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By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Erskine Clarke.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465002726.  Daedalus Item Code: 60483
 
In 1834, aristocratic southerners—and former slave owners—John Leighton and Jane Wilson explored the coastline of West Africa, establishing the first American mission in the region. Over the next 17 ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire. Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America: A History Forgotten: A Vivid Account of the Barbaric Practices of Both Native Americans and European Explorers and Colonists
George Franklin Feldman.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469332.  Daedalus Item Code: 61130
 
Much as we'd like to think that cannibalism is associated only with far-flung corners of the globe and the prehistoric past, this unsavory practice has a long history in North America, suggests ... (Read More)
 
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Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder
Max Décharné.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539025.  Daedalus Item Code: 51078
 
London has changed dramatically since the 14th century, from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis, notes writer and musician Max Décharné, yet throughout its history the city has ... (Read More)
 
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
 
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
 
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Castle Magnetic Tic Tac Toe Set: 12 Piece Set

Publisher: Stephen Joseph.   Format: .
UPC: 794866002390.  Daedalus Item Code: 66017
 
Will you be hearts or fairy castles? Pick your favorite piece and then try to win the pink and purple board with this sweet little tic-tac-toe set. Packed in a portable tin with the game board on ... (Read More)
 
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Castles: A History of Fortified Structures—Ancient, Medieval & Modern
Charles Stephenson, ed.
Publisher: Ivy Press.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781908005649.  Daedalus Item Code: 61455
 
Superbly illustrated with plan drawings, cross-sections, detailed renderings, photographs, and reproductions of art, this book offers an outstanding survey of the design and construction of ... (Read More)
 
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Catastrophe: 1914: Europe Goes to War
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307597052.  Daedalus Item Code: 54683
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013) The standard image of World War I is that of muddy trenches and blasted fields, where ... (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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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
 
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Child of the Holocaust: A Jewish Child in Christian Disguise
Jack Kuper.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849543842.  Daedalus Item Code: 61466
 
At only nine years of age, Jack Kuper came home to find everyone in his family gone; the night before, Germans had come to his village in rural Poland and taken away all the Jews. Now alone in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780192840905.  Daedalus Item Code: 50930
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and Whitbread Award winner "My Heart is My Own": The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy here lifts the historical veil to ... (Read More)
 
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