Elinore Pruitt Stewart The Collected Correspondence of a Woman Settler on the American Frontier — Letters of a Woman Homesteader & Letters On an Elk Hunt An authentic voice from the western frontier
Elinore Pruitt Stewart is renowned for her books ‘Letters of a Woman Homesteader’ and its sequel ‘Letters on an Elk Hunt,’ both of which are included in..
Sarah Wilson & Mrs. Heckford Two Accounts of Remarkable Women in South Africa During the Boer War—South African Memories by Sarah Wilson & A Lady Trader in the Transvaal by Mrs. Heckford Two resolute women—the first female ‘warco’ and the trader
This special Leonaur two-in-one volume contains accounts by two resourceful and independent women who made their way through the often hos..
Aimée Bond & R. E. Vernède the Letters of a British Airman and Soldier Written During the First World War—My Airman Over There by Aimée Bond & Letters to His Wife by R. E. Vernède The war letters of a British pilot and of an officer of the Rifle Brigade
The letters of servicemen writing from fields of conflict to their families are always poignant, irrespective of the cause ..
Mary King Waddington A Lady’s Experience of the Great War in Europe 1914-1918 The Great War in France—a lady’s intimate view
Mary King Waddington was born in New York City. She married a French statesman, William Henry Waddington, his parents were naturalised citizens of Fra..
M. H. Ouvry Recollections of a Cavalry Officer’s Wife Before & During the Indian Mutiny, 1857 The mutiny as seen by a Lancer’s wife
This account, which briefly covers life in India immediately preceding the Indian Mutiny, was originally titled A Lady’s Life Before and During the Indian Muti..
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..
Dorothy Lawrence The Only English Woman Soldier in the Royal Engineers 51st Division, 79th Tunnelling Co. During the First World War The adventures of an intrepid young woman on the Western Front
It would not be quite accurate to portray Dorothy Lawrence as a bona fide soldier of the British Army. Dorothy was in fact a young wom..
Henry Foljambe Hall Correspondence of War, Politics, Family and Love 1796-1814 The intimate correspondence of history
What needs to be said about the relationship between Napoleon and Josephine that has not become legend? He was a humble Corsican who rose meteorically through..
Mary Boykin Chesnut A Lady’s Account of the Confederacy During the American Civil War A singular view from a remarkable woman
This is a famous book. Any source work is worthy and accounts of the American Civil War from the female perspective are not so numerous, so all of them shoul..
Florentia Sale An Indomitable Victorian Lady’s Account of the Retreat from Kabul During the First Afghan War The hard road back to India
There are few books that can truly be said to be unique, but this is one. Afghanistan has been a battleground since man has occupied its hostile landscape and others hav..