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The Last Camel Charge: The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment
Forrest Bryant Johnson.
Publisher: Berkley/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780425245699.  Daedalus Item Code: 40484
 
Following the Mexican-American War in 1848, the U.S. Army realized its urgent need for better transportation in the arid Southwest and turned to the camel as a creature able to cross the desert at ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099457237.  Daedalus Item Code: 22166
 
(Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Nonfiction) Eric Jager's 2005 investigation recounts the last duel decreed by order of the Parlement of Paris. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a ... (Read More)
 
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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Scott Anderson.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307476418.  Daedalus Item Code: 49202
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013) The Arab Revolt against the Ottomans in World War I was, in the words of T.E. Lawrence, "a sideshow of a sideshow." The Western combatants paid ... (Read More)
 
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Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250017659.  Daedalus Item Code: 49023
 
Upstairs, an aristocratic Edwardian home in early 20th-century England would have been a picture of elegance and order, a place for social gatherings and extravagantly arranged dinner parties. ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia
Edward Steers Jr. James L. Swanson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061787751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33188
 
One of those remarkable books that you didn't know you needed until it appeared, this A-to-Z reference compiles the many figures, places, events, and peripheral facts associated with the ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln, Life-Size
Philip B. Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt & Peter W. Kunhardt Jr.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270818.  Daedalus Item Code: 33713
 
While Abraham Lincoln was known as an ugly man, and joked about that reputation, his contemporaries often commented on his striking features—on how animated he became while telling stories, or how at ... (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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Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939–1945
Neill Lochery.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: as is, hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586488796.  Daedalus Item Code: 30285
 
Perched at the center of the Atlantic hemisphere, Portugal would have been a strategic prize for the Allies or the Axis powers in World War II, though the country remained stubbornly neutral ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of the Ancient Egyptians
Toby Wilkinson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051481.  Daedalus Item Code: 33843
 
The one hundred biographies here, spanning thousands of years of ancient Egyptian history, give voice not only to its rulers but also to the people who built its monuments, staffed government ... (Read More)
 
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London Under Attack: From Caesar to Hitler
Michael Foley.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752451862.  Daedalus Item Code: 23159
 
From Roman times through World War II and beyond, London's dramatic history as a target is chronicled in this abundantly illustrated narrative. The city has often been the center of hostilities, more ... (Read More)
 
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London's East End Survivors: Voices of the Blitz Generation
Andrew Bissell.
Publisher: Centenar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907680007.  Daedalus Item Code: 40063
 
On September 7, 1940—Black Saturday—London's East End took the first aerial assault of the Blitz, and the capital was pounded for 57 consecutive nights. The tightly packed homes, pubs, shops, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Long Pursuit: Abraham Lincoln's Thirty-Year Struggle with Stephen Douglas for the Heart and Soul of America
Roy Morris Jr.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060852092.  Daedalus Item Code: 22845
 
For the better part of two decades, Stephen Douglas was the most famous and controversial politician in the United States, a veritable "steam engine in britches," as he was popularly known. Abraham ... (Read More)
 
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