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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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The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico
Robert A. Holland.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847830718.  Daedalus Item Code: 42077
 
This celebration of "America's Main Street" features more than 80 full color maps dating from as early as 1524, documenting the European discovery and exploration of the river and the extraordinary ... (Read More)
 
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The Mistresses of Henry VIII
Kelly Hart.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752458526.  Daedalus Item Code: 40059
 
At the time of his 1509 coronation, 17-year-old Henry VIII was assessed as a "youngling" who cared for nothing but girls and hunting. Over the years, this did not change much, notes Kelly Hart, a ... (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, who came to be revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs Zigzag: The Extraordinary Life of a Secret Agent's Wife
Betty Chapman & Ronald L. Bonewitz. Nigel West, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752488134.  Daedalus Item Code: 43020
 
When Betty Farmer married double agent Eddie Chapman—famously known as Agent Zigzag—she knew her life would never be ordinary. Yet even before their marriage, her life involved incendiary bombs, ... (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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The Murder of Cleopatra: History's Greatest Cold Case
Pat Brown.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616146504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43836
 
Pharaoh Cleopatra VII has long been portrayed as a defeated monarch who desperately ended her own life with the bite of an asp, as her nemesis—the Roman general Octavian, later the emperor known as ... (Read More)
 
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Music and Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Kate 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 Life as an Indian: The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet
J.W. Schultz.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602397347.  Daedalus Item Code: 52147
 
Born in 1859, and living in relative obscurity until the appearance of this memoir in 1907, J.W. Schultz here recounts his life as a young man living with the Piegan Blackfeet in the Montana ... (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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Native Americans
James Lagomarsino.
Publisher: Taj.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781844063161.  Daedalus Item Code: 51641
 
This abundantly illustrated survey of Native American peoples moves region-by-region through the United States and Canada, describing tribal groups and nations in the Arctic and subarctic, the ... (Read More)
 
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