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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 2122, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
 
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (162697) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Loose Cannons: 101 Myths, Mishaps, and Misadventures of Military History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762777945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51364
 
From the author of Sticklers, Sideburns, and Bikinis comes this funny, often irreverent look at 2,000 years of lies, inaccuracies, propaganda, deceit, downright foolishness, and little-known ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost History of 1914: How the Great War Was Not Inevitable
Jack Beatty.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408830581.  Daedalus Item Code: 61291
 
A news analyst for NPR's On Point and the author of The Rascal King and Age of Betrayal, Jack Beatty here examines World War I and its causes, testing against fresh evidence the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 19451953
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061628672.  Daedalus Item Code: 44352
 
Pulitzer Prize nominee Robert Dallek, author of Nixon & Kissinger, here offers a penetrating look at misjudgments that caused international strife and suffering during the critical period from ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
Andrew Meier.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 23884
 
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on Stalin's orders in 1947, remained hidden in the secret file of the Soviet and American intelligence ... (Read More)
 
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Malacarne: Married to the Mob (English/Italian Languages)
Alberto Guliani, photog. Robert Saviano, Francesco La Licata, Pino Corrias, Antonio Gratteri, Andrea Amato & Rita Borsellino, text.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9783940004871.  Daedalus Item Code: 52017
 
A bleak, unsparing portrait of the Mafia and its organizations in Southern Italy and abroad, this book also represents a cultural journey through the regions of Italy where the influence of the Mafia ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532419.  Daedalus Item Code: 54689
 
Despite having risen from obscurity to become an undeniably effective general in the American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant has often been disparaged for his much less successful presidency. The author ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Shot the Man Who Shot Lincoln: And 44 Other Forgotten Figures From History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762774289.  Daedalus Item Code: 51320
 
How did a countess almost assassinate Winston Churchill with a knife? Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? Who invented the bra? And did you know that John Wilkes Booth's brother saved the life of ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 19411942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547775241.  Daedalus Item Code: 61125
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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Mao and the Chinese Revolution: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Yves Chevrier. David Stryker, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566565141.  Daedalus Item Code: 42392
 
From the collapse of the old Chinese Empire in 1912 to the foundation of the People's Republic in 1949, Mao Zedong's life is linked with that of contemporary China, and with the history of communism ... (Read More)
 
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