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Brother William's Year: A Monk at Westminster Abbey
Jan Pancheri.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845079536.  Daedalus Item Code: 32112
 
"Narrated by a 14th-century monk ... [this] picture book takes [readers 6 to 9] through his activities during 12 months at Westminster Abbey: making 'a snowmonk and a snowdog' in January; beginning ... (Read More)
 
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Burned Bridge: How East and West Germans Made the Iron Curtain
Edith Sheffer. Peter Schneider, foreword.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199737048.  Daedalus Item Code: 43568
 
The construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 shocked the world, and it subsequently became the most conspicuous symbol of the Cold War. The real origin of the Iron Curtain was more complex, suggests ... (Read More)
 
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Buz Sawyer: Vol. 1: The War in the Pacific
Roy Crane.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606993620.  Daedalus Item Code: 24011
 
Charles Schulz called him "a treasure." Roy Crane virtually invented the adventure comic strip with Wash Tubbs in 1924, and many a square-jawed superhero owes a debt to Crane's hard-hitting ... (Read More)
 
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Calamities & Catastrophes: The Ten Absolutely Worst Years in History
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476718828.  Daedalus Item Code: 43681
 
Is history always written by the winners? No, says Derek Wilson. Also the author of Britain's Rottenest Years as well as a long list of less cheeky titles, Wilson here gives us ten episodes of ... (Read More)
 
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Capturing the Light: A True Story of Genius, Rivalry and the Birth of Photography
Roger Watson & Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230768864.  Daedalus Item Code: 50323
 
During the 1830s, two very different men—English country gentleman Henry Fox Talbot and flamboyant French artist Louis Daguerre—labored to produce the world's first photograph, developing their own ... (Read More)
 
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A Century of Royalty
Ed West.
Publisher: Shire.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747812739.  Daedalus Item Code: 49245
 
From the 1910 funeral of King Edward VII, which began the modern era inaugurated by his successor George V, to the birth of Prince George to Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in ... (Read More)
 
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The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871
Scott Zesch.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199758760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50816
 
In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred ... (Read More)
 
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Clash of Eagles: America's Forgotten Expedition to Ottoman Palestine
Carol Lea Clark.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762778423.  Daedalus Item Code: 41864
 
In the 1840s, the secretary of the Navy authorized Lt. William Francis Lynch to command an unusual expedition to Ottoman Palestine—present-day Israel and Jordan—to map the Dead Sea. Lynch used camels ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt
Joyce Tyldesley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018925.  Daedalus Item Code: 32968
 
She was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies, who had led Egypt for three centuries. Highly educated (she was the only one of the Ptolemies to read and speak ancient Egyptian as ... (Read More)
 
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The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President
Taylor Branch.
Publisher: S&S/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616641924.  Daedalus Item Code: 23475
 
A groundbreaking book about the modern presidency, The Clinton Tapes invites readers to witness a private dialogue between a historian and his friend, a gifted, tormented, resilient president ... (Read More)
 
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Colditz: The Full Story
P.R. Reid.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330509992.  Daedalus Item Code: 23096
 
Here British major P.R. "Pat" Reid revisits the German castle-prison he made famous in his classic 1952 escape memoir The Colditz Story and its sequel The Latter Days, incorporating all ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem: How Religion Drove the Voyages that Led to America
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439102374.  Daedalus Item Code: 44161
 
Five centuries after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is still one of history's most controversial figures. Was he the hero in a pageant of discovery or an avaricious glory hunter and a ruthless ... (Read More)
 
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