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Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain and Ireland
G.R.C. Davis. Revised by Claire Breay, Julian Harrison & David M. Smith.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712350389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53630
A cartulary is a medieval institution's manuscript volume or roll that was used to record its rights, privileges, and properties. First published in 1958, this book provides a full listing for more ... (Read More)
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Medieval Sieges & Siegecraft
Geoffrey Hindley.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626361409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52145
In this vivid reconstruction of siege warfare in the medieval world, with detailed descriptions of weapons and tactics, Geoffrey Hindley serves us the history of military sieges from every angle. The ... (Read More)
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Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant. John Kirk, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464300769.  Daedalus Item Code: 52200
Fast-paced, colorful, and laced with flashes of humor, Ulysses S. Grant's 1885 memoirs provide authoritative accounts of such pivotal Civil War events as the Battle of Shiloh, the Vicksburg and ... (Read More)
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Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day
Irina Bokova, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: B0092HPZ2K.  Daedalus Item Code: 51222
From the Gutenberg Bible to the diary of Anne Frank, and from the Bayeux Tapestry to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, this UNESCO publication documents 244 important events, discoveries, or inventions ... (Read More)
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The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors
Edward Hollis.
Publisher: Portobello.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846273254.  Daedalus Item Code: 53600
From the old Palace of Westminster to Louis XV's Petit Trianon at Versailles, and from the set of Gone with the Wind to his own grandmother's sitting room, the author of The Secret Lives of ... (Read More)
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Men of Color to Arms!: Black Soldiers, Indian Wars, and the Quest for Equality
Elizabeth D. Leonard.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060393.  Daedalus Item Code: 50427
In 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass assured African Americans that serving in the military offered a sure path to freedom. Once a black man became a soldier, he declared, ... (Read More)
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The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I
Josephine Ross.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062190888.  Daedalus Item Code: 33192
For more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe, in marriage negotiations that blended romance with diplomacy, yet not one of these illustrious ... (Read More)
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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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Mud: A Military History
C.E. Wood.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597970037.  Daedalus Item Code: 44306
Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the ... (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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