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The Story of the Unsinkable Titanic
Michael Wilkinson & Robert Hamilton.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242746.  Daedalus Item Code: 52853
While the 1912 sinking of the Titanic has been documented many times in books and films, this intriguing book tells the ship's story through the newspaper articles of the era—often containing ... (Read More)
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Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary from Hitler's Last Birthday to VE Day
Walter Kempowski.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847086402.  Daedalus Item Code: 53604
Many historians have written about the final weeks of World War II, but Walter Kempowski has assembled here a unique compendium of excerpts from more than 1,000 letters, diary extracts, and ... (Read More)
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Swords and Hilt Weapons
Michael Sharpe.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781607106388.  Daedalus Item Code: 51648
For thousands of years, swords and other blades were the weapons of choice in any conflict, and although they have been supplanted by firearms in most combat situations, swords still evoke a heroic ... (Read More)
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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
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"The Blue Beast": Power & Passion in the Great War
Jonathan Walker.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752465975.  Daedalus Item Code: 53407
Tracing the intimate lives of three extraordinary women during the course of World War I in Britain, military historian Jonathan Walker illuminates how the "blue beast"—an Edwardian term for sexual ... (Read More)
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Theodora: Empress of Byzantium
Paolo Cesaretti.
Publisher: Vendome.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865652378.  Daedalus Item Code: 53454
Rising from the lowest ranks of Byzantine society—she was the daughter of a bear-keeper and as a young woman became an actress in the burlesque theater—Theodora became the wife of Byzantine emperor ... (Read More)
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine—Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
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This Sceptred Isle: The Making of the British
Christopher Lee.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845299941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43918
What is Britishness? That is the question suffusing this superb one-volume pageant of British history from the invasion of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. In ... (Read More)
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This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485–1746
Charles Carlton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300197143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52771
Shakespeare was not exaggerating when he defined being a soldier as one of the seven ages of man. Over the early modern period, many millions of young men from the four corners of the present United ... (Read More)
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Thomas Becket—Warrior, Priest, Rebel: A Nine-Hundred-Year-Old Story, Retold
John Guy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069071.  Daedalus Item Code: 53572
From his middle-class early years to his appointment as Archbishop of Canterbury, and from his exile in France to his assassination, the life of 12th-century martyr Thomas Becket is given a ... (Read More)
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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders
Denise A. Spellberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268228.  Daedalus Item Code: 53396
In this illuminating book, an American scholar of the Middle East reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom. In 1765, a decade before composing the ... (Read More)
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