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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 Face of Britain: The Nation through Its Portraits
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670922291.  Daedalus Item Code: 63026
 
In this stunning companion volume to the five-part BBC television series and the National Portrait Gallery exhibition of the same name, British historian and television presenter Simon Schama ... (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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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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Fatal Dive: Solving the World War II Mystery of the USS Grunion
Peter F. Stevens.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596987678.  Daedalus Item Code: 63070
 
On July 31, 1942, the submarine USS Grunion, along with Lt. Commander Jim Abele and his 70-man crew, vanished without a trace in the Alaskan waters off Kiska Island. For decades the U.S. Navy ... (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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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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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 63397
 
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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