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Great Walls & Linear Barriers
Peter Spring.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848843776.  Daedalus Item Code: 72901
 
The Great Wall of China and Hadrian's Wall in England are known around the world, but as Peter Spring demonstrates in this original study, such walls and long defenses are far from exceptional, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris: Unabridged Selections
David McCullough. Edward Herrmann, reader.
Publisher: Encore.   Format: 7 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442387812.  Daedalus Item Code: 70639
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high ... (Read More)
 
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Guide to Britain's Working Past
Anthony Burton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393325522.  Daedalus Item Code: 61193
 
From the handsome collection of locomotives at the National Railway Museum in York to the majestic Forth River bridges in Scotland, from the graceful windmills of Norfolk and Suffolk to the soaring ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Civil War Answer Book
Samuel Willard Crompton.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578594764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64668
 
How did the Mexican-American War influence 1850s America? What was Robert E. Lee's connection to George Washington? What was so important about the Homestead Act? Would North and South have been ... (Read More)
 
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Harpers Ferry: A Crossroads in Time
Jim Kirby.
Publisher: Mountain Trail.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780979917172.  Daedalus Item Code: 71492
 
Perched on a point of land where the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers converge, and where Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia meet, Harpers Ferry is a town both surrounded by natural splendor and ... (Read More)
 
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Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Robert H. Patton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377210.  Daedalus Item Code: 61639
 
Here the author of Patriot Pirates celebrates America's early war correspondents—legends in their time, though largely forgotten today—who learned their trade in the Civil War and went on to ... (Read More)
 
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Henry V: Pocket Giants
A.J. Pollard.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752497631.  Daedalus Item Code: 63079
 
Henry V is the premier military hero in English history—better known than Marlborough, Wellington, or his own grandfather Edward III, argues A.J. Pollard. Henry enjoyed more success against the ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
 
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence
Robert Klara.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250000279.  Daedalus Item Code: 72451
 
In 1948, President Harry Truman, enjoying a bath on the White House's second floor, almost plunged through the ceiling of the Blue Room into a tea party for the Daughters of the American Revolution. ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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His Day is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812997019.  Daedalus Item Code: 72077
 
He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition; this is how Maya Angelou ... (Read More)
 
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