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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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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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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (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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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World
Diana Preston.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717382.  Daedalus Item Code: 31880
 
Their love joined two great empires, and they died rather than being captured by their enemies. In this history Diana Preston lays aside the romanticized legends surrounding ancient history's most ... (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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The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America
James Campbell.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307461216.  Daedalus Item Code: 40712
 
The author of The Ghost Mountain Boys here looks at July 1944, a pivotal month in the Pacific Theater of World War II, and pairs two great if often overlooked battles. The taking of Saipan was ... (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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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
 
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
 
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