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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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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Times: An Illustrated History
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Life.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200639.  Daedalus Item Code: 32749
 
This visual biography celebrates Abraham Lincoln's life and times in more than 160 captioned illustrations and rare photos depicting a great nation still young and rapidly transforming. Here are the ... (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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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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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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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible
Julia Keay.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585678013.  Daedalus Item Code: 22279
 
Cruden's Concordance to the Bible, a combination index, dictionary, and analysis of the Bible, was a monumental achievement; at 2.5 million words, it is four times the length of the Bible ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Great
Philip Freeman.
Publisher: History Book Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620907108.  Daedalus Item Code: 42282
 
Also the biographer of Julius Caesar and Saint Patrick, classicist and historian Philip Freeman here tells the remarkable life story of one of the most enduring figures in history. A Macedonian king, ... (Read More)
 
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Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina
Virginia Rounding.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312381004.  Daedalus Item Code: 40996
 
There are perhaps few characters in history about whom opinion has been more divided than the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his wife the Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. While some have ... (Read More)
 
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