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FDR's Deadly Secret
Steven Lomazow & Eric Fettmann.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489069.  Daedalus Item Code: 43411
 
"This is a superior addition to the diseases-of-famous-men genre. Journalist [Eric] Fettmann and neurologist [Steven] Lomazow assert that they've discovered the true cause of FDR's 1945 death, ... (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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The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle
David G. Fitz-Enz.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803227941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43177
 
Determined to assert our national identity and autonomy in the face of trade blockades, impressment of American sailors, and support of Indian nations, the United States entered its "second war of ... (Read More)
 
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First Family: Abigail & John Adams
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269621.  Daedalus Item Code: 43933
 
The author of His Excellency, the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers, and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx here brings America's preeminent first couple to ... (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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Fly Rod Crosby: The Woman Who Marketed Maine
Julia A. Hunter & Earle G. Shettleworth Jr. E.R. Starbird, photos.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884482208.  Daedalus Item Code: 43344
 
She described herself as "a plain woman of uncertain age, standing six feet in my stockings. I have earned my bread for a good many years doing the work of a bank clerk. I scribble a bit for various ... (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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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
Sarah Rose.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143118749.  Daedalus Item Code: 39074
 
By the middle of the 19th century, the British East India Company faced the loss of its monopoly on its lucrative tea trade with China, prompting them to send Scottish botanist Robert Fortune to ... (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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Foundation: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037558.  Daedalus Item Code: 44143
 
The winner of the Whitbread Award, Somerset Maugham Award, and James Tait Black Prize for his biographies of T.S. Eliot, Oscar Wilde, and Thomas More, as well as the biographer of the city of London, ... (Read More)
 
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Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past: Revised Tenth-Anniversary Edition
Ray Raphael.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595589491.  Daedalus Item Code: 49576
 
In 2004, following A People's History of the American Revolution and The First American Revolution, Ray Raphael's Founding Myths continued his argument that the true history of ... (Read More)
 
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