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Kearny's March: The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846–1847
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270962.  Daedalus Item Code: 34161
 
In June 1846, following the U.S. annexation of Texas and the Mexican declaration of war, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth with 2,000 soldiers, bound for California with ... (Read More)
 
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Keynes: The Rise, Fall, and Return of the 20th Century's Most Influential Economist
Peter Clarke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190232.  Daedalus Item Code: 31906
 
Historian Peter Clarke provides a timely and masterful account of the life and work of John Maynard Keynes, whose ideas inspired the New Deal and helped rebuild world economies after World War II, ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire
Linda Himelstein.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060855895.  Daedalus Item Code: 31600
 
In this sweeping history of vodka magnate Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov and his family, Linda Himelstein plumbs a great riddle of Russian history through the story of a poor serf, born in a small village ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Smuggler: Jane Whorwood, Secret Agent to Charles I
John Fox.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752450018.  Daedalus Item Code: 23173
 
Jane Whorwood (1612–84) was one of Charles I's closest confidantes, an extraordinary woman who emerges in this biography as a forgotten key player in the English Civil War. The daughter of Scots ... (Read More)
 
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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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