Fehrenbacher, Don E.; Fehrenbacher, Virginia. Num Pages: 648 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGH; HBJK; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 164 x 47. Weight in Grams: 1125.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
648
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804726368
ISBN
9780804726368
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 112.05

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Helion and Company
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906033774
ISBN
9781906033774
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.45

Paperback. A delightful memoir of Mary Elizabeth Lucy and her life at Charlecote. Num Pages: 208 pages, 16. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; BGHA; DN; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 127 x 16. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752849300
ISBN
9780752849300
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.71

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752497631
ISBN
9780752497631
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.26

Hardcover. Num Pages: 338 pages. BIC Classification: 1DND; 3JH; BGH; HBJD; HRLB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 176 x 247 x 29. Weight in Grams: 872.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Aarhus Universitetsforlag
Condition
New
SKU
V9788771249491
ISBN
9788771249491
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 41.80

Paperback. The first comprehensively researched biography of Queen Victoria ever, by one of Britain's best biographers. This magnificent biography sheds new light on Victoria not just as a queen, but as a woman. Num Pages: 656 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JH; BGH; BGR; HBJD1; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 58. Weight in Grams: 626.
Publisher
Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848879584
ISBN
9781848879584
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.04

Hardcover. Num Pages: 228 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: BGHA; BGT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 19. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Sussex Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
228
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845195618
ISBN
9781845195618
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.92

Paperback. A 1930s classic of British humour, an affectionate book on the subject of the English written by a Scot. Series: The Fonthill Complete. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; BGHA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 157 x 11. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Fonthill Media Ltd
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781550007
ISBN
9781781550007
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.77

Paperback. When he was assassinated in 1896, Nasir al-Din Shah had sat on the Peacock throne for nearly half a century. A colourful, complex figure, he is frequently portrayed as indolent and self-indulgent. This book gives us both a biography of the man and an analysis of the institution of monarchy in modern Iran. Num Pages: 559 pages, Illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FBN; 3JH; BGH; HBJF1; HBLL; JPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 155 x 38. Weight in Grams: 744.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
559
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845118280
ISBN
9781845118280
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 399 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1FB; BGH; HBJF1; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 25. Weight in Grams: 632.
Publisher
Mage Publishers United States
Number of pages
399
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
New Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781933823348
ISBN
9781933823348
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 45.44

Paperback. In 1762, John Adams penned a flirtatious note to 'Miss Adorable', Abigail Smith. In 1801, Abigail wrote to wish her husband John a safe journey as he headed home to Quincy after serving as president of the nation he helped create. This collection invites readers to experience the founding of a nation and the partnership of two strong individuals. Editor(s): Hogan, Margaret A.; Taylor, C. James. Num Pages: 528 pages, 19 color illustrations, 9 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; BGH; BJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 226 x 24. Weight in Grams: 688.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674057050
ISBN
9780674057050
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 26.71

Paperback. Humanitarian, philanthropist, and campaigner for Jewish emancipation on a grand scale, Sir Moses Montefiore (1784-1885) was the preeminent Jewish figure of the nineteenth century - and one of the first truly global celebrities. This title presents his portrait. Num Pages: 560 pages, 46 halftones, 4 maps, 2 charts. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 3JH; BGH; JFSR1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 226 x 27. Weight in Grams: 686.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
560
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674064195
ISBN
9780674064195
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.66

Paperback. A rigorous introduction to the infamous despot and one of the key figures of modern history Series: Beginner's Guides. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JH; BGH; HBJD; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 199 x 18. Weight in Grams: 170.
Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780749136
ISBN
9781780749136
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.17

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
482
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804745475
ISBN
9780804745475
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 39.14

Hardcover. No U.S. president has faced the problems Lincoln confronted, nor expressed himself with such eloquence on issues of great moment. Harold Holzer and Thomas Horrocks explore his writings on slavery, emancipation, racial equality, the legality of secession, civil liberties in wartime, and the meaning of the terrible suffering caused by the Civil War. Num Pages: 624 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGHA; HBJK; HBLL; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
annotated edition
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674504837
ISBN
9780674504837
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.51

Paperback. An American labor leader's eyewitness perspective on the rise of Nazi power in Weimar-era Berlin Editor(s): Collomp, Catherine; Groppo, Bruno. Num Pages: 272 pages, 20 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; BGHA; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 18. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780252075599
ISBN
9780252075599
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 28.55

Hardcover. The History of Akbar by Abu'l-Fazl is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. It is at once a biography of the Mughal Emperor Akbar that includes descriptions of his political and martial feats and cultural achievements, and a chronicle of sixteenth-century India. Series: Murty Classical Library of India. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 3JB; BGH; HBJF; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 165 x 33. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674427754
ISBN
9780674427754
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 32.60

Hardcover. "The History of Akbar" by Abu l-Fazl is one of the most important works of Indo-Persian history and a touchstone of prose artistry. In this volume, Humayun s turbulent reign ends, and Akbar ascends his father s throne." Translator(s): Thackston, Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization Wheeler M (Harvard University). Series: Murty Classical Library of India. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 3JB; BGH; HBJF; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
608
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674504943
ISBN
9780674504943
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 32.60

Paperback. Canada s Voice is the first comprehensive biography of a diplomat and scholar who shaped foreign policy during Canada s golden age as a middle power. Num Pages: 384 pages, 15 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBC; BGH; HBJK; HBLW3; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5969 x 4039 x 23. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of British Columbia Press Canada
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780774816724
ISBN
9780774816724
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 39.16

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