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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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A Brief History of the English Reformation: Religion, Politics and Fear: How England Was Transformed by the Tudors
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762446261.  Daedalus Item Code: 43865
 
When Henry VIII turned against Rome over the issue of divorce, and adopted the Protestant religion, he changed the course of British history; by 1600, England had become a different nation in which ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Third Reich: The Rise and Fall of the Nazis
Martyn Whittock.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762441211.  Daedalus Item Code: 43408
 
Beginning in the aftermath of World War I and the punitive Treaty of Versailles that made German recovery almost impossible, Martyn Whittock's history is an account of men who rose to the fore during ... (Read More)
 
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Bright Young Things: Life in the Roaring Twenties
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Virgin Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753540978.  Daedalus Item Code: 44406
 
"The flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into battle," wrote Zelda Fitzgerald in ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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Bundling: Its Origins, Progress, & Decline in America
Henry Reed Stiles.
Publisher: Chapman Billies.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939218233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42778
 
Physician and genealogist Henry Reed Stiles (1832–1909) wrote a number of histories and biographies; this curious little treatise from 1871 remains one of his better known books. Bundling—the ... (Read More)
 
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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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Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties
David Wallace.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762780150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41863
 
In the same absorbing style of his Lost Hollywood, David Wallace here presents the personalities and events that he argues made Prohibition-era New York City the cultural and financial capital ... (Read More)
 
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Captain Cook: Master of the Seas
Frank McLynn.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300114218.  Daedalus Item Code: 42093
 
British navigator and cartographer James Cook very nearly completed the map of the world in three Pacific voyages from 1768 to 1779. In this gripping and detailed account, Frank McLynn (also the ... (Read More)
 
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Cavalry of the Clouds: Air War Over Europe 1914–1918
John Sweetman.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752455037.  Daedalus Item Code: 23148
 
In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen in World War I were "the cavalry of the clouds ... the knighthood of this war." This romantic image was fostered after the war by writers of adventure ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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The Centaur's Smile: The Human Animal in Early Greek Art
J. Michael Padgett.
Publisher: Princeton Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780943012407.  Daedalus Item Code: 43429
 
Composites of humans and animals—including centaurs, satyrs, sphinxes, sirens, and gorgons—are extremely common in ancient Greek myth, literature, and art. The essays in this handsomely illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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