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Hugh Thomas

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Hugh Thomas is the author of numerous works of history, including Conquest: Montezuma, Cortés, and the Fall of Old Mexico and Cuba, or The Pursuit of Freedom. He lives in London.

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The Transylvanian Trilogy, Volume I
They Were Counted
Written by Miklos Banffy
Introduction by Hugh Thomas


Format: Hardcover, 696 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $30.00

The celebrated The Transylvanian Trilogy by Count Miklós Bánffy is a stunning historical epic set in the lost world of the Hungarian aristocracy just before World War I. Written in the 1930s and first discovered by the English-speaking world after the fall of communism in Hungary, Bánffy’s novels were translated in... Read more >

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The Monk

Written by Matthew Lewis
Introduction by Hugh Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: April 9, 2002
Price: $23.00

When Matthew Lewis’s The Monk was published in 1796, readers were shocked by this gripping and horrific novel. Lewis’s story, which drove the House of Commons—of which he was a member—to deem him licentious and perverse, follows the abbot Ambrosio as he is tempted into a world of incest, murder, and... Read more >
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The Monk

Written by Matthew Lewis
Introduction by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $2.99

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Cuba
La lucha por la libertad
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 1296 pages
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
On Sale: February 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

La isla de Cuba fue, desde la segunda mitad del siglo XVIII, un territorio clave para el control del tráfico marítimo de las rutas hacia el Nuevo Mundo. Su privilegiada situación geo­gráfica y la mezcla de culturas y tradiciones han hecho de esta pequeña isla un lugar esencial en el Caribe... Read more >

The Golden Empire
Spain, Charles V, and the Creation of America
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 672 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $20.99

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Rivers of Gold
The Rise of the Spanish Empire, from Columbus to Magellan
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 720 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: November 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

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The Spanish Civil War
Revised Edition
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 1136 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $24.95

A masterpiece of the historian’s art, Hugh Thomas’s The Spanish Civil War remains the best, most engrossing narrative of one of the most emblematic and misunderstood wars of the twentieth century. Revised and updated with significant new material, including new revelations about atrocities perpetrated against civilians by both sides in this... Read more >
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The Spanish Civil War
Revised Edition
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 1136 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 6, 2013
Price: $18.99

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August 11, 2015
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World Without End
Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 11, 2015
Price: $35.00

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World Without End
Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire
Written by Hugh Thomas


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: August 11, 2015
Price: $14.99

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