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Published in July 2017
Edward VII: The Prince of Wales and the Women He Loved by Catharine Arnold. Biography of Queen Victoria's son "Bertie." While the scandals resulting from his love affairs were a blight on the royal family, he became a surprisingly modern monarch.
Gender and Politics in Eighteenth-Century Sweden: Queen Louisa Ulrika (1720-1782) by Elise M. Dermineur. The life and political role of Prussian princess who married King Adolf Frederick of Sweden.
The Wandering Princess: Princess Hélène of France, Duchess of Aosta (1871-1951) by Edward Hanson. Great grand-daughter of French king Louis Philippe I, Helene married into the royal family of Italy. She became a big-game hunter, explorer, travel writer, and head of the Italian Red Cross nurses during the First World War.
The Rhetoric of Emperor Hirohito by Takeshi Suzuki. Investigates the wartime role of Japanese emperor Hirohito and changes to the Emperor System.
Sargon II, King of Assyria by Josette Elayi. This biography of the Assyrian king addresses his role in the disappearance of the kingdom of Israel and how he enlarged the borders of the Assyrian Empire. Includes maps.
Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory Over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941 by Jeff Pearce. In 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. But Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie, his soldiers, and the world said no. Includes never-before-seen photos. (New paperback edition.)
The Emperor's Barber by Graham Wade. Fictional account of a Turkish barber who becomes the confidant of Catherine the Great's insane son, Russian tsar Paul I.
Published in June 2017
Kings of Georgian Britain by Catherine Curzon. The lives of the four King Georges and the events that shaped their characters and reigns, from love affairs to family feuds.
The King Who Had To Go: Edward Vlll, Mrs Simpson and the Hidden Politics of the Abdication Crisis by Adrian Phillips. Reveals the harsh realities of how government responds when a British monarch steps out of line.
A Royal Couple in Canada: Official Vists by Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip by Allison Lawlor. Photographs from more than 60 years of royal visits to Canada.
Prince Harry: The Inside Story by Duncan Larcombe. Biography written by a former Royal Editor for the Sun newspaper in London.
Treachery and Retribution: England's Dukes, Marquesses and Earls, 1066-1707 by Andrew Rawson. The history of England's turbulent times told through the stories of the country's nobility.
Diana, Princess of Wales
Diana: Her True Story -- in Her Own Words by Andrew Morton is a fully revised edition of the book Princess Diana secretly helped the author write in 1992. Now, 25 years on, Andrew Morton has revisited the princess's secret tapes for new insights into her life and mind.
Diana: I'm Going to Be Me by Phil Dampier. The "People's Princess" revealed in her own words.
Diana, the People's Princess: A Celebration of Her Life and Legacy 20 Years on by Nicholas Owen. An illustrated look at the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a car accident at the age of 36. (Updated from the original 1997 edition.)
Death Rites and Hawaiian Royalty by Ralph Thomas Kam. Funerary practices in the Kamehameha and Kalakaua dynasties, 1819-1953. Includes dozens of historic drawings and photographs.
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