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Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw the Most Change and Why it Matters to Us
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847923035.  Daedalus Item Code: 64307
 
How would one go about deciding which was the century of greatest change? Imagine pitting the Black Death against the suffrage vote, or the Industrial Revolution against the Internet. Best known as ... (Read More)
 
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A Century in Captivity: The Life and Trials of Prince Mortimer, a Connecticut Slave
Denis R. Caron.
Publisher: New Hampshire/New England.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781584655404.  Daedalus Item Code: 63013
 
On December 21, 1811, a Connecticut judge sentenced Prince Mortimer, a sickly 87-year-old slave, to life imprisonment for attempting to poison his master. By the time he died at the age of 110, ... (Read More)
 
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The Changing Face of War: Combat from the Marne to Iraq
Martin van Creveld.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780891419020.  Daedalus Item Code: 70305
 
Leading Israeli military historian Martin van Creveld here takes us on a journey from the last century's clashes of massive armies to today's short, high-tech, lopsided skirmishes and frustrating ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980929.  Daedalus Item Code: 70306
 
Also the author of By the Sword, publisher Richard Cohen set out to capture the sun itself in this wide-ranging and illustrated cultural exploration, traveling to 18 countries over seven years ... (Read More)
 
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Cheese, Pears & History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
 
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A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Edmund Levin.
Publisher: Schocken.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805242997.  Daedalus Item Code: 61551
 
On March 20, 1911, in a cave near Kiev, the body of 13-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found with dozens of stab wounds. Russian police arrested Mendel Beilis, a brick factory clerk and father of ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780192840905.  Daedalus Item Code: 50930
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and Whitbread Award winner "My Heart is My Own": The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy here lifts the historical veil to ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345407863.  Daedalus Item Code: 70246
 
After his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife, Katharine of Aragon; ... (Read More)
 
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China: An Intimate Look at the Past and Present
Anthony Paul & Brodie Paul.
Publisher: Earth Aware.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781608871506.  Daedalus Item Code: 31014
 
With hundreds of vivid color photographs, many of them sweeping across two full pages (20 12 inches), this book is an arresting visual tour of modern China, tracing the route of Mao's Long March to ... (Read More)
 
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China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70986
 
As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China's Communist rebels; their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy ... (Read More)
 
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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
James Bradley.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196673.  Daedalus Item Code: 70602
 
The author of Flags of Our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, James Bradley here explores the turbulent history of U.S.-China relations from the 1850s to the 1950s. He ... (Read More)
 
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Chivalry: The Path of Love

Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811804646.  Daedalus Item Code: 52475
 
This beautifully illustrated little book illuminates the code of behavior that shaped courtly relations between the sexes in medieval times. Chivalry could bring together the ardent knight, willing ... (Read More)
 
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