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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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Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War
Pamela D. Toler. Ridley Scott, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316392075.  Daedalus Item Code: 73568
 
The nurses of the American Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine during a time of great hardship, and the women who worked at the Mansion House in Alexandria, Virginia—inspiration for the ... (Read More)
 
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Hess, Hitler & Churchill: The Real Turning Point of the Second World War—A Secret History
Peter Padfield.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848316614.  Daedalus Item Code: 73402
 
When Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess set off for Scotland on a peace mission in May 1941, he became part of one of World War II's most enduring enigmas. Had he really acted alone? Whom had he come to ... (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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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 70057
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Britain: Book VII: Liberal England, World War and Slump, 1901–1939
E.H. Carter & R.A.F. Mears. David Evans, ed.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906768485.  Daedalus Item Code: 41737
 
The first four decades of the 20th century are explored in detail in this seventh volume of A History of Britain, including the founding of the Labour Party and the rise of liberalism, the ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Future Cities
Daniel Brook.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393078121.  Daedalus Item Code: 71719
 
In 1703, Peter the Great oversaw the construction of a new capital, St. Petersburg—a "window on the West," modeled on Amsterdam—hoping to propel Russia into the modern world. In the following ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Marriage
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641705.  Daedalus Item Code: 73939
 
(Finalist for the 2010 Governor General's Award) What did getting married mean to ordinary people 100—or 500—years ago? How long did an average marriage last and what were a couple's ... (Read More)
 
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