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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
Peter Frankopan.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101912379.  Daedalus Item Code: 79078
 
(Finalist for the 2016 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize) Though we consider ourselves the inheritors of a Greco-Roman tradition, argues historian Peter Frankopan, the modern "Western" world is in ... (Read More)
 
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The Sites of Ancient Greece
Georg Gerster, photog. Paul Cartledge, intro.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714860848.  Daedalus Item Code: 54401
 
Much as he did in The Past From Above, Georg Gerster uses aerial photography to create a new perspective on historical sites, and Greece boasts an impressive number of iconic structures and ... (Read More)
 
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Six: The Real James Bonds 1909–1939
Michael Smith.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849540971.  Daedalus Item Code: 71824
 
Former intelligence officer and Sunday Times defense correspondent Michael Smith opens his superb history (originally published in England as Six: A History of Britain's Secret Intelligence ... (Read More)
 
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So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War–Era North
Lorien Foote & Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823264483.  Daedalus Item Code: 64095
 
Did educated Americans believe that the Civil War exposed the failure of old ideas? Did it promote new strains of authoritarianism among thinkers or did it reinforce democratic individualism? And how ... (Read More)
 
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SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings
Sophie Jackson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487564.  Daedalus Item Code: 63077
 
In 1940 the Nazis hoped to cripple the British war effort by blockading five Norwegian cargo ships full of ball bearings, bulk steel, and machine tools for making arms and equipment. Britain asked a ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy Who Changed The World: Klaus Fuchs and the Secrets of the Nuclear Bomb
Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780755365647.  Daedalus Item Code: 54210
 
In "a gripping espionage story that might have been penned by the master of Cold War spy fiction, John le Carré" (Daily Express, London), the author of I Sank the Bismarck and Target ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov
Geoffrey Roberts.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848315174.  Daedalus Item Code: 62466
 
Playing a decisive role in the World War II battles at Moscow, Stalingrad, and Kursk, Georgy Zhukov was also the first Allied general to enter Berlin. Drawing on the latest research from recently ... (Read More)
 
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The Stones of Oxford: Conjectures on a Cockleshell
John Melvin. Justin Cartwright, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506131.  Daedalus Item Code: 61145
 
The principal partner of John Melvin Architects and Town Planners here reflects on the nature of tradition and the role of memory in the renewal of our cities. With his profound understanding of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Strange Engine of War: The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland
John W. Lamb.
Publisher: Chesapeake Book Co..   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780982304921.  Daedalus Item Code: 62116
 
In the spring of 1861, with Southern states seceding and Baltimore occupied by nervous Union troops, rumors emerged that Southern sympathizers in the city possessed a terrible weapon of mass ... (Read More)
 
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Summer of Blood: England's First Revolution
Dan Jones.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143111757.  Daedalus Item Code: 69425
 
(Named a Best History Book of 2009 by London's Independent) In 1381, ravaged by poverty and confronted with tax collectors, oppressed English serfs rose up and demanded that their ... (Read More)
 
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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
 
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Terrible Swift Sword: Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry, 1861–1865: G.I.: The Illustrated History of the American Soldier, His Uniform and His Equipment
John P. Langellier.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848328129.  Daedalus Item Code: 63286
 
This pictorial history from the G.I. series depicts the full range of uniforms, equipment, and armament used by the troops who fought for Abraham Lincoln's Union army during the American Civil ... (Read More)
 
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