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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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The Age of American Unreason: Revised and Updated
Susan Jacoby.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400096381.  Daedalus Item Code: 70292
 
In this cultural history of the past four decades, journalist Susan Jacoby focuses on a convergence of social forces that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism, including the upsurge of ... (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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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 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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The American Senate: An Insider's History
Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190231965.  Daedalus Item Code: 63936
 
(Winner of the 2013 George Pendleton Prize of the Society for History in the Federal Government) The U.S. Senate has fallen on hard times, note Neil MacNeil and Richard Baker. Once known as ... (Read More)
 
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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679764410.  Daedalus Item Code: 70268
 
(Winner of the 1996 National Book Award for Nonfiction) For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time ... (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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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330531511.  Daedalus Item Code: 70484
 
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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