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The Gods of Olympus: A History
Barbara Graziosi.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091571.  Daedalus Item Code: 54508
 
The author of Inventing Homer and Homer in the Twentieth Century, classics professor Barbara Graziosi here offers an elegant and entertaining account of the evolution of Greek gods ... (Read More)
 
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The Good Rat: A True Story
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060856694.  Daedalus Item Code: 51309
 
In a history every bit as compelling as The Godfather, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Branch Rickey and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight gives us a look through the ... (Read More)
 
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Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year
Charles Bracelen Flood.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820281.  Daedalus Item Code: 51779
 
Shortly after losing all of his wealth in an 1884 swindle, Ulysses S. Grant learned that he had terminal throat and mouth cancer. To protect his family from financial hardship, a determined Grant ... (Read More)
 
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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
 
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
 
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A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England
Gordon Corrigan.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605985794.  Daedalus Item Code: 60832
 
Fought over English claims in France—both to the throne by right of inheritance, and to continental lands that had variously been Norman or English—the Hundred Years' War raged off and on in France ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Hall of American Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119445.  Daedalus Item Code: 32464
 
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
 
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Great War Britain: The First World War at Home
Lucinda Gosling.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752491882.  Daedalus Item Code: 54405
 
The declaration of war in August 1914 was to change British society irrevocably as the conflict came to dominate almost every aspect of civilian life over the next four years. Targeted at a ... (Read More)
 
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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
 
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
 
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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Douglas Hunter.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916807.  Daedalus Item Code: 31899
 
The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northeastern passage over ... (Read More)
 
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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
Edmund de Waal.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312569372.  Daedalus Item Code: 54512
 
(Winner of the 2010 Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Award for Biography and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize) A maker of beautiful pots that become more and more prized as they ... (Read More)
 
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