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The Professor of Secrets
Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy
Written by William Eamon


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2010
Price: $26.00

In the tradition of Galileo's Daughter and Brunelleschi's Dome, this exciting story illuminates the captivating world of the late Renaissance—in this case its plagues, remedies, and alchemy—through the life of Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, remarkably forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. Fioravanti's marvelous cures and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration... Read more >
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The Tudors
The Tudors
Written by G.J. Meyer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440339144
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The Tudors
The Complete Story of England's Most Notorious Dynasty
Written by G.J. Meyer


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $13.99

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BONUS: This edition contains a The Tudors discussion guide.

Acclaimed historian G. J. Meyer provides a fresh look at the fabled Tudor dynasty—and some of the most enigmatic figures ever to rule a country. In 1485, Henry Tudor, whose claim to the English throne was so weak as to... Read more >
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Written by Paul Strathern
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ISBN: 9780553906899
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Intersecting Lives of Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped
Written by Paul Strathern


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $13.99

Leonardo da Vinci, Niccolò Machiavelli, and Cesare Borgia—three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history. They could not have been more different, and they would meet only for a short time in 1502, but the events that transpired when they did would significantly...

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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
Written by Paul Strathern
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807523
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The Artist, the Philosopher, and the Warrior
The Intersecting Lives of Da Vinci, Machiavelli, and Borgia and the World They Shaped
Written by Paul Strathern


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $30.00

The Renaissance was a child of many fathers—none more important than the three iconic figures whose intersecting lives provide the basis for this astonishing work of narrative history: Leonardo Da Vinci, Niccolo Machiavelli and Cesar Borgia. Each could not have been more different. They would meet only for a short time... Read more >
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Leonardo's Universe
Leonardo's Universe
Written by Bulent Atalay and Keith Wamsley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426202858
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Leonardo's Universe
The Renaissance World of Leonardo DaVinci
Written by Bulent Atalay and Keith Wamsley


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $35.00

A veritable rock star in the book world some five centuries after his birth, Leonardo Da Vinci is a man for the ages. Millions of readers hungrily ponder the mysteries behind his sketch-filled notebooks, radical inventions, and enigmatic paintings. This stunning book, like no other on the market, explores the master’s... Read more >
Out of the Flames
Out of the Flames
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780307489241
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Out of the Flames
The Remarkable Story of a Fearless Scholar, a Fatal Heresy, and One of the Rarest Books in the World
Written by Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

Michael Servetus is one of those hidden figureheads of history who is remembered not for his name, but for the revolutionary deeds that stand in his place. Both a scientist and a freethinking theologian, Servetus is credited with the discovery of pulmonary circulation in the human body as well as the... Read more >
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From Heaven to Arcadia
From Heaven to Arcadia
Written by Ingrid D. Rowland
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590172957
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From Heaven to Arcadia
The Sacred and the Profane in the Renaissance
Written by Ingrid D. Rowland


Format: Trade Paperback, 324 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
Price: $17.95

From the revelations of classical statuary pulled from the Roman soil as the popes began rebuilding the city in the fifteenth century, to the myth of serenity that Venice constructed to conceal its physical and political fragility, to bloody yet cultured Florence under the Medici, Ingrid D. Rowland traces the worldly... Read more >
The Perfect Prince
The Perfect Prince
Written by Ann Wroe
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ISBN: 9780307432476
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The Perfect Prince
Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England already had a king.

The... Read more >
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The Renaissance
The Renaissance
Written by Paul Johnson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432551
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The Renaissance
A Short History
Written by Paul Johnson


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Renaissance holds an undying place in the human imagination, and its great heroes remain our own, from Michelangelo and Leonardo to Dante and Montaigne. This period of profound evolution in European thought is credited with transforming the West from medieval to modern; reviving the city as the center of human... Read more >
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Dogs of God
Dogs of God
Written by James Reston, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400031917
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Dogs of God
Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $17.00

From the acclaimed author of Warriors of God comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492, when towering political ambitions, horrific religious excesses, and a drive toward international conquest changed the world forever.James Reston, Jr., brings to life the epic story of Spain’s effort to consolidate its own burgeoning... Read more >
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Dogs of God
Dogs of God
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307278579
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Dogs of God
Columbus, the Inquisition, and the Defeat of the Moors
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $12.99

From the acclaimed author of Warriors of God comes a riveting account of the pivotal events of 1492, when towering political ambitions, horrific religious excesses, and a drive toward international conquest changed the world forever.James Reston, Jr., brings to life the epic story of Spain’s effort to consolidate its own burgeoning... Read more >
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Finding Atlantis
Finding Atlantis
Written by David King
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400047536
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Finding Atlantis
A True Story of Genius, Madness, and an Extraordinary Quest for a Lost World
Written by David King


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $13.95

The Untold Story of One Man's Quest for a Lost World

In 1679, Renaissance man Olof Rudbeck stunned the world. He proposed that an ancient lost civilization once thrived in the far north of his native Sweden: the fabled Atlantis. Rudbeck would spend the last thirty years of his life hunting for... Read more >
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Finding Atlantis
Finding Atlantis
Written by David King
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ISBN: 9780307238313
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Finding Atlantis
A True Story of Genius, Madness, and an Extraordinary Quest for a Lost World
Written by David King


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2005
Price: $9.99

The untold story of a fascinating Renaissance man on an adventurous hunt for a lost civilization—an epic quest through castles, courts, mythologies, and the spectacular world of the imagination.

What do Zeus, Apollo, and the gods of Mount Olympus have in common with Odin, Thor, and the gods of Valhalla? What do... Read more >
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The Perfect Prince
The Perfect Prince
Written by Ann Wroe
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ISBN: 9780812968118
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The Perfect Prince
Truth and Deception in Renaissance Europe
Written by Ann Wroe


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $20.00

In 1491, as Machiavelli advised popes and princes and Leonardo da Vinci astonished the art world, a young man boarded a ship in Portugal bound for Ireland. He would be greeted upon arrival as the rightful heir to the throne of England. The trouble was, England already had a king.

The... Read more >
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