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The Rise of Female Kings in Europe, 1300–1800
William Monter.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300173277.  Daedalus Item Code: 42497
 
In this lively bit of distaff history, William Monter sketches Europe's increasing acceptance of autonomous female rulers between the late Middle Ages and the French Revolution—despite the fact that ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Fort: Fly on the Wall
Mick Manning & Brita Granstrom.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845071240.  Daedalus Item Code: 32129
 
In this sketchbook-style illustrated history, Smarties Book Prize winners Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom take readers 6 to 9 to the British frontier of the Roman Empire with Vespian's centurions as ... (Read More)
 
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Romanov Riches: Russian Writers and Artists Under the Tsars
Solomon Volkov. Anotonina W. Bouis, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270634.  Daedalus Item Code: 38426
 
In a sweeping cultural history of Russia, stretching from the rise of the Romanovs in 1613 to their downfall three centuries later, Solomon Volkov unwinds the twisted relationship between Russian art ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa
Kenneth S. Broun.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199740222.  Daedalus Item Code: 34488
 
When South Africa's apartheid government charged the late Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death; the support that he and his ... (Read More)
 
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Sacred Causes: The Clash of Religion and Politics, from the Great War to the War on Terror
Michael Burleigh.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060580964.  Daedalus Item Code: 32168
 
Religion has been both the tool and the foil of totalitarian governments, argues Michael Burleigh, who here profiles such dictators as Hitler, Stalin, and Franco, each of whom quashed existing ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea, The Sea
Xenophon. Rex Warner, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026312.  Daedalus Item Code: 32339
 
Born in Athens in the 5th century BC, devoted to Socrates and a supporter of Sparta, Xenophon produced an extraordinary eyewitness account of the attempt of a Greek mercenary army—the Ten Thousand—to ... (Read More)
 
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The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC
Rita E. Freed, Lawrence M. Berman, Denise M. Doxey & Nicholas S. Picardo.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780878467488.  Daedalus Item Code: 33695
 
In 1915, a team of American archaeologists in Bersha, Egypt, blasted through solid rock to reach a tomb later to be designated as "10A." Inside this tomb they found a mummy, an exquisitely painted ... (Read More)
 
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Selling Hitler: His Classic Account of the Hitler Diaries
Robert Harris.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099562344.  Daedalus Item Code: 32444
 
April 1945: From the ruins of Berlin, a Luftwaffe transport plane takes off carrying secret papers belonging to Adolf Hitler. Half an hour later, it crashes in flames. April 1983: In a bank vault in ... (Read More)
 
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Servants' Hall: A Real Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance
Margaret Powell.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250043450.  Daedalus Item Code: 49041
 
In this 1979 follow-up to her wildly popular memoir Below Stairs—a primary inspiration for Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey—Margaret Powell relates a true romantic story ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Pegasus/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620909102.  Daedalus Item Code: 42289
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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