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England, Arise: The People, The King & The Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123820.  Daedalus Item Code: 61261
 
In the summer of 1381, England erupted in a violent popular uprising as unexpected as it was unprecedented. Even at this critical moment, contemporaries dismissed vast swaths of people as "the ... (Read More)
 
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The Escape of Sigmund Freud: Freud's Final Years in Vienna and His Flight from the Nazi Rise
David Cohen.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590206737.  Daedalus Item Code: 72817
 
After the Nazis took over Austria in 1938, every business owned by Jews had a Nazi appointed to run it. For 82-year-old Sigmund Freud, the appointed "commissar" was 35-year-old chemist Anton ... (Read More)
 
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Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany
Charlotte R. Bonelli.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300197525.  Daedalus Item Code: 72198
 
Just a week after the Kristallnacht terror in 1938 Berlin, young Luzie Hatch fled the city to resettle in New York, rescued by an American-born cousin, industrialist Arnold Hatch. Arnold spoke ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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Fatal Rivalry: Flodden 1513: Henry VIII, James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain
George Goodwin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073683.  Daedalus Item Code: 71716
 
Following Fatal Colours: Towton 1461, historian George Goodwin here takes us back to Flodden in the northernmost corner of England, where the greatest and bloodiest Anglo-Scottish battle in ... (Read More)
 
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Feeding Nelson's Navy: The True Story of the Food at Sea in the Georgian Era
Janet Macdonald.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848327474.  Daedalus Item Code: 72899
 
Contrary to the prevailing image of rotten meat and weevily biscuits, the Georgian sailor's diet was a surprisingly hearty mixture of beer, brandy, salt beef and pork, pease, butter, cheese, hard ... (Read More)
 
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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society
Julian E. Zelizer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204340.  Daedalus Item Code: 73075
 
In the first three years of his presidency, Lyndon Johnson spearheaded the Great Society—one of the most transformative agendas in American political history—presiding over the Civil Rights and ... (Read More)
 
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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat
Emily Jenkins. Sophie Blackall, illus.
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375868320.  Daedalus Item Code: 72400
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Illustrated Books of 2015) In 1710, a girl and her mother in Lyme, England, prepare a blackberry fool, picking wild berries and beating ... (Read More)
 
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
James MacGregor Burns.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250024893.  Daedalus Item Code: 71996
 
The Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, among more than 20 other books, James MacGregor Burns here illuminates what he deems "the ... (Read More)
 
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Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914
Peter Hart.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199989270.  Daedalus Item Code: 63920
 
The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend before the conflict had even ended. And yet, as Peter Hart explains in this gripping and revisionary chronicle, Britain's part in the ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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