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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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Fatal Colours: Towton, 1461...England's Most Brutal Battle
George Goodwin. David Starkey, intro.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248684.  Daedalus Item Code: 51170
When Henry V died in 1422, England's great warrior king was succeeded by his infant son, Henry VI. Historian George Goodwin chronicles Henry VI's disastrous reign and the savage First War of the ... (Read More)
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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made
Philip Bobbitt.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120748.  Daedalus Item Code: 52628
Written by Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli in the early 16th century, The Prince is considered one of the most influential books on politics and power in ... (Read More)
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The Golden Ass
Apuleius. Sarah Ruden, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300154771.  Daedalus Item Code: 51987
This 2011 translation breathes new life into Apuleius's classic work. Sarah Ruden follows up her well-received edition of Vergil's Aeneid ("the first translation since Dryden's that can be ... (Read More)
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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Lucius Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about ... (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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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 Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780877488.  Daedalus Item Code: 42359
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (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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The History of the Reign of King Henry VII
Francis Bacon. Brian Thompson, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843917083.  Daedalus Item Code: 53711
Chiefly remembered for his role in ending the Wars of the Roses, Henry VII remains a rather mysterious figure whose reign was marked by rebellions and unpopular taxes. Written nearly a century after ... (Read More)
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Italian Paintings 1250–1450: In the John G. Johnson Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Carl Brandon Strehlke.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780876331842.  Daedalus Item Code: 42130
When Philadelphia lawyer John G. Johnson began to collect art in the late 19th century, he made Italian paintings from the early Renaissance a specialty, and eventually donated his distinguished ... (Read More)
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