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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400062553.  Daedalus Item Code: 62055
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Best 100 Books of 2013 and a Boston Globe Best Book of the Year) Born Prince Albert Edward, and known to familiars as "Bertie," the ... (Read More)
 
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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465024292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54283
 
Theodore Roosevelt is remembered as America's "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly ... (Read More)
 
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Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Robert H. Patton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377210.  Daedalus Item Code: 61639
 
Here the author of Patriot Pirates celebrates America's early war correspondents—legends in their time, though largely forgotten today—who learned their trade in the Civil War and went on to ... (Read More)
 
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Hell on the Range: A Story of Honor, Conscience, and the American West
Daniel Justin Herman.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300198263.  Daedalus Item Code: 62771
 
In this lively account of Arizona's Rim Country War in the 1880s—sometimes called the Pleasant Valley War—historian Daniel Justin Herman explores a web of conflict involving Mormons, Texas cowboys, ... (Read More)
 
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Henley-on-Thames Then & Now in Colour: Britain in Old Photographs
John Pilling & Laurence Waters.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463643.  Daedalus Item Code: 40058
 
Once a thriving river port, Oxfordshire's Henley-on-Thames lost much of its traditional trade during the railway boom of the 1840s, and many of the town's beautiful buildings gradually fell into ... (Read More)
 
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Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823916.  Daedalus Item Code: 62318
 
The only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay served in public office from 1806 to 1852, bringing with him an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to subdue feuding members of ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
 
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
 
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Britain: Book VII: Liberal England, World War and Slump, 1901–1939
E.H. Carter & R.A.F. Mears. David Evans, ed.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906768485.  Daedalus Item Code: 41737
 
The first four decades of the 20th century are explored in detail in this seventh volume of A History of Britain, including the founding of the Labour Party and the rise of liberalism, the ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250035509.  Daedalus Item Code: 61242
 
"Stamps tell stories," posits Chris West in this fascinating episodic history. "They speak to us across generations—if only we'd stop squeezing them into albums and worrying about their catalogue ... (Read More)
 
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