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The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe
William I. Hitchcock.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743273817.  Daedalus Item Code: 03287
 
This strikingly original, multinational history of liberation in World War II Europe brings to light the interactions of soldiers and civilians, the experiences of noncombatants, and the trauma of ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
Richard Kluger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268891.  Daedalus Item Code: 32593
 
When appointed Washington’s first governor in 1853, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal—to persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300162554.  Daedalus Item Code: 42091
 
While researching her genealogy, Carla Peterson delved into the lives of her 19th-century ancestors, uncovering the rich if underappreciated history of African American elites in New York City. ... (Read More)
 
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Blood, Iron, and Gold: How the Railroads Transformed the World
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489496.  Daedalus Item Code: 43905
 
The birth of the railways and their rapid spread triggered economic growth and social change on an unprecedented scale. Here the author of The Subterranean Railway and Engines of War ... (Read More)
 
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The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
James Palmer.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465022076.  Daedalus Item Code: 32947
 
Few modern figures are as sinister and sadistic as Baron Ungern-Sternberg, an Austrian-born nobleman who fought in the Russian Army until the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Beijing-based traveler and ... (Read More)
 
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Bombers 1939–1945: Patrol and Transport Aircraft
Kenneth Munson.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753721728.  Daedalus Item Code: 40355
 
From Britain's Supermarine Walrus, a biplane flying boat from the 1930s that continued to serve for the next 30 years, to Japan's rocket-powered Ohka, which in 1944 could dive at close to the speed ... (Read More)
 
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The Borgias: History's Most Notorious Dynasty
Mary Hollingsworth.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069447.  Daedalus Item Code: 43906
 
The Borgias have become a byword for pride, lust, cruelty, splendor, and venomous intrigue, even while their patronage of the arts created some of the greatest masterpieces of the Renaissance. From ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization: From the Origins of Democracy to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Stephen Kershaw.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762439867.  Daedalus Item Code: 43400
 
Democracy, drama, philosophy, and the legal system we use today all originated in either ancient Greece or Rome. Tracing the arc of these immensely productive cultures from the Minoans of Crete in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Henry VIII: Reformer and Tyrant
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762436231.  Daedalus Item Code: 43864
 
The author of The Circumnavigators as well as biographies of Charlemagne, Hans Holbein, and Francis Walsingham, Derek Wilson mines recent discoveries to offer this fresh look at the life and ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Civil Wars: Roundheads, Cavaliers and the Execution of the King
John Miller.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42348
 
When Charles I embarked on civil war in August 1642, Great Britain was plunged into one of the most devastating conflicts in the nation's history—one that would result in the execution of the king ... (Read More)
 
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