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Silk and Empire
Brenda M. King.
Publisher: Manchester University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719067013.  Daedalus Item Code: 62472
Challenging the notion that Britain always exploited its empire, design history and heritage scholar Brenda King here explains how creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship were all part of the ... (Read More)
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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome
Mary Beard.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781631492228.  Daedalus Item Code: 69357
Think you know Roman history? In this hugely entertaining history a leading classicist presents a new way of seeing the Roman Empire, which promises to become the standard. Mary Beard—classics editor ... (Read More)
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The Stones of Oxford: Conjectures on a Cockleshell
John Melvin. Justin Cartwright, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506131.  Daedalus Item Code: 61145
The principal partner of John Melvin Architects and Town Planners here reflects on the nature of tradition and the role of memory in the renewal of our cities. With his profound understanding of the ... (Read More)
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The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
Al Roker.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062364654.  Daedalus Item Code: 63285
The United States in 1900 was at the dawn of what would be called the "American Century," full of confidence and optimism. But on the afternoon of September 8th, a hurricane with 200-mile-per-hour ... (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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The Struggle for Sea Power: A Naval History of American Independence
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848878464.  Daedalus Item Code: 62971
How did 13 isolated American colonies without a regular navy or army win their independence from Britain, the greatest naval and military power on earth? Maritime historian and broadcaster Sam Willis ... (Read More)
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Struggle for the Middle Sea: The Great Navies at War in the Mediterranean, 1940–1945
Vincent O'Hara.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861026.  Daedalus Item Code: 63087
The Mediterranean Sea was the most fiercely contested body of water throughout World War II, and those fighting there saw everything from carrier strikes, battle-line shootouts, and convoy attacks to ... (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: 9780007431199.  Daedalus Item Code: 38309
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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Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War
William Marvel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547428062.  Daedalus Item Code: P4251
In this final book in a quartet focusing on our 16th president in the Civil War—following Mr. Lincoln Goes to War; Lincolns' Darkest Year: The War in 1862; and The Great Task ... (Read More)
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Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War
Joseph Wheelan.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823602.  Daedalus Item Code: 60587
The author of Terrible Swift Sword and Jefferson's War, Joseph Wheelan here explores the dramatic developments that unfolded early in 1865, from the battles ending the Petersburg siege ... (Read More)
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The Third Horseman: Climate Change and the Great Famine of the 14th Century
William Rosen.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025893.  Daedalus Item Code: 63458
In May 1315, it started to rain, and for the seven disastrous years that followed, Europeans would be visited by a series of curses unseen since the book of Exodus: floods, ice, failures of crops and ... (Read More)
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The Third Reich: A Chronicle
Richard Overy.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623654566.  Daedalus Item Code: 63142
The Third Reich was the 12-year period (1933–1945) during which the Nazi Party held absolute power in Germany, defined by the messianic figure of Adolf Hitler. Beginning with Hitler's election as ... (Read More)
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