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Walpole

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John Morley


Robert Walpole, 1st Duke of Orford (1676-1745), is generally regarded as the first prime minister of Great Britain. This is a short biograph…

Cardinal de Richelieu

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Eleanor C. Price


Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal de Richelieu (1585-1642), the dreaded red eminence, mentor and manager of Louis XIII, skilled in logistics,…

Unmasked, or the Science of Immorality. To Gentlemen

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Mary Edwards Walker


Mary Edwards Walker was a physician and surgeon who served in the Civil War. An abolitionist, prohibitionist, and cross-dressing leader of t…

Bismarck and the Origin of the German Empire

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Sir Frederick Maurice Powicke


Despite its brevity, this Little Blue Book #142 by the Oxford historian, Sir F.M. Powicke, provides a valuable overview of the political his…

A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 2

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Justin Mccarthy


Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and…

Six Radical Thinkers: Bentham, J.S. Mill, Cobden, Carlyle, Mazzini, T.H. Green

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John Maccunn


A radical is a person who holds extreme or unconventional convictions and who advocates fundamental political, economic, or social reforms. …

A History of the Four Georges in Four Volumes, Volume 1

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Justin Mccarthy


Justin McCarthy (1830-1912), liberal member of Parliament and historian. He brings the great 18th Century personalities to life: Walpole and…

A History of the Four Georges, and of William IV, Volume 4

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Justin Mccarthy


In Volume IV of this series on the Hanoverian kings, Justin McCarthy and his son, Justin Huntly McCarthy, both Liberal Irish MPs., bring on …

Life of Edward the Black Prince

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Louise Creighton


Edward the Black Prince (1330-1376) was the eldest son of King Edward III of England. He commanded the vanguard at the Battle of Créc…

Life of Viscount Palmerston

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Lloyd Charles Sanders


This is a short life of Henry John Temple (1784-1865), Third Viscount Palmerston, Great Britain's affable, able, and always available Foreig…

Roman History: The Early Empire, from the Assassination of Julius Caesar to tha…

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William Wolfe Capes


William Wolfe Capes (1834-1914) was an Anglican cleric, a classicist, and a historian. This is his short chronicle of the early Roman Empire…

Life and Writings of Addison

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


Joseph Addison (1672-1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and Whig politician. Today he is most famous for his contributions, wi…

A History of Our Own Times From the Accession of Queen Victoria to the General …

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Justin Mccarthy


An engaging history of Great Britain in the heyday of Queen Victoria and of her empire by the liberal Irish Member of Parliament, Justin McC…

England and the Hundred Years' War

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Charles William Chadwick Oman


This little book by the British military historian, Charles Oman, begins with the accession of the warrior king, Edward III, to the English …

Lectures on Tropical Diseases

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Patrick Manson


This short volume consists of the ten lectures which Sir Patrick Manson, medical adviser to the Colonial Office, delivered in San Francisco …

King and Parliament (A.D. 1603-1714)

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George Henry Wakeling


This slim volume by the Oxford University lecturer, George Henry Wakeling, deals with the period in British history from the reign of King J…

King and Baronage (A.D. 1135-1327)

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William Holden Hutton


William Holden Hutton (1860-1930) was a British historian and Dean of Winchester Cathedral. In this slim volume, Hutton writes of the long p…

Early Rome, from the Foundation of the City to its Destruction by the Gauls

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Wilhelm Ihne


In this short scholarly work the German historian, Wilhelm Ihne, elucidates what is known or can be deduced about Rome's early history, from…

Pitt

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Archibald Primrose


Archibald Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, liberal prime minister (1894-1895), wrote this short biography of William Pitt, the Younger (1759-…

Some Famous Women

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Louise Creighton


Louise Creighton (1850-1936) was a British author and women's rights activist. The wife of the Anglican bishop of London, she was the mother…

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