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Robin Hood
J.C. Holt.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500289358.  Daedalus Item Code: 50240
 
The legend of Robin Hood began more than 600 years ago. The man, if he existed at all, lived much earlier. British history professor James Holt—author of the standard work on the Magna Carta—here ... (Read More)
 
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The Rocket Man: And Other Extraordinary Characters from the History of Flight
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780742977.  Daedalus Item Code: 44416
 
This fascinating, personality-driven history of human flight begins with Jean-Pierre Blanchard and his wife Sophie—he a French cad who nonetheless made many important ballooning firsts at the turn of ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Art
Michael Siebler. Norbert Wolf, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783822854549.  Daedalus Item Code: 50162
 
As ancient Rome defeated her enemies one by one, the Roman people were amazed by the artworks and treasures of the conquered peoples as they were paraded through the city in triumph and later ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt's Navy: The Education of a Warrior President, 1882–1920
James Tertius de Kay.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982854.  Daedalus Item Code: 33806
 
Also the biographer of Commodore Stephen Decatur, James Tertius de Kay here gives us a rarely seen picture of Franklin Roosevelt as Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Evolving from ... (Read More)
 
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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 Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 52925
 
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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Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series
David Pietrusza.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465029389.  Daedalus Item Code: 51792
 
"If the name Arnold Rothstein is recognized today, it's as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series.... But the Black Sox scandal was only one item on Rothstein's resume. In this scrupulously sourced ... (Read More)
 
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, ed.
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 Murders
Dulcie M. Ashdown.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752449371.  Daedalus Item Code: 51403
 
The motives, means, and consequences of murders among members of Europe's ruling families are examined in detail in this book from the author of Tudor Cousins. Whether by sword or arrow, bomb ... (Read More)
 
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