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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330531511.  Daedalus Item Code: 70484
 
In this book, published in the United States as The Discovery of Middle Earth, the author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France uncovers evidence of one ... (Read More)
 
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The Anglo-Saxon Age: The Birth of England
Martin Wall.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445647722.  Daedalus Item Code: 70381
 
The 2009 discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard—the largest collection of Anglo-Saxon gold and silver metalwork found to date—not only captured the imagination and stimulated renewed interest in the ... (Read More)
 
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Anglo-Saxon England in 100 Places
David Edmondson.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445643151.  Daedalus Item Code: 70382
 
The Anglo-Saxon period—from about 450 until 1066—was a pivotal one in England's history, and formed much of the England that we recognize today, from place names to religion, mythology to poetry. ... (Read More)
 
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Anne Frank: Pocket Giants
Zoë Waxman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750955638.  Daedalus Item Code: 64596
 
Although the posthumous publication of The Diary of a Young Girl made Anne Frank into the most widely known victim of the Holocaust, the German teenager who wrote it remains an enigma in many ... (Read More)
 
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Appetite for America: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West—One Meal at a Time
Stephen Fried.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553383485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70297
 
As famous in their day as McDonald's, Starbucks, or Marriott hotels, Harvey House lunch counters, restaurants, dining cars, and hotels followed the railroads into the Southwest as America's first ... (Read More)
 
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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
A.J. Baime.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544483873.  Daedalus Item Code: 71263
 
As the United States prepared to enter World War II, the military was in desperate need of tanks, jeeps, and airplanes to counter a heavily mechanized Germany; in his "Arsenal of Democracy" speech in ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
Gordon Corera.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605985282.  Daedalus Item Code: 60828
 
From its inception in 1909 to the present day, Britain's intelligence agency MI6 has been cloaked in secrecy and shrouded in myth, and our understanding of what it means to be a spy has been largely ... (Read More)
 
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
 
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game
John Fox.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061881794.  Daedalus Item Code: 63457
 
He has traced Marco Polo's route across China and bicycled Africa's Rift Valley in search of human origins; here anthropologist John Fox sets off on an adventure to the far reaches of the globe and ... (Read More)
 
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Bannockburn: The Battle for a Nation
Alistair Moffat.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780272184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62210
 
Variously the director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottish Television, and BritainsDNA, as well as a former student-elected rector of the University of St. Andrews, Alistair Moffat was born ... (Read More)
 
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Bannockburn 1314: The Battle 700 Years On
Chris Brown.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750953795.  Daedalus Item Code: 62353
 
In the most legendary battle in Scottish history, a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated more than 15,000 of Edward II's troops at Bannockburn. In an era when such clashes rarely lasted ... (Read More)
 
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Beliefs that Changed the World: The History and Ideas of the Great Religions
John Bowker.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784293314.  Daedalus Item Code: 63757
 
A former professor of theology and the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, as well as the author of What Muslims Believe and God—A Brief History, John Bowker here ... (Read More)
 
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