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Willoughbyland: England's Lost Colony
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Titian: His Life
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The Swerve: How the Renaissance Began
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Mary Queen of Scots
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Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
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Already famous throughout Europe for his theories of planetary motion and gravity, Isaac Newton decided to take on the job of running the Royal Mint. And then, Newton became drawn...
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Shakespeare, Sex, and Love
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The pre-eminent political and religious power-brokers of sixteenth-century France, the Guises family included in their number both Mary Queen of Scots and Catherine de Medici. This is the first comprehensive...
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