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Isaac's Army: A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland
Matthew Brzezinski.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781851104.  Daedalus Item Code: 42872
 
As early as 1939, disparate Jewish underground movements in World War II coalesced around the shared goal of liberating Poland from Nazi occupation, including the Jewish Fighting Organization, ... (Read More)
 
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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400078677.  Daedalus Item Code: 59749
 
When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about a cartoonish peg-legged governor and an island ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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Jack the Ripper
Mark Whitehead & Miriam Rivett.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781842438411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43075
 
The series of vicious murders and mutilations committed in the run-down Whitechapel area of London's East End in 1888 so shocked Victorian Britain that the mysterious perpetrator—only later dubbed ... (Read More)
 
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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties
Kevin Mitchell.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982731.  Daedalus Item Code: 40262
 
"British sportswriter [Kevin] Mitchell offers an anecdotal survey of boxing in the 1950s, often considered the sport's golden age…. It’s a fascinating story, full of great fighters (Robinson, ... (Read More)
 
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July 1914: Countdown to War
Sean McMeekin.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465060740.  Daedalus Item Code: 49136
 
Conventional wisdom holds that it was an ambitious and warlike German Empire that largely precipitated Europe's spiral into World War I, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement
Taylor Branch.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451678970.  Daedalus Item Code: 40445
 
Condensing his superlative three-volume history America in the King Years—the first book of which won the Pulitzer Prize—Taylor Branch here culls 18 pivotal dramas, beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History
Michael Walsh & Don Jordan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408703281.  Daedalus Item Code: 43991
 
Following the beheading of his father Charles I in January 1649, the exiled 19-year-old Prince of Wales vowed to "pursue and bring to their due punishment those bloody traitors who were either actors ... (Read More)
 
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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: Kursk 1943
Mark Healy.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752480565.  Daedalus Item Code: 51199
 
Launched in 1943, Operation Citadel—the Third Reich's attempt to eliminate the Kursk salient and stabilize the Eastern Front—was the last German offensive against the Soviet Union. It became the ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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