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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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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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Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks
Retold by Tom Ogden.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762770380.  Daedalus Item Code: 41870
 
Collecting tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Manhattan's bohemian Greenwich Village, practicing magician Tom Ogden introduces us to a colorful cast of spirits and specters, ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted Love: Tales of Ghostly Soulmates, Spooky Suitors, and Eternal Love
Chris Gonsalves.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762752768.  Daedalus Item Code: 41872
 
Four centuries ago, French writer François de La Rochefoucauld said, "It is with true love as it is with ghosts; everyone talks about it, but few have seen it." And yet, there are those who have seen ... (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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451654660.  Daedalus Item Code: 50506
 
(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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Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress
Jan Morris.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571194667.  Daedalus Item Code: 41298
 
Tracing the rise of the British Empire from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to the eve of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897, this prequel to Jan Morris's superb 1968 book Pax Britannica ... (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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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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