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Jerusalem: The Illustrated History of the Holy City
Joseph Millis.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003603.  Daedalus Item Code: 51730
 
A holy center for the three major Abrahamic religionsóJudaism, Christianity, and IslamóJerusalem has a history stretching back more than three millennia. This immersive portrait of the city takes the ... (Read More)
 
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John Quincy Adams
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822650.  Daedalus Item Code: 51314
 
An ambassador, Secretary of State, congressman, and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams has rarely gotten his due as one of America's greatest statesmen, suggests the author ... (Read More)
 
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Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole
E. Vale Blake, ed. Peter Stark, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620875797.  Daedalus Item Code: 52137
 
In June of 1871, navigator George E. Tyson and the Polaris sailed forth from New York to pursue an American dreamóto be the first to explore the North Pole. As these selections from Tyson's ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art
Carola Hicks.
Publisher: Pimlico.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951870.  Daedalus Item Code: 51094
 
The crowning glory of the Chapel of King's College in Cambridge is its stained glass windows, the triumphant culmination of a project completed despite wars, the deaths of kings, and violent ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
 
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
 
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Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East
Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393061994.  Daedalus Item Code: 23881
 
In a brilliant narrative history full of rich character studies, Karl Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac trace today's troubles in the so-called Middle East back to the imperial overreaching of Great ... (Read More)
 
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Kings and Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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The Knight in History
Frances Gies.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060914134.  Daedalus Item Code: 51252
 
Emerging from the embattled early Middle Ages, the armored knight revolutionized warfare and quickly became a mythic figure in history. Medievalist Frances Gies takes us from the knight's earliest ... (Read More)
 
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Knights in History and Legend
Constance Brittain Bouchard, consultant.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781740480284.  Daedalus Item Code: 42074
 
Examining both our fairy tale conception of knights and their somewhat more prosaic reality, this beautifully illustrated history traces the knights from their beginnings as military retainers a ... (Read More)
 
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The Kremlin Conspiracy: A Long, Hot and Cold War
Douglas Boyd.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711034440.  Daedalus Item Code: 50759
 
What did it mean when Vladimir Putin stepped down from president to become prime minister of Russia in 2008 and then took the presidency again in 2012? The Putin-Medvedev clique of mega-rich ex-KGB ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345453228.  Daedalus Item Code: 51961
 
Tudor historian Alison Weir, who also gave us Henry VIII, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, here focuses on the most storied of the six, Anne Boleyn, ... (Read More)
 
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