Lancaster Against York: The Wars of the Roses and the Foundation of Modern Britain

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$39.99  $36.79
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St. Martins Press-3PL
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Pages
353
Dimensions
6.1 X 1.2 X 9.1 inches | 1.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781403966728

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About the Author

Trevor Royle is a historian, specializing in war and empire. His previous books include Civil War: The Wars of Three Kingdoms, Crimea: The Great Crimean War 1854-1856, and Winds of Change: The End of Empire in Africa. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Associate Editor of The Sunday Herald. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Reviews

Praise for Trevor Royle's previous books: "A well-written and thorough study."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Thorough and informative."--"Publishers Weekly"""
"Trevor Royle's achievement is to have skillfully encompassed and explained the complexities of his subject in a single volume..." - "New York Review of Books" on "Crimea"""

"To understand the Wars of the Roses, one should read Shakespeare's History Plays for the epic drama, and Trevor Royle's Lancaster Against York for the epic truth. Royle has produced a tremendous achievement: a modern classic for all times." - Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire" 

"Royle does a good job of capturing the mood of the country, roiled by great economic uncertainty during the years of the Yorkist uprising. He leaves no stone unturned in this exhaustive retelling, and he has a sharp eye for detail... Royle's meticulous research makes this a welcome addition to the body of literature about this pivotal epoch in English history." - "Kirkus Reviews"

"Royle paints a broad, satisfying picture, illuminating Henry IV’s reign." --"Library Journal" Praise for Trevor Royle's previous books: "A well-written and thorough study."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Thorough and informative."--"Publishers Weekly"""&nbsp
"To understand the Wars of the Roses, one should read Shakespeare's History Plays for the epic drama, and Trevor Royle's Lancaster Against York for the epic truth. Royle has produced a tremendous achievement: a modern classic for all times." - Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of "Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire"

"Royle does a good job of capturing the mood of the country, roiled by great economic uncertainty during the years of the Yorkist uprising. He leaves no stone unturned in this exhaustive retelling, and he has a sharp eye for detail... Royle's meticulous research makes this a welcome addition to the body of literature about this pivotal epoch in English history." - "Kirkus Reviews"

"Royle paints a broad, satisfying picture, illuminating Henry IV's reign." --"Library Journal" Praise for Trevor Royle's previous books: "A well-written and thorough study."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Thorough and informative."--"Publishers Weekly"""

"Trevor Royle's achievement is to have skillfully encompassed and explained the complexities of his subject in a single volume..." - "New York Review of Books" on "Crimea"""

To understand the Wars of the Roses, one should read Shakespeare's History Plays for the epic drama, and Trevor Royle's Lancaster Against York for the epic truth. Royle has produced a tremendous achievement: a modern classic for all times. "Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire"

Royle does a good job of capturing the mood of the country, roiled by great economic uncertainty during the years of the Yorkist uprising. He leaves no stone unturned in this exhaustive retelling, and he has a sharp eye for detail... Royle's meticulous research makes this a welcome addition to the body of literature about this pivotal epoch in English history. "Kirkus Reviews"

Royle paints a broad, satisfying picture, illuminating Henry IV's reign. "Library Journal"

A well-written and thorough study. "The New York Times Book Review"

Thorough and informative. "Publishers Weekly"

Trevor Royle's achievement is to have skillfully encompassed and explained the complexities of his subject in a single volume "New York Review of Books on Crimea""

"To understand the Wars of the Roses, one should read Shakespeare's History Plays for the epic drama, and Trevor Royle's Lancaster Against York for the epic truth. Royle has produced a tremendous achievement: a modern classic for all times." --Amanda Foreman, bestselling author of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire

"Royle does a good job of capturing the mood of the country, roiled by great economic uncertainty during the years of the Yorkist uprising. He leaves no stone unturned in this exhaustive retelling, and he has a sharp eye for detail... Royle's meticulous research makes this a welcome addition to the body of literature about this pivotal epoch in English history." --Kirkus Reviews

"Royle paints a broad, satisfying picture, illuminating Henry IV's reign." --Library Journal

"A well-written and thorough study." --The New York Times Book Review

"Thorough and informative." --Publishers Weekly

"Trevor Royle's achievement is to have skillfully encompassed and explained the complexities of his subject in a single volume..." --New York Review of Books on Crimea

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