By Michael J. Cohen
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In 1355 the Black Prince took a military to Bordeaux and launched into chevauchées [mounted army expeditions, quite often characterized via the devastation of the encircling cities and countryside], which culminated in his decisive victory over King Jean II of France at Poitiers the next yr. utilizing the recorded itineraries as his place to begin, the writer of this ebook walked greater than 1,300 miles throughout France, retracing the routes of the armies looking for a better knowing of the Black Prince's day trip.
Churchill's exalted place within the pantheon of Jewish and Zionist heroes has been nearly taken with no consideration. This e-book seems past the parable and makes a sober reappraisal of the British statesman's attitudes and rules in the direction of the Jews and to Zionism.
The formerly untold tale of the hidden politics that went on behind the curtain in the course of the dealing with of the Royal abdication trouble of 1936. The King Who needed to pass describes the cruel realities of the way the equipment of presidency responds while even the King steps out of line. It finds the pitiless and insidious battles in Westminster and Whitehall that settled the destiny of the King and Mrs Simpson.
The Englishwoman’s evaluate, which released from 1866 to 1910, participated in and recorded an outstanding swap within the diversity of chances open to girls. the appropriate of the journal was once the assumption of the rising emancipated middle-class girl: fiscal independence from males, number of profession, participation within the male organisations of trade and executive, entry to better schooling, admittance to the male professions, really drugs, and, after all, the facility of suffrage equivalent to that of guys.
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