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The Great American Hall of Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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Great Military Blunders: History's Worst Battlefield Decisions from Ancient Times to the Present Day
Geoffrey Regan.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781774748.  Daedalus Item Code: 63145
 
Down through the centuries military history has been marked as much by misjudgments and incompetence as by gallantry and glory. Such blunders have often ended in tragedy, from the Battle of ... (Read More)
 
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Great Rivals in History: When Politics Gets Personal
Joseph Cummins.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607108658.  Daedalus Item Code: 62483
 
When two powerful political rivals lock horns in a clash of personality and ideals, they sometimes shape the fate of millions. Here the author of History's Great Untold Stories and Anything ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119445.  Daedalus Item Code: 32464
 
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War
Paul A. Cimbala & Randall M. Miller, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232031.  Daedalus Item Code: 64058
 
The American Civil War did not necessarily end with Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, suggests Paul Cimbala and Randall Miller in the preface to this anthology, positing instead that ... (Read More)
 
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Great War Britain: The First World War at Home
Lucinda Gosling.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752491882.  Daedalus Item Code: 54405
 
The declaration of war in August 1914 was to change British society irrevocably as the conflict came to dominate almost every aspect of civilian life over the next four years. Targeted at a ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War Unseen Archives: Rare and Unseen Photographs and Facsimile Reports—The Complete Story of the First World War
Robert Hamilton.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242333.  Daedalus Item Code: 61505
 
Illustrated with color battle maps, archival photos from London's Daily Mail, and reproductions of maps and articles published in the day, this visual chronicle of World War I depicts ... (Read More)
 
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Guide to Britain's Working Past
Anthony Burton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393325522.  Daedalus Item Code: 61193
 
From the handsome collection of locomotives at the National Railway Museum in York to the majestic Forth River bridges in Scotland, from the graceful windmills of Norfolk and Suffolk to the soaring ... (Read More)
 
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Gun: 100 Greatest Firearms
David E. Petzal & Phil Bourjaily.
Publisher: Weldon Owen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616286118.  Daedalus Item Code: 50033
 
Based on the premise that firearms may be considered a weapon, a tool, a historical artifact, or an object of beauty, this overview of half a millennium of guns singles out 100 for special ... (Read More)
 
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The Hamilton Collection: The Wisdom and Writings of the Founding Father
Dan Tucker, ed.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316503679.  Daedalus Item Code: 69609
 
This collection of Alexander Hamilton's personal letters, official correspondence, and excerpts from key published writings (including the Federalist Papers) provides firsthand insight into this ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Civil War Answer Book
Samuel Willard Crompton.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578594764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64668
 
How did the Mexican-American War influence 1850s America? What was Robert E. Lee's connection to George Washington? What was so important about the Homestead Act? Would North and South have been ... (Read More)
 
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