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Product Description: La Breve Historia del rey Arturo analiza uno de los romances medievales mas importantes de la Europa occidental: el mito del rey Arturo, que unifica los reinos de Inglaterra y hace retroceder a los invasores sajones, persiguiendolos hasta el continente...read more

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9788497638456, titled "Breve Historia del Rey Arturo/ The Way of King Arthur: La verdadera historia del mitico rey Arturo y de los Caballeros de la Mesa Redonda. Verdad y mito de todos los personajes que han inspirado los mas ep" | Exp new re edition (Nowtilus, September 30, 2009), cover price $5.98 | About this edition: La Breve Historia del rey Arturo analiza uno de los romances medievales mas importantes de la Europa occidental: el mito del rey Arturo, que unifica los reinos de Inglaterra y hace retroceder a los invasores sajones, persiguiendolos hasta el continente.

The first major biography of the Borgias in thirty years, Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life. The name Borgia is synonymous with the corruption, nepotism, and greed that were rife in Renaissance Italy. The powerful, voracious Rodrigo Borgia, better known to history as Pope Alexander VI, was the central figure of the dynasty. Two of his seven papal offspring also rose to power and fame—Lucrezia Borgia, his daughter, whose husband was famously murdered by her brother, and that brother, Cesare, who served as the model for Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince. Notorious for seizing power, wealth, land, and titles through bribery, marriage, and murder, the dynasty's dramatic rise from its Spanish roots to its occupation of the highest position in Renaissance society forms a gripping tale. Erudite, witty, and always insightful, Hibbert removes the layers of myth around the Borgia family and creates a portrait alive with his superb sense of character and place.

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9780151010332 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, October 6, 2008), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The first major biography of the Borgias in thirty years, Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life.

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9780547247816 | 1 edition (Mariner Books, September 16, 2009), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Christopher Hibbert's latest history brings the family and the world they lived in—the glittering Rome of the Italian Renaissance—to life.

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9780547350615, titled "Borgias and Their Enemies: 1431-1519" | Houghton Mifflin, September 16, 2009, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: La leyenda del Rey Arturo se basa en hechos reales: descubra la verdad y el mito de los personajes que han inspirado los mas epicos relatos de la tradicion medieval: Arturo, Merlin, Ginebra, Lancelot, Percival, etc. La Breve Historia del Rey Arturo nos tr

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9788497636407 | 3 rev exp edition (Nowtilus, September 1, 2009), cover price $13.49 | About this edition: La leyenda del Rey Arturo se basa en hechos reales: descubra la verdad y el mito de los personajes que han inspirado los mas epicos relatos de la tradicion medieval: Arturo, Merlin, Ginebra, Lancelot, Percival, etc.

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Product Description: Christopher Hibbert draws on every known contemporary source to provide a minutely detailed look at the fascinating writer Samuel Johnson. Using facts and anecdotes, Hibbert delivers intimate glimpses into Johnson's time as a schoolboy, his eccentricities as an undergraduate at Oxford, his struggle as a poor writer in London, and his slow rise to the legendary figure with a court of admirers and a steady stream of visitors...read more

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9780230614277 | Original edition (Griffin, May 12, 2009), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Christopher Hibbert draws on every known contemporary source to provide a minutely detailed look at the fascinating writer Samuel Johnson.

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Product Description: With passion and wit, Christopher Hibbert details the crucial years that formed Dickens the writer and Dickens the man. He explains how Dickens transferred the smallest fragments of his experience to his fiction, and how he interpreted his youth for both himself and his readers, throwing a clear light on the creative process and sources of literary imagination...read more

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9780230614260 | Original edition (Griffin, May 12, 2009), cover price $22.99 | About this edition: With passion and wit, Christopher Hibbert details the crucial years that formed Dickens the writer and Dickens the man.

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Product Description: With his signature insight and compelling style, Christopher Hibbert explains the extraordinary complexities and contradictions that characterized Benito Mussolini. Mussolini was born on a Sunday afternoon in 1883 in a village in central Italy...read more

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9780230606050 | Griffin, July 22, 2008, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: With his signature insight and compelling style, Christopher Hibbert explains the extraordinary complexities and contradictions that characterized Benito Mussolini.

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Product Description: Redcoats and Rebels provides a thorough introduction to the Revolutionary War. Told with great authority and clarity it describes and details the effects of each notable event from 1770 to 1781, examining each of the major battles and skirmishes but not getting bogged down in deep analysis of battle formations and strategies...read more

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9781844156993 | Pen & Sword, June 30, 2008, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Redcoats and Rebels provides a thorough introduction to the Revolutionary War.

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Product Description: To Thomas Carlyle he was "not worth his weight in cold bacon," but, to Queen Victoria, Benjamin Disraeli was "the kindest Minister" she had ever had and a "dear and devoted friend." In this masterly biography by England's "outstanding popular historian" (A...read more

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9781403972705 | St Martins Pr, May 30, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Presents a portrait of the Victorian-era prime minister and evaluates his decadent lifestyle and role in the reshaping of European politics, describing his Jewish heritage, scandalous affairs, and relationship with the queen.
9780125967501, titled "Social Learning and Cognition" | Academic Pr, June 1, 1978, cover price $39.50 | also contains Social Learning and Cognition

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9781403978967 | Griffin, June 12, 2007, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: To Thomas Carlyle he was "not worth his weight in cold bacon," but, to Queen Victoria, Benjamin Disraeli was "the kindest Minister" she had ever had and a "dear and devoted friend.

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Product Description: When Charles Stuart was a young child, it seemed unlikely that he would survive, let alone become ruler of England and Scotland. Once shy and retiring, an awkward stutterer, he grew in stature and confidence under the guidance of the Duke of Buckingham; his marriage to Henrietta of Spain, originally planned to end the conflict between the two nations, became, after rocky beginnings, a true love match...read more
By Christopher Hibbert and David Starkey (foreword by)

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9781403983787 | Griffin, June 12, 2007, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: When Charles Stuart was a young child, it seemed unlikely that he would survive, let alone become ruler of England and Scotland.

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Product Description: A riveting biography that vividly captures the life and times of the last Victorian king.To his mother, Queen Victoria, he was "poor Bertie," to his wife he was "my dear little man," while the President of France called him "a great English king," and the German Kaiser condemned him as "an old peacock...read more

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9781403983770 | Reprint edition (Griffin, June 12, 2007), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: A riveting biography that vividly captures the life and times of the last Victorian king.

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Product Description: Benjamin Harris was a young shepherd from Dorset who joined the army in 1802 and later joined the dashing 95th Rifles. His battalion was ordered to Portugal, where he marched away under the burning sun, weighed down by his kit and great-coat, plus all the tools and leather he had to carry as the battalion's cobbler - 'the lapstone I took the liberty of flinging to the Devil'...read more

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9780304367375 | Cassell, May 1, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Benjamin Harris was a young shepherd from Dorset who joined the army in 1802 and later joined the dashing 95th Rifles.

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Profiles the relationships between Napoleon and the women who were his lovers, whose lives reflected the political and social upheavals of post-Revolutionary France.

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9789500263900 | Italian edition edition (Grupo Ilhsa S.A., October 30, 2005), cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Profiles the relationships between Napoleon and the women who were his lovers, whose lives reflected the political and social upheavals of post-Revolutionary France.

In this book, the author presents us with the fascinating story of King Arthur and all his legendary life as a warrior in times of great political instability during the fourth century.

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9788497631426 | Italian edition edition (Nowtilus, November 30, 2004), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Presents the story of the historical King Arthur and his life as a warrior in times of great political instability during the fourth century, and discusses original sources and the development of his legend.

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Product Description: The Duke of Newcastle, the great eighteenth-century prime minister once said 'I love a mob, I led a mob once myself. We owe the Protestant Succession to the mob'. Over half a century later the same sentiments applied as Lord George Gordon, a rabble-rousing MP, led a crowd of 50,000 people to present a petition for the repeal of the 1778 Roman Catholic Relief Act which was the foundation stone of Catholic Emancipation...read more

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9780880293990 | Reprint edition (Hippocrene Books, May 1, 1990), cover price $4.98 | About this edition: Book by Hibbert, Christopher

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9780750937269 | Sutton Pub Ltd, September 1, 2004, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The Duke of Newcastle, the great eighteenth-century prime minister once said 'I love a mob, I led a mob once myself.

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Product Description: The romances about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table are probably the best known legends in the Western world. The true fascination of the Arthurian legend lies in the fact that their hero is not a myth but an actual historical figure who lived in a time full of danger and intrigue...read more
By Christopher Hibbert and Charles Thomas (contributor)

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9780743498357 | Ibooks, June 24, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The romances about King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table are probably the best known legends in the Western world.
9781596870895 | Ibooks, June 24, 2004, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The true story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, in the tradition of The Way of the Gladiator and The Ways of the Samurai.

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Product Description: Best-selling author Christopher Hibbert offers an absorbing chronicle of the fierce and deadlyconfrontation that saved the British army from annihilation during the Napoleonic Wars, but resulted in the death of their fine general: Sir John Moore...read more

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9781842127209 | Phoenix, April 1, 2004, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Best-selling author Christopher Hibbert offers an absorbing chronicle of the fierce and deadlyconfrontation that saved the British army from annihilation during the Napoleonic Wars, but resulted in the death of their fine general: Sir John Moore.
9780900075841 | Windrush Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This work is part of a series reprinting classics of military history about battles that were to prove turning points in history.

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Profiles the women who were the lovers of Napoleon and whose lives reflected the political and social upheavals of post-Revolutionary France, including Martinique Creole Josephine, Austria native Marie-Louise, and Polish countess Marie Walewska. Originally published as Napoleon: His Wives and Women. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780393324990 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Profiles the women who were the lovers of Napoleon and whose lives reflected the political and social upheavals of post-Revolutionary France, including Martinique Creole Josephine, Austria native Marie-Louise, and Polish countess Marie Walewska.

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Product Description: Waterloo was the climax of almost twenty years of war in Europe. It dramatically ended Napoleon's dream of a lasting empire. Through the skillful use of original source material, noted historian Hibbert recreates the events and drama surrounding the famous battle...read more

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9780815412922 | Cooper Square Pub, December 1, 2003, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Waterloo was the climax of almost twenty years of war in Europe.

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Product Description: In this age of burgeoning prison populations, of fascination with details of crime whether by psychopaths or politicians, this re-issue of Christopher Hibbert's classic social history of crime and punishment is timely. The author's immensely readable narrative takes the reader through the lurid story of crime, detection, conviction and punishment...read more

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9780313201981 | Praeger Pub Text, June 1, 1963, cover price $41.00 | About this edition: Hibbert tries to show by reference to history of punishments, to the reactions of those who suffered them or have been threatened by them, and to the endeavors of those who have concerned themselves with the criminal and the prevention of crime, that cruelty punishment has an inevitable tendency to produce cruelty in people.

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9780750933346 | Sutton Pub Ltd, October 1, 2003, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: In this age of burgeoning prison populations, of fascination with details of crime whether by psychopaths or politicians, this re-issue of Christopher Hibbert's classic social history of crime and punishment is timely.

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Product Description: Here is the true story of the events that inspired the famous film, A Bridge Too Far, told in compelling style by Christopher Hibbert, one of Britain's foremost historians.In September, 1944, in Arnhem, Holland, what was to have been a brilliant battle-a battle meant to hasten an end to the war-instead turned into an epic tragedy...read more

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9781842127278 | Phoenix, August 1, 2003, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Here is the true story of the events that inspired the famous film, A Bridge Too Far, told in compelling style by Christopher Hibbert, one of Britain's foremost historians.

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Product Description: During his travels as a missionary, David Livingstone beheld many previously unknown wonders of the African interior. He put Victoria Falls and Lake Ngami on the map, and was the first white man to cross the African continent. Diaries, reports and letters are combined to create a wonderful narration of Livingstone's travels in a widely unknown continent...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815412083 | Cooper Square Pub, June 1, 2002, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: During his travels as a missionary, David Livingstone beheld many previously unknown wonders of the African interior.

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A history of the American Revolution from a British point of view chronicles the war as an effort marked by ragtag armies, accidental victories, sluggish policymakers, and selfish generals. Reprint. (view table of contents)

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9780393028959 | W W Norton & Co Inc, June 1, 1990, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A British history of the American Revolution chronicles the war as an effort marked by ragtag armies, accidental victories, sluggish policymakers, and selfish generals

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9780393322934 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 2002), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A history of the American Revolution from a British point of view chronicles the war as an effort marked by ragtag armies, accidental victories, sluggish policymakers, and selfish generals.
9780380715442 | Reprint edition (Avon Books, October 1, 1991), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A British history of the American Revolution chronicles the war as an effort marked by ragtag armies, accidental victories, sluggish policymakers, and selfish generals

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Product Description: Many outstanding men―James Bruce, Richard Francis Burton, David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley, and others―won lasting fame from their African journeys. Africa Explored collects their amazing tales of treks into the unknown...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780393017601 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1983, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: Describes the African expeditions of James Bruce, Richard Burton, John Speke, David Livingston, Henry Stanley, and other European explorers

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9780815411932 | Cooper Square Pub, February 1, 2002, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Many outstanding men―James Bruce, Richard Francis Burton, David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley, and others―won lasting fame from their African journeys.

Commemorating the centennial of Queen Victoria's death, a thought-provoking profile of the famed British monarch examines the complex life, reign, and personality of a woman who sat on the throne for sixty-four years. By the author of George III. Reprint. 20,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780465067619 | Basic Books, September 1, 2000, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Commemorating the centennial of Queen Victoria's death, a thought-provoking profile of the famed British monarch examines the complex life, reign, and personality of a woman who sat on the throne for sixty-four years.

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9780306810855 | Reprint edition (Da Capo Pr, November 28, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Commemorating the centennial of Queen Victoria's death, a thought-provoking profile of the famed British monarch examines the complex life, reign, and personality of a woman who sat on the throne for sixty-four years.
9789990057119 | Perseus Books Group, November 1, 2001, cover price $0.02

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