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This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions About the Civil War–Era North
Andrew L. Slap & Michael Thomas Smith, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823245697.  Daedalus Item Code: 64090
 
Although most of the fighting in the American Civil War took place in the South, the North nonetheless experienced significant social, economic, and political changes as a sizeable portion of its ... (Read More)
 
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This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485–1746
Charles Carlton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300197143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52771
 
William Shakespeare was not exaggerating when he defined being a soldier as one of the seven ages of man. Over the early modern period, many millions of young men from the four corners of the present ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244563.  Daedalus Item Code: 70128
 
The son of a brewer, Thomas Cromwell rose from obscurity to become Earl of Essex, Vice-Regent and High Chamberlain of England, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, maneuvering his way to the top by ... (Read More)
 
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Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film
Glenn Kurtz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374276775.  Daedalus Item Code: 71188
 
(Named a Best Book of 2014 by NPR, The New Yorker, and the Boston Globe) When Glenn Kurtz stumbled upon an old family film in his parents' closet in Florida, he had no inkling of ... (Read More)
 
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A Time of War: A Northern Chronicle of the Civil War
Stuart Murray.
Publisher: Berkshire House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581570113.  Daedalus Item Code: 61714
 
Also the author of Rudyard Kipling in Vermont, Washington's Farewell, and Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms, Stuart Murray here mines diaries, letters, newspaper and military ... (Read More)
 
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A Time to Dance, a Time to Die: The Extraordinary Story of the Dancing Plague of 1518
John Waller.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848310537.  Daedalus Item Code: 62467
 
In July 1518 a mysterious and terrifying epidemic struck the city of Strasbourg: hundreds of men and women began dancing wildly, day after day, in the punishing summer heat; they did not want to ... (Read More)
 
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To the Ends of the Earth: Scotland's Global Diaspora 1750–2010
T.M. Devine.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588343178.  Daedalus Item Code: 70238
 
One of the world's greatest nations of emigrants, the Scots have sought their fortunes in every conceivable walk of life and in every imaginable climate, making valuable contributions to the world of ... (Read More)
 
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The Tower of London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406352474.  Daedalus Item Code: 64492
 
Overlooking the city for more than 900 years, the Tower of London has variously served as a fortress, royal palace, prison, and place of execution, as well as an arsenal, royal mint, jewel house, and ... (Read More)
 
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
 
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (Read More)
 
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The Tudor Kitchen: What the Tudors Ate and Drank
Terry Breverton.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781445648743.  Daedalus Item Code: 70396
 
Which now-popular fruit had its first recorded sale in 1633? Which pies did Henry VIII gorge on to go from a 32 to a 54-inch waist? And what was Elizabeth I's first meal after the defeat of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Ulrich Von Hassell Diaries: The Story of the Forces Against Hitler Inside Germany
Ulrich von Hassell. Agostino von Hassell, foreword. Richard Overy, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848325531.  Daedalus Item Code: 70581
 
Perhaps the foremost civilian contributor to the July 1944 assassination attempt on Adolf Hitler—dubbed Operation Valkyrie—Ulrich von Hassell had been a member of the Nazi Party until Germany's 1937 ... (Read More)
 
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