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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
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Catastrophe: 1914: Europe Goes to War
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307597052.  Daedalus Item Code: 54683
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013) The standard image of World War I is that of muddy trenches and blasted fields, where ... (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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A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
David Hobbs.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591140238.  Daedalus Item Code: 38378
Written by a retired fleet air arm pilot in the Royal Navy, this is a thorough and detailed overview of the history of aircraft at sea and the ships designed to carry them, heavily illustrated with ... (Read More)
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Challenge of Battle: The Real Story of the British Army in 1914
Adrian Gilbert.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849088596.  Daedalus Item Code: 63061
Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as "a drama never surpassed." In the titanic clash of Europe's armies in 1914, the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) played a notable ... (Read More)
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Cheese, Pears, and 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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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 x 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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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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Christmas 1914: The First World War at Home and Abroad
John Hudson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960281.  Daedalus Item Code: 62354
Expected by many people to be "over by Christmas," the Great War had in fact just begun by December 1914. Longing for the comforts of home, soldiers from opposing sides laid aside their weapons to ... (Read More)
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The Chronicle of War: A Year-By-Year Account of Conflict from 1854 to the Present Day
Paul Brewer.
Publisher: Marks & Spencer.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844422029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52353
Military history editor Paul Brewer here presents a novel illustrated survey of warfare in the modern age, which he defines by the introduction of photography to the battlefield. Decade by decade, ... (Read More)
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