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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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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 F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 30303
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out 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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George Washington's War: In Caricature and Print
Kenneth Baker.
Publisher: Grub Street.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906502539.  Daedalus Item Code: 23820
 
The American Revolution was the five-year war that made America a nation—President Barack Obama referred to it in his Inaugural Address and American schoolchildren are steeped in its history—yet the ... (Read More)
 
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German Luftwaffe in WWII: Order of Battle
Chris McNab.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906626303.  Daedalus Item Code: 38083
 
The Luftwaffe played a critical role in the Third Reich's victories in the early part of World War II, providing the airborne component of the German forces' Blitzkrieg tactics. Many of its defining ... (Read More)
 
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Gilded Youth: Three Lives in France's Belle Epoque
Kate Cambor.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374532246.  Daedalus Item Code: 21693
 
They were the celebrity heirs and heiresses of Belle Époque France, the children and grandchildren of such famous 19th-century men of letters and science as writer Alphonse Daudet, neurologist ... (Read More)
 
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Gladiator: Rome's Bloody Spectacle
Konstantin Nossov.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034725.  Daedalus Item Code: 38084
 
This well-illustrated, highly detailed guide describes every aspect of the gladiatorial contest in ancient Rome, from the equipment used by the various classes of gladiator to the high place these ... (Read More)
 
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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
Cullen Murphy.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618091560.  Daedalus Item Code: 29134
 
Instituted by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition conducted its last execution in 1826; the victim was a Spanish schoolmaster convicted of heresy. But as Cullen Murphy shows in this ... (Read More)
 
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