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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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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
James MacGregor Burns.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250024893.  Daedalus Item Code: 62894
The Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, among more than 20 other books, James MacGregor Burns here illuminates what he deems "the ... (Read More)
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The First Blitz: Bombing London in the First World War
Ian Castle.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472815293.  Daedalus Item Code: 63256
The Blitz of World War II was not the first time German bombs fell on London; 25 years earlier, at the height of World War I, war on the "Home Front" began when zeppelins crossed the English Channel ... (Read More)
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The First World War in 100 Objects
John Hughes-Wilson & Nigel Steel.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770854130.  Daedalus Item Code: 60440
From Lawrence of Arabia's rifle to John Singer Sargent's painting Gassed, from an oil-stained camisole worn by a survivor of the torpedoed Lusitania to a roll of toilet paper imprinted ... (Read More)
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The First World War in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch/IWM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780233004198.  Daedalus Item Code: 60012
From the mud of Flanders to the beaches of Gallipoli, all of the major battles, theaters of operations, and nationalities of the Great War are commemorated in this chronological survey. These black ... (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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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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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost, with Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (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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The Genesis of Science: How the Christian Middle Ages Launched the Scientific Revolution
James Hannam.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596981553.  Daedalus Item Code: 63541
Maybe the "Dark Ages" weren't so dark after all, suggests science historian James Hannam; people did not think the world was flat, for instance, and medieval scholars could prove it wasn't. Galileo's ... (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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George Washington: Gentleman Warrior
Stephen Brumwell.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658458.  Daedalus Item Code: 63131
(Winner of the 2013 George Washington Book Prize) This vivid recounting of the formative years and military career of George Washington follows his journey from brutal border skirmishes with ... (Read More)
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