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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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Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy
Ted Widmer, ed. Caroline Kennedy, foreword.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9781401324568.  Daedalus Item Code: 36244
 
In July 1962, following the Bay of Pigs disaster, John F. Kennedy installed recording systems in the Oval Office and in the Cabinet Room, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of presidential ... (Read More)
 
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The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War
Ben Shephard.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: as is, hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400040681.  Daedalus Item Code: 38421
 
This book offers a radical reassessment of the aftermath of World War II, considering the events and personalities of that decade in terms of contemporary standards and values. In particular, it ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547520216.  Daedalus Item Code: 34233
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Geoffrey Wawro.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465028351.  Daedalus Item Code: 49356
 
After the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in June 1914, Germany goaded the Austro-Hungarian Empire into a war with Russia and Serbia, argues the author of Quicksand and ... (Read More)
 
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Magic: The Western Tradition
Francis King.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810088.  Daedalus Item Code: 40755
 
From the earliest human civilizations to the present day, magic has been a fixture in our culture, encompassing everything from alchemy and witchcraft to astrology and the Kabbalah. This history ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela and America
Charlene Smith.
Publisher: David Philip.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780864867261.  Daedalus Item Code: 40599
 
To have seen Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton together was like watching two kids, as broadcaster and journalist Charlene Smith portrays the great South African statesman here; they simply loved one ... (Read More)
 
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062079619.  Daedalus Item Code: 49475
 
For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, Krakatoa, and Atlantic considers ... (Read More)
 
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Middle East Conflicts: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Francois Massoulie. Angela Parker, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566562379.  Daedalus Item Code: 42396
 
A land of economic contrasts and a bewildering array of religious, national, and social conflicts, the Middle East has rarely been at peace. This whirlwind tour of the tumultuous modern era examines ... (Read More)
 
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Military History's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Improbable Victories, Unlikely Heroes, and Other Martial Oddities
M. Evan Brooks.
Publisher: Brassey's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574885095.  Daedalus Item Code: 44305
 
Did you know that the highest-ranking American casualty of World War II was a Lieutenant General killed by friendly fire? Or that Andrei Vlasov is known as the "Russian Benedict Arnold"? And what ... (Read More)
 
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Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943–1945
David Stafford.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847920652.  Daedalus Item Code: 32441
 
In May 1945, Italy was liberated from Nazism and Fascism by the British Eighth and American Fifth armies; by that time the Italian resistance movement, aided and abetted by the UK's Special ... (Read More)
 
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The Monuments of Egypt and Nubia
Ippolito Rosellini. Franco Serino, text.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774247897.  Daedalus Item Code: 38238
 
This oversized album reproduces the remarkable plates from Ippolito Rosellini's The Monuments of Egypt and Nubia, produced after his 1829 expedition with Rosetta Stone decipherer Jean-François ... (Read More)
 
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