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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Neil MacGregor.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026340.  Daedalus Item Code: 63445
 
Though we feel as though we know the world of Hamlet or Macbeth through Shakespeare's vivid characters, we cannot understand them as his contemporaries did. In this brilliant work of historical ... (Read More)
 
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A Shift in Time: How Historical Documents Reveal the Surprising Truth About Jesus
Lena Einhorn.
Publisher: Yucca.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631580994.  Daedalus Item Code: 63983
 
In her research on the historical Jesus, documentary filmmaker Lena Einhorn uncovered a startling figure in the narratives of the Jewish revolt by 1st-century historian Flavius Josephus, which ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Range: Photography & the Great War
Inge Henneman, ed., with Maureen Magerman, Lyne Viskens, Tamar Cachet & Rein Deslé.
Publisher: FotoMuseum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789491775543.  Daedalus Item Code: 61269
 
More than any war before it, photography and film played decisive roles in the media and governmental presentation of World War I. This highly visual history explores how a relatively new technology ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem and the Modernisation of the Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781854334.  Daedalus Item Code: 52314
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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A Short History of Disease: Plagues, Poxes and Civilisations
Sean Martin.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843444190.  Daedalus Item Code: 63827
 
From the dawn of human history through the modern day, disease has claimed more lives than natural disasters and war combined, and yet it remains an ineradicable menace. In this fascinating anecdotal ... (Read More)
 
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A Short History of the First World War: Land, Sea & Air, 1914–1918
Gordon Kerr.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843440949.  Daedalus Item Code: 61315
 
The First World War was without parallel—the first true global conflict in which all of the earth's great powers participated. This book offers a compact history of this cataclysm, describing the ... (Read More)
 
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Silk and Empire
Brenda M. King.
Publisher: Manchester University Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719067013.  Daedalus Item Code: 62472
 
Challenging the notion that Britain always exploited its empire, design history and heritage scholar Brenda King here explains how creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship were all part of the ... (Read More)
 
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Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History
Canyon Sam. The Dalai Lama, foreword.
Publisher: Washington.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780295989532.  Daedalus Item Code: 60020
 
A third-generation Chinese-American, Canyon Sam is a San Francisco writer, performance artist, and activist for an autonomous Tibet. Here, in a lyrical narrative of her 2007 journey to Tibet, she ... (Read More)
 
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Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945–1965
Michael Burleigh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025459.  Daedalus Item Code: 61657
 
Here the Samuel Johnson Prize–winning author of The Third Reich presents a sweeping history of the Cold War's many "hot" wars in the 20 years following the end of World War II. As once-great ... (Read More)
 
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SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings
Sophie Jackson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487564.  Daedalus Item Code: 63077
 
In 1940 the Nazis hoped to cripple the British war effort by blockading five Norwegian cargo ships full of ball bearings, bulk steel, and machine tools for making arms and equipment. Britain asked a ... (Read More)
 
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Space Exploration: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
John Holcroft, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406345940.  Daedalus Item Code: 64494
 
Unfold the history of space exploration in this accordion-folded pop-up book, from the launch of Sputnik in 1957 to the successful deployment of the rover Curiosity on Mars in 2012. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Spartacus War
Barry Strauss.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826980.  Daedalus Item Code: 63828
 
Starting with a barracks escape of some 70 men, armed with kitchen knives, the revolt led by the Thracian gladiator Spartacus in 73 BC grew into a full-scale rebellion against Rome, the most famous ... (Read More)
 
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