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Robert Lacey is a British historian noted for his original research, which gets him close to - and often living alongside - his subjects. He is the author of numerous international bestsellers.After writing his first works of historical biography, Robert, Earl of Essex and Sir Walter Ralegh, Robert wrote Majesty, his pioneering biography of Queen Elizabeth II. Published in 1977, Majesty remainsacknowledged as the definitive study of British monarchy - a subject on which the author continues to write and lecture around the world, appearing regularly on ABC's Good Morning America and on CNN's Larry King Live.The Kingdom, a study of Saudi Arabia published in 1981, is similarly acknowledged as required reading for businessmen, diplomats and students all over the world. To research The Kingdom, Robert and his wife Sandi took their family to live for eighteen months beside the Red Sea in Jeddah. Going out into the desert, this was when Robert earned his title as the "method actor" of contemporary biographers.In March 1984 Robert Lacey took his family to live in Detroit, Michigan, to write Ford: the Men and the Machine, a best seller on both sides of the Atlantic which formed the basis for the TV mini-series of the same title, starring Cliff Robertson.Robert's other books include biographies of the gangster Meyer Lansky, Princess Grace of Monaco and a study of Sotheby's auction house. He co- authored The Year 1000 - An Englishman's World, a description of life at the turn of the last millennium. In 2002, the Golden Jubilee Year of Queen Elizabeth II, he published Royal (Monarch in America), hailed by Andrew Roberts in London's Sunday Telegraph as "compulsively readable", and by Martin Amis in The New Yorker as "definitive".With the publication of his Great Tales Robert Lacey returns to his first love - history. Robert Lacey is currently the historical consultant to the award-winning Netflix series "The Crown".
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The Crown
The Official Companion, Volume 1
Robert Lacey - Oct 17, 2017
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The official companion to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and exclusive images.Starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, Netflix's original series The Crown, created by Peter Morgan and growing o...
Great Tales from English History (omnibus)
Robert Lacey - Nov 12, 2007
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A feast for history lovers--the whole colorful parade of English history brilliantly captured in a single volume.From ancient times to the present day, the story of England has been laced with drama, intrigue, courage, and passion. In GREAT TALES FROM ENGLISH HISTORY, Robert Lacey recounts the remarkable episodes that shaped a nation as only a grea...
Inside the Kingdom
Kings, Clerics, Modernists, Terrorists, and the Struggle for Saudi Arabia
Robert Lacey - Aug 29, 2009
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What happened in the Middle East's oil-rich powerhouse while we weren't looking? Saudi Arabia is a country defined by paradox. It's a modern state driven by contemporary technology & possessed of vast oil deposits, yet its powerful religious establishment would have its customs & practices rolled back 1000 years to match those of the prophet Muhamm...
Great Tales from English History, Vol 1
The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More
Robert Lacey - Jun 03, 2004
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With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England -- from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman. The greatest historians are vivid storytellers, Robert Lacey reminds us, and in Great Tales from English History, he proves his place among them,...
The Kingdom
Arabia & The House of Sa'ud
Robert Lacey - Jan 01, 1982 (first published in 1981)
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The Kingdom is the story of a country--a country of astonishing contrasts, where routine computer printouts open with the words "In the name of God," where men who grew up in goat-hair tents now dominate the money markets of the world, and where murderers and adulterers are publicly executed in the street. By its own reckoning, this country is just...
Great Tales from English History, Vol 3
Captain Cook, Samuel Johnson, Queen Victoria, Charles Darwin, Edward the Abdicator, and More
Robert Lacey - Dec 01, 2006 (first published in 2004)
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With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England -- from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman. The greatest historians are vivid storytellers, Robert Lacey reminds us, and in Great Tales from English History, he proves his place among them,...
Ford
Robert Lacey - Jun 01, 1986
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Spanning more than a hundred years and four generations, the story of Henry Ford, the automobile company he created, and the dynasty he founded is one of the great dramas of our time, yet never before has it been told from beginning to end in all its richness. Now Robert Lacey has captured in one volume the public achievements and the private trage...
Great Tales from English History, Vol 2
Joan of Arc, the Princes in the Tower, Bloody Mary, Oliver Cromwell, Sir Isaac Newton, and More
Robert Lacey - Nov 11, 2009 (first published in 2004)
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Unforgettable stories from the England of Chaucer, Shakespeare, and beyond-the rich second volume of great tales by a master of British popular history....
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Queen Mother by Robert Lacey
Elizabeth II by Robert Lacey
Drake and the Golden Hinde by
The French Revolution 1 by
French Revolution by
The Rise of Napoleon by Robert Lacey
Gulf Charities and Islamic Philanthropy in the Age of Terror and Beyond by
Die Sotheby's Story. Hinter den Kulissen des internationalen Kunstgeschäfts. by Robert Lacey
The Peninsula War by Robert Lacey
The Crown vol. 2 by Robert Lacey
The Retreat From Moscow, 1812 by
The Queens Of The North Atlantic by Robert Lacey
The House of Six by Jan Six van Hillegom
The Crown Series Robert Lacey Collection 2 Books Set Netflix HIT Series (The Crown, The Crown by Robert Lacey
Pakiet The Crown. Oficjalny przewodnik po serialu. Tom 1-2 by Robert Lacey
Princess by Robert Lacey
Monarch by Robert Lacey
Little Man by Robert Lacey
Aristocrats by Robert Lacey
Majesty by Robert Lacey
The Man Who Invented Las Vegas by W.R. Wilkerson III
The Year 1000 by Robert Lacey, Danny Danziger
A Brief Life of the Queen by Robert Lacey
Arabia by Michael Hamilton Morgan
The Crown by Robert Lacey
Grace by Robert Lacey
Sir Walter Ralegh by Robert Lacey
The Life and Times of Henry VIII by Robert Lacey
Sotheby's by Robert Lacey
Model Woman by Robert Lacey
The Queen by Robert Lacey
Robert, Earl of Essex by Robert Lacey
Royal by Robert Lacey
Battle of Brothers by Robert Lacey
The Queen Mother's Century by Robert Lacey
The Crown by Flora Harding, Robert Lacey, Anne Glenconner