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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
Emma Christopher.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782550.  Daedalus Item Code: 30724
From the Australian historian who gave us Slave Trade Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, this story begins with the American War of Independence, until which many British convicts were shipped ... (Read More)
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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
Peter Caddick-Adams.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42205
Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in World War II: Field Marshals Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel, both revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born four years ... (Read More)
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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (Read More)
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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (Read More)
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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042675.  Daedalus Item Code: 54693
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
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Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
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Napoleon's Hemorrhoids: And Other Small Events That Changed History
Phil Mason.
Publisher: Castle Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785830269.  Daedalus Item Code: 54165
What were Albert Einstein's last words? What was Hitler's real family name? What sport did Fidel Castro almost play professionally in America? And how did Napoleon's painful hemorrhoids affect his ... (Read More)
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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Edith H. Beer, with Susan Dworkin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780688177768.  Daedalus Item Code: 54038
An outspoken young woman in 1930s Vienna, law student Edith Hahn was forced into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. Obtaining permission to return to Vienna, she went underground, using identity ... (Read More)
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
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New York City in 3D: In the Gilded Age
Esther Crain.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781579129576.  Daedalus Item Code: 59373
New York City in the last decades of the 19th century was the epitome of what Mark Twain called the Gilded Age—a time of extravagance, innovation, and enormous social transformation. Manhattan ... (Read More)
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