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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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Rutka's Notebook: A Voice from the Holocaust: The Long-Lost Diary of 14-Year-Old Rutka Laskier, "The Polish Anne Frank"
Rutka Laskier. Daniella Zaidman-Mauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603200196.  Daedalus Item Code: 53510
Rutka Laskier, a 14-year-old Jewish girl in the town of Bedzin in Poland, died in Auschwitz in 1943. But she left behind a notebook in which she recorded her thoughts, fears, and dreams—some are the ... (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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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812
Gene Allen Smith.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230342088.  Daedalus Item Code: 52257
We tend to view African Americans in our nation's history through the lens of the Civil War—either as free men living in the North or slaves living in the South. But less than 100 years earlier their ... (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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Tales of Two Cities: Paris, London, and the Birth of the Modern City
Jonathan Conlin.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781619022256.  Daedalus Item Code: 53442
Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than through the 18th and 19th centuries, when London became a vast economic center and Paris a cultural one, and each vied to ... (Read More)
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Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War
William Marvel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547428062.  Daedalus Item Code: P4251
In this final book in a quartet focusing on our 16th president in the Civil War—following Mr. Lincoln Goes to War; Lincolns' Darkest Year: The War in 1862; and The Great Task ... (Read More)
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
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Thinking the Twentieth Century
Tony Judt, with 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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Thomas Jefferson: The American Presidents Series
Joyce Appleby.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069242.  Daedalus Item Code: 42623
Although widely admired for writing the Declaration of Independence, orchestrating the Louisiana Purchase, and dispatching the Lewis and Clark expedition, Thomas Jefferson the man has always been one ... (Read More)
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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town
John Welshman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199595570.  Daedalus Item Code: 50956
In his classic account A Night to Remember, Walter Lord described the sinking of the Titanic as "the last night of a small town." Here the author of Churchill's Children ... (Read More)
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