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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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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, 1861–1865
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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The French Century: An Illustrated History of Modern France
Brian Moynahan.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300157.  Daedalus Item Code: 41360
Exploring the history of France from the end of the 19th century to the turn of the 21st, this history encapsulates everything from political events and scientific discoveries to cultural ... (Read More)
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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded
Donald Johanson & Blake Edgar. David Brill, photos.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743280648.  Daedalus Item Code: 50640
In 1974 paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson discovered "Lucy"—at more than three million years old the earliest skeleton of any erect-walking human yet known—in a remote region of Ethiopia, prompting ... (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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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost, with 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 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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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made
Philip Bobbitt.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120748.  Daedalus Item Code: 52628
Written by Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli in the early 16th century, The Prince is considered one of the most influential books on politics and power in ... (Read More)
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