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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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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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Fatal Colours: Towton, 1461...England's Most Brutal Battle
George Goodwin. David Starkey, intro.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248684.  Daedalus Item Code: 51170
 
When Henry V died in 1422, England's great warrior king was succeeded by his infant son, Henry VI. Historian George Goodwin chronicles Henry VI's disastrous reign and the savage First War of the ... (Read More)
 
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Jean Edward Smith.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812970494.  Daedalus Item Code: 62239
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and Named One of the Best Books of the Year by Washington Post Book World and the Chicago Tribune) The biographer of Ulysses S. Grant, John ... (Read More)
 
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The Feud: The Hatfields & McCoys—The True Story
Dean King.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316167079.  Daedalus Item Code: 61635
 
For more than a century, the long-running feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families in rural Appalachia has epitomized ingrained hatred and violent confrontation. Dean King, an advisor to the ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Allied Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828143.  Daedalus Item Code: 51622
 
From the classic KA-BAR knife carried by U.S. Marines to the felt overboots worn by Soviet soldiers in the Russian winter, this book surveys the arms, equipment, and uniforms of Allied soldiers in ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Axis Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51623
 
More than just weapons like Germany's iconic Walther P38 sidearm and Japan's shin gunto sword (modeled after traditional samurai designs), the military equipment of the Axis powers in World ... (Read More)
 
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
 
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
 
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031740.  Daedalus Item Code: 62272
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2009 and named of the Best Books of the Year by The New Yorker, the Boston ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (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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