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The Bronze Age in Europe: Gods, Heroes and Treasures (New Horizons)
Jean-Pierre Mohen & Christiane Eleuère.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500301012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51165
 
Beginning in around 3,000 BC according to some estimates, the Bronze Age saw a bold advancement in mankind's ability to manufacture tools, weapons, and art work. With vivid color photographs on ... (Read More)
 
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The Building of England: How the History of England Has Shaped Our Buildings
Simon Thurley.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007301409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52937
 
From Norman castles to the 1909 Selfridges department store, former Chief Executive of English Heritage Simon Thurley looks at how the architecture of England has evolved over the past thousand ... (Read More)
 
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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Betty Medsger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962959.  Daedalus Item Code: 53384
 
Breaking in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, in 1971, a group of eight unlikely activists—quiet, hardworking Americans—confirmed what some had long suspected: that J. Edgar Hoover was ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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The Car: The History of the Automobile
Jonathan Glancey.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780974095.  Daedalus Item Code: 60008
 
Illustrated with more than 250 color and black and white photos from all over the world, this visual history of the automobile entertainingly, almost cheekily explores why we love, loathe, and depend ... (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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The Cartography of North America, 1500–1800: Mapping the New World
Pierluigi Portinaro & Franco Knirsch.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464304859.  Daedalus Item Code: 53552
 
The date on the earliest known authentic map of North America is 1500, note Italian cartographic historians Pierluigi Portinaro and Franco Knirsch, and the map was painted on oxhide by Juan de la ... (Read More)
 
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Cartoons of World War II
Tony Husband, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784043100.  Daedalus Item Code: 52665
 
In the days of World War II, before the Internet and even before there were televisions in most homes, the editorial cartoon was one of the most powerful visual opinion-makers in the media. Magazines ... (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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The Cathars: The Rise and Fall of the Great Heresy
Sean Martin.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843443360.  Daedalus Item Code: 54233
 
Flourishing principally in France's Languedoc region and Italy, the medieval sect known as the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine of Aragon: The Spanish Queen of Henry VIII
Giles Tremlett.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802779168.  Daedalus Item Code: 53187
 
The image of Catherine of Aragon has always paled when compared to the vivacious sexuality of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was a passionate auburn-haired beauty. As Giles ... (Read More)
 
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