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Lincoln for President: An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, and the Victory No One Saw Coming
Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402244834.  Daedalus Item Code: 61247
 
In May of 1860, Republican delegates gathered in Chicago for their second-ever convention with the expectation of electing William Seward as their presidential candidate. But waiting in the wings, ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Great Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752471143.  Daedalus Item Code: 62655
 
Also the author of such oddly entertaining tomes as Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain and A Grim Almanac of Essex, historian Neil Storey here dedicates himself to digging up ... (Read More)
 
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris
Steven Levingston.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536035.  Daedalus Item Code: 61562
 
A veteran international journalist and now the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post, Steven Levingston here gives us a delicious account of a murder most Gallic, whose lurid ... (Read More)
 
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A Little History of the United States
James West Davidson.
Publisher: Yale/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300181418.  Daedalus Item Code: 63266
 
How did a land and people of such immense diversity come together under a banner of freedom and equality to form one of the most remarkable nations in the world? In his fast-paced, character-filled ... (Read More)
 
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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel
Lucinda Hawksley.
Publisher: Sevenoaks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781774731.  Daedalus Item Code: 62405
 
In an era when lower-class women generally lived out their lives in obscurity, Lizzie Siddal instead became one of the most famous faces in Victorian Britain and a pivotal figure of London's artistic ... (Read More)
 
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London: A Literary Anthology
Richard Fairman, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780712357401.  Daedalus Item Code: 62175
 
"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, and from the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless that ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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London Fragments: A Literary Expedition
Rüdiger Görner. Debra Marmor & Herbert Danner, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906598730.  Daedalus Item Code: 63297
 
On 10 strolls through some of the most interesting areas of London, Rüdiger Görner re-discovers the literary landscape of the capital. He meets Shakespeare, Heine, and Hogarth south of the river; ... (Read More)
 
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London Walks: On Foot Guides 2nd Edition
Celia Woolfrey.
Publisher: Insiders' Guide.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762741618.  Daedalus Item Code: 62351
 
Large though it may be, London is a city that is particularly rewarding for those who set out to see it on foot. Arranged by neighborhood, this guide features aerial-view, three-dimensional maps to ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Ireland: 1860–1960
William Derham.
Publisher: Hyde Park.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780993068584.  Daedalus Item Code: 61232
 
From war and insurrection to prosperity and development, sweeping changes have revised much of Ireland's landscape, notes William Derham; a great swath of the country's built past no longer survives, ... (Read More)
 
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