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In the Hour of Victory: The Royal Navy at War in the Age of Nelson
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393243147.  Daedalus Item Code: 71722
 
After Napoleon died in exile, the Lords of the Admiralty in Britain ordered that the original dispatches from seven major fleet battles of the Napoleonic era—The Glorious First of June, St. Vincent, ... (Read More)
 
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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64331
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present
Max Boot.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404244.  Daedalus Item Code: 71744
 
Beginning with the first insurgencies in the ancient world—when Alexander the Great discovered that fast nomads were harder to defeat than massive conventional armies—military historian and advisor ... (Read More)
 
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Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage
Tilar J. Mazzeo.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476778518.  Daedalus Item Code: 79416
 
In 1942, young social worker Irena Sendler was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist, and reached out to the trapped Jewish families, going from door to door and asking ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's Worthing: The Real Sanditon
Antony Edmonds.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445650876.  Daedalus Item Code: 70390
 
During her stay in Worthing in late 1805, Jane Austen became friends with Edward Ogle, the driving force behind the chaotic little town's transformation into a well-ordered seaside resort. In 1817, ... (Read More)
 
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Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906817374.  Daedalus Item Code: 70104
 
"I still see, as in a vision, beautiful picturesque Edinburgh, with its Heart of Midlothian, and many entrancing memories; the Highlands, world-forgotten Iona, and the wild Hebrides," wrote Jules ... (Read More)
 
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King John: England, Magna Carta and the Making of a Tyrant
Stephen Church.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447241959.  Daedalus Item Code: 73164
 
No English king has suffered a worse press than King John: Bad King John, the Sheriff of Nottingham and Robin Hood, Magna Carta—but how to disentangle myth and truth? John was the youngest of the ... (Read More)
 
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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Adam Hochschild.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447235514.  Daedalus Item Code: 73165
 
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Mark Lynton History Prize) This stunning 1998 history from Adam Hochschild reminds us that one of the great genocidal ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802716705.  Daedalus Item Code: 31907
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–82) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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Last Suppers: A Collection of Final Meals Through the Years
Caroline West & Mark Latter.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781909313408.  Daedalus Item Code: 63576
 
From international celebrities to prisoners on death row, everyone eats a last supper before shuffling off this mortal coil. If you've ever wondered what the passengers of the Titanic dined on ... (Read More)
 
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