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Walks Through Britain's History: Over 100 Walks Exploring Britain's Heritage
Ann Winterbotham, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393323504.  Daedalus Item Code: 61190
 
Each of the 12 sections in this brightly illustrated guide contains eight mapped, circular walks, ranging from one and a half to ten miles in length. Also included is such information as the overall ... (Read More)
 
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Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944–45
Will Irwin.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345501769.  Daedalus Item Code: 61698
 
The World War II operation known as Market Garden—made famous in the book and film A Bridge Too Far—was the largest airborne assault in history up to that time, a high-risk Allied invasion of ... (Read More)
 
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Ace of Spies: The True Story of Sidney Reilly—The Inspiration for James Bond
Andrew Cook.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752429595.  Daedalus Item Code: 64446
 
In a biography that "makes poor 007 look like a bit of a wuss" (Mail on Sunday (UK)), Andrew Cook reveals the true story of Sidney Reilly, the real-life inspiration behind fictional hero James ... (Read More)
 
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The Adirondacks: Wild Island of Hope
Gary A. Randorf. Bill McKibben, foreword.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801869532.  Daedalus Item Code: 63228
 
Spread across six million acres in northeastern New York State, the Adirondacks are a civic triumph, being the first public-private partnership to protect an American wilderness. The balance between ... (Read More)
 
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The Age of Reason: 1600 to 1750
Christine Noble, series ed. Tony Allan, trans.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780276445163.  Daedalus Item Code: 52386
 
Following the intellectual revolution of the Renaissance, scientists and philosophers increasingly relied upon mathematics and observation as a means of understanding our world. With color ... (Read More)
 
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Album of the Damned: Snapshots from the Third Reich
Paul Garson.
Publisher: Academy Chicago.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780897335768.  Daedalus Item Code: 61740
 
Among the most chilling perspectives on World War II that we've seen, this album presents nearly 400 personal photos from Nazi Germany; most were taken by German soldiers, while some were by ... (Read More)
 
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America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation
David Goldfield.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596917026.  Daedalus Item Code: 53174
 
The author of Still Fighting the Civil War and Black, White, and Southern, historian David Goldfield here explores what he argues is a hugely significant yet overlooked force driving ... (Read More)
 
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America Walks Into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns, Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops
Christine Sismondo.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199324484.  Daedalus Item Code: 63968
 
(A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011) "America, as we know it, was born in a bar," Christine Sismondo provocatively declares in this fascinating history of a locale often ... (Read More)
 
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American Heretics: Catholics, Jews, Muslims, and the History of Religious Intolerance
Peter Gottschalk. Martin E. Marty, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137278296.  Daedalus Item Code: 64369
 
The idea that the United States is a stronghold of religious freedom is central to our identity as a nation, but it is at odds with the historical record, argues Peter Gottschalk in this brisk tour ... (Read More)
 
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America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World
Kevin Baker. Chris Dent, illus.
Publisher: Artisan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781579656942.  Daedalus Item Code: 69689
 
From the Panama Canal, the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to the oil rig, the modern airliner, the MRI machine, and the telephone, here are 76 of the most ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient American Art: In Detail
Colin McEwan.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674033153.  Daedalus Item Code: 40043
 
Gorgeously illustrated with items of jade, turquoise, featherwork, wood, stone, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles from Mexico and Central and South America—including lifelike Olmec figures in kaolin ... (Read More)
 
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Anne Frank: Pocket Giants
Zoë Waxman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750955638.  Daedalus Item Code: 64596
 
Although the posthumous publication of The Diary of a Young Girl made Anne Frank into the most widely known victim of the Holocaust, the German teenager who wrote it remains an enigma in many ... (Read More)
 
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