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The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
Colin Woodard.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447243939.  Daedalus Item Code: 50266
 
In the early 18th century a number of the great pirate captains—including Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and "Black Sam" Bellamy—joined forces and established a crude but distinctive form of democracy in ... (Read More)
 
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Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America
Jack Rakove.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547521879.  Daedalus Item Code: 52660
 
In the early 1770s, the men who invented America were living quiet, provincial lives in the rustic backwaters of the New World, devoted primarily to family, craft, and the private pursuit of wealth ... (Read More)
 
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The Rhinebeck Panorama of Nelson's London, C.1806
Emily Brand, text.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781908402400.  Daedalus Item Code: 52535
 
Uncovered in an attic in Rhinebeck, New York, in the 1940s, this remarkable bird's eye–view map of Georgian London is a true work of art—a three-dimensional view of daily life in the capital at the ... (Read More)
 
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312421298.  Daedalus Item Code: 34986
 
Before he gave us Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Big Chief Elizabeth, Giles Milton's first book was this sparkling travelogue in the legendary footsteps of Sir John Mandeville, the ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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Robin Hood
J.C. Holt.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500289358.  Daedalus Item Code: 50240
 
The legend of Robin Hood began more than 600 years ago. The man, if he existed at all, lived much earlier. British history professor James Holt—author of the standard work on the Magna Carta—here ... (Read More)
 
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The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters from the History of Flight
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780742977.  Daedalus Item Code: 44416
 
This fascinating, personality-driven history of human flight begins with Jean-Pierre Blanchard and his wife Sophie—he a French cad who nonetheless made many important ballooning firsts at the turn of ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Art
Michael Siebler. Norbert Wolf, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783822854549.  Daedalus Item Code: 50162
 
As ancient Rome defeated her enemies one by one, the Roman people were amazed by the artworks and treasures of the conquered peoples as they were paraded through the city in triumph and later ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 52925
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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