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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 Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
 
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (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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Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency
Charles Rappleye.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451648676.  Daedalus Item Code: 70655
 
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States, and served only one term, from 1929 to 1933. Deemed passive, unsympathetic, even paralyzed by national events, Hoover faced an uphill ... (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 History of America at War: Untold Tales from Yorktown to Fallujah
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Hachette.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781401324100.  Daedalus Item Code: 64591
 
From the Battle of Yorktown (1781), where America learned hard lessons about what kind of military it would need to survive, to Fallujah (2004), which epitomized the new era of privatized war, ... (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: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250053930.  Daedalus Item Code: 71533
 
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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History Decoded: The 10 Greatest Conspiracies of All Time
Brad Meltzer, with Keith Ferrell.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780761177456.  Daedalus Item Code: 71151
 
Adapted from Decoded, Brad Meltzer's hit show on the History cable channel, this book explores ten fascinating, unexplained questions that haunt us today. Is Fort Knox empty? Why was Hitler so ... (Read More)
 
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 70057
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Britain: Book VII: Liberal England, World War and Slump, 1901–1939
E.H. Carter & R.A.F. Mears. David Evans, ed.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906768485.  Daedalus Item Code: 41737
 
The first four decades of the 20th century are explored in detail in this seventh volume of A History of Britain, including the founding of the Labour Party and the rise of liberalism, the ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250035509.  Daedalus Item Code: 61242
 
"Stamps tell stories," posits Chris West in this fascinating episodic history. "They speak to us across generations—if only we'd stop squeezing them into albums and worrying about their catalogue ... (Read More)
 
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