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Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750–1790
Jonathan Israel.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668090.  Daedalus Item Code: 50935
 
That the Enlightenment shaped modernity is uncontested, and yet remarkably few historians or philosophers have attempted to trace the process of ideas from the turmoil of the late 18th century to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375725609.  Daedalus Item Code: 59311
 
(Finalist for the National Book Award) The author of In the Garden of Beasts, Thunderstruck, and Isaac's Storm brings turn-of-the-century Chicago to vivid life in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Divorce of Henry VIII: The Untold Story
Catherine Fletcher.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099554899.  Daedalus Item Code: 50301
 
Originally published in Britain as Our Man in Rome, this debut history from Catherine Fletcher is "an eye-opening book, an intricate and fascinating story of an elusive man with an impossible ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
 
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
 
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Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717696.  Daedalus Item Code: 31887
 
After an elderly man jumped from New York's World Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy." Although British expatriate and ... (Read More)
 
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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero
Stephen Coote.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468701.  Daedalus Item Code: 41258
 
Sir Francis Drake was a pirate, explorer, and Protestant zealot, princely in his bearing and heroic if sometimes foolhardy in his enterprise. He is the archetypal Elizabethan sea-dog, and in this ... (Read More)
 
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Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
Simon Webb.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463780.  Daedalus Item Code: 40056
 
Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of London life for more than 150 years. In this history, Simon Webb reveals the schemes—perpetrated by ... (Read More)
 
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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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The East, the West, and Sex: A History of Erotic Encounters
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375414091.  Daedalus Item Code: 13680
 
In this rich and seductive narrative of the powerful erotic pull the East has always had for the West—a pervasive yet often ignored aspect of their long historical relationship—Richard Bernstein ... (Read More)
 
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Edge of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750–1850
Maya Jasanoff.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007180110.  Daedalus Item Code: 31039
 
(Winner of the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize and a Book of the Year in the Economist, the Guardian and the Sunday Times) The talented historian who also wrote 2011 Samuel Johnson ... (Read More)
 
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Edward III and the Triumph of England
Richard Barber.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780713998382.  Daedalus Item Code: 51554
 
Long viewed as either a backwater or a French satellite, England nonetheless defeated the French army at Crécy in 1346 and subsequently captured Calais, signaling a major change in Europe's balance ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens
Jane Dunn.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375708206.  Daedalus Item Code: 50340
 
The political and religious conflicts between Queen Elizabeth I and the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, have for centuries captured our imagination and inspired memorable dramas played out on stage and ... (Read More)
 
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