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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 Military Genius
Dave R. Palmer.
Publisher: Regnery/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596987913.  Daedalus Item Code: 42285
 
Some military historians dismiss George Washington as merely lucky, winning the Revolutionary War by sheer persistence against a half-hearted British enemy that decided the prize wasn’t worth the ... (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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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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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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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451617535.  Daedalus Item Code: 42617
 
From 1942 to 1945, the population of what would be called Oak Ridge, Tennessee, grew from a few farming families to more than 75,000 people—many of them women answering a government call for wartime ... (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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Graven with Diamonds: The Many Lives of Thomas Wyatt: Poet, Lover, Statesman, and Spy in the Court of Henry VIII
Nicola Shulman.
Publisher: Steerforth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586422073.  Daedalus Item Code: 38408
 
Poet, statesman, spy, lover of Anne Boleyn and favorite both of Henry VIII and his minister Thomas Cromwell, the brilliant Sir Thomas Wyatt was admired and envied in equal measure. His love poetry ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312667597.  Daedalus Item Code: 42762
 
In the late 19th century, the Central Pacific Railroad became synonymous with monopolization and bribery; when its government loans came due, the company's last surviving founder managed to avoid ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New
Peter Watson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061672453.  Daedalus Item Code: 41443
 
Exploring the development of humankind between the Old World and the New—from 15,000 BC to 1500 AD, when the two came together—the author of The Medici Conspiracy and The Modern Mind ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Hall of American Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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