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Tudors: The History of England: Volume II
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230764071.  Daedalus Item Code: 43173
 
The winner of two Whitbreads and the Somerset Maugham Award for biographies of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, and Thomas More—and famous for his biography of London itself—Peter Ackroyd here brings the ... (Read More)
 
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100 Battles: Decisive Conflicts That Have Shaped the World
Michael Spilling, ed.
Publisher: Parragon.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781445466804.  Daedalus Item Code: 42686
 
Archival photos, reproductions of art, and original drawings and maps illustrate this vivid survey of one hundred of the world's most significant or decisive battles, providing a history of warfare ... (Read More)
 
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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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38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End
Scott W. Berg.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377241.  Daedalus Item Code: 43095
 
In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties and encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader Taoyateduta, or Little Crow. He counseled ... (Read More)
 
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An A–Z of Hellraisers: A Comprehensive Compendium of Outrageous Insobriety
Robert Sellers.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848092464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43279
 
From Alexander the Great—whose drunken revelries once ended with the destruction of an entire city—to W.C. Fields, who passed critical judgment on a brass band by urinating over them from a hotel ... (Read More)
 
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Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944–45
Will Irwin.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345501769.  Daedalus Item Code: 21504
 
The World War II operation known as Market Garden—made famous in the book and film A Bridge Too Far—was the largest airborne assault in history up to that time, a high-risk Allied invasion of ... (Read More)
 
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The Adventuress: Murder, Blackmail, and Confidence Games in the Gilded Age
Virginia A. McConnell.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606350348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42658
 
A young woman from New Orleans who began her life of crime when she was only 16 years old, Minnie Walkup was raised in multiple boardinghouses owned by her mother, and at one of them, met her first ... (Read More)
 
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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
 
Few periods in history evoke such a vivid sense of wonder and mystery as the Middle Ages, an era glamorized by literature and film for its knights and castles, but in fact defined by feudalism and ... (Read More)
 
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547614816.  Daedalus Item Code: 43245
 
Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a poultry farmer from Barcelona. Posing as the Nazis' only reliable spy inside England, however, he gave the ... (Read More)
 
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544035010.  Daedalus Item Code: 40170
 
Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a poultry farmer from Barcelona. Posing as the Nazis' only reliable spy inside England, however, he gave the ... (Read More)
 
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Agnes Strickland's Lives of the Queens of England
Agnes Strickland. Antonia Fraser, ed.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441109477.  Daedalus Item Code: 43216
 
Originally published in 12 installments in the 1840s, Agnes Strickland's narrative of the queens of England—secretly penned in collaboration with her sister Elizabeth—is considered a pioneering ... (Read More)
 
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The Alabama, British Neutrality, and the American Civil War
Frank J. Merli. David M. Fahey, ed.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780253344731.  Daedalus Item Code: 31938
 
History professor Frank Merli died in 2000 while working on a sequel to his popular 1970 book Great Britain and the Confederate Navy, 1861–1865, leaving many manuscripts related to Great ... (Read More)
 
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