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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms, 1314–1485
Peter Reid.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295349.  Daedalus Item Code: 63151
 
From 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors, a period that saw the unprecedented supremacy of the English armies over those of Scotland and France. The former ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Tea: The Extraordinary Story of the World's Favourite Drink
Roy Moxham.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297473.  Daedalus Item Code: 63152
 
From the plantation to the breakfast table, from its discovery in ancient China to the present day, this is a stimulating history of the world's obsession with tea. Roy Moxham first became fascinated ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Vikings: The Last Pagans or the First Modern Europeans?
Jonathan Clements.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845290764.  Daedalus Item Code: 70436
 
Between the 8th and 11th centuries, the Vikings surged from their Scandinavian homeland to trade, plunder, explore, and invade, from Newfoundland to Baghdad. They are alternately seen as great ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Coastline
Jerome Monahan.
Publisher: Myriad Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847460134.  Daedalus Item Code: 62924
 
In hundreds of vivid photos this album tours the endlessly varied coastline of Great Britain, from the dockyards of the southeast through the rural tranquility of Dorset and the rugged coves of ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers: What the van Goghs, Booths, Marxes, Kelloggs—& Colts—Tell Us About How Siblings Shape Our Lives and History
George Howe Colt.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416547785.  Daedalus Item Code: 62635
 
Edwin Booth became a great actor on the 19th-century stage, while his younger brother John grew up to assassinate a president. Vincent van Gogh would never have survived without the support of his ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416547860.  Daedalus Item Code: 70545
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism: Unabridged
Doris Kearns Goodwin. Edward Herrmann, reader.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audioworks.   Format: 30 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442353152.  Daedalus Item Code: 70633
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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The Burglar Caught by a Skeleton: And Other Singular Tales from the Victorian Press
Jeremy Clay.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781848316003.  Daedalus Item Code: 64752
 
"Holidaymaker Fights Off African Lion in Welsh Hotel Room." "Man Swallows Mouse and Dies." "Wife Driven Mad by Husband Tickling Feet." "Pallbearer Killed by Coffin in Graveyard." "Liberals Eat Dog." ... (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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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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Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
Mathew W. Lively.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211382.  Daedalus Item Code: 62142
 
On May 2, 1863, Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps on a daring flank march around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac, leading to the rout of a Union corps in one of ... (Read More)
 
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