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Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World
Michael Fullilove.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204357.  Daedalus Item Code: 50587
 
A former prime ministerial adviser in Australia, now the executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., Michael Fullilove ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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A Royal Passion: The Turbulent Marriage of King Charles I of England and Henrietta Maria of France
Katie Whitaker.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060799.  Daedalus Item Code: 31431
 
The marriage of Charles I of England was, from the start, a risky arrangement, notes Katie Whitaker, the winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for her life of Margaret ... (Read More)
 
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Sex, Marriage, and Family in John Calvin's Geneva: Volume 1: Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage
John Witte Jr. & Robert M. Kingdon.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802848031.  Daedalus Item Code: 32218
 
You would not expect from his dour reputation that John Calvin transformed Western understanding of sex, marriage, and family life. And yet, in this fascinating, even sensational, volume John Witte ... (Read More)
 
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Shanghaied in San Francisco
Bill Pickelhaupt. Kevin Starr, foreword.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780964731226.  Daedalus Item Code: 44015
 
From 1850 to 1910, the practice of shanghaiingódrugging and kidnapping men for conscripted labor on shipsówas a disturbing and persistent trend in San Francisco. As Bill Pickelhaupt shows, the ... (Read More)
 
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Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends
Tom Segev.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519465.  Daedalus Item Code: 50616
 
"Bringing war criminals to justice makes for endless controversy, according to this thoughtful, knotty biography of the Jewish icon and Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal. Israeli historian and newspaper ... (Read More)
 
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Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins
J.E. Lendon.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465015061.  Daedalus Item Code: 43887
 
Recounting the rise of democratic Athens to great-power status in the 5th century B.C. and the resulting indignation of authoritarian Sparta, J.E. Lendon portrays the causes and strategy of the Ten ... (Read More)
 
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Stop the Revolution: America in the Summer of Independence and the Conference for Peace
Thomas J. McGuire.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811705875.  Daedalus Item Code: 43674
 
Only nine weeks after the Declaration of Independence, British General Richard Lord Howe met with John Adams, Ben Franklin, and Edward Rutledge of the Continental Congress in an attempt to bring a ... (Read More)
 
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Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World
Bevin Alexander.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393078138.  Daedalus Item Code: 23895
 
Imagine the impact on the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Civil War, if Robert E. Lee had listened to General Longstreet and withdrawn to higher ground instead of sending Pickett uphill ... (Read More)
 
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The Tale of the Heike
Royall Tyler, trans.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025138.  Daedalus Item Code: 43389
 
A cornerstone of Japanese literature, this 14th-century epic tells the story of the struggle between the Taira and Minamoto clans. Among the unforgettable characters are the ruthless warlord ... (Read More)
 
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The Taste of War: World War II and the Battle for Food
Lizzie Collingham.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203299.  Daedalus Item Code: 43091
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2012) As Lizzie Collingham brilliantly puts forth in this original perspective on total war, food, and in particular the lack of it, was central to the ... (Read More)
 
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Thinking the Twentieth Century
Tony Judt & Timothy Snyder.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203237.  Daedalus Item Code: 41994
 
Even after ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) robbed him of the ability to write, the remarkable author of The Memory Chalet and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Postwar completed one last, ... (Read More)
 
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