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Lhasa: Streets with Memories
Robert Barnett.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231136808.  Daedalus Item Code: 54813
 
There are many Lhasas: one version of the Tibetan capital city is a grid of uniform boulevards lined with plush hotels, all-night bars, and blue-glass-fronted offices; another is a warren of ... (Read More)
 
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The Library: An Illustrated History
Stuart A.P. Murray. Donald G. Davis Jr., intro. Nicholas A. Basbanes, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084530.  Daedalus Item Code: 54000
 
Throughout the history of the world, libraries have variously been built, burned, rediscovered, raided, utterly overlooked, and prized above all other institutions, while the treasures they've housed ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War
Todd Brewster.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693867.  Daedalus Item Code: 51912
 
In July 1862, Abraham Lincoln first spoke of freeing the slaves, and in January of the following year, he signed the Emancipation Proclamation. Perhaps surprisingly, the man known as the Great ... (Read More)
 
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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour, May–September 1940
Paul Addison & Jeremy A. Crang, eds.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099548744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42016
 
From May to September 1940, during a period that saw some of the most dramatic events of the war—the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the opening stages of the Blitz—the Ministry ... (Read More)
 
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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 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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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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The Lorraine Campaign: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Hugh M. Cole. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837686.  Daedalus Item Code: 41045
 
From the Moselle to the German border, the U.S. Third Army, commanded by George S. Patton Jr., struggled through slow, arduous campaigning in the fall of 1944. Their December assault on Germany's ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope, 1945–1953
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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Lost Treasures: Civilization's Great Riches Rediscovered
Jane McIntosh.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847322999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53161
 
Beautifully illustrated with more than 250 captioned color photographs and reproductions of art, this book surveys the treasures of the world that have been sunk, buried, entombed, and otherwise ... (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 Behind the Bayeux Tapestry: Odo, William the Conqueror's Half-Brother
Trevor Rowley.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752460253.  Daedalus Item Code: 60068
 
Odo of Conteville, the younger half-brother of William the Conqueror, was ordained Bishop of Bayeux while still in his teens. He was a larger-than-life character, best known today for commissioning ... (Read More)
 
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