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The Borgias: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345526915.  Daedalus Item Code: 51238
 
Throughout a tumultuous half-century the Borgias held center stage in the Italian Renaissance as ruthless popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers, and political adventurers. Five centuries after their ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age
Michael Paterson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447220.  Daedalus Item Code: 51768
 
The years leading up to World War I marked the twilight of the golden age of British country houses, and the end of an era when social opulence and formality of manners attained the highest level. ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Cleopatra: Last Pharaoh of Egypt
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762448012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51769
 
She was variously deemed a reincarnation of the goddess Isis, a fabled beauty, the last pharaoh, a seductress, and a harlot. For 2,000 years we have been telling stories about Cleopatra, yet few ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Civil Wars: Roundheads, Cavaliers and the Execution of the King
John Miller.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42348
 
When Charles I embarked on civil war in August 1642, Great Britain was plunged into one of the most devastating conflicts in the nation's history—one that would result in the execution of the king ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Reformation: Religion, Politics and Fear: How England Was Transformed by the Tudors
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43865
 
When Henry VIII turned against Rome over the issue of divorce, and adopted the Protestant religion, he changed the course of British history; by 1600, England had become a different nation in which ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Venice: A New History of the City and Its People
Elizabeth Horodowich.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762436903.  Daedalus Item Code: 51771
 
In this colorful history, a leading expert on Venice tells the story of the city from its ancient origins. Elizabeth Horodowich, also the author of Language and Statecraft in Early Modern ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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The Bronze Age in Europe: Gods, Heroes and Treasures (New Horizons)
Jean-Pierre Mohen & Christiane Eleučre.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500301012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51165
 
Beginning in around 3,000 BC according to some estimates, the Bronze Age saw a bold advancement in mankind's ability to manufacture tools, weapons, and art work. With vivid color photographs on ... (Read More)
 
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The Building of England: How the History of England Has Shaped Our Buildings
Simon Thurley.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007301409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52937
 
From Norman castles to the 1909 Selfridges department store, former Chief Executive of English Heritage Simon Thurley looks at how the architecture of England has evolved over the past thousand ... (Read More)
 
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Building the Titanic
Rod Green.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847327451.  Daedalus Item Code: 51717
 
Although the sinking of the Titanic is one of the best-documented disasters in history, the story of the ship's construction remains little known. Profusely illustrated with blueprints, ... (Read More)
 
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