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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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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 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: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345526915.  Daedalus Item Code: 60990
 
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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Bosworth 1485: Psychology of a Battle
Michael Jones.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473633827.  Daedalus Item Code: 54726
 
The 1485 Battle of Bosworth marked an epoch in the dynasties of two great houses: the house of York fell to the ground when Richard III died on the field of battle, while the house of Tudor rose from ... (Read More)
 
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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541909.  Daedalus Item Code: 53429
 
As a teenager in Latvia, Nathan Shapow had little on his mind other than becoming a champion boxer. But the Nazi invasion of Europe forced him into a different sort of fight, in which his talents ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age
Michael Paterson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447220.  Daedalus Item Code: 51768
 
The years leading up to World War I marked the twilight of the golden age of British country houses, and the end of an era when social opulence and formality of manners attained the highest level. ... (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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Brigades of Gettysburg: The Union and Confederate Brigades at the Battle of Gettysburg
Bradley M. Gottfried.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084011.  Daedalus Item Code: 53980
 
Through a wealth of firsthand accounts, the author of The Battle of Gettysburg—A Guided Tour here offers a chronicle of every Union and Confederate brigade at the Battle of Gettysburg, piecing ... (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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