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Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch By Sally Bedell Smith Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812979794
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 30th, 2012

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This “excellent, all-embracing” (The New York Times) biography of Queen Elizabeth II is a magisterial study of the woman known only from a distance—and a captivating window into her decades-long reign.


Emperor: A New Life of Charles V By Geoffrey Parker Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780300254860
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Published: Yale University Press - February 2nd, 2021

Drawing on vital new evidence, a top historian dramatically reinterprets the life and reign of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, ruler of the world’s first transatlantic empire

"Masterly."—William Anthony Hay, Wall Street Journal

"Seldom does one find a work of such profound scholarship delivered in such elegant and engaging prose.


Alice: Princess Andrew of Greece By Hugo Vickers Cover Image
$30.99
ISBN: 9780312302399
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 16th, 2003

Hugo Vickers's Alice is the remarkable story of Princess Andrew of Greece, whose life seemed intertwined with every event of historical importance in twentieth century Europe.


Blessed Charles of Austria: A Holy Emperor and His Legacy By Charles a. Coulombe Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781505113280
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Published: Tan Books - September 23rd, 2020

The Kings & Queens of Britain By Cath Senker Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781789505719
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Published: Arcturus Editions - December 15th, 2019

Who was the first King of England? Did Henry I assassinate his brother? How did 'Bloody Mary' reinstate Roman Catholicism?

For more than 1,000 years the British monarchy has dramatically shaped national and international history. Kings and queens have conquered territory, imposed religious change and extracted taxation, each with their own motivations and ambitions.


The Life of Elizabeth I By Alison Weir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780345425508
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Published: Ballantine Books - October 5th, 1999

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An intimate, captivating portrait of Queen Elizabeth I that brings the enigmatic ruler to vivid life, from acclaimed biographer Alison Weir

“An extraordinary piece of historical scholarship.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Peter the Great: His Life and World By Robert K. Massie Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780345298065
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 12th, 1981

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • An “urgently readable” (Newsweek) biography of the captivating tsar who changed Russian history—from the New York Times bestselling author of Nicholas and Alexandra, The Romanovs, and Catherine the Great


Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan By Herbert P. Bix Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062560513
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 27th, 2016

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

“A startling work -- awesomely ambitious, faultlessly researched, daring in its thesis, and profound in its implications."  — Business Week

"Magnificent. . . . everything a political biography should be."  — Richmond Times-Dispatch


Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire By Leslie Peirce Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780465032518
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Published: Basic Books - September 19th, 2017

The "fascinating . . . lively" story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empire (New York Times).


Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution By Caroline Weber Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780312427344
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Published: Picador - October 2nd, 2007

A Washington Post Book World Best Book of the Year

When her carriage first crossed over from her native Austria into France, fourteen-year-old Marie Antoinette was taken out, stripped naked before an entourage, and dressed in French attire to please the court of her new king. For a short while, the young girl played the part.


Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty By Robert K. Massie Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780679645610
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Published: Modern Library - September 18th, 2012

A “magnificent and intimate” (Harper’s) modern classic of Russian history, the spellbinding story of the love that ended an empire—from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, The Romanovs, and Catherine the Great


Once Upon a Time: Behind the Fairy Tale of Princess Grace and Prince Rainier By J. Randy Taraborrelli Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780446613804
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 1st, 2004

From master storyteller Taraborrelli comes the powerful and moving story of one of royalty's most secretive families, led by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace of Monaco, told with passion and sympathy. photos.