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Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne
Chris Skidmore.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001603.  Daedalus Item Code: 50477
 
The author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England, British MP Chris Skidmore returns with this investigation into one of the most scandalous episodes of Elizabeth I's rule. Robert Dudley was ... (Read More)
 
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The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy
David Cannadine.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703683.  Daedalus Item Code: 49022
 
At the outset of the 1870s, the British aristocracy could rightly consider themselves the most fortunate people on earth, as they held the lion's share of land, wealth, and power in the world's ... (Read More)
 
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Democratic Enlightenment: Philosophy, Revolution, and Human Rights, 1750–1790
Jonathan Israel.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199668090.  Daedalus Item Code: 50935
 
That the Enlightenment shaped modernity is uncontested, and yet remarkably few historians or philosophers have attempted to trace the process of ideas from the turmoil of the late 18th century to the ... (Read More)
 
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Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War
Les Standiford.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061899553.  Daedalus Item Code: 41442
 
In a gripping account that reads more like historical fiction, the author of Last Train to Paradise and Bringing Adam Home here recounts the courage and tenacity of the Sons of Liberty, ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375725609.  Daedalus Item Code: 59311
 
(Finalist for the National Book Award) The author of In the Garden of Beasts, Thunderstruck, and Isaac's Storm brings turn-of-the-century Chicago to vivid life in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Diaries of Nella Last: Writing in War and Peace
Nella Last. Robert & Patricia Malcolmson, eds.
Publisher: Profile.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846685460.  Daedalus Item Code: 41331
 
"I can never understand how the scribbles of such an ordinary person ... can possibly have value," wrote Nella Last in her diary on September 2, 1949. More than 60 years later, thousands of people ... (Read More)
 
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Discovering the Civil War
The National Archives. David S. Ferriero, contrib. Ken Burns, foreword. Sharon Barry, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904832911.  Daedalus Item Code: 50083
 
Illustrated with far more than just period photos—although there are plenty of those here, including many previously unpublished images—this visual history from the National Archives in Washington, ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349924.  Daedalus Item Code: 49505
 
The author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France as well as the biographies Rimbaud, Victor Hugo, and Balzac (all of which were New York ... (Read More)
 
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Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717696.  Daedalus Item Code: 31887
 
After an elderly man jumped from New York's World Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy." Although British expatriate and ... (Read More)
 
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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero
Stephen Coote.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468701.  Daedalus Item Code: 41258
 
Sir Francis Drake was a pirate, explorer, and Protestant zealot, princely in his bearing and heroic if sometimes foolhardy in his enterprise. He is the archetypal Elizabethan sea-dog, and in this ... (Read More)
 
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Duffy's War: Fr. Francis Duffy, Wild Bill Donovan, and the Irish Fighting 69th in World War I
Stephen L. Harris.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574886528.  Daedalus Item Code: 44297
 
Immortalized in the classic 1940 film The Fighting 69th, the 69th Infantry Regiment of New York's National Guard was made up almost entirely of working-class Irish-Americans. These ... (Read More)
 
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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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