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The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780192840905.  Daedalus Item Code: 50930
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and Whitbread Award winner "My Heart is My Own": The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy here lifts the historical veil to ... (Read More)
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Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021055.  Daedalus Item Code: 52558
For eminent British historian Paul Johnson, the oft-biographied Winston Churchill remained both a fascinatingly complex subject and an enigma in need of unraveling. His life of Churchill is a ... (Read More)
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
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The Civil War in 50 Objects
Harold Holzer. Eric Foner, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670014637.  Daedalus Item Code: 51241
From a soldier's diary (with the pencil still attached) to John Brown's pike, from the Emancipation Proclamation to a Confederate Palmetto flag—and the leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier—this is a ... (Read More)
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The Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City
Bill Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611211221.  Daedalus Item Code: 50575
Though few Americans might associate New York City with the Civil War, the city is filled with scores of monuments, historical sites, and resources related to those turbulent years, from Ulysses S. ... (Read More)
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The Civil War Battlefield Guide: Second Edition
The Conservation Fund. Frances H. Kennedy, ed. Patrick F. Noonan, foreword.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780395740125.  Daedalus Item Code: 59588
While Frances Kennedy's original guide described 60 major Civil War battlefields from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, this second edition covers all of the 384 "principal battlefields" designated in the ... (Read More)
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The Classical Compendium: A Miscellany of Scandalous Gossip, Bawdy Jokes, Peculiar Facts, and Bad Behavior from the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Matyszak.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051627.  Daedalus Item Code: 50414
Pliny did it, Plutarch did it, Xenophon did it—in fact most ancient writers were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes, and after-dinner jokes, says historian Philip Matyszak. In ... (Read More)
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (Read More)
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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
Michael Capuzzo.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767904148.  Daedalus Item Code: 52272
During the summer before the United States entered World War I, when ocean swimming was just becoming popular and Jersey Shore resorts had become vacation destinations for the new leisure class, ... (Read More)
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Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture: An Introduction to the Greatest Influence on European Language and World Literature
Ben Harris.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450077.  Daedalus Item Code: 52713
An accessible guide to the language and literature of ancient Rome, this book provides the basics of the Latin language, clearly explained, with exercises to test your progress. Here too are excerpts ... (Read More)
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Colonial Encounters in a Native American Landscape: The Spanish and Dutch in North America
Nan A. Rothschild.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588341389.  Daedalus Item Code: 51181
In this unique comparative study of colonial encounters between the Spanish in New Mexico and the Dutch in New York, anthropologist Nan Rothschild explores key questions about 17th-century North ... (Read More)
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
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