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A Brief History of Ireland: Land, People, History
Richard Killeen.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849014397.  Daedalus Item Code: 73489
 
From the end of the Ice Age to the 21st-century reversal of the economic boom known as the Celtic Tiger, Richard Killeen portrays Irish history through successive waves of immigration—Celts, Vikings, ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms, 1314–1485
Peter Reid.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295349.  Daedalus Item Code: 63151
 
From 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors, a period that saw the unprecedented supremacy of the English armies over those of Scotland and France. The former ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire; Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848–1868
Cokie Roberts.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062002778.  Daedalus Item Code: 72722
 
In this riveting follow-up to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with a sustained ... (Read More)
 
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The Case Against the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026425.  Daedalus Item Code: 71422
 
Once seeing law as the most powerful tool that we have for effecting social change, and the Supreme Court as the ultimate institution for stopping discrimination and protecting individual rights, ... (Read More)
 
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A Changing Wind: Commerce and Conflict in Civil War Atlanta
Wendy Hamand Venet.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300192162.  Daedalus Item Code: 72245
 
In 1845, Atlanta was the last stop at the end of a railroad line, the home of just twelve families and three general stores. By the 1860s, it was a thriving Confederate city, second only to Richmond ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Lost Time: The Life of C.K. Scott Moncrieff: Soldier, Spy and Translator
Jean Findlay.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099507086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70859
 
The celebrated translator of Marcel Proust's À la recherche du temps perdu, C.K. Scott Moncrieff was an enigmatic man: a Catholic convert and a homosexual, a gregarious party-goer but deeply ... (Read More)
 
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The Chieftain: Victorian True Crime through the Eyes of a Scotland Yard Detective
Chris Payne.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752456676.  Daedalus Item Code: 72119
 
George Clarke joined London's Metropolitan Police in 1841, just a few years after Queen Victoria was crowned. Though deemed a "slow starter," his career took off when he was transferred to the small ... (Read More)
 
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
 
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
 
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Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World
Tristram Hunt.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805093087.  Daedalus Item Code: 70044
 
At its peak, the British Empire was an urban civilization of epic proportions, leaving behind a network of cities that now stand as economic and cultural powerhouses of the 21st century. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Citizen Emperor: Napoleon in Power
Philip Dwyer.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300212532.  Daedalus Item Code: 72251
 
Following Napoleon: The Path to Power, 1769–1799, this second volume of Philip Dwyer's superb biography tracks Napoleon's ruthless drive for power in the years after the coup d'état that ended ... (Read More)
 
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