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A History of the First World War
John Buchan.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445326.  Daedalus Item Code: 71871
 
The author of such thrillers as The 39 Steps, John Buchan ranks among the finest adventure writers of World War I as well as an accomplished historian on the subject. This vivid and ... (Read More)
 
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History of the World: From 4 Million Years BC to the Present Day

Publisher: Chancellor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753726884.  Daedalus Item Code: 72389
 
What were Hammurabi's laws? Who liberated South America? And what were mammoths good for, anyway? History can be a daunting subject, but it need not be the case; this visual encyclopedia for readers ... (Read More)
 
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The History of the World: The Story of Mankind from Prehistory to the Modern Day
Alex Woolf.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781788280174.  Daedalus Item Code: 73485
 
Taking us from the age of our hominid ancestors to the first decades of the 21st century, this book chronicles the full pageant of human history—episodes of conflict and intrigue, power won and lost, ... (Read More)
 
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The History of Warfare: The Ultimate Visual Guide to the History of Warfare from the Ancient World to the American Civil War
Tim Newark, ed.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785834618.  Daedalus Item Code: 72368
 
Illustrated almost entirely with color reproductions of period art and fine 19th-century engravings, this visual history chronicles humankind's timeless capacity for devising new ways of waging war ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's First Victims: And One Man's Race for Justice
Timothy W. Ryback.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847923271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63659
 
A co-founder of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation in the Netherlands, Timothy Ryback follows up Hitler's Private Library and The Last Survivor with this ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's Man in Havana: Heinz Lüning and Nazi Espionage in Latin America
Thomas D. Schoonover. Louis A. Pérez Jr., foreword.
Publisher: Kentucky.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780813125015.  Daedalus Item Code: 72545
 
Though unsympathetic to Nazi ideology, Heinz Lüning thought he had found a way to avoid being drafted into the Germany army by becoming a spy for Hitler's Abwehr intelligence agency. Posing as a ... (Read More)
 
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid, 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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Houdini and Conan Doyle: The Great Magician and the Inventor of Sherlock Holmes: Friends of Genius. Deadly Rivals
Christopher Sandford.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780715642801.  Daedalus Item Code: 73941
 
The creator of the ultra-rational Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle had an unshakable faith in spiritualism, believing that psychics could put him in touch with his departed loved ones; after his ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family
Peter Nabokov.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670024889.  Daedalus Item Code: 72479
 
Born in 1861 in New Mexico's Acoma Pueblo, Edward Proctor Hunt followed tribal traditions that had been unchanged for centuries; after attending government schools, however, he became a shopkeeper ... (Read More)
 
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Hubris: The Tragedy of War in the Twentieth Century
Alistair Horne.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062397805.  Daedalus Item Code: 73570
 
Winner of the Wolfson and Hawthornden prizes for such books as A Savage War of Peace: Algeria 1954–1962 and The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916, Alistair Horne has been a close observer of ... (Read More)
 
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Hudson Valley Faces & Places
Patricia Edwards Clyne.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590203422.  Daedalus Item Code: 72823
 
From Ulysses S. Grant to Aaron Copland, and from Emily Post to Ed Wood, the Hudson Valley has been home to an astonishingly diverse array of individuals. Shedding light on this region's rich cultural ... (Read More)
 
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