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War Since 1900: History, Strategy, Weaponry
Jeremy Black, ed.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251638.  Daedalus Item Code: 60476
 
This wide-ranging, heavily illustrated analysis of 20th-century warfare, with contributions from distinguished military historians from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, and France, ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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Waterloo: Great Battles
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199663255.  Daedalus Item Code: 63910
 
Waterloo was the last battle waged by Napoleon, and the defeat that ended his imperial dreams. To those who fought—Dutch and Belgians, Prussians and Hanoverians, British and French—it was a murderous ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42405
 
Examining the most perilous political crisis our country has ever faced, southern political historian William Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln's election in ... (Read More)
 
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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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The West Point Atlas of War: World War II: European Theater
Vincent J. Esposito, ed.
Publisher: Tess Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603760232.  Daedalus Item Code: 64658
 
Originally published in 1959 as part of a two-volume set, this collection of classic battle maps provides a unique way of studying the military history of World War II in Europe, from the campaign in ... (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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