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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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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679456728.  Daedalus Item Code: 54278
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family returns with the ... (Read More)
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The Cave and the Light: Plato Versus Aristotle, and the Struggle for the Soul of Western Civilization
Arthur Herman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780553807301.  Daedalus Item Code: 54684
(Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize) Believing that contemplation can lead to enlightenment, Plato eventually found himself at odds with his greatest pupil Aristotle, who posited that ... (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 Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
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Chasing the Rose: An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside
Andrea di Robilant. Nina Fuga, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962928.  Daedalus Item Code: 53881
As he did with A Venetian Affair; Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon; and Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers, Andrea di ... (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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