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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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The Two Lives of Flora MacDonald: The Life of Flora Macdonald, and Her Adventures with Prince Charles by Alexander Macgregor & Flora Macdonald in America by J. P. Maclean with a Copy of the Declaration of Miss MacDonald Apple Cross Bay, July 12th 1746
Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean
The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters   Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
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A Lady in Paris During ‘The Hundred Days’, 1815
Helen Maria Williams
Letters Covering the Period of Napoleon’s Escape from Elba to the Fall of the Capital
Eyewitness to the end of an epoch During the bicentenary year the Battle of Waterloo much attention will focus on the battle itself and events before and after. This book is invaluable in that rega..
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The V.A.Ds
Maud Mortimer, Olive Dent & Thekla Bowser
Accounts of the Voluntary Aid Detachment During the First World War 1914-18—A Green Tent in Flanders by Maud Mortimer, A V.A.D. in France by Olive Dent & Britain’s Civilian Volunteers by Thekla Bowser
Three accounts of the brave women volunteers of the V.A.Ds during the Great War   Although the wars of the later 19th century, such as the American Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, offer..
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With the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry
Pat Beauchamp & Grace McDougall
Two Accounts of the F. A. N. Ys During the First World War—Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp & A Nurse at the War by Grace McDougall
The F. A. N. Ys—first anywhere! The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry was a female organisation formed in 1907. Its aim was not only to provide competent first aid on the battlefield put also to train its..
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Ladies of the Veldt
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..
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Entertaining the Boys Over There
Lena Ashwell, James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding and Margaret Mayo
Recollections of the Artists Who Entertained British & American Troops During the First World War—Modern Troubadours by Lena Ashwell, Entertaining the American Army by James W. Evans & Gardner L. Harding & Trouping for the Troops by Margaret M
Song, dance and laughter under fire by those who performed for ‘the boys’ This special Leonaur edition, released to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes three interes..
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The Red Rugs of Tarsus
Helen Davenport Gibbons
A Lady’s Experiences in Turkey at the Time of the Armenian Persecutions 1909-1914
A witness to the Armenian Genocide This is an unusual and riveting account by a young American mother who was living in Ottoman Turkey in both ‘Constantinople’ and Tarsus in Armenia during the open..
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A Lady’s Life in Zululand and the Transvaal During Cetewayo’s Reign
Annie Wilkinson
The Experiences of a Missionary in 19th Century South Africa
A missionary in South Africa in time of war Those who know anything of the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879 are aware that the king of that martial nation was Cetywayo. The Zulu people had been crafted into ..
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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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In the Hands of the Arabs
Zetton Buchanan
An Airman’s Wife in Mesopotamia Post the First World War
A woman in Iraq This book of a woman’s ordeal at the hands of Arabs in post First World War Mesopotamia (now modern day Iraq) is such a riveting account that to describe too much would be to spoil ..
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A Lady’s Captivity Among Chinese Pirates
Fanny Loviot
The Adventures of a Lady Traveller During the 1850s
A young French girl’s adventures in the age of Victoria The adventures of Parisian young lady, Fanny Loviot and her eldest sister began in the Spring of 1852 when they boarded the small French scho..
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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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