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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
 
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From Splendor to Revolution: The Romanov Women, 1847–1928
Julia P. Gelardi.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001610.  Daedalus Item Code: 41002
 
The author of Born to Rule and In Triumph's Wake, Julia Gelardi again finds significant new historical perspectives by exploring the lives of strong queens and consorts. Through four ... (Read More)
 
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost & Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
 
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
 
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The Fuhrer
Konrad Heiden. Richard Overy, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086084.  Daedalus Item Code: 31812
 
Journalist Konrad Heiden was among the first to hear the young Adolf Hitler’s rousing orations and to recognize his political ingenuity and perverse, self-serving ideology. As a staff reporter on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Future of History
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300169560.  Daedalus Item Code: 42097
 
For more than 60 years, the author of June 1941 and George Kennan has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this book, John Lukacs reflects on his discipline, arguing ... (Read More)
 
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Gentlemen Rogues & Wicked Ladies: A Guide to British Highwaymen & Highwaywomen
Fiona McDonald.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41634
 
The author of Other Women: The History of the Mistress here conducts a tour of rogues whose exploits entailed a cheeky disregard for the law, narrow escapes, and many romantic side roads. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington's First War: His Early Military Adventures
David A. Clary.
Publisher: S&S.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439181102.  Daedalus Item Code: 20920
 
"I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." So wrote the young George Washington to his brother, something that David Clary notes no veteran soldier ... (Read More)
 
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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375753831.  Daedalus Item Code: 42898
 
(Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography) In her brilliant debut biography—the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph ... (Read More)
 
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Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
J. Maarten Troost.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767921992.  Daedalus Item Code: 43501
 
In this follow-up to The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost again gives us a wry yet infectiously joyful account of life in the farthest reaches of the world. Though glad to be home after ... (Read More)
 
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The Ghosts of Europe: Central Europe's Past and Uncertain Future
Anna Porter.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312681227.  Daedalus Item Code: 41980
 
(Winner of the 2010 Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing) Two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, Canadian publisher, mystery writer, and historian Anna Porter traveled to ... (Read More)
 
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