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Great Military Disasters: From Bannockburn to Stalingrad
Julian Spilsbury.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784294724.  Daedalus Item Code: 70493
 
From the French army's failure to understand the impact of new technology at Crécy (1346) to Hitler's blatant overconfidence at Stalingrad (1942), military historian Julian Spilsbury here provides ... (Read More)
 
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Great Rivals in History: When Politics Gets Personal
Joseph Cummins.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607108658.  Daedalus Item Code: 62483
 
When two powerful political rivals lock horns in a clash of personality and ideals, they sometimes shape the fate of millions. Here the author of History's Great Untold Stories and Anything ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119445.  Daedalus Item Code: 32464
 
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War
Paul A. Cimbala & Randall M. Miller, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232031.  Daedalus Item Code: 64058
 
The American Civil War did not necessarily end with Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, suggest Paul Cimbala and Randall Miller in the preface to this anthology, positing instead that ... (Read More)
 
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Great Walls & Linear Barriers
Peter Spring.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848843776.  Daedalus Item Code: 72901
 
The Great Wall of China and Hadrian's Wall in England are known around the world, but as Peter Spring demonstrates in this original study, such walls and long defenses are far from exceptional, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones
Thomas Asbridge.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471163388.  Daedalus Item Code: 73512
 
A peerless warrior and paragon of chivalry—the true Lancelot of his time—William Marshal, the first Earl of Pembroke, was at the right hand of five English kings: Henry II; his sons Henry the Young ... (Read More)
 
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Guide to Britain's Working Past
Anthony Burton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393325522.  Daedalus Item Code: 61193
 
From the handsome collection of locomotives at the National Railway Museum in York to the majestic Forth River bridges in Scotland, from the graceful windmills of Norfolk and Suffolk to the soaring ... (Read More)
 
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Harpers Ferry: A Crossroads in Time
Jim Kirby.
Publisher: Mountain Trail.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780979917172.  Daedalus Item Code: 71492
 
Perched on a point of land where the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers converge, and where Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia meet, Harpers Ferry is a town both surrounded by natural splendor and ... (Read More)
 
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Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Robert H. Patton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377210.  Daedalus Item Code: 61639
 
Here the author of Patriot Pirates celebrates America's early war correspondents—legends in their time, though largely forgotten today—who learned their trade in the Civil War and went on to ... (Read More)
 
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Henry V: Pocket Giants
A.J. Pollard.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752497631.  Daedalus Item Code: 63079
 
Henry V is the premier military hero in English history—better known than Marlborough, Wellington, or his own grandfather Edward III, argues A.J. Pollard. Henry enjoyed more success against the ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
 
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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