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Shopping in the Renaissance: Customer Cultures in Italy 1400–1600
Evelyn Welch.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300159851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42512
 
(Winner of the 2005 Wolfson Foundation History Prize) Shopping was as important in the Renaissance as it is today, posits Evelyn Welch. In this engaging and gorgeously illustrated study she ... (Read More)
 
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Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript
Richard Burton. John Hayman, ed.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873282093.  Daedalus Item Code: 51002
 
Explorer, linguist, anthropologist, Richard Burton was one of the most fascinating figures of the Victorian era. In 1866, while serving as British consul in Brazil, he gave four lectures on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Six Wives Of Henry VIII
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780221830.  Daedalus Item Code: 40385
 
A winner of the Wolfson History Prize and the James Tate Black Memorial Prize for such works as Mary, Queen of Scots and Marie Antoinette, Antonia Fraser first presented this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Skolfields and Their Ships: "A Singleness of Purpose"
Ermine S. Reynolds & Kenneth R. Martin.
Publisher: Maine Maritime Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780937410127.  Daedalus Item Code: 40087
 
The Skolfields were a prominent shipbuilding family from Harpswell, Maine, whose enterprise demonstrated "a singleness of purpose," and whose ships sailed from the late 18th to the early 20th ... (Read More)
 
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The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America
Raymond Arsenault.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608190560.  Daedalus Item Code: 31924
 
On Easter Sunday 1939, Marian Anderson sang before a throng of 75,000 listeners at the Lincoln Memorial. She was at the peak of a dazzling career, yet she had recently been barred from performing at ... (Read More)
 
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Spartacus Road: A Journey Through Ancient Italy
Peter Stothard.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203231.  Daedalus Item Code: 40925
 
Spartacus is remembered as the Thracian gladiator who rose up from slavery in 73 BC and defeated every Roman army sent to destroy him. We tend to see his struggle as a fight for freedom, but it had ... (Read More)
 
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Spies of the First World War: Under Cover for King and Kaiser
James Morton.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905615469.  Daedalus Item Code: 51108
 
Beginning with the spy panic in pre-war Britain that prompted the creation of the fledgling MI5 and MI6 in a common set of rooms, this book tells how modern spycraft evolved during World War I, from ... (Read More)
 
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Stop the Revolution: America in the Summer of Independence and the Conference for Peace
Thomas J. McGuire.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811705875.  Daedalus Item Code: 43674
 
Only nine weeks after the Declaration of Independence, British General Richard Lord Howe met with John Adams, Ben Franklin, and Edward Rutledge of the Continental Congress in an attempt to bring a ... (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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Sun Yat-sen: The Man Who Changed China
Stella Dong.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789627283669.  Daedalus Item Code: 43752
 
Illustrated with archival photos throughout, this book is a fast-moving biography of the man revered in China as the "father of the nation," Sun Yat-sen, founder of the Chinese Republic. The ... (Read More)
 
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Target Tirpitz: X-Craft, Agents and Dambusters—The Epic Quest to Destroy Hitler's Mightiest Warship
Patrick Bishop.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007319244.  Daedalus Item Code: 36228
 
She was the sister ship to the Bismarck, and merely by her existence, hiding in Norway's fjords with the potential to slip out and strike at Allied shipping, Hitler's battleship Tirpitz ... (Read More)
 
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Terror of the Autumn Skies: The True Story of Frank Luke, America's Rogue Ace of World War I
Blaine Pardoe.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082949.  Daedalus Item Code: 42083
 
Frank Luke Jr. was an unlikely ace, as Blaine Pardoe recounts in this gripping and painstaking profile. In the Great War, when fliers were still "knights of the air," Luke was an ungallant loner—a ... (Read More)
 
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