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The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century
William Rosen.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025893.  Daedalus Item Code: 63458
In May 1315, it started to rain, and for the seven disastrous years that followed, Europeans would be visited by a series of curses unseen since the book of Exodus: floods, ice, failures of crops and ... (Read More)
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A Time to Dance, a Time to Die: The Extraordinary Story of the Dancing Plague of 1518
John Waller.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848310537.  Daedalus Item Code: 62467
In July 1518 a mysterious and terrifying epidemic struck the city of Strasbourg. Hundreds of men and women began dancing wildly, day after day, in the punishing summer heat. They did not want to ... (Read More)
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Titian: The Last Days
Mark Hudson.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802710765.  Daedalus Item Code: 31925
The author of Our Grandmothers' Drums, which won the Somerset Maugham and Thomas Cook awards, Mark Hudson here admires the remarkable, highly experimental late work of Tiziano Vecelli ... (Read More)
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (Read More)
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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984896.  Daedalus Item Code: 62331
The Republic of Venice was the first great economic, cultural, and naval power of the modern world, notes Paul Strathern; after its ascendency in the late 13th century, Venice enjoyed centuries of ... (Read More)
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The World of Philip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times
Elin C. Danien, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780934718943.  Daedalus Item Code: 61998
The magnetism of the man known as Alexander the Great, along with that of his father, Philip of Macedon, remains almost tangible thousands of years later, felt by people in all times; scholars of ... (Read More)
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The Young Elizabeth
Alison Plowden.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459431.  Daedalus Item Code: 41638
"A lucid, well-researched, but unpedantic narrative of 16th-century English royal life and death at a brutal time when a successful noble was one who kept his or her head while others were losing ... (Read More)
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