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Lives of the Romans
Philip Matyszak & Joanne Berry.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251447.  Daedalus Item Code: 33425
 
In a large format, beautifully illustrated with 217 photographs and reproductions of art (135 in color), this surprisingly engaging and enlightening history presents 100 biographies of figures from ... (Read More)
 
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London Lights: The Minds that Moved the City that Shook the World
James Hamilton.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719567438.  Daedalus Item Code: 40747
 
London came of age in the five decades between Nelson's death at Trafalgar in 1805 and the Great Exhibition in the Crystal Palace. Sprawling across the fields of Middlesex and Surrey, the metropolis ... (Read More)
 
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531504.  Daedalus Item Code: 41007
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as of the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End Survivors: Voices of the Blitz Generation
Andrew Bissell.
Publisher: Centenar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907680007.  Daedalus Item Code: 40063
 
On September 7, 1940—Black Saturday—London's East End took the first aerial assault of the Blitz, and the capital was pounded for 57 consecutive nights. The tightly packed homes, pubs, shops, and ... (Read More)
 
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307473783.  Daedalus Item Code: 29361
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler
Helmut Orther. Ross Benjamin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616083830.  Daedalus Item Code: 40486
 
A carpenter and clock case maker, Georg Elser appeared to be an ordinary citizen in 1939 Munich. But he had grasped the thuggish nature of the Führer and his regime, and realized that many people ... (Read More)
 
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The Long Shadow: The Legacies of the Great War in the Twentieth Century
David Reynolds.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088632.  Daedalus Item Code: 49231
 
(Winner of the 2014 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize for the Best Work of History) (First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of the Wolfson Prize winner Writing the Second World War ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Chalice: The Real-Life Chase for One of the World's Rarest Masterpieces—A Priceless 2,500-Year-Old Artifact Depicting the Fall of Troy
Vernon Silver.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061558290.  Daedalus Item Code: 33549
 
On a warm June evening in 1990 at Sotheby's in New York City, an anonymous man in a green golf sweater paid three quarters of a million dollars to win a 2500-year-old chalice that had been unearthed ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140.  Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945–1953
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061628665.  Daedalus Item Code: 20173
 
Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Dallek, author of Nixon & Kissinger, here offers a penetrating look at misjudgments that caused international strife and suffering during the critical period from ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
David M. Wilson.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316178501.  Daedalus Item Code: 33371
 
Robert Falcon Scott remains an icon of fortitude and courage, arriving at the South Pole in 1912—a month later than his rival Amundsen—and perishing with his fellow explorers. His story has been ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618826070.  Daedalus Item Code: 21012
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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