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Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry and Spectacular Design
Trea Martyn.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217014.  Daedalus Item Code: 52425
A historian of gardens, Trea Martyn here offers the beguiling story of how Elizabeth I's two great courtiers fought a lifelong duel for her affections by creating ever more lavish gardens for their ... (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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The Elizabethans
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099547143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52594
This sweeping panorama of the Elizabethan age from the author of The Victorians and Dante in Love reveals a time of strange and remarkable personages and vast political and social ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59183
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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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127758.  Daedalus Item Code: 59825
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
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Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion
Frank Prochaska.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199640614.  Daedalus Item Code: 50936
The American experiment in democracy was intensely fascinating among the Victorians, in part because it was seen to anticipate the future of Britain. They were able to examine the U.S. Constitution ... (Read More)
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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (Three-Volume Set): Before and During the Holocaust
Shmuel Spector & Geoffrey Wigoder, eds. Elie Wiesel, foreword.
Publisher: New York University.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9780814793565.  Daedalus Item Code: 52113
(Winner of the 2001 National Jewish Book Award for Reference and named the Best Reference Book of 2001 by the Association of Jewish Libraries and Library Journal) Today throughout much ... (Read More)
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
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Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War
Paul Kennedy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067619.  Daedalus Item Code: 52564
The author of The Parliament of Man and The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers here provides a nuts-and-bolts account of how solving specific problems led to improving strategic factors ... (Read More)
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Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers
Frank Westerman.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099461647.  Daedalus Item Code: 40134
This is the story of two journeys—one literal, one imaginary—through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Writers of renown, described by Stalin as "engineers of the soul," were ... (Read More)
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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848871731.  Daedalus Item Code: 38321
A symbol of the Industrial Revolution and a cornerstone of modern commerce, the railroad has also been one of the most powerful weapons of modern war. As British transport writer and broadcaster ... (Read More)
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