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"Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant glimpse into the bedrooms of the infamous king and his six wives"--Container.
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Henry VIII of England divorces his first wife, Katharine of Aragon, who has failed to produce a male heir. Instead, he favors the young and beautiful Anne Boleyn. Henry weds Anne and soon she gives him a child. The girl, Elizabeth, is a bitter...
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"It is an immense work of painstaking erudition, and will undoubtedly be the standard text for this generation."-- Times Literary Supplement "Both the completeness of this volume and the care with which it has been produced will gain for it the...
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A fascinating debut biography of Jane Boleyn, the lady-in-waiting who witnessed and survived Henry VIII's perilous reign, until she too became a victim. In a life of extraordinary drama, Jane Boleyn was catapulted from the obscurity of the English...
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carolwu96 added a title to their For later shelf Jan 24 2021
Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eighteenth century, to uncover key economic and social patterns and shows that modern economic growth and the diffusion of knowledge have allowed us to...
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