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This Sceptred Isle: The Making of the British
Christopher Lee.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845299941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43918
What is Britishness? That is the question suffusing this superb one-volume pageant of British history from the invasion of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. In ... (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
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 United ... (Read More)
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Thomas Becket—Warrior, Priest, Rebel: A Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Story, Retold
John Guy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069071.  Daedalus Item Code: 53572
From his middle-class early years to his appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury, and from his exile in France to his assassination, the life of 12th-century martyr Thomas Becket is given a ... (Read More)
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders
Denise A. Spellberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268228.  Daedalus Item Code: 53396
In this illuminating book, an American scholar of the Middle East reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom. In 1765, a decade before composing the ... (Read More)
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Through the Brazilian Wilderness
Theodore Roosevelt.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781628738025.  Daedalus Item Code: 54010
In 1914, with the well-wishes of the Brazilian government, former president Theodore Roosevelt, his son Kermit, and Colonel Cândido Rondon embarked on an expedition to map the course of the River of ... (Read More)
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Tigress of Forlě: The Life of Caterina Sforza
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908800176.  Daedalus Item Code: 54263
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (Read More)
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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town
John Welshman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199595570.  Daedalus Item Code: 50956
In his classic account A Night to Remember, Walter Lord described the sinking of the Titanic as "the last night of a small town." Here the author of Churchill's Children ... (Read More)
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Titanic Style: Dress and Fashion on the Voyage
Grace Evans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620871997.  Daedalus Item Code: 52153
Illustrated with vintage advertisements and catalog photos throughout, this surprising perspective on the Titanic disaster views the ship as a microcosm of post-Edwardian society, seen through ... (Read More)
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To Marry an English Lord
Gail MacColl & Carol McD. Wallace.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761171959.  Daedalus Item Code: 54700
From the Gilded Age until World War I, more than 100 American heiresses—including a Vanderbilt, a LaRoche, a Pfizer, and a Whitney—swapped their fortunes for titles, marrying into British peerage. ... (Read More)
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To the Edge of the World: The Story of the Trans-Siberian Railway
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857890382.  Daedalus Item Code: 53606
The author of Engines of War; Blood, Iron, and Gold; and The Great Railway Revolution, Christian Wolmar here portrays the Trans-Siberian railway as an unparalleled engineering ... (Read More)
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The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans
Aidan Dodson & Salima Ikram.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051399.  Daedalus Item Code: 50420
From the pyramids and royal burial ground in the Valley of the Kings, and the tombs of queens like Ramesses II's consort Nefertari, to the far more numerous private tombs of such nobles as Rekhmire ... (Read More)
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