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Kurdistan: A Nation Emerges
Jonathan Fryer.
Publisher: Stacey International.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906768188.  Daedalus Item Code: 41733
 
An ethnically distinct region whose status as an independent nation has frequently been threatened, Kurdistan has often been cited as one of the Middle East's success stories due to its ability to ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: Kursk 1943
Mark Healy.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752480565.  Daedalus Item Code: 51199
 
Launched in 1943, Operation Citadel—the Third Reich's attempt to eliminate the Kursk salient and stabilize the Eastern Front—was the last German offensive against the Soviet Union. It became the ... (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 Bird Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
 
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Greatest Magician in the World: Howard Thurston versus Houdini and the Battles of the American Wizards
Jim Steinmeyer.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399160035.  Daedalus Item Code: 43394
 
Following his history of stage magic, Hiding the Elephant, illusion designer Jim Steinmeyer here zooms in on the life of the only real rival to Harry Houdini. A magician's magician who ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Journey of William Huskisson: How a Day of Triumph Became a Day of Despair at the Turn of a Wheel
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571210480.  Daedalus Item Code: 43943
 
George and Robert Stephenson wanted their "Rocket" to become the most famous locomotive in history, but on September 15th, 1830, the engine's debut was marred by disaster when it fatally crushed the ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Offensive: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Charles B. MacDonald. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837723.  Daedalus Item Code: 41044
 
Chronicling the operations of all five U.S. armies from January 1945 to V-E Day on May 8th, this book also examines Operation Grenade, in which American forces dealt the Germans a conclusive defeat ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Slave Market: Dr John Kirk and the Struggle to End the African Slave Trade
Alastair Hazell.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845296728.  Daedalus Item Code: 52365
 
"This is a humdinger of a tale. You might have thought that journeys into the heart of the Dark Continent with David Livingstone, Henry Morton Stanley and the likes of Richard Burton had already ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
 
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy. Martin W. Sandler, ed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608192717.  Daedalus Item Code: 54287
 
From the 12-year-old John F. Kennedy's charming written plea to his father for a raise in his allowance, to a rather poetic RSVP to a July 1963 sailing event, the correspondence of the 35th president ... (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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