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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War, and the Twilight of Empire
Calder Walton.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468307153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61755
 
Against the backdrop of the Cold War and the looming specter of Soviet dominance in Britain's dwindling colonial possessions, the imperial intelligence service MI5 played a crucial but virtually ... (Read More)
 
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An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America
Nick Bunker.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594846.  Daedalus Item Code: 64799
 
(Winner of the 2015 George Washington Prize and Pulitzer Prize finalist) Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American ... (Read More)
 
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Encyclopaedia Britannica/Getty Images History of the World in Photographs: 1850 to the Present

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: book & CD-ROM.
ISBN: 9781579125837.  Daedalus Item Code: 70593
 
The history of the world comes to life in this superb visual reference, based on articles from Encyclopaedia Britannica and photos from the Getty Images library. Among the more than 2,000 ... (Read More)
 
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England, Arise: The People, The King & The Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123820.  Daedalus Item Code: 61261
 
In the summer of 1381, England erupted in a violent popular uprising as unexpected as it was unprecedented. Even at this critical moment, contemporaries dismissed vast swaths of people as "the ... (Read More)
 
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The English and Their History
Robert Tombs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873366.  Daedalus Item Code: 69426
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 and named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Nicholas Kulish & Souad Mekhennet.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532433.  Daedalus Item Code: 60487
 
Despite having worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941, Aribert Heim killed hundreds of prisoners in grotesque medical experiments, earning him the nickname "Dr. ... (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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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (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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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Karen Armstrong.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307957047.  Daedalus Item Code: 64364
 
A recipient of the TED Prize and co-creator of TED's Charter for Compassion, and also honored with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal and the British Academy's inaugural Nayef Al-Rodhan ... (Read More)
 
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Fields of Conflict: Battlefield Archaeology from the Roman Empire to the Korean War
Douglas Scott, Lawrence Babits & Charles Haecker, eds.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972765.  Daedalus Item Code: 63539
 
Battlefields are places where the course of history is decided; they can also be places of pride and community identity, with the sacrifice and courage of those who fought taking on mythical status. ... (Read More)
 
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