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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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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, ed.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861521.  Daedalus Item Code: 41609
 
Designed from the ground up in 1955, London's iconic red double-decker Routemaster bus became as much a symbol of the capital as Big Ben or Tower Bridge. This delightful pocket manual is an unusual ... (Read More)
 
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Royal Romances: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe
Leslie Carroll.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451238085.  Daedalus Item Code: 43883
 
Louis XIV defied God and law, permitting his married mistress Madame de Montespan to usurp the role of Queen of France. Grigory Potemkin was a worthy equal in Catherine the Great's bed as well as in ... (Read More)
 
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Rutka's Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust: The Long-Lost Diary of 14-Year-Old Rutka Laskier, "The Polish Anne Frank"
Rutka Laskier. Daniella Zaidman-Mauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200196.  Daedalus Item Code: 53510
 
Rutka Laskier, a 14-year-old Jewish girl in the town of Bedzin in Poland, died in Auschwitz in 1943. But she left behind a notebook in which she recorded her thoughts, fears, and dreams—some are the ... (Read More)
 
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The Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I and His Art Collection
Jerry Brotton.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330427098.  Daedalus Item Code: 43945
 
(Nominated for the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize) Great Britain's Charles I (1600–49) showed an extravagance in amassing his art collection that scandalized Parliament and led to civil war, the ... (Read More)
 
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Santa Anna of Mexico
Will Fowler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226388.  Daedalus Item Code: 43183
 
Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794–1876) remains one of the most famous—and infamous—figures in Mexican history. Six times the country's president, he is regularly depicted as a traitor, a turncoat, ... (Read More)
 
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Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa
Kenneth S. Broun.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199740222.  Daedalus Item Code: 34488
 
When South Africa's apartheid government charged the late Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death; the support that he and his ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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Scott's Last Expedition
Steve Parker.
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780565092870.  Daedalus Item Code: 42004
 
In November 1910, Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration—to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. The author of Peacocks, Penguins, and Other ... (Read More)
 
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