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Due August 2018
This is the second volume in a series of 3 which charts the advancement of civilisation from Ancient Egypt to the 20th Century. Alongside the advancement of civilisation during the Middle ages were forces of destruction: widespread poverty, disease and warfare were endemic, despite the intelligent and devoted efforts of so many Christian scholars, reformers, artists and warriors.
ISBN: 9780856831966 - Hardback
This book examines the vital contribution made by the monarchy to the life of our country, and the close relationship that has always existed between the sovereign and ordinary people of Britain. Also revealed is the in-built sense of duty and service passed down the line to this present day.
ISBN: 9780856832291 - Paperback
Empress Marie (1847-1928) lived one of the most dramatic lives of any princess who sat on the Russian throne. Born Princess Dagmar of Denmark she was betrothed to Tsarevitch Nicholas of Russia, a love match on both sides, but he died months before the wedding. Out of duty she married his brother who came to the throne as Tsar Alexander III in 1881 on the assassination of his father Alxander II. Her son was Nicholas II, the last Tsar.
ISBN: 9780856831652 - Paperback
With the ever-increasing tide of legislation from the European Commission and its overriding effect on English law, with the current debate on our monarchy, and indeed on all our ancient institutions, this is a very timely book.
ISBN: 9780856831911 - Hardback
The title of the book is taken from words addressed to the Sovereign during the coronation service which, the author points out, plays a much more important part in the life of our nation than is generally recognised.
ISBN: 9780856830976 - Hardback
The author examines the nature of sovereignty with particular reference to the British experience. He suggests that the role of the sovereign is not as limited as is generally thought.
ISBN: 9780856831317 - Paperback
'Highly recommended for all history lovers, students - and indeed historical novelists.' SARAH BROADHURST, THE BOOKSELLER
ISBN: 9780856831379 - Paperback
'This series brings history to life and its completion is welcomed.' CONTEMPORARY REVIEW
ISBN: 9780856831386 - Paperback
'Eminently readable.' The Good Book Guide
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