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Carl W. Blegen

Carl Blegen is the most famous American archaeologist ever to work in Greece. Here is presented his biography, detailing his multifaceted life as an instrumental element in creating the field of Aegean prehistory and his role in the social and intellectual community of Athens.

Hardback    £29.00
9781937040222 | Published: 2015
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Charilaos Trikupis et les Travaux Publics (Bilingual Greek and French)

Book looks in detail at the domestic and foreign policy of Charilaos Trikoupis, 19th-century Greek politician; in particular a basic aspect of his economic development programme: the construction of public works including rail and road networks, the cutting of the Corinthian canal, and the draining of Lake Kopaïs. 122 illustrations, many in colour.

Hardback    £39.00
9789607237033 | Published: 2001
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Charilaos Trikupis mia Biographici periigisi

Biography of Harilaos Trikoupis, Prime Minister of Greece seven times from 1875 until 1895. Greek language text. 600 col. Illus. Photographs, paintings and prints, newspaper cuttings, maps and cartoons, and numerous documents from his own archives, mostly unpublished until now. Provides insight into his family and political environment. Greek language text.

Hardback    £64.00
9789606878091 | Published: 2009
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Gentry Leaders In Peace And War

The strength of the government of Devon in the early seventeenth century lay in the quality of its leaders. They ruled together in harmony, free from rivalries, the influence of any powerful resident nobles and saved from religious conflicts. This book emphasizes this strength through a series of biographical studies.

Hardback    £75.00
9780859895132 | Published: 1997
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Histoire De Louis Anniaba

Based on fact, Historie de Louis Anniaba was first published in 1740 but has never before been reprinted. The story allows a degree of narrative and geographical fantasy, but the legal context of the period, in this volume brought into play for the first time, throws into relief the author’s free-thinking stance.

Paperback    £20.00
9780859896702 | Published: 2000
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Letters From The Pyrenees

In 1659, Luis de Haro met with Cardinal Jules Mazarin to conclude a peace treaty that would end over twenty years of war. The hitherto unpublished letters sent by Haro to Philip IV offer an account of the negotiations that diverges from Mazarin’s reports. This edition offers a mix of the original letters and summaries, as well as explanatory notes.

Paperback    £20.00
9780859896924 | Published: 2000
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The Letters Of Sir Walter Ralegh

This edition will replace the long out-of-print edition of Edward Edwards published in 1868. It contains the full text, in the original spelling, with modern punctuation, of all known surviving letters, 240 in all, compared with Edwards' 160, in most cases taken from the original manuscripts, many never before published.

Hardback    £75.00
9780859895279 | Published: 1999
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Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd

What more could there be to know about Franklin D. Roosevelt, given how exhaustively his life has been written about? There is more and that focuses on Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd, Washington socialite, later FDR's friend and love-and Eleanor's rival. 28 b&w illus.

Paperback    £27.00
9780989824972 | Published: 2018
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Pioneer to the Past
The story of James Henry Breasted, American Egyptologist and archaeologist, whose greatest achievement was the founding of the Oriental Institute in 1919, supported by John D. Rockefeller, Jr. The Institute embodies Breasted's vision of an inter-disciplinary research centre uniting archaeology, textual studies, and art history.

Hardback    £19.00
9781885923677 | Published: 2010
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Ramparts of Empire

William Jervois was a military engineer who rose to prominence as a result of Lord Palmerston’s extensive programme of fortification against a feared French invasion in the middle years of the nineteenth century. Ramparts of Empire is a detailed and engaging study of his life and works.

Hardback    £80.00
9781905816040 | Published: 2012
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PDF    £80.00
9780859899406 | Published: 2015
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