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A Brief History of Tea: The Extraordinary Story of the World's ...
Roy Moxham.
 
Publisher: Robinson
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781845297473
Daedalus Item Code: 63152
 
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The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914–1940
Frederick Brown.
 
Publisher: Knopf
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595157
Daedalus Item Code: 62891
 
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The Civil War: In Words, In Photographs, In Memoriam 1861–1865
Jay Wertz.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781780973647.  Daedalus Item Code: 63097
 
From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War resulted in over 750,000 deaths and tested the character of the American people as no other event has before or since. Presented in a handsome, sturdy cardboard box, ... (Read More)
 
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Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918–40
Jeremy Black.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441157133.  Daedalus Item Code: 63121
 
This original account and analysis of a key period of military history not only links the two world wars but also anticipates the more complex nature of conflict following the Cold War. Historian and ... (Read More)
 
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The World Until Yesterday
Jared Diamond.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846147586.  Daedalus Item Code: 63055
 
Most of us take for granted such aspects of our society as telecommunication, literacy, even obesity. Yet for millions of years human society had none of these things, as the Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of the First World War
Ian F.W. Beckett.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300206647.  Daedalus Item Code: 62760
 
More than a century after it began, World War I remains one of history's most complex and misunderstood conflicts. Many books have attempted to encompass every aspect of the war, but here Ian Beckett ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War: The History of England: Volume III
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447271697.  Daedalus Item Code: 54334
 
In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors (and released in the United States as Rebellion), two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite ... (Read More)
 
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Three German Invasions of France: The Summer Campaigns of 1870, 1914, 1940
Douglas Fermer.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781593547.  Daedalus Item Code: 63052
 
Tension and rivalry between France and Germany has shaped much of Western Europe's modern history, notes historian Douglas Fermer. Three times their hostility led to war and the invasion of France, ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780670921003.  Daedalus Item Code: 62972
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud
Andrew Burstein.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781137279163.  Daedalus Item Code: 62901
 
Long before Sigmund Freud posited that dreams are a cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848–1853
Edward Dolnick.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316175685.  Daedalus Item Code: 62915
 
In the spring of 1848, rumors spread that gold had been discovered in a remote spot in the Sacramento Valley. A year later, newspaper headlines declared "Gold Fever!" as hundreds of thousands of men ... (Read More)
 
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The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War
Steven Pressfield.
Publisher: Sentinel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595230911.  Daedalus Item Code: 62903
 
The author of Gates of Fire and The Legend of Bagger Vance here gives us a remarkable portrait of the Arab-Israeli Six Day War, through the memories of the frontline Israeli ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Gleeson-White.
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6. The Last Investigation: What Insiders Know About the Assassination of JFK
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7. The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
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8. Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
Paul French.
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9. Album of the Damned: Snapshots from the Third Reich
Paul Garson.
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10. Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
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