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Fashion Beyond Versailles: Consumption and Design in Seventeenth-Century France
Donna J. Bohanan.
Publisher: Louisiana State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807145210.  Daedalus Item Code: 44470
 
Epicenters of style and innovation, Paris and Versailles dominate studies of consumerism in 17th-century France, while little scholarship exists on the material culture, fashion, and consumption ... (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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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 12001860
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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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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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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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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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
 
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
 
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