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1215: The Year of Magna Carta
Danny Danziger & John Gillingham.
Publisher: Coronet.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340824757.  Daedalus Item Code: 42344
 
On June 15, 1215, rebel barons forced King John to meet them at Runnymede. They did not trust John, so he was not allowed to leave until his seal was attached to the charter in front of him, ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman.
Publisher: History Book Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620907108.  Daedalus Item Code: 42282
 
Also the biographer of Julius Caesar and Saint Patrick, classicist and historian Philip Freeman here tells the remarkable life story of one of the most enduring figures in history. A Macedonian king, ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Rome As It Was: Exploring the City of Rome in AD 300
Ray Laurence.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780762770595.  Daedalus Item Code: 32551
 
The largest city on earth and the seat of the most powerful empire the world has ever known, Rome awaits the traveler at the turn of the 4th century as the one destination that must not be missed. ... (Read More)
 
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Armies of Heaven: The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse
Jay Rubenstein.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465019298.  Daedalus Item Code: 43081
 
Beginning in 1095 and culminating four bloody years later in the siege of Jerusalem, the First Crusade represented a new kind of unrestrained—and apocalyptic—warfare. For the Christian warriors, many ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Marathon
Peter Krentz. Donald Kagan & Dennis Showalter, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42090
 
How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BC? Herodotus's account—the original source for much of the extant ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of William: How Shakespeare's First Folio Conquered the World
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596911956.  Daedalus Item Code: 33167
 
A book sold for shillings in the streets of London, later whisked away to Manhattan for millions, and then stored deep within the vaults of Tokyo, William Shakespeare's First Folio of 1623 has, above ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization: From the Origins of Democracy to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Stephen Kershaw.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762439867.  Daedalus Item Code: 43400
 
Democracy, drama, philosophy, and the legal system we use today all originated in either ancient Greece or Rome. Tracing the arc of these immensely productive cultures from the Minoans of Crete in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Henry VIII: Reformer and Tyrant
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762436231.  Daedalus Item Code: 43864
 
The author of The Circumnavigators as well as biographies of Charlemagne, Hans Holbein, and Francis Walsingham, Derek Wilson mines recent discoveries to offer this fresh look at the life and ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Reformation: Religion, Politics and Fear: How England Was Transformed by the Tudors
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43865
 
When Henry VIII turned against Rome over the issue of divorce, and adopted the Protestant religion, he changed the course of British history; by 1600, England had become a different nation in which ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art
J. Michael Padgett.
Publisher: Princeton Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780943012407.  Daedalus Item Code: 43429
 
Composites of humans and animals—including centaurs, satyrs, sphinxes, sirens, and gorgons—are extremely common in ancient Greek myth, literature, and art. The essays in this handsomely illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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