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Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief ...
Paul Martin.
 
Publisher: Prometheus
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781616149277
Daedalus Item Code: 71076
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
 
Publisher: Mariner
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780544227842
Daedalus Item Code: 71271
 
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Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film
Glenn Kurtz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374276775.  Daedalus Item Code: 71188
 
(Named a Best Book of 2014 by NPR, The New Yorker, and the Boston Globe) When Glenn Kurtz stumbled upon an old family film in his parents' closet in Florida, he had no inkling of ... (Read More)
 
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The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels and Became the King's Secret Agent
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780226101.  Daedalus Item Code: 71219
 
One morning in May 1671, a man daringly seized the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London and, even more astoundingly, managed to escape with his haul before being apprehended. Yet he was not executed ... (Read More)
 
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Citizen Soldiers: From the Beaches of Normandy to the Surrender of Germany
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397607.  Daedalus Item Code: 70903
 
In this sequel to D-Day: June 6, 1944, National World War II Museum founder Stephen Ambrose again follows individual fighters in the European theater, this time to its brutal conclusion. From ... (Read More)
 
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In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793–1815
Jenny Uglow.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374280901.  Daedalus Item Code: 71182
 
In this beautifully observed history of the British home front during the Napoleonic Wars, the author of The Lunar Men, Nature's Engraver, and the Samuel Johnson Prize finalist A ... (Read More)
 
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Magna Carta: The True Story Behind the Charter
David Starkey.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473640276.  Daedalus Item Code: 71115
 
In 1215, King John I of England faced a domestic crisis as several baronial landholders rebelled against his heavy-handed rule. Though their written "Articles of the Barons" sought protection for ... (Read More)
 
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Tank Men: The Human Story of Tanks at War
Robert Kershaw.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444714838.  Daedalus Item Code: 71129
 
Tanks are now such an established part of military operations that it is difficult to imagine what land warfare was like without them, and so here the author of Never Surrender and A Street ... (Read More)
 
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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743290258.  Daedalus Item Code: 71184
 
The author of Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War, historian Benson Bobrick here vividly portrays one of the Union's most underappreciated generals in the Civil War, arguing that ... (Read More)
 
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The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London
Judith Flanders.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250040213.  Daedalus Item Code: 71075
 
The author of The Invention of Murder here gives us a revelatory portrait of everyday life on the London streets that Charles Dickens knew. The 19th century was a time of unprecedented change, ... (Read More)
 
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War! What Is It Good For?: Conflict and the Progress of Civilization from Primates to Robots
Ian Morris.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374286002.  Daedalus Item Code: 71192
 
Stone Age people lived in small, feuding societies and stood a 1-in-10 or even a 1-in-5 chance of dying violently. In the 20th century, by contrast—despite two world wars, Hiroshima, and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Atomic Bazaar: Dispatches from the Underground World of Nuclear Trafficking
William Langewiesche.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531324.  Daedalus Item Code: 71171
 
Once the domain of major powers with massive defense budgets, the ability to build nuclear weapons is following an inexorable drift from the hands of the rich to the hands of the poor. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Peter B. Stuart, ed.
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2. Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich
Walter Kempowski. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
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3. Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Karen Armstrong.
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4. Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517–1648
Mark Greengrass.
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5. Great Britain: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Country Guide
Charlotte Trounce, illus.
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6. The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
Michael Blanding.
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7. Hard Tack and Coffee: A Classic Civil War Memoir
John D. Billings.
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8. The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Or, The Murder at Road Hill House
Kate Summerscale.
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9. We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals
Gillian Gill.
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10. The Tower of London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Nina Cosford, illus.
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