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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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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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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Douglas Hunter.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916807.  Daedalus Item Code: 31899
The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northeastern passage over ... (Read More)
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Hanns and Rudolf: The True Story of the German Jew Who Tracked Down and Caught the Kommandant of Auschwitz
Thomas Harding.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476711843.  Daedalus Item Code: 54021
(A finalist for the 2013 Costa Book Award in Biography; Named a Book of the Year by the Sunday Times, Telegraph, New Statesman, Observer, and Guardian ... (Read More)
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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend
Bob Drury & Tom Clavin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451654684.  Daedalus Item Code: 54282
(Named a Best Book of 2013 by Salon and a Best Biography of the Year by True West magazine) The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to ... (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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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Jane Ridley.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972634.  Daedalus Item Code: 59187
(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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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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Heraldry: Understanding Signs & Symbols
Stefan Oliver & Guy Croton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780785829669.  Daedalus Item Code: 54162
With hundreds of color and black and white drawings and photos, this wire-bound handbook explains heraldry, the ancient European system of symbols and coats of arms that track familial ancestry. ... (Read More)
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Heretic Queen: Queen Elizabeth I and the Wars of Religion
Susan Ronald.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312645380.  Daedalus Item Code: 43005
The author of The Pirate Queen here delivers a vivid, engaging account of Elizabeth I, focusing on her role in the wars on religion that tore apart 16th-century Europe. Elizabeth's 1558 ... (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 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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