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The Pirate King: The Incredible Story of Captain Henry Morgan
Graham A. Thomas.
 
Publisher: Skyhorse
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781632205124
Daedalus Item Code: 74020
 
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Caliphate: The History of an Idea
Hugh Kennedy.
 
Publisher: Basic Books
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780465094387
Daedalus Item Code: 73968
 
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The Temptation of Elizabeth Tudor: Elizabeth I, Thomas Seymour, and the Making of a Virgin Queen
Elizabeth Norton.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781681773155.  Daedalus Item Code: 73988
 
The author of more than a dozen histories, including She Wolves, the Notorious Queens of England and The Boleyn Women, Elizabeth Norton here offers a gripping chronicle of the Tudor ... (Read More)
 
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The Ingenious Mr. Pyke: Inventor, Fugitive, Spy
Henry Hemming.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610397131.  Daedalus Item Code: 73975
 
An inventor, adventurer, polymath, and unlikely hero of both world wars, Geoffrey Pyke escaped from a prison camp in World War I Germany, earned a fortune on the stock market, founded an influential ... (Read More)
 
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Rather Die Fighting: A Memoir of World War II
Frank Blaichman. Martin Gilbert, intro.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450156.  Daedalus Item Code: 74021
 
Only 16 years old when the Germans invaded Poland, Frank Blaichman saw his friends and neighbors conscripted to work as slave laborers. His uncle was taken outside his home and shot for preparing ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Marriage
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641705.  Daedalus Item Code: 73939
 
(Finalist for the 2010 Governor General's Award) What did getting married mean to ordinary people 100—or 500—years ago? How long did an average marriage last and what were a couple's ... (Read More)
 
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Papyrus: The Plant that Changed the World—From Ancient Egypt to Today's Water Wars
John Gaudet.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605988283.  Daedalus Item Code: 73980
 
Rarely thought about in our modern world of manufactured paper (its namesake), papyrus was long essential to human civilization—and could prove just as vital in 21st-century Africa, notes ecologist ... (Read More)
 
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Historic Tanks 2018 Wall Calendar: Classic Armor 1939–1950
Editors of Osprey Publishing.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781523501793.  Daedalus Item Code: 75749
 
The mid-20th century was the heyday of the tank, and thousands of these fearsome war machines rumbled across Europe, North Africa, and Asia between the outbreak of World War II in 1939 and the start ... (Read More)
 
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Lucia in the Age of Napoleon
Andrea di Robilant.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571233168.  Daedalus Item Code: 73519
 
From the author of A Venetian Affair comes this vivid and dramatic story of the fall of Venice and the rise of a new age during the tumultuous Napoleonic period, as seen through the eyes of ... (Read More)
 
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Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation's Treasures from the Nazis
Robert M. Edsel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393348804.  Daedalus Item Code: 73984
 
The author of Rescuing Da Vinci and co-author of The Monuments Men, as well as the chairman of the National Humanities Medal–awarded Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of ... (Read More)
 
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Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, And The Future Of America
Thomas Fleming.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465017379.  Daedalus Item Code: 73971
 
The Founding Fathers have often been portrayed as like-minded and altogether benevolent, with the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr nothing more than an anomaly. In this remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Eagle and the Rising Sun: The Japanese-American War, 1941–1943: Pearl Harbor through Guadalcanal
Alan Schom.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393326284.  Daedalus Item Code: 73972
 
In his fresh and provocative account of the greatest naval campaign ever fought, Napoleonic historian Alan Schom turns to the Pacific in World War II and argues that the conflict was in neither the ... (Read More)
 
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Tad Burness. Matt Stone, commentary.
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2. Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Jack Weatherford.
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3. The Witches: Salem, 1692: A History
Stacy Schiff.
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4. King John: England, Magna Carta and the Making of a Tyrant
Stephen Church.
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5. Great Civil War Heroes and Their Battles: Sesquicentennial Edition
Walton Rawls, ed.
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6. A Clash of Thrones: The Power-Crazed Medieval Kings, Popes and Emperors of Europe
Andrew Rawson.
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7. Letters of the Century: America 1900–1999
Lisa Grunwald & Stephen J. Adler, eds.
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8. A Dog's History of America: How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
Mark Derr.
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9. Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants
Alison Maloney.
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10. Historic Tanks 2018 Wall Calendar: Classic Armor 1939–1950
Editors of Osprey Publishing.
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