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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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The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honour and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century
Joel F. Harrington.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847922120.  Daedalus Item Code: 54736
 
Based on the rarely seen journal of a professional executioner in early 16th-century Nuremberg, this fascinating history from the Roland H. Bainton Prize–winning author of The Unwanted Child ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Them on the Beaches: The D-Day Landings, 6 June 1944
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Capella.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841931135.  Daedalus Item Code: 32610
 
"We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender," Winston Churchill ... (Read More)
 
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Finn Burnett, Frontiersman: Frontier Classics Series
Robert Beebe David. Robert A. Clark, intro.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811724838.  Daedalus Item Code: 61701
 
Fincelius Burnett was born in Missouri in 1844, and had a long, thrilling career on the upper Plains and northern Rockies, initially battling Indians and later befriending them. His days as an army ... (Read More)
 
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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj
Anne de Courcy.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062290083.  Daedalus Item Code: 59520
 
In the late 19th and early 20th century, many of Britain's young women adventurously set out for India, where—outnumbered four to one by eligible men—this "fishing fleet" could be sure of finding ... (Read More)
 
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Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I
James Carl Nelson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312604233.  Daedalus Item Code: 52568
 
Telling the dramatic true story of five bright young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917, when the United States entered World War I, the author of The Remains of ... (Read More)
 
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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
 
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
 
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