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In His Majestys Footsteps
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 99,960. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by HeavenLakePress. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
In His Majesty’s Footsteps: A Personal Memoir (Heaven Lake Press, 2006, 329 pp.) offers an intimate, powerful portrait of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the Thai royal family. This is the first personal chronicle in the English language detailing the life and work of the revered Thai monarch during the politically turbulent period of the late1960s and the 1970s.
Chatsworth and the Duchesses of Devonshire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
As individuals, the Duchesses of Devonshire have made their mark on history, politics, and English high society. Collectively, they are a force which has made an indelible print on the conservation of their home at Chatsworth. With this book you will unlock the stories of these amazing women and get a room by room tour of Chatsworth.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llego a ser la mujer mas poderosa de Francia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
El siglo XVIII en Francia fue la época de las grandes cortesanas descollando en las más altas esferas del poder; entre ellas, nadie como Madame de Pompadour, la amante de Luis XV, gran compañera y consejera,quien, además, apoyó la Enciclopedia, a los más notables filósofos y literatos de su época, y gravitó en las decisiones del gobierno.
If You're a Princess, Where's Your Crown?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
If You're a Princess is an introductory guide to royalty. With quick looks at the Kings and Queens of Europe, Africa, and Asia, the book will show you more than just the British royals. If You're a Princess also explains what titles and orders are and just what the difference between a Prince and a Crown Prince is.
Isabel la Catolica. La mitica reina que forjo una Espana grande y poderosa
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,580. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Isabel I de Castilla fue sin duda la reina más importante de España. Terminó con la inestabilidad política de Castilla, recuperó las tierras ocupadas por los musulmanes y tuvo la intuición de apoyar el arriesgado proyecto de un marino genovés. Este libro es un retrato de su vida.
The Tsar's Travels: Home and Abroad 1881-1903
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,770. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
The Prequel to 'Road to Revolution': The Tsar Home and Abroad 1881-1903.
Road to Revolution: The Story of Nicholas and Alexandra's Children 1903-1912
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,600. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013 by SilverWood Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
The next instalment of ECS Bank's Romanov Series: the prequel to 'Road to Ekaterinburg' and the story of Nicholas and Alexandra's Children 1903-1912.
Farah Diba. Los bellos ojos de Persia. Del lujo y el poder a la soledad y el exilio
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,700. Language: Spanish. Published: November 8, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Farah Diba fue la última reina y única emperatriz de Irán, y al tiempo que vivió en el lujo desmedido, el gobierno que representaba sumió a su país en la desigualdad social. Así, ocupó tanto las portadas de las revistas del corazón como los bandos condenatorios a su régimen. Ésta es la historia de su vida.
Madame de Pompadour. La amante de Luis XV que llegó a ser la mujer más poderosa de Francia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: Spanish. Published: October 28, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Madame de Pompadour, además de cómplice de fogosidades, fue la gran compañera y consejera del Rey. Culta y decidida, apoyó el proyecto de la enciclopedia, se rodeó de los mas notables filósofos y literatos de la epoca, protegió el teatro y prohijó las mas variadas manifestaciones artísticas. Este libro revela a una mujer cuya personalidad y valía superan cualquier preconcepto general.
The Disobedient Queen: Katherine of Valois
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,160. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Katherine of Valois, born a French princess, was the wife of King Henry V of England, the mother of Henry VI, and ultimately the grandmother of Henry VII, the first Tudor king. In view of the current widespread interest in the Tudors, young adult readers will be fascinated by the story of the widowed Queen who fell in love with—and secretly married—the commoner who gave that dynasty its name.
Diana Inquest: The Untold Story
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Price: $8.45 USD. Words: 256,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Untold Story reveals how judicial corruption led to a seriously flawed verdict at the inquest into the deaths of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This is the gripping, true account of a judiciary hell-bent on ensuring that the jury would not be permitted to return a verdict of murder in the most significant and high profile inquest of our modern era.
De Greet Hofmans-affaire
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
De Greet Hofmans-affaire is de beruchte hofkwestie waarin een eenvoudige gebedsgenezeres het voortbestaan van het Nederlandse koningshuis in gevaar bracht. Lambert J. Giebels (1935-2011) was de eerste historicus die deze affaire in zijn geheel in kaart heeft weten te brengen.
Lady Di. La bella Princesa del pueblo que desafió a la Corona británica y se eternizo tras su muerte.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 41,320. Language: Spanish. Published: January 4, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Diana Frances Spencer, Lady Di, tuvo una breve y apasionante historia, que el presente libro evoca en su esencia. La trágica muerte de Diana, a los 36 años y en circunstancias dudosas, no hizo mas que elevar a la categoría de mito a esta mujer que vivió a medias, y que tuvo el coraje de desafiar los anquilosados hábitos de la Corona británica.
The Complete Princess Trilogy: Princess; Princess Sultana's Daughters; and Princess Sultana's Circle
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 228,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
For the first time, the bestselling PRINCESS books are available in one ebook. PRINCESS describes the true life of a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia where she lives in a "gilded cage" with no control over her own life. DAUGHTERS recounts Princess Sultana's battle to secure freedoms for her daughters. In the final book CIRCLE, Sultana saves other women from servitude.
Paris-London Connection: The Assassination of Princess Diana
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Paris-London Connection is the most shocking yet factual book written on the 1997 Paris crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This fast-moving but authoritative narrative exposes the people who ordered and carried out the assassination. It also reveals the huge level of coordinated state-authorised corruption in the subsequent investigations, including the London inquest.
Princess Sultana's Circle
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The powerful true story of Sultana continues with PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, the third book in Jean Sasson's internationally best selling Princess Trilogy. The forced marriage of Sultana’s niece to a cruel and depraved older man, and Sultana’s discovery of the harem of sex slaves kept by a royal cousin, make her more determined than ever to fight the oppression of women in Saudi Arabia.
Princess Sultana's Daughters
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Readers of PRINCESS were gripped by Jean Sasson's powerful indictment of women's lives behind the veil. Now, in the compelling sequel, Jean Sasson and Princess Sultana turn the spotlight on Sultana's two teenage daughters, Maha and Amani.
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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PRINCESS reveals the secret life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, from the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. A New York Times bestseller, PRINCESS was named one of the 500 Great Books by Women since 1300, an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, a Doubleday Book Club pick, & a Reader's Digest Selection
William IV, Mrs. Jordan, and the Family They Made
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,460. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
In the 21st century, most people know the life story of young Prince William who one day will be King. But what about the last King William? King William IV reigned from 1830 – 1837 and came to the Throne with a full family of children. However, none were by his wife. Who was this brood of illegitimate children and what became of them?
Twice Queen of France: Anne of Brittany
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
Anne of Brittany was only 12 when, in 1488, she became its Duchess, but already she was among the best-educated women of her era and she was determined to preserve the duchy’s independence. At 15 she averted takeover by France when she married its king, Charles VIII, and after he died she married his successor, Louis XII, becoming the only person ever twice crowned Queen of France. Ages 12 up.