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Beliefs that Changed the World: The History and Ideas of the Great Religions
John Bowker.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784293314.  Daedalus Item Code: 63757
A former professor of theology and the editor of the Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, as well as the author of What Muslims Believe and God—A Brief History, John Bowker here ... (Read More)
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Bird's Eye Views: Historic Lithographs of North American Cities
John W. Reps.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568981468.  Daedalus Item Code: 63865
As new towns and cities spread across the American frontier in the 19th century, itinerant artists followed, documenting these growing urban centers by drawing aerial perspectives, also known as ... (Read More)
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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Lawrence Goldstone.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345538031.  Daedalus Item Code: 62046
The feud between America's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of ambitious and unyielding personalities. It was the Wrights who had solved the centuries-old ... (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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Blood and Thunder: The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West
Hampton Sides.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031108.  Daedalus Item Code: 62237
At the center of this sweeping history of the American West are Kit Carson—an enigmatic man who twice married Indians but butchered the Navajo mercilessly when called upon by his government to do ... (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 Borgias
Christopher Hibbert.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849019941.  Daedalus Item Code: 62364
The Borgias are synonymous with the corruption and ambition of Renaissance Italy, and here the author of The Rise and Fall of the House of Medici and Rome: The Biography of a City spins ... (Read More)
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Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage
Kathleen Winter.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224098366.  Daedalus Item Code: 63655
In this nonfiction follow-up to her Orange Prize and Governor General's Literary Award finalist Annabel, transplanted Canadian author Kathleen Winter impulsively embarks on an odyssey across ... (Read More)
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A Brief Guide To British Battlefields: From the Roman Occupation to Culloden
David Clark.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472108135.  Daedalus Item Code: 63760
Britain's many battlefields bear witness to dramatic turning points in the country's history, and David Clark surveys more than 100 such sites in this entertaining and browsable guide, from a ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of Cleopatra: Last Pharaoh of Egypt
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762448012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51769
She was variously deemed a reincarnation of the goddess Isis, a fabled beauty, the last pharaoh, a seductress, and a harlot. For 2,000 years we have been telling stories about Cleopatra, yet few ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms, 1314–1485
Peter Reid.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295349.  Daedalus Item Code: 63151
From 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors, a period that saw the unprecedented supremacy of the English armies over those of Scotland and France. The former ... (Read More)
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A Brief History of Tea: The Extraordinary Story of the World's Favourite Drink
Roy Moxham.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297473.  Daedalus Item Code: 63152
From the plantation to the breakfast table, from its discovery in ancient China to the present day, this is a stimulating history of the world's obsession with tea. Roy Moxham first became fascinated ... (Read More)
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