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At Home with Henry VIII: His Life, His Wives, His Palaces
Rose Shepherd.
Publisher: Cico Books.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781782491606.  Daedalus Item Code: 63568
Henry VIII remains perhaps the most recognizable of English kings, famous for his great weight, his fierce passions, and his six wives. But what was it really like to be Henry, or to be married to ... (Read More)
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Bannockburn: The Battle for a Nation
Alistair Moffat.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780272184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62210
Variously the director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottish Television, and BritainsDNA, as well as a former student-elected rector of the University of St. Andrews, Alistair Moffat was born ... (Read More)
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Bannockburn 1314: The Battle 700 Years On
Chris Brown.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750953795.  Daedalus Item Code: 62353
In the most legendary battle in Scottish history, a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated more than 15,000 of Edward II's troops at Bannockburn. In an era when such clashes rarely lasted ... (Read More)
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The Borgias
Christopher Hibbert.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849019941.  Daedalus Item Code: 62364
The Borgias are synonymous with the corruption and ambition of Renaissance Italy, and here the author of The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici and Rome: The Biography of a City spins ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms, 1314–1485
Peter Reid.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295349.  Daedalus Item Code: 63151
From 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors, a period that saw the unprecedented supremacy of the English armies over those of Scotland and France. The former ... (Read More)
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire. Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 62376
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
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Death in Florence: The Medici, Savonarola, and the Battle for the Soul of a Renaissance City
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605988269.  Daedalus Item Code: 63249
The author of the Somerset Maugham Award–winning novel A Season in Abyssinia and the nonfiction Aventis Prize finalist Mendeleyev's Dream here recasts the culture wars and political ... (Read More)
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Decorative Arts: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance: The Complete Plates
Carl Becker. Carsten-Peter Warncke, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783836505185.  Daedalus Item Code: 31721
When this stunning catalogue was originally published in three volumes, from 1852–63, what purchasers received was, in essence, a small museum in print. The 216 hand-colored copperplate engravings ... (Read More)
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Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
Jane Gleeson-White.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088960.  Daedalus Item Code: 61176
In a surprisingly entertaining history filled with colorful characters, Jane Gleeson-White takes us from the ancient origins of accounting in Mesopotamia to the frontiers of modern finance. At the ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345521361.  Daedalus Item Code: 62050
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408836613.  Daedalus Item Code: 53282
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
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