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The Golden King: The World of Tutankhamun
Zahi Hawass.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789774249327.  Daedalus Item Code: 38231
 
Tutankhamun has fascinated the world since the discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922. Egyptologist Zahi Hawass here tells the story of this golden king, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312667597.  Daedalus Item Code: 52253
 
In the late 19th century, the Central Pacific Railroad became synonymous with monopolization and bribery; when its government loans came due, the company's last surviving founder managed to avoid ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Pearl Heist: London’s Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard’s Hunt for the World’s Most Valuable Necklace
Molly Caldwell Crosby.
Publisher: Berkley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425253731.  Daedalus Item Code: 51245
 
In the summer of 1913, under the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds—a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective—pit themselves against each other in ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Siege of Newcastle, 1644
Rosie Serdiville & John Sadler.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459899.  Daedalus Item Code: 31346
 
The autumn of 1644 saw one of the most sustained and desperate sieges of England's First Civil War, when Scottish Covenanter forces under the Earl of Leven finally stormed Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788–1800
Jay Winik.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060083144.  Daedalus Item Code: 30330
 
As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War: A World War I Historical Collection
Robert J. Dalessandro & Erin R. Mahan.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42068
 
A gripping visual history of World War I that spans the full range of the conflict, this book by the U.S. Army's chief historian Robert Dalessandro and the Secretary of Defense's chief historian Erin ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War: July 1, 1916 The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama
Joe Sacco. Adam Hochschild, essay.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780393088809.  Daedalus Item Code: 50581
 
From the cartoonist hailed as "the heir to R. Crumb and Art Spiegelman" (Economist) comes this monumental, wordless depiction of the most infamous day of World War I, presented as a ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War and Modern Memory
Paul Fussell. Jay Winter, intro.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199971954.  Daedalus Item Code: 49106
 
(Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award) Named by the Modern Library as one of the 20th century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books, this landmark 1970 study by ... (Read More)
 
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Greek Cities of Magna Graecia and Sicily
Luca Cerchiai, Lorena Jannelli & Fausto Longo. Mark E. Smith, photos.
Publisher: Arsenale Editrice.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788877432995.  Daedalus Item Code: 51690
 
By the 8th and 7th centuries BC, having colonized the Aegean islands and the coast of Asia Minor, the ancient Greeks turned toward southern Italy and Sicily, implanting their language, their cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Gypsy Boy on the Run: My Escape from a Life Among the Romany Gypsies
Mikey Walsh.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250021878.  Daedalus Item Code: 44216
 
Having little idea what life is like outside the Romany Gypsy culture, 15-year-old Mikey Walsh nonetheless leaves his family behind to forge a new existence for himself, in this 2011 sequel to his ... (Read More)
 
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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
 
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: Hastings 1066
Jonathan Trigg.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752468617.  Daedalus Item Code: 51194
 
In 1066 the most significant battle on English soil—and arguably the most important in British history—took place some six miles northwest of Hastings. Anglo-Saxon king Harold II was killed on the ... (Read More)
 
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