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The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600–1675
Bernard Bailyn.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780394515700.  Daedalus Item Code: 54681
(2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist) Honored with a 2010 National Humanities Medal and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, historian Bernard Bailyn here gives us an ... (Read More)
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Battles that Changed History: Key Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations
Michael Spilling, ed.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906626808.  Daedalus Item Code: 52191
From the Battle of Alesia (52 BC), where Gaius Julius Caesar's Roman forces besieged and defeated Vercingetorix's larger Gaulish army, to Agincourt (1415), where France's heavily armored knights were ... (Read More)
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Bizarre London: Discover the Capital's Secrets & Surprises
David Long.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628738254.  Daedalus Item Code: 53977
In chapters like "A Museum of Magical Curiosities"; "The City's Lost Tunnels and Citadels"; "The Ghost of a She-Wolf"; "The Bawdy House Riots"; and "The Story of 'Jack the Stripper'," this charming ... (Read More)
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Blitzkrieg: Hitler's Masterplan for the Conquest of Europe
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848584570.  Daedalus Item Code: 54568
Profoundly impressed by the success of British tanks in World War I, Adolf Hitler and his military strategists were inspired to employ tanks as the German army's vanguard in a new kind of fast-moving ... (Read More)
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The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo—and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation
James Donovan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316053747.  Daedalus Item Code: 51237
On February 23, 1836, an army led by Mexican dictator Santa Anna laid siege to a makeshift garrison of some 200 Texas settlers—among them, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis—who ... (Read More)
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Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316224512.  Daedalus Item Code: 54275
On a chilly November night in 1407, Louis of Orleans was murdered by a band of masked men—a crime that stunned France, since Louis had often ruled in place of his brother King Charles, who had gone ... (Read More)
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The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Gary J. Bass.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700209.  Daedalus Item Code: 53382
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and named a Notable Book or Best Book of 2013 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, ... (Read More)
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Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America
Kate Zernike.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805093483.  Daedalus Item Code: P1839
They burst on the scene at the height of the Great Recession—angry voters gathering by the thousands to rail against bailouts and big government. Evoking the Founding Fathers, they called themselves ... (Read More)
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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
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The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day
Richard Francis Burton.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626364011.  Daedalus Item Code: 53978
"The history of the sword," writes 18th-century explorer Richard Burton in his introduction to this classic treatise, "is the history of humanity." For centuries the sword has been a symbol of power, ... (Read More)
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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307948830.  Daedalus Item Code: 59759
(Finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction, a New York Times Notable Book, and named a Best Book of 2013 by the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and NPR) ... (Read More)
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The Borgias: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345526915.  Daedalus Item Code: 54276
Throughout a tumultuous half-century the Borgias held center stage in the Italian Renaissance as ruthless popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers, and political adventurers. Five centuries after their ... (Read More)
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