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The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death
John Kelly.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007150700.  Daedalus Item Code: 51092
 
Second only to World War II in terms of human disaster, the "Black Death" traveled across medieval Europe and in just over a thousand days (1347–51) killed a third of its population—25 million ... (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: 50372
 
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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In Pursuit of the Absolute Art of the Ancient World: The George Ortiz Collection
George Ortiz. John Boardman, intro.
Publisher: Benteli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783716510261.  Daedalus Item Code: 32653
 
For more than 60 years the Paris-born collector George Ortiz has assiduously traveled the world in search of the finest ancient art. The fruits of his labors are shown here in 291 color ... (Read More)
 
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In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death & the World It Made
Norman F. Cantor.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476797748.  Daedalus Item Code: 59160
 
The Black Death was the 14th century's equivalent of a nuclear war, assays medieval history professor Norman Cantor. It wiped out one-third of Europe's population, and radically changed the lives of ... (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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780271025377.  Daedalus Item Code: 42129
 
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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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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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art
Carola Hicks.
Publisher: Pimlico.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951870.  Daedalus Item Code: 51094
 
The crowning glory of the Chapel of King's College in Cambridge is its stained glass windows, the triumphant culmination of a project completed despite wars, the deaths of kings, and violent ... (Read More)
 
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The Knight in History
Frances Gies.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060914134.  Daedalus Item Code: 51252
 
Emerging from the embattled early Middle Ages, the armored knight revolutionized warfare and quickly became a mythic figure in history. Medievalist Frances Gies takes us from the knight's earliest ... (Read More)
 
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Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Dianne Hales.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451658965.  Daedalus Item Code: 50792
 
Everybody knows her smile, yet almost no one knows her story. Lisa Gherardini (1479–1542) was a quintessential woman of her times, living through a tumult of political upheavals, family dramas, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312421298.  Daedalus Item Code: 34986
 
Before he gave us Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Big Chief Elizabeth, Giles Milton's first book was this sparkling travelogue in the legendary footsteps of Sir John Mandeville, the ... (Read More)
 
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