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No Substitute for Victory: Successful American Military Strategies from the Revolutionary War to the Present Day
David Rigby.
Publisher: Carrel Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631440052.  Daedalus Item Code: 60765
Is there a particular recipe for military success? How has America won its wars in the past, and how can it continue winning in the future? Also the author of the 2012 John Lyman Book Award winner ... (Read More)
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The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: & Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books
David Haviland.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585429394.  Daedalus Item Code: 63429
History may be written by the winners, but historically, the winners haven't always been the best historians. Fortunately, David Haviland is one of the best historians—or at the very least, one of ... (Read More)
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Notorious Prisons of the World
Stephen Wade.
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845631642.  Daedalus Item Code: 63049
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion; every civilization, however, has had its dissenters and its "deviants"—criminals as well as ... (Read More)
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Hubert Wolf. Ruth Martin, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804169806.  Daedalus Item Code: 69036
In 1858, a German princess recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A ... (Read More)
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On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
James Srodes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437163.  Daedalus Item Code: 53440
The biographer of John Z. DeLorean, Allen Dulles, and Benjamin Franklin, James Srodes here gives us a fascinating group portrait of a dozen Washington intellectuals—twelve young men and women who, on ... (Read More)
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 52578
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
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Outnumbered: Incredible Stories of History's Most Surprising Battlefield Upsets
Cormac O'Brien.
Publisher: Crestline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780785830597.  Daedalus Item Code: 62793
There may be strength in numbers, but on various occasions throughout human history, smaller armies have prevailed against the odds on account of their leadership, tenacity, or luck. In this ... (Read More)
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Panzer Killers: Anti-Tank Warfare on the Eastern Front
Artem Drabkin. Stuart Britton, trans.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781590508.  Daedalus Item Code: 63050
From the cold and hunger of the Leningrad front to the clinging mud of the Korsun operation, from the gates of Moscow in 1941 to Vienna and Berlin in 1945, the recollections of anti-tank gunners ... (Read More)
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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345298065.  Daedalus Item Code: 62250
(Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Published 30 years before his superb, Andrew Carnegie Medal–winning biography of Catherine the Great, Robert Massie's biography of Peter the ... (Read More)
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Pharaonic Civilization: History and Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Giorgio Ferreo, text.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774161391.  Daedalus Item Code: 51674
Illustrated with 280 color photos up to 22 × 12 1/2 inches—including sweeping views of extant ruins and beautifully lit museum pieces—this book explores the numerous funerary items, paintings and ... (Read More)
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Piero's Light: In Search of Piero della Francesca: A Renaissance Painter and the Revolution in Art, Science, and Religion
Larry Witham.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984940.  Daedalus Item Code: 62324
In the heart of Tuscany at the dawn of the Renaissance, Piero della Francesca became a painter and mathematician, revealing his innovative mind in some of the best known images from that period as ... (Read More)
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A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England
Rachel Weil.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171044.  Daedalus Item Code: 62752
Stories of plots and sham plots—and the citizen informers who discovered (or fabricated) them—are at the center of this study of the turbulent decade following the "Glorious" Revolution of 1688. ... (Read More)
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