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The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
James Palmer.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465022076.  Daedalus Item Code: 32947
 
Few modern figures are as sinister and sadistic as Baron Ungern-Sternberg, an Austrian-born nobleman who fought in the Russian Army until the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Beijing-based traveler and ... (Read More)
 
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Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands
Ben Burt, with David Akin & Michael Kwa'ioloa.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824831356.  Daedalus Item Code: 50740
 
The Kwara'ae and other peoples of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands once ornamented themselves with glistening white shell and pearl shell, intricately carved turtle shell, strings and straps of ... (Read More)
 
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The Borgias: History's Most Notorious Dynasty
Mary Hollingsworth.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069447.  Daedalus Item Code: 51076
 
The Borgias have become a byword for pride, lust, cruelty, splendor, and venomous intrigue, even while their patronage of the arts created some of the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance. From ... (Read More)
 
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Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier
Bob Thompson.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307720894.  Daedalus Item Code: 43954
 
Pioneer, congressman, King of the Wild Frontier, Martyr of the Alamo—over the years, Davy Crockett has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In this biography of Crockett ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization: From the Origins of Democracy to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Stephen Kershaw.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762439867.  Daedalus Item Code: 43400
 
Democracy, drama, philosophy, and the legal system we use today all originated in either ancient Greece or Rome. Tracing the arc of these immensely productive cultures from the Minoans of Crete in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Civil Wars: Roundheads, Cavaliers and the Execution of the King
John Miller.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42348
 
When Charles I embarked on civil war in August 1642, Great Britain was plunged into one of the most devastating conflicts in the nation's history—one that would result in the execution of the king ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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Calamities & Catastrophes: The Ten Absolutely Worst Years in History
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476718828.  Daedalus Item Code: 43681
 
Is history always written by the winners? No, says Derek Wilson. Also the author of Britain's Rottenest Years as well as a long list of less cheeky titles, Wilson here gives us ten episodes of ... (Read More)
 
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Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914
Max Hastings.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007398577.  Daedalus Item Code: 51553
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013) The standard image of World War I is that of muddy trenches and blasted fields, where ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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