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The Poppy: A Cultural History from Ancient Egypt to Flanders Fields ...
Nicholas J. Saunders.
 
Publisher: Oneworld
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781851687053
Daedalus Item Code: 43738
 
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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious ...
Peter Ackroyd.
 
Publisher: Thomas Dunne
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250003638
Daedalus Item Code: 49564
 
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Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: A Dire Warning
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018208.  Daedalus Item Code: 43399
 
On May 13, 1940, German troops were advancing across Europe, Neville Chamberlain's government had fallen, and Winston Churchill stood before the House of Parliament to deliver his first speech as ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce
Stephen Cole & Lindy Gifford.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483168.  Daedalus Item Code: 43342
 
Transformed from a wild fruit into a cultivated commodity, the American cranberry has become a holiday fixture and the source of a popular juice. As Stephen Cole and Lindy Gifford show in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Return of George Washington: 1783–1789
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062248671.  Daedalus Item Code: 49628
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion, as well as the ... (Read More)
 
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The Treasures of the Pyramids
Zahi Hawass, ed.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774247989.  Daedalus Item Code: 38241
 
Besides being among the most marvelous architectural achievements of ancient history, the pyramids are the most visible aspect of the unique religious and metaphysical beliefs of ancient Egypt; ... (Read More)
 
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 49522
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (Read More)
 
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Sea Struck
W.H. Bunting.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43352
 
Coastal New Englanders seem to be born with salt water in their veins, and for certain young men at the turn of the last century, going to sea was as much a rite of passage as the "season abroad" is ... (Read More)
 
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The Few: The American "Knights of the Air" Who Risked Everything to Save Britain in the Summer of 1940
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306815720.  Daedalus Item Code: 43412
 
In the summer of 1940—over a year before America entered World War II—eight young Americans defied their country's neutrality laws to join Britain's Royal Air Force in the defense of England. They ... (Read More)
 
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The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500–1825
James Clifton & Leslie M. Scattone.
Publisher: Yale/MFA Houston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780890901670.  Daedalus Item Code: 43423
 
From the 15th through the 19th century, Europe remained in an almost perpetual state of war, and printed images during this time served a variety of functions—commemorative, propagandistic, ... (Read More)
 
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Mountain Warriors: Moroccan Goums in World War II
Edward L. Bimberg.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811734615.  Daedalus Item Code: 40791
 
Recruited from the Atlas Mountains in Africa, the Moroccan Goums were the knife-wielding irregular troops who distinguished themselves in Tunisia, Italy, France, and Germany during World War II, ... (Read More)
 
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