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    Richard III (Revealing History (Paperback)) (Paperback) By (author) Michael Hicks

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    DescriptionRichard III has been written off in history as one of England's evil kings. His usurpation of the throne from his nephew Edward V and then subsequent generations of pro-Tudor historians ensured his fame as the disfigured murderer portrayed by Shakespeare. In the twentieth century, Richard found his apologists, those who saw him as more sinned against than sinning. This biography - by the leading expert on Richard - strips away the propaganda of the centuries to rescue Richard from his critics and supporters alike, providing a balanced and compelling portrait of this most infamous of kings.


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    Title
    Richard III
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Hicks
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 350 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752425894
    ISBN 10: 0752425897
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: BGH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLC
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: CT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    B&T Approval Code: A15202020
    BISAC V2.8: BIO014000
    DC21: 942.046092
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000
    LC classification: DA260
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBK
    Thema V1.0: DNBH, NHDJ
    Illustrations note
    16 col pls, b/w figs
    Publisher
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    The History Press Ltd
    Publication date
    01 October 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Stroud
    Author Information
    Michael Hicks is Professor of History at King Alfred's College, Winchester. He has written extensively on medieval England and is regarded by many as the leading expert on the Yorkist dynasty.
    Review quote
    ..". a fascinating odyssey into English history."