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We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals
Gillian Gill.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345520012.  Daedalus Item Code: 70371
 
The most influential marriage of the 19th century and one of history's most enduring love stories, the marriage of Victoria and Albert is often supposed to have begun with the queen inheriting the ... (Read More)
 
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Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior: 1000–1500 AD
Martin J. Dougherty.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785834250.  Daedalus Item Code: 71283
 
The popular image of the mounted knight dominating the battlefields of medieval Europe persists, yet the reality of warfare in this era was far more complex, as historian and former defense analyst ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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When Washington Burned: An Illustrated History of the War of 1812
Arnold Blumberg.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001012.  Daedalus Item Code: 44508
 
Illustrated with more than 100 color photographs, reproductions of period art, and maps, this book vividly and succinctly traces the War of 1812, our "second war of independence," through the roots ... (Read More)
 
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White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words
Attilio Bolzoni. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330528214.  Daedalus Item Code: 54843
 
For more than 30 years, prize-winning Sicilian journalist Attilio Bolzoni has reported on the shadowy activities of Cosa Nostra, and in this anthology he compiles interviews, court proceedings, and ... (Read More)
 
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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
Nancy Isenberg.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785971.  Daedalus Item Code: 79014
 
(Nominated for the 2017 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award, a finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History, and one of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 70041
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America
Douglas Cazaux Sackman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195178531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61717
 
When a lone Native American named Ishi came out of hiding in the wild in 1911, he was whisked away to San Francisco to meet Alfred Kroeber, a founder of American anthropology. When Kroeber and Ishi ... (Read More)
 
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The Wild West on Five Bits a Day: Hit the Trail or Raise the Roof in a Cowtown Saloon—Your Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Surviving in Frontier America
Joan Tapper.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288726.  Daedalus Item Code: 70522
 
Plan your trip back in time to the American western frontier of 1880 with this illustrated guidebook. Forget what you've heard about mining accidents, dust storms, and the murder rate; the railroads ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
 
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
 
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The World History of Highland Games
David Webster. Lynn Boland Richardson, photos.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906307486.  Daedalus Item Code: 70108
 
Evolving from ancient Celtic celebrations, Scotland's Highland Games have been celebrated for more than two millennia, and constitute a major part of the nation's identity. Shown here in more than ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Philip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times
Elin C. Danien, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780934718943.  Daedalus Item Code: 61998
 
The magnetism of the man known as Alexander the Great, along with that of his father, Philip of Macedon, remains almost tangible thousands of years later, felt by people in all times; scholars of ... (Read More)
 
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