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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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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces that Duped the Art World and the Experts Who Uncovered Them
Jean-Jacques Fiechter. Susan Schneider, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301116.  Daedalus Item Code: 41350
 
Egyptologists and forgers have been battling for more than a century, pitting the connoisseurs against ingenious artists who have found ways to "age" the artifacts they create. A market for Egyptian ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons (IMPORT): A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234721.  Daedalus Item Code: 32671
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry and Spectacular Design
Trea Martyn.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217014.  Daedalus Item Code: 52425
 
A historian of gardens, Trea Martyn here offers the beguiling story of how Elizabeth I's two great courtiers fought a lifelong duel for her affections by creating ever more lavish gardens for their ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59183
 
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
 
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Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion
Frank Prochaska.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199640614.  Daedalus Item Code: 50936
 
The American experiment in democracy was intensely fascinating among the Victorians, in part because it was seen to anticipate the future of Britain. They were able to examine the U.S. Constitution ... (Read More)
 
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Empire Without End: Antiquities Collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350–1527
Kathleen Wren Christian.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300154214.  Daedalus Item Code: 52732
 
In the early 15th century, when peasants discovered ancient marble sculptures among the ruins of Rome, they often melted them into mortar; a hundred years later, antique marbles had assumed their ... (Read More)
 
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Encounters That Changed the World
Rodney Castleden.
Publisher: Futura.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780708801642.  Daedalus Item Code: 44171
 
Exploring more than 90 friendships, love affairs, chance meetings, creative partnerships, and political unions that have altered the world as we know it, this browsable book offers fascinating ... (Read More)
 
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Engines of Change: The American Industrial Revolution 1790–1860
Brooke Hindle & Steven Lubar.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780874745399.  Daedalus Item Code: 51182
 
A former director and a division chair at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History together present this pictorial history of the Industrial Revolution in America, based on the museum's ... (Read More)
 
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Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers
Frank Westerman.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099461647.  Daedalus Item Code: 40134
 
This is the story of two journeys—one literal, one imaginary—through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Writers of renown, described by Stalin as "engineers of the soul," were ... (Read More)
 
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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
 
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
 
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The Fall of the House of Walworth: A Tale of Madness and Murder in Gilded Age America
Geoffrey O'Brien.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312577148.  Daedalus Item Code: 43963
 
A poet and cultural historian as well as the editor in chief for the Library of America, Geoffrey O'Brien crafts an unforgettable true story of greed, corruption, and madness that came to light in ... (Read More)
 
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