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For Honour and Fame: Chivalry in England, 1066–1500
Nigel Saul.
Publisher: Pimlico.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845951894.  Daedalus Item Code: 54845
 
Our popular views of medieval chivalry are largely inherited from the 19th-century Romantics, for whom it evoked images of knights in shining armor, competing for the attention of fair ladies. But ... (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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Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862–1867
William A. Dobak.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616088392.  Daedalus Item Code: 52129
 
During the Civil War, the federal government accepted more than 180,000 black men as soldiers. Known collectively as the United States Colored Troops and organized in segregated regiments led by ... (Read More)
 
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The Future History of the Arctic
Charles Emmerson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586486365.  Daedalus Item Code: 51778
 
Long at the margins of global affairs, the Arctic has become emblematic of some of the most pressing challenges that the world faces in the 21st century, suggests Charles Emmerson, citing energy ... (Read More)
 
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Galley Slave: Seafarers' Voices
Jean Marteilhe. Vincent McInerney, ed.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848320703.  Daedalus Item Code: 61477
 
Originally published in English in 1758 as The Memoirs of a Protestant Condemned to the Galleys of France for His Religion, this book by Jean Marteilhe of Bergerac includes a remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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German Pioneer Equipment and Vehicles: The Amphibious Vehicles
Rodolphe Roussille.
Publisher: Histoire & Collections.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9782352501602.  Daedalus Item Code: 44494
 
German armor and aircraft from World War II have been extensively studied in illustrated profiles; this book, however, focuses on the all-but-unknown yet fascinating amphibious vehicles of Germany's ... (Read More)
 
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Gettysburg
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618485383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59584
 
(Winner of the 2003 Fletcher Pratt Award, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year) In this superbly detailed and substantive account, Stephen ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution
Mara Rockliff. Vincent X. Kirsch, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544130012.  Daedalus Item Code: 60326
 
When the American Revolution breaks out, German-born baker Christopher Ludwick of Philadelphia is ready to help defend his adopted homeland, but everyone says he's "too old and too fat." But in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
John Gittings.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199575763.  Daedalus Item Code: 50942
 
Human progress and prosperity depend on a peaceful environment, and people generally have always sought to live in peace, yet our perception of the past is too often dominated by a narrative ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World
Catherine Hofmann, Hélène Richard & Emmanuelle Vagnon.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852389.  Daedalus Item Code: 61112
 
First appearing in 13th-century Italy, portolan charts were parchment atlases prized by sailors as navigational aids, and were used to interest wealthy sponsors in empire-building. Shown here in more ... (Read More)
 
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