search for books and compare prices
Nigel Cawthorne has written 140 work(s)
Search for other authors with the same name
< previous 25 | displaying 26 to 50 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
Cover for 9781500714680 Cover for 9781904341567 Cover for 9781784181123 Cover for 9780312749880 Cover for 9780785829447 Cover for 9781782192237 Cover for 9781782122807 Cover for 9781908096913 Cover for 9780572032920 Cover for 9781782123323 Cover for 9781841933269 Cover for 9781782123330 Cover for 9780749950361 Cover for 9780749954154 Cover for 9780762448050 Cover for 9781848378582 Cover for 9780762447411 Cover for 9780762446285 Cover for 9781857828108 Cover for 9781612430980 Cover for 9781853752087 Cover for 9781853758539 Cover for 9781853752506 Cover for 9781853758522 Cover for 9781848588318 Cover for 9781848588394 Cover for 9781848588370 Cover for 9780785827146 Cover for 9781848588417 Cover for 9781612430669 Cover for 9781848588295
cover image for 9781500714680
Product Description: A short biography of Alexander the Great

Paperback:

9781500714680 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 4, 2014, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A short biography of Alexander the Great
9781904341567 | Haus Pub, July 1, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), King of Macedon, lived a life of mythical proportions.

cover image for 9781784181123
Product Description: A top true-crime journalist takes on a confounding current mystery offering up a new theory with international implications On March 8, 2014, at 41 minutes past midnight, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport...read more

Paperback:

9781784181123 | John Blake, August 15, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A top true-crime journalist takes on a confounding current mystery offering up a new theory with international implications On March 8, 2014, at 41 minutes past midnight, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

cover image for 9780785829447
Product Description: Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era. Thomas Edison gets all the glory for discovering the light bulb, but it was his one-time assistant and lifelong arch nemesis, Tesla, who made the breakthrough in alternating current technology...read more

Hardcover:

9780785829447 | Chartwell Books, April 5, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era.
9780312749880, titled "The Spanish Economy in the Twentieth Century" | Palgrave Macmillan, November 1, 1984, cover price $32.50 | also contains The Spanish Economy in the Twentieth Century

cover image for 9781782192237
Product Description: This is the shocking true story of how a step-grandfather murdered the young girl who trusted him. On  August 3, 2012, Tia Sharp, a 12-year-old school girl, was reported missing from her grandmother’s house in New Addington, South London...read more

Paperback:

9781782192237 | John Blake, December 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This is the shocking true story of how a step-grandfather murdered the young girl who trusted him.

cover image for 9781782122807
Product Description: Fully illustrated, this book contains a blow-by-blow account of the greatest battles ever fought, bringing you all the drama from six extraordinary years of conflict. Focuses on the Battle of Britain, the Blitz, Pearl Harbor, Hitler and the SS, Operation Barbarossa, the Holocaust, Stalingrad, the Battle of the Bulge, the Fall of Berlin, and the H bomb...read more

Paperback:

9781782122807 | Arcturus Pub, November 11, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Fully illustrated, this book contains a blow-by-blow account of the greatest battles ever fought, bringing you all the drama from six extraordinary years of conflict.

cover image for 9781908096913
Product Description: The people of Britain have always loved to complain and we do it very well, but the people of Tunbridge Wells turned it into an art. In this new book, the first ever collection of letters from the letters page of the Tunbridge Wells Advertiser, founded in 1847, we are offered an insight into what makes complaining so much fun...read more

Hardcover:

9781908096913 | Gardners Books, October 17, 2013, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: The people of Britain have always loved to complain and we do it very well, but the people of Tunbridge Wells turned it into an art.

cover image for 9781782123323
Product Description: An erudite explanation of everything piratical, this book portrays the pirates, their weapons, their ships, their victims, and the historical background to all the saltwater tales of both pirates and navy. The exploits of the most famous pirates are also recounted here, from the cold-hearted ruthlessness of Blackbeard to the derring-do of Bartholomew Roberts, whose views were summed up by his motto: "A merry life, and a short one...read more

Hardcover:

9781782123323, titled "Pirates: An Illustrated History" | Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An erudite explanation of everything piratical, this book portrays the pirates, their weapons, their ships, their victims, and the historical background to all the saltwater tales of both pirates and navy.
9780572032920, titled "Pirates: An Illustrated History" | Arcturus Pub, July 12, 2006, cover price $16.65 | About this edition: This book is based on contemporaneous accounts from both pirates and their victims.
9780785820345 | Chartwell Books, December 30, 2005, cover price $9.99

Paperback:

9781841933269, titled "Pirates: An Illustrated History" | Arcturus Pub, October 30, 2012, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This book is based on contemporaneous accounts from both pirates and their victims.

cover image for 9781782123330
Product Description: This book selects the sinkings with the greatest loss of life, the most famous vessels, the richest treasure troves, the most archaeologically significant wreck sites, and the most daring rescues. It tells the tales of the fate of the victims, the disastrous mistakes made by ships' captains, the impossible conditions at sea, the courage of those who survived, and the audacious attempts to raise what now lies at the bottom of the sea...read more

Hardcover:

9781782123330 | Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book selects the sinkings with the greatest loss of life, the most famous vessels, the richest treasure troves, the most archaeologically significant wreck sites, and the most daring rescues.

cover image for 9780749954154
Product Description: Did you know that: It's against the law to check into a hotel in London under assumed names for the purpose of lovemaking? Under a statute of Edwards II all whales washed up on the shore belong to the monarch? Under a Tudor law Welshmen are not allowed into the city of Chester after dark?In THE STRANGE LAWS OF OLD ENGLAND, Nigel Cawthorne unearths an extraordinary collection of the most bizarre and arcane laws that have been enacted over the centuries...read more

Hardcover:

9780749950361 | Piatkus Books, October 30, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: A fun and fascinating tour of the by-ways of British legal history.

Paperback:

9780749954154 | Piatkus Books, May 2, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Did you know that: It's against the law to check into a hotel in London under assumed names for the purpose of lovemaking?

cover image for 9780762448050
Product Description: This Brief Guide is a comprehensive guide to P.G.Wodehouse’s two best-loved comic characters, Bertram (“Bertie”)Wooster and his valet Reggie “Jeeves,” Bertie’s many friends and relatives, and their life of country houses and champagne...read more

Paperback:

9780762448050 | Running Pr Book Pub, April 23, 2013, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This Brief Guide is a comprehensive guide to P.

cover image for 9781848378582
Product Description: While the story of the Mafia may not be over, it is a long and enthralling tale, drenched in blood and scored with betrayal. The History of the Mafia is full of blood-chilling characters - from Don Vito Cascio Ferro, the New York mobster who lured Joe Petrosino to his death in Palermo, to John Gotti, "the Teflon don" and Bernardo "The Tractor" Provenzano, who hid out in a farmhouse for forty-three years and was recently arrested by police...read more

Paperback:

9781848378582 | Arcturus Pub, December 30, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: While the story of the Mafia may not be over, it is a long and enthralling tale, drenched in blood and scored with betrayal.

Library:

9781477704066 | Rosen Pub Group, December 15, 2012, cover price $35.60

cover image for 9780762447411
Product Description: A very readable companion, this Brief Guide includes everything J.R.R. Tolkien: a brief biography, a critical view of Tolkien and what the literati think of him, his profession as a linguist, how Beowulf and other works influenced him, how he invented the nomenclatures and languages for Middle-earth, and much more...read more

Paperback:

9780762447411 | Running Pr Book Pub, November 6, 2012, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A very readable companion, this Brief Guide includes everything J.

cover image for 9780762446285
Product Description: In A Brief Guide to James Bond, author Nigel Cawthorne uncovers Bond’s allure, the Bond Girls, Q, M, and the women who first inspired them, the cars, and the incomparable baddies.

Paperback:

9780762446285 | Running Pr Book Pub, October 23, 2012, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: In A Brief Guide to James Bond, author Nigel Cawthorne uncovers Bond’s allure, the Bond Girls, Q, M, and the women who first inspired them, the cars, and the incomparable baddies.

cover image for 9781857828108
Product Description: The Victoria Cross has been awarded only 16 times since the end of the Second World War in 1945. Three of these awards were made to recipients who had paid the ultimate sacrifice while demonstrating gallantry beyond the call of duty...read more

Paperback:

9781857828108 | John Blake, October 11, 2012, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The Victoria Cross has been awarded only 16 times since the end of the Second World War in 1945.

cover image for 9781853758539
Product Description: Sometimes history is made on battlefields, sometimes in bedrooms. The ribald, raunchy, and sometimes sordid affairs detailed in this humorous but meticulously researched exposé of royal sex scandals give a whole new meaning to Shakespeare's famous line, “Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown...read more

Paperback:

9781853758539, titled "Sex Lives of the Kings & Queens of England" | Reprint edition (Prion Books, September 4, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Sometimes history is made on battlefields, sometimes in bedrooms.
9781853753411 | Prion Books, April 1, 2005, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: People have always been fascinated by the sexual behaviour of kings and queens, princes and princesses - hence the success of the tabloid press.
9781853752087, titled "Sex Lives of the Kings & Queens of England" | Trafalgar Square, June 1, 1997, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: From Henry VIII who had six wives, to Edward VIII who preferred his lover to the throne, England's monarch's have been unrestrained in their search for sexual happiness.
9780256137576, titled "Understanding Economics Today" | 4th edition (Richard d Irwin, December 1, 1993), cover price $47.95 | also contains Understanding Economics Today

cover image for 9781853758522
Product Description: Hollywood has always been synonymous with sex. The early tycoons packed their epics with ravishing dancing girls frequently chosen via the casting couch. But it wasn't just men who let their libidos run wild. Hollywood screen goddesses could have anybody, and frequently did...read more

Paperback:

9781853758522 | Prion Books, September 4, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Hollywood has always been synonymous with sex.
9781853755149 | Prion Books, January 1, 2004, cover price $15.00
9781853752506 | Prion Books, September 1, 1997, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: Prion’s internationally bestselling Sex Lives series presents lighthearted accounts of the sexual escapades of major figures in history, politics, religion, the arts, and film.

cover image for 9781848588318
Product Description: History's Greatest Battles covers the gamut of warfare, from huge sea battles to single engagements where regiments dug in and fought on, long past the time for surrender.

Paperback:

9781848588318 | Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: History's Greatest Battles covers the gamut of warfare, from huge sea battles to single engagements where regiments dug in and fought on, long past the time for surrender.

cover image for 9781848588394
Product Description: This is popular history about one of the most feared men in history, a man who is still venerated in much of his homeland and who played such a large part in shaping the political landscape of the modern world. Up to sixty million people perished under Stalin's murderous rule and his life and crimes will fascinate the general reader...read more

Paperback:

9781848588394 | Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This is popular history about one of the most feared men in history, a man who is still venerated in much of his homeland and who played such a large part in shaping the political landscape of the modern world.

cover image for 9781848588370
Product Description: This book is about extraordinary men who lived through extraordinary times. The History of the Mob tells the stories of their lives, their families, their code, their crimes, and their cold-blooded murders—from Don Vito Cascio Ferro, the New York mobster who lured Joe Petrosino to his death in Palermo, to John Gotti, "the Teflon don" and Bernardo "the Tractor" Provenzano, who hid out in a farmhouse for forty-three years...read more

Paperback:

9781848588370 | Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2012, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This book is about extraordinary men who lived through extraordinary times.

cover image for 9781848588417
Product Description: Author Nigel Cawthorne provides a concise, yet detailed look at one of the most chilling organizations ever conceived by the human imagination, and whose misdeeds are viewed with an unflinching gaze, making for a chilling, yet engrossing read.

Hardcover:

9780785827146 | Chartwell Books, June 1, 2011, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The SS men, the brutal elite of the Nazi Party, swore eternal allegiance to Hitler and, with unrelatenting violence, imposed the Fuhrer's will upon Germany and all the countries which came under his yoke.

Paperback:

9781848588417 | Reprint edition (Arcturus Pub, September 1, 2012), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Author Nigel Cawthorne provides a concise, yet detailed look at one of the most chilling organizations ever conceived by the human imagination, and whose misdeeds are viewed with an unflinching gaze, making for a chilling, yet engrossing read.

cover image for 9781612430669
Product Description: DEPRAVED KIDNAPPERS, HORRIFIC ORDEALS, COURAGEOUS SURVIVORSTrue stories of twisted criminals who hold their victims in endless captivity to satisfy their perverse desires, "Against Their Will" is a comprehensive compendium of the most disturbing kidnappings of all time...read more

Paperback:

9781612430669 | Ulysses Pr, June 19, 2012, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: DEPRAVED KIDNAPPERS, HORRIFIC ORDEALS, COURAGEOUS SURVIVORSTrue stories of twisted criminals who hold their victims in endless captivity to satisfy their perverse desires, "Against Their Will" is a comprehensive compendium of the most disturbing kidnappings of all time.

cover image for 9781848588295
Product Description: From Herod the Great to Adolf Hitler, this book examines history’s most infamous despots and tells in vivid detail the story of the lives they led, their climb to power, and the destruction and sorrow they left in their wake.

Hardcover:

9781848588295 | Arcturus Pub, July 9, 2012, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: From Herod the Great to Adolf Hitler, this book examines history’s most infamous despots and tells in vivid detail the story of the lives they led, their climb to power, and the destruction and sorrow they left in their wake.

< previous 25 | displaying 26 to 50 | next 25 >