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War Since 1900: History, Strategy, Weaponry
Jeremy Black, ed.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251638.  Daedalus Item Code: 60476
 
This wide-ranging, heavily illustrated analysis of 20th-century warfare, with contributions from distinguished military historians from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, and France, ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
 
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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We'll Meet Again: Britain at War: A Tribute to the Spirit of the People in What Was Britain's Darkest, and Its Finest, Hour
Maureen Hill.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242500.  Daedalus Item Code: 52854
 
A behind-the-scenes look at World War II and a tribute to the British people, this book documents life on the home front in London. These 350 captioned, black and white images from the archives of ... (Read More)
 
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The Western Front Experience: 1914–1918
Gary Sheffield.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781847329172.  Daedalus Item Code: 51759
 
From the early battles of Mons and Loos through the shocking carnage of the Somme, Arras, and Passchendaele, to the climactic victories of the Hundred Days in 1918, this slipcased album chronicles ... (Read More)
 
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A Whaling Captain's Life: The Exciting True Account by Henry Acton for His Son, William
Henry Acton.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596294172.  Daedalus Item Code: 60298
 
First published in 1838, Henry Acton's guide to the whaling life was written to satisfy the curiosity of his young son, William. Along with a meticulous description of how whales are hunted, killed, ... (Read More)
 
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When Books Went to War: The Stories that Helped Us Win World War II
Molly Guptill Manning.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544535022.  Daedalus Item Code: 62532
 
America in World War II faced an enemy in Europe that had banned and burned more than 100 million books. In response, librarians launched a campaign that sent millions of donated hardcover books ... (Read More)
 
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When Washington Burned: An Illustrated History of the War of 1812
Arnold Blumberg.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001012.  Daedalus Item Code: 44508
 
Illustrated with more than 100 color photographs, reproductions of period art, and maps, this book vividly and succinctly traces the War of 1812, our "second war of independence," through the roots ... (Read More)
 
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White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words
Attilio Bolzoni. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330528214.  Daedalus Item Code: 54843
 
For more than 30 years, prize-winning Sicilian journalist Attilio Bolzoni has reported on the shadowy activities of Cosa Nostra, and in this anthology he compiles interviews, court proceedings, and ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America
Douglas Cazaux Sackman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195178531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61717
 
When a lone Native American named Ishi came out of hiding in the wild in 1911, he was whisked away to San Francisco to meet Alfred Kroeber, a founder of American anthropology. When Kroeber and Ishi ... (Read More)
 
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Wilfred Thesiger: The Life of the Great Explorer
Alexander Maitland.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590201633.  Daedalus Item Code: 61760
 
Perhaps the last of the great explorer-adventurers, Wilfred Thesiger (1910–2003) traveled extensively through some of the most remote places on earth—the mountains of western Asia, the marshes of ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Before Wallis: Prince Edward, the Parisian Courtesan, and the Perfect Murder
Andrew Rose.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250050069.  Daedalus Item Code: 63589
 
Prince Edward's relationship with American divorcée Wallis Simpson sparked an international scandal that led to his abdication of the throne of England, and yet he narrowly missed being embroiled in ... (Read More)
 
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