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Henry V: Pocket Giants
A.J. Pollard.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752497631.  Daedalus Item Code: 63079
 
Henry V is the premier military hero in English history—better known than Marlborough, Wellington, or his own grandfather Edward III, argues A.J. Pollard. Henry enjoyed more success against the ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
 
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
 
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Margot Lee Shetterly.
Publisher: Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062363602.  Daedalus Item Code: 79065
 
Before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, even before John Glenn orbited the earth, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils, slide rules, and adding ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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How Georgia Became O'Keeffe: Lessons on the Art of Living
Karen Karbo.
Publisher: Skirt!.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762781294.  Daedalus Item Code: 70183
 
Among the most popular artists of the 20th century, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887–1986) demonstrated a unique style in her paintings of flowers and desert landscapes; her strong will and independence also ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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In Other Words
Jhumpa Lahiri. Ann Goldstein, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875551.  Daedalus Item Code: 69096
 
(First Edition, Tipped-in Autograph Page) The Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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