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Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War
Cecil Beaton.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096300.  Daedalus Item Code: 63156
 
Before he was a Tony and Academy Award–winning costume and set designer, Cecil Beaton was famous as a fashion and portrait photographer, and made iconic images of Winston Churchill and Queen ... (Read More)
 
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Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw the Most Change and Why it Matters to Us
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847923035.  Daedalus Item Code: 64307
 
How would one go about deciding which was the century of greatest change? Imagine pitting the Black Death against the suffrage vote, or the Industrial Revolution against the Internet. Best known as ... (Read More)
 
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A Century in Captivity: The Life and Trials of Prince Mortimer, a Connecticut Slave
Denis R. Caron.
Publisher: New Hampshire/New England.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781584655404.  Daedalus Item Code: 63013
 
On December 21, 1811, a Connecticut judge sentenced Prince Mortimer, a sickly 87-year-old slave, to life imprisonment for attempting to poison his master. By the time he died at the age of 110, ... (Read More)
 
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Cheese, Pears & 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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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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Churchill: The Life: An Authorized Pictorial Biography
Max Arthur.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770856325.  Daedalus Item Code: 63246
 
Rare photos, documents, and personal objects abound in this rich visual biography of Winston Churchill, taking him from his unhappy student days through his courageous adventures in South Africa, his ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
Graham Farmelo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021956.  Daedalus Item Code: 61629
 
Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy, yet the 20th century might have turned out differently had it been first ... (Read More)
 
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
 
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
 
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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Lynne Olson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979350.  Daedalus Item Code: 62264
 
"Like any good history book, this is a reminder: a reminder of how some Americans came to London and rallied to Britain's cause in 1940 and 1941—before Pearl Harbor, when Hitler's Germany came very ... (Read More)
 
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries. In his follow-up ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: The Definitive Reference: a Chronology of Events, an Encyclopedia, and the Memoirs of Grant and Lee
Phillip Shaw Paludan, intro. John S. Bowman, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781464303289.  Daedalus Item Code: 61801
 
With more than 2500 color and black and white illustrations and maps throughout, this oversized, highly visual Civil War history is essentially several different histories in one volume. It begins ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: Voices of Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage
Gordon Leidner, ed.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781402292651.  Daedalus Item Code: 61919
 
"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves," wrote Abraham Lincoln. This handsome, pocketable book gathers more than 220 quotes from both Union and Confederate soldiers and ... (Read More)
 
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