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July 1914: Countdown to War
Sean McMeekin.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465060740.  Daedalus Item Code: 49136
 
Conventional wisdom holds that it was an ambitious and warlike German Empire that largely precipitated Europe's spiral into World War I, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History
Michael Walsh & Don Jordan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408703281.  Daedalus Item Code: 43991
 
Following the beheading of his father Charles I in January 1649, the exiled 19-year-old Prince of Wales vowed to "pursue and bring to their due punishment those bloody traitors who were either actors ... (Read More)
 
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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Worsley's Whim: An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce
Hallie Rubenhold.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179809.  Daedalus Item Code: 42649
 
She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. The marriage of Lady Seymour Dorothy Fleming and Sir Richard Worsley had the makings of a fairy ... (Read More)
 
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Law in American History: Volume 1: From the Colonial Years Through the Civil War
G. Edward White.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195102475.  Daedalus Item Code: 43596
 
"Law can be seen as the key to understanding the development of American life as we know it," suggests G. Edward White in this history. Taking a fresh, even revisionist view of early American ... (Read More)
 
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Leningrad: Hero City: Images of War: Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives
Nik Cornish.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848845145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38092
 
The entire course of history's deadliest siege is covered here, from the Germans' September 1941 encirclement of Leningrad, through the Red Army's desperate attempts to stave off the Wehrmacht, to ... (Read More)
 
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Lewis Coolidge and the Voyage of the Amethyst, 1806–1811
Evabeth Miller Kienast & John Phillip Felt, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570038167.  Daedalus Item Code: 41790
 
Lewis Coolidge (1783–1871) was a nephew of Billy Dawes, the man who accompanied Paul Revere on his legendary midnight ride, and that adventurous spirit seems to have run in the family: in 1806 ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of Andrew Jackson: The Abridged Edition
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807886.  Daedalus Item Code: 33797
 
Abridged from his outstanding three-volume, National Book Award–winning study of Andrew Jackson, Robert Remini's one-volume biography of the seventh president of the United States distills the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345478009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31283
 
Poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein here looks at Lincoln's marriage to Mary Todd, founded in their mutual ambition and unraveled in the demands of the presidency, the tragedies of two sons' ... (Read More)
 
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A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914–1948
James Barr.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070651.  Daedalus Item Code: 41476
 
In this follow-up to Setting the Desert on Fire, a history of T.E. Lawrence and the secret war in Arabia, James Barr unveils how imperial rivalry shaped the Middle East. In the midst of World ... (Read More)
 
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Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818868.  Daedalus Item Code: 32983
 
Remembered largely for his cry for "liberty or death," Patrick Henry was actually the first (and most colorful) of America's Founding Fathers, as Harlow Giles Unger portrays him here—first to call ... (Read More)
 
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