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Shakespeare: The Biography
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400075980.  Daedalus Item Code: 59178
A winner of the Whitbread Book Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and the biographer of T.S. Eliot, Charles Dickens, William Blake, Thomas More, and the city of London itself, Peter Ackroyd here ... (Read More)
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Fig Tree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905490967.  Daedalus Item Code: 54257
(Shortlisted for the Biographers' Club Tony Lothian Prize; named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute ... (Read More)
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Shakespeare's London on Five Groats a Day: Courtiers and Cut-Throats, Playhouses and Alehouses—Your Guide to the City of Elizabeth
Richard Tames.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251508.  Daedalus Item Code: 51107
Written as though it were a companion for the contemporary tourist (or the time-traveling historian), this entertaining and attractive guide provides the detailed information you'll need to visit ... (Read More)
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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: 54295
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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Ships & Shipping in Medieval Manuscripts
Joe Flatman.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712349604.  Daedalus Item Code: 31075
The ship loomed large in the medieval world and mind; both upstream and downstream, inland and offshore, ships of every size and shape provided a vital means of travel, transport, and trade, linking ... (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 the 20th Century
Geoffrey Blainey.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566636872.  Daedalus Item Code: 52491
From the death of Queen Victoria through the September 11th attacks, the author of Sea of Dangers chronicles the century that—perhaps more than any other—is difficult to sum up in one volume; ... (Read More)
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The Siegfried Line Campaign: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Charles B. MacDonald. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837693.  Daedalus Item Code: 41047
This history highlights the Allies' piercing of the West Wall, bitter fighting in the Huertgen Forest and Aachen, and the unsuccessful Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands. The costly Allied ... (Read More)
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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor. Annette Gordon-Reed, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230341982.  Daedalus Item Code: 52093
Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, and became part of the Madison household staff at the White House. After he was finally emancipated by ... (Read More)
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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812
Gene Allen Smith.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230342088.  Daedalus Item Code: 52257
We tend to view African Americans in our nation's history through the lens of the Civil War—either as free men living in the North or slaves living in the South. But less than 100 years earlier their ... (Read More)
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The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects
Richard Kurin.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205293.  Daedalus Item Code: 54297
The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest and most popular repository and for the objects that define our common heritage. Richard Kurin, the SI's Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture ... (Read More)
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SNAFU: Sailor, Airman, and Soldier Slang of World War II
Gordon L. Rottman.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782001751.  Daedalus Item Code: 51905
You might know what it means to "get on the ball" or "hand out slack," but how familiar are you with "nesting boxes," or a "Pregnant Duck," a "Seidenwurm," or a "zahmer Tommy?" This ... (Read More)
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