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William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


A Biography of Cromwell

by Estelle Ross

IN THE CLOSING YEAR OF the sixteenth century, in the quiet little town of Huntingdon, Oliver Cromwell first saw the light. He was born on April 25, 1599, and baptized at St John's Church on the 9th of the same...


The Lithic Garden

by Mailan S. Doquang

The Lithic Garden offers innovative perspectives on the role of ornament in medieval church design. Focusing on the foliate friezes articulating iconic French monuments such as Amiens Cathedral, it demonstrates...


Critics, Coteries, and Pre-Raphaelite Celebrity

by Wendy Graham

Founded by a band of young iconoclasts, the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood stunned Victorian England with its revaluation of culture and lifestyle. With Pre-Raphaelitism ascendant in the 1850s and canonical by the...


Italy in the Dark Ages

by Janet Penrose Trevelyan

WHEN the Emperor Diocletian, towards the end of the third century A. D., set himself to reorganize the government of the known world, his stout heart may well have quailed before the magnitude of the task before...


French History from Caesar to Waterloo

by Mary Robinson

When Julius Caesar invaded the country, some fifty years before the birth of Christ, he found it divided into three principal parts: there was Aquitaine, the land of springs and waters, extending, in the southwest,...


Treedom

by Takashi Kobayashi

Treedom is an exploration of Japan's most well-known treehouse builder Takashi Kobayashi. Takahashi, who has been featured in the New York Times and on Animal Planet's Treehouse Masters, as well as many television...


New Carbon Architecture

by Bruce King

It’s time to move past “green buildings,” which alone aren’t enough to halt climate change. The New Carbon Architecture explores how biomimicry-inspired innovations in architecture and construction –...


On the Fortunes and Misfortunes of Art in Post-War Germany

by Hans-Jürgen Syberberg

Shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall, an unconventional book appeared in Germany which ignited a firestorm of cultural debate. Decried by many as the work of a dangerous mind, it was defended by the more...


A History of Rome During the Later Republic and Early Principate

by A. H. J. Greenridge

The period of Roman history on which we now enter is, like so many that had preceded it, a period of revolt, directly aimed against the existing conditions of society and, through the means taken to satisfy...


A Brief History of the Knights Templar

by James Burnes

The natural desire to visit places which have been the scene of memorable actions, or the abode of distinguished personages, had from a very early period drawn pious pilgrims from the east and the west to view...


Sensing Architecture

by Owen Hopkins, Dervla MacManus, Kate Goodwin & Nick Dunn et al.

Sensing Architecture sets out to provide a thoughtful commentary on our lived experience of inhabiting the world from several different and often surprising angles. The essays derive from a symposium of the...


The Panama Canal

by Harry Clow Boardman

Great book over the entire history of the Panamal Canal. 


A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe

In 1665 the plague swept through London, claiming over 97,000 lives. Daniel Defoe was just five at the time of the plague, but he later called on his own memories, as well as his writing experience, to create...


The Complete Works of Shakespeare

by William Shakespeare

This collection gathers together the works by William Shakespeare in a single, convenient, high quality, and extremely low priced Kindle volume! The Comedies: A Midsummer Night's Dream All's Well That Ends Well...


The Power and Politics of Art in Postrevolutionary Mexico

by Stephanie J. Smith

Stephanie J. Smith brings Mexican politics and art together, chronicling the turbulent relations between radical artists and the postrevolutionary Mexican state. The revolution opened space for new political...


Shakespeare - His Birthplace and Its Neighbourhood

by John R. Wise

First published in 1861, "Shakespeare: His Birthplace and its Neighbourhood" contains a detailed history of the English town Stratford-upon-Avon and its surrounding areas by John R. Wise. John Richard de Capel...


The Story of Ancient Egypt (Serapis Classics)

by James Baikie

If we were asked to name the most interesting country in the world, I suppose that most people would say Palestine—not because there is anything so very wonderful in the land itself, but because of all the...


The Story of the Crusades (Serapis Classics)

by Edith Wilmot-Buxtun

The two hundred years which cover, roughly speaking, the actual period of the Holy War, are crammed with an interest that never grows dim. Gallant figures, noble knights, generous foes, valiant women, eager...


From Conflict to Inclusion in Housing

by Graham Cairns, Georgios Artopoulos & Kirsten Day

Socio-political views on housing have been brought to the fore in recent years by global economic crises, a notable rise of international migration and intensified trans-regional movement phenomena. Adopting...