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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 62376
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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The Crime and the Silence: A Quest for the Truth of a Wartime Massacre
Anna Bikont. Alissa Valles, trans.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785150111.  Daedalus Item Code: 72120
 
(Winner of the 2011 European Book Prize for Nonfiction) On July 10th, 1941, a horrifying crime was committed in the small Polish town of Jedwabne, as the town's Jewish population—hundreds of ... (Read More)
 
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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
David T. Hawkings.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750950572.  Daedalus Item Code: 52501
 
The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth guidelines for researching criminal ancestors in the British family tree, many of whom were ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307475947.  Daedalus Item Code: 69424
 
(Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) From the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, this ... (Read More)
 
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Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948–May 1949
Richard Reeves.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416541202.  Daedalus Item Code: 32261
 
In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II—pilots, navigators, and mechanics—who had only just begun having normal lives with new ... (Read More)
 
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The Dead and Those About to Die: D-Day: The Big Red One at Omaha Beach
John C. McManus.
Publisher: NAL Caliber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451415295.  Daedalus Item Code: 72068
 
The author of September Hope: The American Side of a Bridge Too Far and a leading authority on the Normandy invasion, John McManus gives us this white-knuckle account of the 1st Infantry ... (Read More)
 
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307408860.  Daedalus Item Code: 72069
 
The Edgar Award–winning author of The Devil in the White City, Thunderstruck, and In the Garden of Beasts, Erik Larson here chronicles one of the most striking maritime disasters ... (Read More)
 
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Defending London: The Military Landscape from Prehistory to the Present
Mike Osborne.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752464657.  Daedalus Item Code: 72121
 
For 2,000 years London has been the heart of the British nation. Though the military aspect of this history is usually visible only in the pageantry of royal occasions, the city has frequently been ... (Read More)
 
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Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
Ron Franscell.
Publisher: Fair Winds.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592334407.  Daedalus Item Code: 61389
 
From a 12-year-old boy and his mother who endured the 1984 San Ysidro McDonalds massacre to a man shot twice by the University of Texas clock tower sniper in 1966, these ten true stories of survivors ... (Read More)
 
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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307275660.  Daedalus Item Code: 70310
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) Sixteen years after René Descartes's death in Stockholm in 1650, says Russell Shorto, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil’s Diary: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets of the Third Reich
Robert K. Wittman & David Kinney.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007575602.  Daedalus Item Code: 72560
 
More than just a member of Hitler's inner circle, Alfred Rosenberg was the architect of much that became Nazi ideology; he shepherded the party when Hitler was jailed in 1923, formulated the ... (Read More)
 
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