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The Age of Chivalry: Culture and Power in Medieval Europe 950–1450
Hywel Williams.
 
Publisher: Quercus
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780857383389
Daedalus Item Code: 41640
 
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England: A Concise History
F.E. Halliday.
 
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780500271827
Daedalus Item Code: 41264
 
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7th Armoured Division at Villers-Bocage: 13 June 1944: Visual Battle Guide
David Porter.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908273772.  Daedalus Item Code: 40504
 
In response to the D-Day landings at Normandy on June 6, 1944, German forces established strong defenses in front of the city of Caen. After U.S. units opened a gap in the German line, a mixed mobile ... (Read More)
 
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Joanna: The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826843.  Daedalus Item Code: 41648
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–1382) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War
Les Standiford.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061899553.  Daedalus Item Code: 41442
 
In a gripping account that reads more like historical fiction, the author of Last Train to Paradise and Bringing Adam Home here recounts the courage and tenacity of the Sons of Liberty, ... (Read More)
 
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Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne
Chris Skidmore.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001603.  Daedalus Item Code: 41000
 
The author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England, British MP Chris Skidmore returns with this investigation into one of the most scandalous episodes of Elizabeth I's rule. Robert Dudley was ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Out Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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Six Weeks: The Short and Gallant Life of the British Officer in the First World War
John Lewis-Stempel.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244457.  Daedalus Item Code: 41313
 
The author of The Autobiography of the British Soldier and The Wild Life here tells the extraordinary story of Britain's junior officers in World War I, many of whom went straight from ... (Read More)
 
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Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress
Jan Morris.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571194667.  Daedalus Item Code: 41298
 
Tracing the rise of the British Empire from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to the eve of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897, this prequel to Jan Morris's superb 1968 book Pax Britannica ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to the Crown: The Untold Story of the Popish Plot and the Conspiracy Against Samuel Pepys
James Long & Ben Long.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202647.  Daedalus Item Code: 41711
 
In 1679, England is awash with suspicions of conspiracy and religious terrorism. Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, finds himself in a position few people then or now would have expected: ... (Read More)
 
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To Save a People: The Epic Story of Raoul Wallenberg and His Mission to Save the Last Jews of Europe
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539131.  Daedalus Item Code: 41319
 
In July 1944, 32-year-old Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg arrived in Budapest intending to rescue the last major Jewish population in Europe from extermination at the hands of Adolf Eichmann and ... (Read More)
 
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Tombstone: The Great Chinese Famine, 1958–1962
Yang Jisheng. Edward Friedman & Roderick MacFarquhar, intro. Stacy Mosher & Jian Guo, trans.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374277932.  Daedalus Item Code: 41687
 
An estimated 36 million Chinese men, women, and children starved to death during Mao's "Great Leap Forward" in the late 1950s and early 60s. One of the greatest human tragedies of the 20th century, ... (Read More)
 
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