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The English Lakes: A History
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408809587.  Daedalus Item Code: 52394
 
With its towering peaks and wide-open spaces, Great Britain's Lake District is one of the nation's favorite getaways, but this was not always the case, as the author of The Sun King's Garden ... (Read More)
 
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Epitaphs to Remember: Remarkable Inscriptions from New England Gravestones
Janet Greene. Castle Freeman, foreword.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469103.  Daedalus Item Code: 62113
 
Originally published as Over Their Dead Bodies in 1962 by independent Vermont publisher Stephen Greene Press, this unexpectedly charming little book records more than 200 epitaphs found on ... (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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Excavating Voices: Listening to Photographs of Native Americans
Michael Katakis, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780924171574.  Daedalus Item Code: 61992
 
Within the extensive photographic collection of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are ethnographic photos of Native Americans, made by such photographers as Edward ... (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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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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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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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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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 61556
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (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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