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Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban ...
Tristram Hunt.
 
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805093087
Daedalus Item Code: 70044
 
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Great Military Disasters: From Bannockburn to Stalingrad
Julian Spilsbury.
 
Publisher: Quercus
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781784294724
Daedalus Item Code: 70493
 
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Can It Happen Again?: Chronicles of the Holocaust
Roselle K. Chartock & Jack Spencer, eds.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781579122089.  Daedalus Item Code: 70592
 
Genocide and racial persecution have always been a part of human history, posit the editors of this anthology, but never before the Holocaust in World War II was such persecution practiced on so vast ... (Read More)
 
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101 Stumbles in the March of History: What If the Great Mistakes in War, Government, Industry, and Economics Were Not Made?
Bill Fawcett.
Publisher: New American Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101987049.  Daedalus Item Code: 79113
 
When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go "to the strongest"—but would rival factions have descended into war if he'd been a little more specific? What if ... (Read More)
 
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The Pentagon: A History
Steve Vogel.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812973259.  Daedalus Item Code: 70342
 
Veteran Washington Post military reporter Steve Vogel here reveals the remarkable story behind the Pentagon, from its whirlwind construction over 17 months during World War II to its highly ... (Read More)
 
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10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America
Steven M. Gillon.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307339348.  Daedalus Item Code: 70286
 
In this companion volume to the History Channel documentary series of the same name, on which he was a contributor, Steven Gillon explores ten relatively unfamiliar watershed events in American ... (Read More)
 
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What They Fought For: 1861–1865
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385476348.  Daedalus Item Code: 70372
 
For a century and a half, historians have debated the causes of the American Civil War, but here the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom and Embattled Rebel explains ... (Read More)
 
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The Fourth of July: And the Founding of America
Peter de Bolla.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585679331.  Daedalus Item Code: 70227
 
The Declaration of Independence was not written solely by Thomas Jefferson, it was not an attempt to forge a new nation, and shockingly, the document was signed on the second day of July. ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Birth of the Nazis: How the Freikorps Blazed a Trail for Hitler
Nigel Jones. Michael Burleigh, foreword.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841199252.  Daedalus Item Code: 70433
 
This is a concise history of the Freikorps, the voluntary paramilitary groups that manipulated German politics from the abdication of the Kaiser in 1918 to Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch (coup d'état) of ... (Read More)
 
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The Centurion Tank: Images of War Special
Pat Ware. Brian Delf, illus.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781590119.  Daedalus Item Code: 70573
 
Few tank designs have been as effective, versatile, and long-lived as that of the British Centurion, conceived during World War II as the answer to the German Tiger and Panther tanks. Here the author ... (Read More)
 
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397591.  Daedalus Item Code: 70468
 
This tribute to the men of Easy Company (the inspiration for the HBO miniseries of the same name) follows a crack rifle unit of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division from their rigorous training ... (Read More)
 
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House of Treason: The Rise & Fall of a Tudor Dynasty
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244556.  Daedalus Item Code: 70495
 
Kingmakers, conspirators, criminals, nobles, and seducers, the Howard family, headed by the Dukes of Norfolk, were the wealthiest and most powerful aristocrats in Tudor England, and saw themselves as ... (Read More)
 
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