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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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Jean Edward Smith.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812970494.  Daedalus Item Code: 62239
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and Named One of the Best Books of the Year by Washington Post Book World and the Chicago Tribune) The biographer of Ulysses S. Grant, John ... (Read More)
 
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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Karen Armstrong.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307957047.  Daedalus Item Code: 64364
 
A recipient of the TED Prize and co-creator of TED's Charter for Compassion, and also honored with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms Medal and the British Academy's inaugural Nayef Al-Rodhan ... (Read More)
 
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Fields of Conflict: Battlefield Archaeology from the Roman Empire to the Korean War
Douglas Scott, Lawrence Babits & Charles Haecker, eds.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972765.  Daedalus Item Code: 63539
 
Battlefields are places where the course of history is decided; they can also be places of pride and community identity, with the sacrifice and courage of those who fought taking on mythical status. ... (Read More)
 
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 63397
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (Read More)
 
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The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great
Harvey J. Kaye.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451691436.  Daedalus Item Code: 64701
 
In his 1941 State of the Union speech, Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined his belief that people everywhere deserve freedom of speech and religion, as well as freedom from want and fear; 11 months later, ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Allied Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828143.  Daedalus Item Code: 51622
 
From the classic KA-BAR knife carried by U.S. Marines to the felt overboots worn by Soviet soldiers in the Russian winter, this book surveys the arms, equipment, and uniforms of Allied soldiers in ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Axis Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51623
 
More than just weapons like Germany's iconic Walther P38 sidearm and Japan's shin gunto sword (modeled after traditional samurai designs), the military equipment of the Axis powers in World ... (Read More)
 
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
 
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
 
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