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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)
 
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Wah-to-yah and the Taos Trail: The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt
Lewis H. Garrard.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629147130.  Daedalus Item Code: 63996
 
The New York Review of Books once called this 1850 book "a minor classic of great charm, which has never had anything like the currency or critical recognition it deserves." Lewis Garrard was ... (Read More)
 
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War: A Short History
Jeremy Black.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441155412.  Daedalus Item Code: 61254
 
In this concise history of war, Jeremy Black ranges across five continents and all of human history, introducing readers to the major themes of warfare and providing astute insights and ... (Read More)
 
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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)
 
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War Since 1900: History, Strategy, Weaponry
Jeremy Black, ed.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251638.  Daedalus Item Code: 60476
 
This wide-ranging, heavily illustrated analysis of 20th-century warfare, with contributions from distinguished military historians from the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, and France, ... (Read More)
 
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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)
 
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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)
 
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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 our country has ever faced, southern political historian William Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln's election in ... (Read More)
 
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We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals
Gillian Gill.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345520012.  Daedalus Item Code: 70371
 
The most influential marriage of the 19th century and one of history's most enduring love stories, the marriage of Victoria and Albert is often supposed to have begun with the queen inheriting the ... (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: hardcover.
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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