Biography & Autobiography

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  1. James VI and I

    James VI and I: Collected Essays by Jenny Wormald [Hardback]

    Jenny Wormald(Author); Miles Kerr-Peterson(Editor); Diarmaid N.J. MacCulloch(Foreword)

    $125.00

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    ISBN: 9781910900253
    Published by : John Donald
    The renowned historian Jenny Wormald was a ground-breaking expert on early modern Scottish history, especially Stewart kingship, noble power and wider society. She was most controversial in her book-length critique of Mary, Queen of Scots. Unfortu... .... Learn More
  2. La felicità della pittura

    La felicità della pittura: Vita di Rodolfo Marma [Paperback]

    Marisa Marmaioli(Author)

    $39.00

    ISBN: 9788859622369
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    The art of the Italian painter Rodolfo Marmaioli (1923-1998) is deeply linked to the city of Florence, of which he evoked the gentle beauty and the mysterious charm of streets, squares and monuments. This biography, written by his daughter Marisa,... .... Learn More
  3. A Life in Balkan Archaeology

    A Life in Balkan Archaeology [Paperback]

    John Chapman(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781789257298
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    This memoir is not really about research questions or main conclusions. It tells the story of a boy growing up in Plymouth, Devon, getting excited about archaeology after visits to mainland Greece and Crete, trying to get into Greek archaeology an... .... Learn More
  4. Máel Coluim III, 'Canmore'

    Máel Coluim III, 'Canmore': An Eleventh-Century Scottish King [Hardback]

    Neil McGuigan(Author)

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    ISBN: 9781910900192
    Published by : John Donald
    The legendary Scottish king Máel Coluim III, also known as ‘Malcolm Canmore’, is often held to epitomise Scotland’s ‘ancient Gaelic kings’. But Máel Coluim and his dynasty were in fact newcomers, and the... .... Learn More
  5. Rosario Romeo storico e politico

    Rosario Romeo storico e politico [Paperback]

    Giustina Manica(Editor); Guido Pescosolido(Editor)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9788859621164
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    This book offers a reflection on the legacy of Rosario Romeo (1924-1987), a great Italian historian who was also a journalist and politician. Collaborator of newspapers such as Corriere della Sera and La Stampa, in 1984 he was elected for the Euro... .... Learn More
  6. Guy Griffiths

    Guy Griffiths: The Life & Times of an Australian Admiral [Paperback]

    Peter Jones(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781922454683
    Published by : Australian Scholarly Publishing
    In his long career in the Royal Australian Navy, Guy Griffiths participated in its emergence from Depression-era stricture, pre-World War II, to its reinvention in the 1950s and 60s as a capable middle-power force centered on aircraft carriers in ... .... Learn More
  7. Thomas Becket

    Thomas Becket: murder and the making of a saint [Hardback]

    Lloyd de Beer(Author); Naomi Speakman(Author)

    $60.00

    ISBN: 9780714128382
    Published by : British Museum
    Marking the 850th anniversary of his dramatic murder, this major exhibition and book presents Becket’s tumultuous journey from a merchant's son to Archbishop of Canterbury, and from a revered saint in death to a ‘traitor’ in the ... .... Learn More
  8. The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens

    The Correspondence of Thomas Stephens: Revolutionising Welsh Scholarship in the Mid-Nineteenth Century through Knowledge Exchange [Paperback]

    Adam Coward(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781891271304
    Published by : Celtic Studies Publications
    Series: Celtic Studies Publications
    Volume: 23
    Thomas Stephens was one of the most significant and controversial nineteenth-century Welsh scholars. His Literature of the Kymry (1849) was the first work to apply modern critical scholarship to medieval Welsh literature. Throughout his career, he... .... Learn More
  9. Ferruccio Busoni

    Ferruccio Busoni: Biografia [Paperback]

    Edward Joseph Dent(Author); Marco Vincenzi(Editor)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9788859620808
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Universitario | Storia
    Volume: 5
    Text in Italian.

    Ferruccio Busoni (1866-1924) was a famous Italian composer and pianist. His biography, written in 1933 by the famous musicologist Edward Dent, is considered a reference point by scholars. This Italian translation i... .... Learn More
  10. David I

    David I: King of Scots, 1124–1153 [Hardback]

    Richard D. Oram(Author)

    $95.00

    ISBN: 9781910900291
    Published by : John Donald
    David I was never expected to become king, but on succeeding to the Scottish throne in 1124 he quickly demonstrated that he had the skills, ruthlessness and ambition to become one of the kingdom’s greatest rulers. Drawing on the experiences ... .... Learn More

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