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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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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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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
A.J. Langguth.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617320.  Daedalus Item Code: 50962
This final book by journalist and historian A.J. Langguth follows Patriots, Union 1812, and Driven West, taking us into the post–Civil War era following Abraham Lincoln's ... (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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American Crucifixion: The Murder of Joseph Smith and the Fate of the Mormon Church
Alex Beam.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610393133.  Daedalus Item Code: 62312
On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and bloodthirsty, they were hunting down a man whom they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise ... (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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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330531511.  Daedalus Item Code: 63756
In this book, published in the United States as The Discovery of Middle Earth, the author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France uncovers evidence of one ... (Read More)
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Around Washington Square: An Illustrated History of Greenwich Village
Luther S. Harris.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801873416.  Daedalus Item Code: 63530
Henry James wrote that it was "as if the wine of life had been poured for you, in advance, into some pleasant old punch bowl." Founded in 1826, the neighborhood surrounding Washington Square was once ... (Read More)
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The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
Gordon Corera.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605985282.  Daedalus Item Code: 60828
From its inception in 1909 to the present day, Britain's intelligence agency MI6 has been cloaked in secrecy and shrouded in myth, and our understanding of what it means to be a spy has been largely ... (Read More)
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