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The China Tea Book
Luo Jialin.
Publisher: Earth Aware.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608871568.  Daedalus Item Code: 34446
 
Originating in China 5,000 years ago, tea became a deeply ingrained part of Chinese culture before spreading throughout the world. Luo Jialin surveys the four main varieties of tea—green, black, ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill & Sea Power
Christopher M. Bell.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199693573.  Daedalus Item Code: 50169
 
Winston Churchill had a longer and closer relationship with the Royal Navy than any British statesman in modern times. Yet his record as a naval strategist and custodian of the nation's sea power has ... (Read More)
 
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
 
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
 
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Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany: June 7, 1944, to May 7, 1945
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684848013.  Daedalus Item Code: 44135
 
In this sequel to D-Day: June 6, 1944, National World War II Museum founder Stephen Ambrose again follows individual fighters in the European theater, this time to its brutal conclusion. From ... (Read More)
 
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571245956.  Daedalus Item Code: 41245
 
The author of Constantinople and Empires of the Sea (named the History Book of the Year in 2008 by London's Sunday Times), Roger Crowley here chronicles Venice's 500-year ascent ... (Read More)
 
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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Gary Krist.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307454294.  Daedalus Item Code: 43929
 
When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation; an audacious, expensive plan was already in place to turn the brawling, vulgar city into "the Metropolis of the World." But ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War in 50 Objects
Harold Holzer. Eric Foner, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670014637.  Daedalus Item Code: 43102
 
From a soldier's diary (with the pencil still attached) to John Brown's pike, from the Emancipation Proclamation to a Confederate Palmetto flag—and the leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier—this is a ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt
Joyce Tyldesley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018925.  Daedalus Item Code: 32968
 
She was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies, who had led Egypt for three centuries. Highly educated (she was the only one of the Ptolemies to read and speak ancient Egyptian as ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Susan Walker & Peter Higgs, eds.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691088358.  Daedalus Item Code: 21452
 
Fabled for her sexual allure and cunning intelligence, Cleopatra VII of Egypt has fascinated generations of admirers and detractors since her tumultuous life ended in suicide in 30 BC. This lavishly ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
 
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
 
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
 
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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
 
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
 
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