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The Hopkins Touch: Harry Hopkins and the Forging of the Alliance to Defeat Hitler
David L. Roll.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190218171.  Daedalus Item Code: 63962
 
Surrounding himself only with the most capable and loyal advisors, Franklin Roosevelt came to rely on Harry Hopkins more than any other. An Iowa-born social worker who had been an integral part of ... (Read More)
 
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love, and Death in the Spanish Civil War
Amanda Vaill.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172992.  Daedalus Item Code: 70033
 
Madrid 1936. In a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, six people meet and find their lives changed forever. Author of the National Book Critics Circle ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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How the West Was Won: A Celebration of Cowboys, Gunfighters, Buffalo Soldiers, Sodbusters, Moonshiners, and the American Frontier
Bruce Wexler.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628738230.  Daedalus Item Code: 70881
 
Covering much of the same ground as his three-volume How the West Was Won series—The Gunfighters, The Wild West, and Guns of the Wild West—sometime expatriate British historian ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons
Chuck Willis.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607105015.  Daedalus Item Code: 70229
 
This oversized, stunningly photographed volume displays dozens of the extraordinary weapons, helmets, and shields from the Berman Museum of World History, some of which have never before been ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Gettysburg Reader: An Eyewitness History of the Civil War’s Greatest Battle
Rod Gragg.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621570431.  Daedalus Item Code: 70230
 
A century and a half after the Battle of Gettysburg, the words of the soldiers and onlookers there still reverberate with the power of their courage and sacrifice. Illustrated throughout with black ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated History of Weapons: Swords, Spears & Maces: A Visual History of the Craftmanship of Weapons
David Soud.
Publisher: Kingsford Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781743630587.  Daedalus Item Code: 64565
 
This sweeping, highly browsable visual history of swords, spears, axes, maces, and clubs focuses on the craftsmanship and innovation applied to these hand weapons, from a Neolithic axe made of stone ... (Read More)
 
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An Illustrated Introduction to the Georgians
Mike Rendell.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445636306.  Daedalus Item Code: 70389
 
This lavishly illustrated guide to the Georgian era examines key events of the period from 1714 to 1837. Beginning with the culture and style of the period, the book moves on to discuss important ... (Read More)
 
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The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
 
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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Infidel Kings and Unholy Warriors: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad
Brian A. Catlos.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809058372.  Daedalus Item Code: 70049
 
Taking us back to the Mediterranean world at the dawn of the second millennium, the author of The Victors and the Vanquished: Christians and Muslims of Catalonia and Aragon here overturns our ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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