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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)
 
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We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of the American Women Trapped on Bataan
Elizabeth M. Norman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812984842.  Daedalus Item Code: 73024
 
In 1941, the Philippines was a gardenia-scented paradise for the American nurses stationed there, until December 8, when Japanese bombs began raining down on military bases on Luzon. Caught in the ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42405
 
Examining the most perilous political crisis that our country has ever faced, southern political historian William Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln's election ... (Read More)
 
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Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior: 1000–1500 AD
Martin J. Dougherty.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785834250.  Daedalus Item Code: 71283
 
The popular image of the mounted knight dominating the battlefields of medieval Europe persists, yet the reality of warfare in this era was far more complex, as historian and former defense analyst ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation
François Furstenberg.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204418.  Daedalus Item Code: 71364
 
In 1789, as the French Revolution convulsed Europe, the fledgling United States struggled with financial insolvency, regional separatism, and bitter political divisions. Here the author of In the ... (Read More)
 
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Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
Andrew Lawler.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476729893.  Daedalus Item Code: 70934
 
Queen Victoria was obsessed with it, Socrates's last words were about it, and Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur both made scientific breakthroughs using it, while Catholic popes, African shamans, ... (Read More)
 
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The Wild West on Five Bits a Day: Hit the Trail or Raise the Roof in a Cowtown Saloon—Your Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Surviving in Frontier America
Joan Tapper.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288726.  Daedalus Item Code: 70522
 
Plan your trip back in time to the American western frontier of 1880 with this illustrated guidebook. Forget what you've heard about mining accidents, dust storms, and the murder rate; the railroads ... (Read More)
 
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Wit & Wisdom of Kings & Queens
Maria Pritchard.
Publisher: RW Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781909284173.  Daedalus Item Code: 72117
 
Prince Charles was once quoted as saying "Do you expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?" while his mother Elizabeth II famously said that "Like all the best ... (Read More)
 
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The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World
David Jaher.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307451064.  Daedalus Item Code: 73588
 
In the wake of World War I, spiritualism enjoyed a new vogue as bereaved families longed for proof of life after death, resulting in a wave of mediums clamoring for attention. The wife of a Boston ... (Read More)
 
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The Witches: Salem, 1692: A History
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781474602266.  Daedalus Item Code: 73171
 
The author of Cleopatra: A Life, the Pulitzer Prize winner Véra, the Pulitzer Prize finalist Saint-Exupéry, A Biography, and the George Washington Book Prize winner A Great ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
 
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
 
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