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 places of wartime horror often conjure up images that haunt the living for generations to come, but is there more to the story? Journalist Mary Beth Crain—also the author of A Widow, A ...(Read More)
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David Hempleman-Adams, Sophie Gordon & Emma Stuart.
Publisher: Bloomsbury. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190072. Daedalus Item Code: 30288
In this treasure trove of photographs and artifacts from the royal collection at Windsor Castle, the stories of Britain's two greatest Antarctic expeditions are told in the up-close, at times ... (Read More)
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Holzer Harold, ed. Joseph M. McPherson, James I. Robertson Jr., Stephen W. Sears, Craig L. Symonds & Joan Waugh, contributors.
Publisher: Modern Library. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643647. Daedalus Item Code: 38419
Twenty years after the Battle of Gettysburg, a group of editors at The Century Magazine argued over which Civil War battles had been the bloodiest. They decided to put the debate before their ... (Read More)
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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)
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)
From the late 15th century through the early 17th, this third volume of Carter and Mears's British history series traces the Renaissance, the age of discovery, the rise of such powerful monarchs as ... (Read More)
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)
Charting Britain's varying fortunes against Nazi Germany, Fascist Italy, and imperial Japan, this eighth book of A History of Britain looks at how the postwar desire for change in Britain led ... (Read More)