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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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Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made
Richard Rhodes.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451696219.  Daedalus Item Code: 63356
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb here chronicles the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who ... (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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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 V: Pocket Giants
A.J. Pollard.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752497631.  Daedalus Item Code: 63079
 
Henry V is the premier military hero in English history—better known than Marlborough, Wellington, or his own grandfather Edward III, argues A.J. Pollard. Henry enjoyed more success against the ... (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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The Hidden History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Hachette.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781401324100.  Daedalus Item Code: 64591
 
From the Battle of Yorktown (1781), where America learned hard lessons about what kind of military it would need to survive, to Fallujah (2004), which epitomized the new era of privatized war, ... (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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This Day in History 2017 Wall Calendar: 365 Remarkable People, Extraordinary Events, and Fascinating Facts

Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781492634256.  Daedalus Item Code: 65701
 
Every day of the year resonates with historical import in this wall calendar from the History Channel. Each month features a large captioned photo of a history maker, historical event, or significant ... (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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