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A Doctor in the Great War: Unseen Photographs of Life in the Trenches
Andrew Davidson.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476777559.  Daedalus Item Code: 53386
 
Cameras were strictly forbidden by the War Office, and yet the 1st Cameronians—one of the first battalions sent to France with the British Expeditionary Force—achieved notoriety for selling the Great ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It
Susannah J. Ural.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849085908.  Daedalus Item Code: 60581
 
This gripping, highly personal history of the Civil War, from the author of Civil War Citizens, chronicles the era through the words of its leaders, soldiers, civilians, and slaves, revealing ... (Read More)
 
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The Dragon Throne: China's Emperors from the Qin to the Manchu
Jonathan Fenby.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784296292.  Daedalus Item Code: 61060
 
In their time they were the most powerful rulers on earth, including the mighty Qin Shi Huangdu, who ruled from 221 until 210 BC and began the construction of the Great Wall; the long-lived Han ... (Read More)
 
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Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan
George R. Packard.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231143547.  Daedalus Item Code: 54806
 
In 1961, President Kennedy named Edwin Reischauer the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Already deeply familiar with the country, Reischauer hoped to establish a more equal partnership with Japan, which had ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons (IMPORT): A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234721.  Daedalus Item Code: 32671
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: El Alamein 1942
Pier Paolo Battistelli.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752462028.  Daedalus Item Code: 51198
 
The turning point in the desert campaign against Rommel's Afrika Korps, the 1942 battles at El Alamein heralded a great victory for the Allied forces in World War II. As Winston Churchill famously ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
 
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
 
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England: A Concise History
F.E. Halliday.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500271827.  Daedalus Item Code: 51169
 
Heavily illustrated with black and white images on nearly every two-page spread, this visual history of England emphasizes the evolution of democratic institutions and the creation of a social order ... (Read More)
 
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The English Civil Wars 1640–1660
Blair Worden.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826911.  Daedalus Item Code: 51086
 
The political upheaval of the mid-17th century has no parallel in English history. The monarchy and the House of Lords were abolished, to be replaced by a republic and military rule. The Church of ... (Read More)
 
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The English Lakes: A History
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408809587.  Daedalus Item Code: 52394
 
With its towering peaks and wide-open spaces, Great Britain's Lake District is one of the nation's favorite getaways, but this was not always the case, as the author of The Sun King's Garden ... (Read More)
 
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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
 
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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