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A Great and Glorious Adventure: A History of the Hundred Years War and the Birth of Renaissance England
Gordon Corrigan.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605985794.  Daedalus Item Code: 70179
 
Fought over English claims in France—both to the throne by right of inheritance, and to continental lands that had variously been Norman or English—the Hundred Years War raged off and on in France ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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The Greek Myths: Stories of the Greek Gods and Heroes Vividly Retold
Robin Waterfield & Kathryn Waterfield.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781786484406.  Daedalus Item Code: 70117
 
From Achilles rampant on the fields of Troy to the gods at sport on Mount Olympus, from Icarus flying too close to the sun to the superhuman feats of Heracles, Theseus, and the wily Odysseus, the ... (Read More)
 
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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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Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad
Brian A. Catlos.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809058372.  Daedalus Item Code: 70049
 
Taking us back to the Mediterranean world at the dawn of the second millennium, the author of The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon here overturns our ... (Read More)
 
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La Bella Principessa di Leonardo da Vinci: Exhibition Catalogue (English, Italian, French, Polish, Spanish, Russian, Chinese Languages)
Martin Kemp. Vittorio Sgarbi, intro.
Publisher: Scripta Maneant.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788895847467.  Daedalus Item Code: 60542
 
When it was sold at auction in 1998, the drawing La Bella Principessa ("The Beautiful Princess") was listed as an anonymous 19th-century German work, created in homage to Renaissance art. ... (Read More)
 
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Medieval Love Poetry
John Cherry, ed.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714150161.  Daedalus Item Code: 62976
 
The quest is the essence of medieval romance, whether the search is for the Holy Grail or for the ideal beloved, and love itself was variously the object of the quest or a snare that hindered its ... (Read More)
 
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Michelangelo: A Life in Six Masterpieces
Miles J. Unger.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451678789.  Daedalus Item Code: 71146
 
Among such immortals as Leonardo, Rembrandt, and Picasso, Michelangelo alone stands as a master of painting, sculpture, and architecture. Throughout his long career he clashed with patrons by ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Tudor Princess: Margaret Douglas, Henry VIII's Niece
Mary McGrigor.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750961233.  Daedalus Item Code: 71493
 
Margaret Douglas is a shadowy and mysterious character in Tudor history, but she takes center stage in this "well written, well researched and atmospheric" (John Matusiak) account of the bitter power ... (Read More)
 
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