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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, compiler.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861521.  Daedalus Item Code: 41609
 
Designed from the ground up in 1955, London's iconic red double-decker Routemaster bus became as much a symbol of the capital as Big Ben or Tower Bridge. This delightful pocket manual is an unusual ... (Read More)
 
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Royal Romances: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe
Leslie Carroll.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451238085.  Daedalus Item Code: 43883
 
Louis XIV defied God and law, permitting his married mistress Madame de Montespan to usurp the role of Queen of France. Grigory Potemkin was a worthy equal in Catherine the Great's bed as well as in ... (Read More)
 
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The Sale of the Late King's Goods: Charles I and His Art Collection
Jerry Brotton.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330427098.  Daedalus Item Code: 43945
 
(Nominated for the 2006 Samuel Johnson Prize) Great Britain's Charles I (1600–1649) showed an extravagance in amassing his art collection that scandalized Parliament and led to civil war, the ... (Read More)
 
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Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa
Kenneth S. Broun.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199740222.  Daedalus Item Code: 34488
 
When South Africa's apartheid government charged the late Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death; the support that he and his ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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Scott's Last Expedition
Steve Parker.
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780565092870.  Daedalus Item Code: 42004
 
In November 1910, Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration—to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. The author of Peacocks, Penguins, and Other ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea Chart: The Illustrated History of Nautical Maps and Navigational Charts
John Blake. Foreword by HRH The Duke of York.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781591147824.  Daedalus Item Code: 43757
 
Reflecting their central importance to exploration and trade in the Age of Sail, nautical maps were often drawn with the same care and aesthetic detail as any work of art, from drawings of the ... (Read More)
 
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Sea Struck
W.H. Bunting.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43352
 
Coastal New Englanders seem to be born with salt water in their veins, and for certain young men at the turn of the last century, going to sea was as much a rite of passage as the "season abroad" is ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea, The Sea
Xenophon. Rex Warner, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026312.  Daedalus Item Code: 32339
 
Born in Athens in the 5th century BC, devoted to Socrates and a supporter of Sparta, Xenophon produced an extraordinary eyewitness account of the attempt of a Greek mercenary army—the Ten Thousand—to ... (Read More)
 
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The Search for Ancient Greece
Roland & Françoise Etienne.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300206.  Daedalus Item Code: 33633
 
Abundantly illustrated, with period engravings and reproductions of art, archival photos, or color photos on virtually every page, this book chronicles the excitement of rediscovery as works from ... (Read More)
 
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Secrets of the Freemasons
Michael Bradley.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402763168.  Daedalus Item Code: 44058
 
Over the past centuries, many books and pamphlets have been written about the Freemasons in an attempt to interpret the truths within its labyrinthine symbolic system and to expand on its seemingly ... (Read More)
 
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