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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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A Brief History of the Amazons: Women Warriors in Myth and History
Lyn Webster Wilde.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472136770.  Daedalus Item Code: 63763
"Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons," is how 5th-century Greek historian Hellanicus described the legendary Amazons. For centuries, conventional scholarship ... (Read More)
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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780385345255.  Daedalus Item Code: 60482
"The flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into battle," wrote Zelda Fitzgerald in ... (Read More)
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
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Britain's Coastline
Jerome Monahan.
Publisher: Myriad Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847460134.  Daedalus Item Code: 62924
In hundreds of vivid photos this album tours the endlessly varied coastline of Great Britain, from the dockyards of the southeast through the rural tranquility of Dorset and the rugged coves of ... (Read More)
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