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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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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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Fatal Colours: Towton, 1461...England's Most Brutal Battle
George Goodwin. David Starkey, intro.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248684.  Daedalus Item Code: 51170
 
When Henry V died in 1422, England's great warrior king was succeeded by his infant son, Henry VI. Historian George Goodwin chronicles Henry VI's disastrous reign and the savage First War of 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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Fighting Men of World War II: Axis Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51623
 
More than just weapons like Germany's iconic Walther P.38 sidearm and Japan's shin gunto sword (modeled after traditional samurai designs), the military equipment of the Axis powers in World ... (Read More)
 
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
 
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (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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Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I
James Carl Nelson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312604233.  Daedalus Item Code: 52568
 
Telling the dramatic true story of five bright young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917, when the United States entered World War I, the author of The Remains of ... (Read More)
 
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The Flower of Empire: An Amazonian Water Lily, The Quest to Make it Bloom, and the World it Created
Tatiana Holway.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195373899.  Daedalus Item Code: 50170
 
In 1837, charting Guiana in the Amazon for Great Britain, German naturalist Robert Schomburgk discovered an astounding water lily whose leaves were five or six feet across and whose flowers were ... (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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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 18611865
James Oakes.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065312.  Daedalus Item Code: 50423
 
(Winner of the 2013 Lincoln Prize and nominated for the National Book Award) Also the author of the 2008 Lincoln Prize winner The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham ... (Read More)
 
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