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Farewell the Trumpets: An Imperial Retreat
Jan Morris.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571194681.  Daedalus Item Code: 41297
 
This third book of Jan Morris's remarkable trilogy is the sequel to the 1968 book Pax Britannica (a portrait of the British Empire at its height during Queen Victoria's 1897 Diamond Jubilee, ... (Read More)
 
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The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern
Victor Davis Hanson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608191659.  Daedalus Item Code: 31891
 
"War," Victor Davis Hanson writes, "is an entirely human enterprise." Ideologies change, technologies develop, new strategies are invented, but human nature is constant across time and space, and the ... (Read More)
 
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A Few Good Women: America's Military Women from World War I to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Evelyn M. Monahan & Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400044344.  Daedalus Item Code: 21068
 
This history of the U.S. women's military corps surveys the changing role of women in warfare and profiles women who fought for the right to serve in our armed forces, from the 57 army nurses who ... (Read More)
 
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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon
Neil Sheehan.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679422846.  Daedalus Item Code: 21510
 
"As he did unforgettably in A Bright Shining Lie, [Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Neil] Sheehan here tells the story both of a warrior and of a war, in this case a cold one. The ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Techniques of the Oriental World: Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics, AD 1200–1860
Michael E. Haskew, Christer Jorgensen, Chris McNab, Eric Niderost & Rob S. Rice.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312386962.  Daedalus Item Code: 03247
 
With line drawings, color reproductions, or three-dimensional battle maps on every two-page spread, this detailed, wide-ranging history examines warfare in Asia and the Pacific from the 13th-century ... (Read More)
 
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First Freedoms: A Documentary History of First Amendment Rights in America
Charles C. Haynes, Sam Chaltain & Susan M. Glisson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780195157505.  Daedalus Item Code: 30738
 
This is a rich and engaging exploration of 40 documents that illustrate the origins and development of First Amendment freedoms in American history, illustrated throughout with archival photos, ... (Read More)
 
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Flight: A Photographic History of Aviation
T.A. Heppenheimer.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847323408.  Daedalus Item Code: 41596
 
Illustrated with more than 300 captioned black and white and color photographs from the collection of the Smithsonian Institute's National Air and Space Museum—many of them dramatic, page-filling ... (Read More)
 
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The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Howard Blum.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307461728.  Daedalus Item Code: 31057
 
Twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting at the New York Times, as well as the Edgar Award–winning author of American Lightning, Howard Blum here gives us a ... (Read More)
 
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Footsteps and Fingerprints: The Legacy of a Shared History
Cees Jan van Golen.
Publisher: Waanders.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789040077036.  Daedalus Item Code: 34328
 
More than four centuries ago, an economically prosperous Netherlands began to expand its international relations, establishing contact with Brazil, India, Russia, Ghana, and South Africa, among ... (Read More)
 
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Forever Dixie: A Field Guide to Southern Cemeteries & Their Residents
Douglas Keister.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781423603146.  Daedalus Item Code: 30781
 
When Douglas Keister's Stories in Stone was published in 2004, Sunset magazine proclaimed, "Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding." Here he presents an ... (Read More)
 
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Fraudsters and Charlatans: A Peek at Some of History's Greatest Rogues
Linda Stratmann.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752457109.  Daedalus Item Code: 38491
 
From "Louis de Rougemont," whose tales of adventure marked him as the "Greatest Liar on Earth," to an elaborate 1814 ruse that purported Napoleon's defeat, inflating the value of British government ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom In My Heart: Voices From The United States National Slavery Museum
Cynthia Jacobs Carter, ed. L. Douglas Wilder, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426201271.  Daedalus Item Code: 40536
 
This powerful visual history—illustrated with artifacts, photographs, period artwork, and documents in the collection of the United States National Slavery Museum—chronicles slavery in North America, ... (Read More)
 
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