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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 Greatest Military Photographs
Robert J. Dalessandro, Erin R. Mahan & Jerry D. Morelock.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837730.  Daedalus Item Code: 44029
 
From the 1846–48 war with Mexico through the war in Iraq, America's military engagements are commemorated here with 100 outstanding black and white photographs, voted on by historians, artists, and ... (Read More)
 
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12 Years a Slave: A True Story
Solomon Northup.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007582952.  Daedalus Item Code: 43902
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (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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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978841.  Daedalus Item Code: 43822
 
Following histories of Norman Sicily, Byzantium, Venice, and the Mediterranean, as well as explorations of Shakespeare's history plays, of music, and of architecture, John Julius Norwich here gives ... (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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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
 
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (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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