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The Art of War
Sun Tzu. Lionel Giles, trans. James Clavell, foreword.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444727364.  Daedalus Item Code: 61052
This book unravels the complexities of meaning found in the world's oldest existing military treatise, whose basic tenet is to know your enemy's strengths and weaknesses and turn them against him. In ... (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 Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
Lily Koppel.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780755362622.  Daedalus Item Code: 61307
As the Mercury Seven astronauts were each launched into space, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives, transformed overnight from military spouses into American royalty. ... (Read More)
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At Home with Henry VIII: His Life, His Wives, His Palaces
Rose Shepherd.
Publisher: Cico Books.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781782491606.  Daedalus Item Code: 63568
Henry VIII remains perhaps the most recognizable of English kings, famous for his great weight, his fierce passions, and his six wives. But what was it really like to be Henry, or to be married to ... (Read More)
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At Sea with Pirates: Eyewitness Accounts
William Dampier.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445642802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62958
The first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia, and the first person to circumnavigate the world three times, William Dampier—buccaneer, journalist, naturalist, and explorer—once ... (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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Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour of French Food and Culture with Honoré de Balzac
Anka Muhlstein. Adriana Hunter, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973222.  Daedalus Item Code: 54621
"Tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are," Honoré de Balzac once claimed. France's food was hardly noteworthy before the Revolution, and Balzac ... (Read More)
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397591.  Daedalus Item Code: 61043
This tribute to the men of Easy Company (the inspiration for the HBO miniseries of the same name) follows a crack rifle unit of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division from their rigorous training ... (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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Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5
Sterling Mace & Nick Allen.
Publisher: St. Martin's/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005052.  Daedalus Item Code: 42220
Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K/3/5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the ... (Read More)
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Battles that Changed History: Key Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations
Michael Spilling, ed.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906626808.  Daedalus Item Code: 52191
From the Battle of Alesia (52 BC), where Gaius Julius Caesar's Roman forces besieged and defeated Vercingetorix's larger Gaulish army, to Agincourt (1415), where France's heavily armored knights were ... (Read More)
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