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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151012992.  Daedalus Item Code: 43269
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (Read More)
 
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TIME—History's Greatest Events: 100 Turning Points That Changed the World: An Illustrated Journey
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603201629.  Daedalus Item Code: 50739
 
Abundantly illustrated with reproductions of art as well as color and black and white photos, this highly visual history of mankind offers a fast-paced tour of the major events in the development of ... (Read More)
 
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TIME: History's Greatest Images: The World's 100 Most Influential Photographs
Richard Stengal & Kelly Knauer, eds.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781603201971.  Daedalus Item Code: 50473
 
The invention of photography truly changed the way we see the world, and nearly two centuries later, images are still a major part of how we recall the past and process new information. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America
Tom Brokaw.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975123.  Daedalus Item Code: 43524
 
The top newsman at NBC for more than 20 years, Tom Brokaw has won every major award in broadcast journalism, and has gone on to write a string of hugely popular books about America and its people. ... (Read More)
 
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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
 
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
 
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Titanic Thompson: Card-Sharking, Gun-Slinging, Fast-Living American Legend
Kevin Cook.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330529952.  Daedalus Item Code: 43948
 
Traveling only with his golf clubs, a .45 revolver, and a suitcase full of cash, Alvin "Titanic" Thompson (1892–1974) killed five men, won and lost millions, and was married five times to teenaged ... (Read More)
 
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To Marry an English Lord: Tales of Wealth and Marriage, Sex and Snobbery
Gail MacColl & Carol McD. Wallace.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761171959.  Daedalus Item Code: 44156
 
From the Gilded Age until World War I, more than 100 American heiresses—including a Vanderbilt, a LaRoche, a Pfizer, and a Whitney—swapped their fortunes for titles, marrying into British peerage. ... (Read More)
 
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Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis
Terry Golway.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402217166.  Daedalus Item Code: 41397
 
This unique multimedia portrait shows a nation in crisis in the context of a president's direct communication with the public at the dawn of the media age. Historian Terry Golway examines how ... (Read More)
 
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The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans
Aidan Dodson & Salima Ikram.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051399.  Daedalus Item Code: 50420
 
From the pyramids and royal burial ground in the Valley of the Kings, and the tombs of queens like Ramesses II's consort Nefertari, to the far more numerous private tombs of such nobles as Rekhmire ... (Read More)
 
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Tools of the Trade: Takenaka Carpentry Museum—Kobe
M.K. Shankar.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9627283770.  Daedalus Item Code: 43754
 
Every bit as beautifully constructed and decorated as the fine products they were used to produce, the traditional tools in this book were the essential heart of any Japanese woodworker's shop; ... (Read More)
 
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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
 
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates Jr. leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of ... (Read More)
 
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The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846–1848
Martin Dugard.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803228122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43181
 
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are forever linked by history as the great military rivals of the Civil War. Yet less than two decades earlier they had been comrades—both West Point graduates, ... (Read More)
 
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