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Gentry: Six Hundred Years of a Peculiarly English Class
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007335503.  Daedalus Item Code: 41654
 
Though it may well be "a nation of shopkeepers," for generations England was a country dominated by its middling families, rooted on their land and their locality, with a healthy interest in turning ... (Read More)
 
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451617535.  Daedalus Item Code: 49317
 
From 1942 to 1945, the population of what would be called Oak Ridge, Tennessee, grew from a few farming families to more than 75,000 people—many of them women answering a government call for wartime ... (Read More)
 
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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People
John Kelly.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091847.  Daedalus Item Code: 41678
 
In this follow-up to The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, John Kelly gives us a sweeping account of the Great Famine in mid-19th-century Ireland. He not only provides ... (Read More)
 
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Heaven's Command: An Imperial Progress
Jan Morris.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571194667.  Daedalus Item Code: 41298
 
Tracing the rise of the British Empire from Queen Victoria's accession in 1837 to the eve of her Diamond Jubilee in 1897, this prequel to Jan Morris's superb 1968 book Pax Britannica ... (Read More)
 
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How to Read Industrial Britain: A Guide to the Machines, Sites & Artefacts that Shaped Britain
Tim Cooper.
Publisher: Ebury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091929985.  Daedalus Item Code: 41282
 
From steam engines and suspension bridges to canals, factories, and pubs, the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries transformed the social and material landscape of Britain, yet few ... (Read More)
 
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In Triumph's Wake: Royal Mothers, Tragic Daughters, and the Price They Paid for Glory
Julia P. Gelardi.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312586034.  Daedalus Item Code: 41006
 
Queen Isabella of Castile, Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, and Queen Victoria of England were respected and admired rulers whose legacies continue to be felt today. Their daughters, ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Out Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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Joanna: The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826843.  Daedalus Item Code: 41648
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–1382) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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July 1914: Countdown to War
Sean McMeekin.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465060740.  Daedalus Item Code: 49136
 
Conventional wisdom holds that it was an ambitious and warlike German Empire that largely precipitated Europe's spiral into World War I, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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Maidens' Trip: A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408801253.  Daedalus Item Code: 41293
 
(Winner of the 1949 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize) Emma Smith's first book (her second was the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner The Far Cry) is a now-classic memoir about her ... (Read More)
 
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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
Steven Ujifusa.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645071.  Daedalus Item Code: 41456
 
In the 1940s and 50s, William Francis Gibbs was America's best naval architect, and his quest to build the finest, fastest, most beautiful ocean liner of his time, the United States, was a ... (Read More)
 
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Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day
Irina Bokova, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007482795.  Daedalus Item Code: 41296
 
From cuneiform tablets of 17th-century BC Anatolia to Landsat photographs marking the past four decades of the changing earth, from the Magna Carta of 1215 and the 42-line Gutenberg Bible on vellum ... (Read More)
 
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