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Hitler: The Memoir of the Nazi Insider Who Turned Against the Fuhrer
Ernst Hanfstaengl. John Willard Toland, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611453621.  Daedalus Item Code: 12795
 
Perhaps the only literate member of Hitler's inner circle in the 1930s, Ernst Hanfstaengl was a Harvard-educated German-American publisher who came back to a broken Germany in 1921, where he ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
Wendy Lower.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547863382.  Daedalus Item Code: 38900
 
(2013 National Book Award Finalist, National Jewish Book Award Finalist) For too long we have ignored the reality of women's participation in the Holocaust, not as loyal wives and cheerleaders ... (Read More)
 
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The Horror of Love: Nancy Mitford and Gaston Palewski in Paris and London
Lisa Hilton.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983929.  Daedalus Item Code: 33804
 
"Oh, the horror of love!" Nancy Mitford once exclaimed to her sister Diana Mosley. Elegant and intelligent, Nancy was a renowned wit and a popular author, yet this bright, waspish woman, capable of ... (Read More)
 
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The Horses of St. Mark's: A Story of Triumph in Byzantium, Paris and Venice
Charles Freeman.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590202678.  Daedalus Item Code: 22291
 
The story of the four Horses of St. Mark's has been intertwined with the history of Venice from the time of their arrival in the city in the 13th century as plunder from the Venetian sack of ... (Read More)
 
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Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465013364.  Daedalus Item Code: 23387
 
According to some polls, as many as 15 percent of American voters sided with Barack Obama in the 2012 election because of his swift relief actions for those devastated by Hurricane Sandy. History ... (Read More)
 
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The House: The History of the House of Representatives
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061341113.  Daedalus Item Code: 23950
 
The U.S. House of Representatives has long played a central role in shaping the nation's destiny. This single-volume history from National Book Award winner Robert Remini, published in association ... (Read More)
 
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The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance
Jim al-Khalili.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202797.  Daedalus Item Code: 31228
 
The Arabic legacy of science and philosophy has long been obscured in the West, even though the medieval Islamic world's myriad scientific innovations preceded—and in many ways enabled—the European ... (Read More)
 
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Howard Zinn on War: Second Edition
Howard Zinn. Marilyn B. Young, intro.
Publisher: Seven Stories.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609801335.  Daedalus Item Code: 40813
 
This second edition of Howard Zinn on War is a collection of 26 essays spanning 1962 to 2006, chosen by the author to represent his thinking on a subject that concerned and fascinated him from ... (Read More)
 
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I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
John Moffat & Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780593063514.  Daedalus Item Code: 41420
 
Late in the evening of May 26, 1941, a dozen Swordfish torpedo bombers from the HMS Ark Royal took off in pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck, using radar to find the massive ... (Read More)
 
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I Wish I'd Been There, Book Two: European History
Byron Hollinshead & Theodore K. Rabb, eds.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519083.  Daedalus Item Code: 10491
 
Paul Kennedy, John Keegan, Ross King, Freeman Dyson, Katherine Duncan-Jones, and 15 other respected historians take readers to such key events in Western and European history as the signing of Magna ... (Read More)
 
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I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time
Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792253167.  Daedalus Item Code: 38957
 
A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., introduces a rogue's gallery of history's most accomplished intriguers and ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307394040.  Daedalus Item Code: 12132
 
In a dual narrative pitting human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, the author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America here tells the story of a mighty ... (Read More)
 
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