Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable Books
Home > Books > Our Picks > History
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Our Picks
Books Category
Antiques
Arts - Performing
Arts - Visual
Audiobooks
Autobiography/ Biography
Business/Computer
Calendars/Notecards/ Gifts
Children's
Classical/ Medieval/ Renaissance Studies
Cooking/Food/Wine
Crafts
Cultural Studies
Erotica/Sexuality
Fiction
Games/Sports
General Non-Fiction
Health/Medicine
History
Home/Garden
Large Print
Literature
Nature
Nautical
New Age
Non-book
Parenting & Childcare
Philosophy
Reference
Regional Studies
Science
Seasonal
Social/ Behavioral/ Political Sciences
Spirituality/Religion
Transportation
Travel
Daedalus Books
Warehouse Outlet
Daedalus Warehouse outlet
Catalog Handy?
  Easy Order Form
  Shop Current Catalog
  Request Catalog
Need the Perfect Gift?

Gift Cards
Reading Group Picks

Reading Group Picks
Clearance Sale!
  Book Clearance
  Music Clearance
  DVD Clearance
Our Picks
We'd like to share our personal favorites with you. Here are titles that we particularly want to "hand-sell" to you?books that we think are outstanding, and that we don't want you to miss.
History Sort By # of Items Per Page
Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
 
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $4.98 $2.98
A Very British Murder: The Story of a National Obsession
Lucy Worsley.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849906340.  Daedalus Item Code: 73749
 
It's no coincidence that murder mysteries are so deeply identified with England, suggests the author of If Walls Could Talk and The Courtiers, who seeks here the reasons behind the ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $6.98
Vietnam: A War Lost and Won
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781788280068.  Daedalus Item Code: 73292
 
The Vietnam War was the longest in U.S. history, with American involvement there stretching back to 1955, and losses of more than 50,000 servicemen. It was the first war America lost, and it left the ... (Read More)
 
Sale Price: $3.98
The Vietnam War: 1945–1975
New York Historical Society Museum & Library.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907804779.  Daedalus Item Code: 79711
 
The history of the Vietnam War—what actually happened there, and why certain strategic choices were made—remains murky for most Americans. With six short essays and nearly 50 chronological entries, ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $17.95 Sale Price: $9.95 You Save: $8.00
Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890–1923
R.F. Foster.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082791.  Daedalus Item Code: 71738
 
The author of Modern Ireland, a standard history, as well as the biographer of W.B. Yeats, historian R.F. Foster here explores the human dimension of the Easter Rising of 1916, the spark for ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $29.95 Sale Price: $6.98 You Save: $22.97
The Wall: Rome's Greatest Frontier
Alistair Moffat.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841587899.  Daedalus Item Code: 73375
 
Britain's largest historical monument—and in many ways one of its most enigmatic—Hadrian's Wall spans 73 miles from east to west, and runs 26 miles down the Cumbrian coast. Built over a ten-year ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $5.98
War Diaries: A Chaplain at Gallipoli: The Great War Diaries of Kenneth Best
Kenneth Best. Gavin Roynon, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857202253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42887
 
Many chaplains were not permitted to go near the front in World War I; others insisted on doing so, like Kenneth Best in the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. Best had no military training before the ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $5.98
War of Attrition: Fighting the First World War
William Philpott.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468310993.  Daedalus Item Code: 73932
 
(A Wall Street Journal Best Book of 2014) The first mass conflict to fully mobilize the resources of industrial powers against one another, World War I resulted in a brutal struggle ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $18.95 Sale Price: $5.98 You Save: $12.97
The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $4.98
Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour: Revised
Kate Fox.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444785203.  Daedalus Item Code: 73789
 
Jennifer Saunders called the original edition of this book "an absolutely brilliant examination of English culture" in a London Times review, while the Daily Mail declared that Kate Fox ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $5.98
Waterloo: Great Battles
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199663255.  Daedalus Item Code: 63910
 
Waterloo was the last battle waged by Napoleon, and the defeat that ended his imperial dreams. To those who fought—Dutch and Belgians, Prussians and Hanoverians, British and French—it was a murderous ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $29.95 Sale Price: $4.98 You Save: $24.97
Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles
Bernard Cornwell.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007539383.  Daedalus Item Code: 72563
 
On the 18th of June, 1815, the armies of France, Britain, and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the Prussians at Ligny and ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $9.98 $7.98
| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | Previous | Next
 
Security Seals
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2018 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com