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The Last Lion

The Last Lion

by William Manchester

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill is a planned trilogy of biographies. Two have already been published, on Winston Churchill, by author and historian William Manchester. The last volume is being completed by Paul Reid. - [*Wikipedia*][1]


[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Lion%3A_Defender_of_the_Realm
London

London

by Peter Ackroyd

Peter Ackroyd is a best-selling writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He has won the Whitbread Biography Award, the Royal Society of Literature’s William Heinemann Award (joint), the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and the Guardian fiction prize. He lives in London.
How the Scots Invented the Modern World

How the Scots Invented the Modern World

by Arthur Herman

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it is a non-fiction book written by Arthur Herman. The book examines the origins of the Scottish Enlightenment and what impact it had on the modern world. Following the Great Man approach, Herman focuses on individuals and presents their biographies in the context of their individual fields and within the theme of the Scottish contributions to the world.
Churchill

Churchill

by Martin Gilbert

The definitive biography of Winston Churchill.This edition of the highly acclaimed one-volume CHURCHILL: A LIFE, is the story of adventure. It follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present, as are his tremendous qualities in peace and war, not least as an orator and as a man of vision. Martin Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both... Read more about this item
The World Turned Upside Down

The World Turned Upside Down

by Christopher Hill

Christopher Hill is the former Modern History Fellow and Tutor and Master of Balliol College, Oxford. His many award-winning books include The World Turned Upside Down and The English Bible and the 17th Century Revolution.
The Boer War

The Boer War

by Thomas Pakenham

The war declared by the Boers of South Africa on October 11, 1899, gave the British, as Kipling said, 'No end of a lesson.' The public expected it to be over by Christmas. It proved to be the longest, the costliest, the bloodiest and most humiliating war that Great Britain fought between 1815 and 1914.
A History Of Britain

A History Of Britain

by Simon Schama

Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries. From the beginning of July 1637, battles raged on for 200 years - both at home and abroad, on sea and on land, up and down the length of burgeoning Britain, across Europe, America and India. Most would be wars of faith - waged on wide-ranging grounds of political or religious conviction. But as wars of religious passions gave way to campaigns for profit, the... Read more about this item
Castles Of Steel

Castles Of Steel

by Robert K Massie

Castles of Steel is a work of non-fiction by Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert K. Massie. It details the naval actions of the First World War with an emphasis on those of the United Kingdom and Imperial Germany. This book continues the examination of the naval arms race between these two powers in Massie's tome Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the coming of the Great War.
Churchill

Churchill

by Roy Jenkins

In Churchill, Roy Jenkins provides a comprehensive portrait of Winston Churchill from his childhood to the critical World War II period and beyond in a single, definitive volume. Roy Jenkins combines unparalleled command of British political history and his own high level government experience in a narrative account of Churchill's astounding career that is unmatched in its shrewd insights, its unforgettable anecdotes, the clarity of its overarching themes, and the author's nuanced appreciation of his... Read more about this item
London Labour and The London Poor

London Labour and The London Poor

by Henry Mayhew

London Labour and the London Poor is a work of Victorian journalism by Henry Mayhew. In the 1840s he observed, documented and described the state of working people in London for a series of articles in a newspaper, the Morning Chronicle, that were later compiled into book form. The articles go into deep, almost pedantic detail concerning the trades, habits, religion and domestic arrangements of the thousands of people working the streets of the city.
Winston S Churchill

Winston S Churchill

by Randolph S Churchill

The Great Hunger

The Great Hunger

by Cecil Woodham-Smith

The Struggle For Europe

The Struggle For Europe

by Chester Wilmot

The King's England

The King's England

by Mee Arthur

Foundation

Foundation

by Peter Ackroyd

Hitch-22 a Memoir

Hitch-22 a Memoir

by Christopher Hitchens

The Downing Street Years

The Downing Street Years

by Margaret Thatcher

Winston S Churchill

Winston S Churchill

by Martin Gilbert

Empire

Empire

by Niall Ferguson

British History Books & Ephemera

A History Of Britain

A History Of Britain

by Schama, Simon

Simon Schama explores the forces that tore Britain apart during two centuries of dynamic change - transforming outlooks, allegiances and boundaries. From the beginning of July 1637, battles raged on for 200 years - both at home and abroad, on sea and on land, up and down the length of burgeoning Britain, across Europe, America and India. Most would be wars of faith - waged on wide-ranging grounds of political or religious conviction. But as wars of religious passions gave way to campaigns for profit, the... Read more about this item
How the Scots Invented the Modern World

How the Scots Invented the Modern World

by Herman, Arthur

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The true story of how western Europe's poorest nation created our world & everything in it is a non-fiction book written by Arthur Herman. The book examines the origins of the Scottish Enlightenment and what impact it had on the modern world. Following the Great Man approach, Herman focuses on individuals and presents their biographies in the context of their individual fields and within the theme of the Scottish contributions to the world.
Cotton In Ashton

Cotton In Ashton

by Haynes, Ian

The a To Z Of Elizabethan London

The a To Z Of Elizabethan London

by Prockter, Adrian; Taylor, Robert

The Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon Tyne

The Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon Tyne

by Tyne, Society Of Antiquaries Of Newcastle Upon

Henry Viii and His Court

Henry Viii and His Court

by Williams, Neville

The British Constitution

The British Constitution

by Anthony King

English History 1914-1945

English History 1914-1945

by Taylor, A J P

The Trial Of Richard IIi

The Trial Of Richard IIi

by Drewett, Richard; Redhead, Mark

A Crown For Elizabeth

A Crown For Elizabeth

by Luke, Mary M

Bygone Kent

Bygone Kent

by Miller, Hamish MacKay

European Magazine, and London Review

European Magazine, and London Review

by London, Philological Society Of

The Downing Street Years

The Downing Street Years

by Thatcher, Margaret