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Religion: Antiquity & Its Legacy
Jörg Rüpke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50866
What triggered the spontaneous development of distinct religions throughout the ancient world? How do religions evoke the ultimate realities they claim to address? A comparative religion professor ... (Read More)
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Renaissance Secrets: Recipes & Formulas
Jo Wheeler.
Publisher: V&A Publications.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851775774.  Daedalus Item Code: 53401
From recipes for plague amulets and aphrodisiacs to formulas for lip balm and paint pigments, this book takes you into the secretive world of Renaissance trades—illustrated with intriguing objects ... (Read More)
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Restless Revolutionaries: A History of Britain's Fight for a Republic
Clive Bloom.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752458564.  Daedalus Item Code: 30109
From regicides to revolutionaries, from fascists to anarchists, from American polemicist Tom Paine to British communist agitator Tom Wintringham, this is a history of noble ideals and crushing ... (Read More)
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RHS Chelsea Flower Show: The First 100 Years: 1913–2013
Brent Elliott.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711235786.  Daedalus Item Code: 54331
Held in Chelsea since 1913, the Royal Horticultural Society's annual five-day flower show is Britain's best known, and it attracts visitors from all over the world. Arranged chronologically, this ... (Read More)
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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, ed.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861521.  Daedalus Item Code: 41609
Designed from the ground up in 1955, London's iconic red double-decker Routemaster bus became as much a symbol of the capital as Big Ben or Tower Bridge. This delightful pocket manual is an unusual ... (Read More)
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Royal Artillery Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations: Historical and Modern
Philip Jobson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781862274761.  Daedalus Item Code: 30116
Since its creation in 1716, the Royal Artillery has been a cornerstone of the British Armed Forces and here Philip Jobson has collated the artillery lexicon that has accumulated since that day, and ... (Read More)
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449005613.  Daedalus Item Code: 42328
(Named one of the best books of 2001 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, and BookSense; finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los ... (Read More)
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The Search for Ancient Egypt
Jean Vercoutter. Ruth Sharman, trans.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300138.  Daedalus Item Code: 50261
A tale of buried treasure, unrepentant looting, international intrigue, and dedicated scholarship, as well as of stunning discoveries like the tomb of Tutankhamun, this abundantly illustrated ... (Read More)
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Seeds, Sex and Civilization: How the Hidden Life of Plants Has Shaped Our World
Peter Thompson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251706.  Daedalus Item Code: 51106
When speaking of the great builders of civilization, few people think first of rice, wheat, coffee, nuts, peas, beans, or olives. Yet man's relationship with such seeds has for millennia influenced ... (Read More)
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Seize the Fire: Heroism, Duty, and Nelson's Battle of Trafalgar
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060753627.  Daedalus Item Code: 14178
The author of God's Secretaries here uses the battle of Trafalgar to examine ideas of heroism and the heroic. Is violence a necessary aspect of the hero? And daring? Why did the cult of the ... (Read More)
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