Series: Profiles in Power

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Alexander I (Profiles in Power) by Janet M. Hartley
Ataturk (Profiles in Power) by A.L. Macfie
Attlee (Profiles In Power) by Robert D. Pearce
Bismarck by Katharine Lerman
Castro (2nd Edition) by Sebastian Balfour
Catherine De' Medici by R. J. Knecht
Catherine the Great by Simon Dixon
Churchill (Profiles in Power Series) by Keith Robbins
Disraeli by Ian Machin
Elder Pitt (Profiles In Power) by Marie Peters
Elizabeth I by Christopher Haigh
Ferdinand and Isabella (Profiles in Power) by J. Edwards
Francis Joseph (Profiles in Power) by Steven Beller
Franco: Profiles in Power by Sheelagh Ellwood
Gandhi by David Arnold
De Gaulle (Profiles In Power) by Andrew Shennan
Gorbachev by Martin McCauley
The Great Elector: Frederick William of Brandenburg - Prussia (Profiles in Power Series) by Derek McKay
Gustavus Adolphus by Michael Roberts
Ivan the Terrible by Maureen Perrie
James VI and I (Profiles in Power) by Roger Lockyer
Joseph II (Profiles in Power) by T. C. W. Blanning
Juarez (Profiles in Power) by Brian R. Hamnett
Kaiser Wilhelm II: A Life in Power by Christopher Clark
Kennedy by Hugh Brogan
Lenin [Profiles in Power] by Beryl Williams
Lloyd George (Profiles In Power) by Martin Pugh
Macmillan (Profiles in Power) by John Turner
Mao by S. G. Breslin
Napoleon (Profiles in Power) by Geoffrey Ellis
Napoleon III (Profiles in Power) by James F. McMillan
Nasser (Profiles in Power Series)(Paper) by Peter Woodward
Oliver Cromwell by Barry Coward
Peter the Great by M. S. Anderson
Porfirio Diaz by Paul Garner
Richelieu (Profiles in Power) by R. J. Knecht
Robespierre by John Hardman
Trotsky by Geoffrey Swain

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