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Shakespeare: The Biography
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400075980.  Daedalus Item Code: 59178
 
A winner of the Whitbread Book Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and the biographer of T.S. Eliot, Charles Dickens, William Blake, Thomas More, and the city of London itself, Peter Ackroyd here ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's London on Five Groats a Day: Courtiers and Cut-Throats, Playhouses and Alehouses—Your Guide to the City of Elizabeth
Richard Tames.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251508.  Daedalus Item Code: 51107
 
Written as though it were a companion for the contemporary tourist (or the time-traveling historian), this entertaining and attractive guide provides the detailed information you'll need to visit ... (Read More)
 
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Shanghai: City Between Cultures
Marlo Scheder-Bieschin, photog.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783937406350.  Daedalus Item Code: 52024
 
A city between cultures, transformed from the Pearl of the Orient to New China's boomtown, Shanghai is a place where timeless culture and traditions exist side by side with the driving force of the ... (Read More)
 
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Sherman: A Solider's Life
Lee Kennett.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060930745.  Daedalus Item Code: 60586
 
Also the author of Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman's Campaign, Lee Kennett here offers an interpretation of the general's life and career that ... (Read More)
 
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Ships & Shipping in Medieval Manuscripts
Joe Flatman.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712349604.  Daedalus Item Code: 31075
 
The ship loomed large in the medieval world and mind; both upstream and downstream, inland and offshore, ships of every size and shape provided a vital means of travel, transport, and trade, linking ... (Read More)
 
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The Siegfried Line Campaign: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Charles B. MacDonald. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837693.  Daedalus Item Code: 41047
 
This history highlights the Allies' piercing of the West Wall, bitter fighting in the Huertgen Forest and Aachen, and the unsuccessful Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands. The costly Allied ... (Read More)
 
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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor. Annette Gordon-Reed, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230341982.  Daedalus Item Code: 52093
 
Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, and became part of the Madison household staff at the White House. After he was finally emancipated by ... (Read More)
 
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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812
Gene Allen Smith.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230342088.  Daedalus Item Code: 52257
 
We tend to view African Americans in our nation's history through the lens of the Civil War—either as free men living in the North or slaves living in the South. But less than 100 years earlier their ... (Read More)
 
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Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Story
Trudi Kanter. Linda Grant, intro.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43997
 
In 1938, beautiful and charismatic Trudi Kanter—a hat designer for the best-dressed women in Vienna—fell in love with businessman Walter Ehrlich. But as Hitler's tanks rolled into Austria, the world ... (Read More)
 
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Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins
J.E. Lendon.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465015061.  Daedalus Item Code: 43887
 
Recounting the rise of democratic Athens to great-power status in the 5th century B.C. and the resulting indignation of authoritarian Sparta, J.E. Lendon portrays the causes and strategy of the Ten ... (Read More)
 
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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Ben Macintyre. John Le Carré, afterword.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408851722.  Daedalus Item Code: 54668
 
Quite possibly the greatest spy in history, Kim Philby was a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, ... (Read More)
 
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802139986.  Daedalus Item Code: 49350
 
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most dreaded battlefield in all of World War I, and probably of any war in history. It was said that you could smell the stench of death for miles before ... (Read More)
 
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