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Tudor: Passion. Manipulation. Murder. The Story of England's Most Notorious Royal Family
Leanda de Lisle.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610395458.  Daedalus Item Code: 72764
 
The Tudor canon typically starts with the Battle of Bosworth in 1485, before speeding on to Henry VIII and the Reformation. But this leaves out the family's obscure Welsh origins, and the ordinary ... (Read More)
 
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
 
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (Read More)
 
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The Tudor Tutor: Your Cheeky Guide to the Dynasty
Barb Alexander. Lisa Graves, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781634504027.  Daedalus Item Code: 71850
 
From the bloody Wars of the Roses to Queen Elizabeth I's iconic rule, the Tudor Dynasty was a period of sex, scandal, and intrigue, while monarchs like Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I have become a ... (Read More)
 
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The Ulrich Von Hassell Diaries: The Story of the Forces Against Hitler Inside Germany
Ulrich von Hassell. Agostino von Hassell, foreword. Richard Overy, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848325531.  Daedalus Item Code: 70581
 
Perhaps the foremost civilian contributor to the July 1944 assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler—dubbed Operation Valkyrie—Ulrich von Hassell had been a member of the Nazi Party until Germany's 1937 ... (Read More)
 
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The Ultimate Visual Guide—The Ancient and Medieval World
Andrew Miller, ed.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781211335.  Daedalus Item Code: 72392
 
Gladiators, Vikings, and knights are the stuff of legend, but this profusely illustrated guide restores them to the context of their compelling cultures. Ranging in time from the first agricultural ... (Read More)
 
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Unbound: How Eight Technologies Made Us Human, Transformed Society, and Brought Our World to the Brink
Richard L. Currier.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628725223.  Daedalus Item Code: 71851
 
Although we usually think of technology as something modern, our use of tools and weapons stretches back millions of years; indeed, eight key technologies gradually freed us from the limitations of ... (Read More)
 
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Under the Shade of Olive Trees: Recipes from Jerusalem to Marrakech and Beyond
Nadia Zerouali & Merijn Tol.
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781617691089.  Daedalus Item Code: 72622
 
In order to experience the rich, exotic flavors of the Middle East, Dutch writers and cooks Nadia Zerouali and Merijn Tol set out on a journey that took them across Morocco and Tunisia, Syria and ... (Read More)
 
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Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present
Bernard J. Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316391238.  Daedalus Item Code: 69445
 
Compulsively fascinating, this oversized album revisits the most notorious crimes in New York City's history. NYPD lieutenant Bernard Whalen, former detective Robert Mladinich, and New York crime ... (Read More)
 
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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525426783.  Daedalus Item Code: 69368
 
The author of the National Book Award winner In The Heart of the Sea and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower here offers a surprising account of the middle years of the American ... (Read More)
 
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Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
 
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (Read More)
 
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The Venlo Incident: A Story of Double-Dealing, Captivity, and a Murderous Nazi Plot
S. Payne Best. Nigel Jones, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848325692.  Daedalus Item Code: 52430
 
Originally published in 1950, this is the gripping account by Sigismund Payne Best, a captain in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, of a 1939 operation in the Netherlands. Best had been sent ... (Read More)
 
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A Very Dangerous Woman: The Lives, Loves and Lies of Russia's Most Seductive Spy
Deborah McDonald & Jeremy Dronfield.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780747088.  Daedalus Item Code: 72171
 
Born in 1892 to Russian aristocrats, Baroness Moura Budberg was tasked in 1918 with spying on British diplomat Robert Bruce Lockhart; falling in love with him, she began a perilous career as a double ... (Read More)
 
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