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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
Nicholas Shakespeare.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062297037.  Daedalus Item Code: 53253
When Somerset Maugham Award winner Nicholas Shakespeare discovered a trunk full of his late aunt's personal belongings, he realized that the glamorous, reticent figure he remembered from his ... (Read More)
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The Prison Cookbook
Peter Higginbotham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454238.  Daedalus Item Code: 52439
In this follow-up to The Workhouse Cookbook, Peter Higginbotham lifts the lid on the real story of prison food in Britain. He traces the history of prison catering from the Middle Ages—when ... (Read More)
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The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England
Nicola Phillips.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199687534.  Daedalus Item Code: 51808
In early-19th-century England, charming young William Jackson racks up enormous debts as he attempts to keep up with his wealthy friends. Drawing heavily upon a detailed dossier compiled by Jackson's ... (Read More)
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Quantum Leaps: 100 Scientists Who Changed the World
Jon Balchin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782126935.  Daedalus Item Code: 54096
"If I saw further than others," Isaac Newton famously averred, "it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants." This book introduces 100 such giants and examines their achievements; these ... (Read More)
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Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion
Anne Somerset.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962881.  Daedalus Item Code: 54294
When she assumed the throne of England in 1702, Queen Anne had to contend with the nation's political and religious strife, as well as an ongoing war with France. In this biography by the author of ... (Read More)
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The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250062307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59213
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
Clifford Beal.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972338.  Daedalus Item Code: 44307
In May 1704 the brigantine Charles quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden appearance some ten months after her mysterious departure started tongues wagging, and ... (Read More)
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Rabbit Stew and a Penny or Two: A Gypsy Family's Hard and Happy Times on the Road in the 1950s
Maggie Smith-Bendell.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123615.  Daedalus Item Code: 52416
Born on a Somerset pea field in 1941, the second of eight children in a Romani family, Maggie Smith-Bendell has lived through the years of greatest change in the travelling community's long history. ... (Read More)
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The Rainborowes: Pirates, Puritans and a Family's Quest for the Promised Land
Adrian Tinniswood.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224091480.  Daedalus Item Code: 53835
William Rainborowe ably served in Charles I's navy against Barbary pirates, though his sons Thomas and William are better known for their own service as radical reformers with the Roundheads during ... (Read More)
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
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Ramesses the Great
T.G.H. James.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774246494.  Daedalus Item Code: 51677
This oversized album is a gorgeous visual exploration of ancient Egypt's greatest pharaoh. User-Ma'at-Re Setpenre Ra-mes-su, better known to us as Ramesses II or Ramesses the Great, reigned for 67 ... (Read More)
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Reader's Digest War Stories: Daring First-Hand Accounts of World War II from the Magazine Archives
Jock Stirrup, foreword. Jo Bourne, ed.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780201016.  Daedalus Item Code: 42865
Reproduced directly from the magazine's pages—including original photos and illustrations, short items to fill out a page, and several "Humor in Uniform" entries—this anthology collects 23 pieces ... (Read More)
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