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The Romanovs, Rasputin, & Revolution—Fall of the Russian Royal Family—Rasputin and the Russian Revolution, With a Short Account Rasputin: His Influence and His Work from ‘One Year at the Russian Court: 1904-1905
Princess Catherine Radziwill & Renee Elton Maud
’The astonishing last days of the Russian imperial dynasty The principal work in this special Leonaur edition caused a sensation when it was first published since it is a ‘tell it all’ from the pen..
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Emilia Plater & the November Uprising: a Heroic Young Countess and the Struggle of Polish Independence, 1830-31, With a Short Illustrated Account of the Battle of Warsaw 6-7 September 1831
Josef Straszewicz & A. S. Krause
A Polish heroine and her times Poland suffered long periods of occupation and subjugation at the hands of the powerful Russian Empire. In the early 19th century it formed an alliance with the risin..
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Emily Hobhouse and the British Concentration Camp Scandal: an Exposé of the Treatment of Boer Women and Children During the South African War by One of its Most Vociferous Opponents
Emily Hobhouse
A fearless female champion for justice and humanity Today, the term ‘concentration camp’ is synonymous with the horrors perpetrated by Nazi Germany during the Second World War. Nevertheless, concen..
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Deeds, Not Words!—the Experiences of Two Suffragettes in the Struggle for the British Women’s Vote
Constance Lytton & Katherine Roberts
Prisons and Prisoners by Constance Lytton and Jane Warton & Pages from the Diary of a Militant Suffragette by Katherine Roberts
Two brave political activists in the cause of women’s suffrage in Britain To commemorate the centenary of the passing by the British Parliament of the Representation of the People Act, Leonaur is p..
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Mrs. Pankhurst & the Right to Vote: the Leader of the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Britain
Emmeline Pankhurst, Frank Moxon & Cicely Hamilton
My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst, What Forcible Feeding Means by Frank Moxon, Why We Are Militant: Speech Given in New York by Mrs. Pankhurst, Beware Suffragists by Cicely Hamilton
A giant of women’s rights and her times The ending of the First World War in 1918 was also a momentous one for many British women, who, after shouldering their portion of the conflict and years of ..
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Nuns & the Great War 1914-18
D. M. C. & Sister M Antonia
The Irish Nuns at Ypres by D. M. C. & From Convent to Conflict or A Nun’s Account of the Invasion of Belgium by Sister M Antonia
Two accounts of faith and humanity   The ‘storm of war’ is apt epithet for conflict. Mankind dominates the planet and his science and ingenuity can raise great structures, transform landscapes ..
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Lucretia Borgia
Ferdinand Gregorovius
An Exceptional and Notorious Woman of the Renaissance Papacy
A legend of beauty and seduction The very name of Lucrezia Borgia remains, some 500 years after her time, enough to send a frisson of a thrill down the spine—particularly of men! The Lucrezia of le..
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The Love Letters of Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn
Henry VIII and Henry Ellis
And Other Correspondence & Documents Concerning the King and His Wives
The king and his wives—letters and documents History is full of notable figures, but far fewer in number are those who have become iconic. An indisputably iconic figure, even among the many great k..
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The White Slave Market
Mrs. Archibald Mackirdy & William Nicholas Willis
An Overview of the Traffic in Young Women at the Turn of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
The evil of female exploitation Human bondage and the exploitation of the weak, poor and vulnerable is as old as human kind itself. It is such a primal aspect of human nature that there have been l..
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‘Tell it All’
Fanny Stenhouse
The Ordeals of a Woman Against Polygamy Within the Mormon Church During the 19th Century
A ‘first wife’ tells the story of her life The author of ‘Wife No. 19,’ Ann Young was in measure inspired in her own literary efforts and in her campaign for women’s rights within the early Mormon ..
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Wife No. 19
Ann Eliza Young
The Life & Ordeals of a Mormon Woman During the 19th Century
A campaigner for women's rights This is a remarkable and controversial book by any standards. The verdict is still out on whether its author Ann Eliza Young (formerly Webb) presented her case with ..
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The Memsahib and the Mutiny
R. M. Coopland
An English Lady's Ordeals in Gwalior and Agra During the Indian Mutiny 1857
Nightmare experiences in a land torn apart by violence, mutiny, betrayal and war The British travelled to live in India throughout the years of the Empire. It was always an adventure, a journey to ..
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Memoirs of Sarah Duchess of Marlborough, and of the Court of Queen Anne
A. T. Thomson
Volume 1
Two volumes of the life of the dynamic wife of a great soldier John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough was without question one of the finest military commanders the British Isles has ever produced. He..
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Memoirs of Sarah Duchess of Marlborough, and of the Court of Queen Anne
A. T. Thomson
Volume 2
Two volumes of the life of the dynamic wife of a great soldier John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough was without question one of the finest military commanders the British Isles has ever produced. He..
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Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of the French Monarchy
Imbert de Saint-Amand
The Queen of France and the French Revolution
The ill-fated Queen of France In popular memory some historical figures, Richard III and George Armstrong Custer among them, are fated to be forever viewed negatively. Some act or phrase—often of d..
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