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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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In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
 
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (Read More)
 
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In Triumph's Wake: Royal Mothers, Tragic Daughters, and the Price They Paid for Glory
Julia P. Gelardi.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312586034.  Daedalus Item Code: 41006
 
Queen Isabella of Castile, Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, and Queen Victoria of England were respected and admired rulers whose legacies continue to be felt today. Their daughters, ... (Read More)
 
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India: A Portrait
Patrick French.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32594
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India has for some time been undergoing a momentous transformation. In this ... (Read More)
 
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India: The Rise of An Asian Giant
Dietmar Rothermund.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158274.  Daedalus Item Code: 32742
 
With growing economic might, new political influence, and changing social dynamics, India is emerging as a major world power in the 21st century—a dynamic witnessed for almost half a century by South ... (Read More)
 
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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
Daniel James Brown.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061348112.  Daedalus Item Code: 23953
 
In April 1846, 21-year-old Sarah Graves set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Out Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazi Army
Rachel S. Cox.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451234759.  Daedalus Item Code: 33404
 
In the spring of 1941, Britain stood alone against the Nazi onslaught in Europe. The United States remained wary of joining another costly and destructive conflict, but for five extraordinary young ... (Read More)
 
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Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Andrea Di Robilant.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269850.  Daedalus Item Code: 32595
 
In the 14th century, Nicolò and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice to the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a century ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (Read More)
 
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Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero
Chris Matthews.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451635096.  Daedalus Item Code: 40802
 
"What was he like?" Jack Kennedy said that the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. What was he like, this man whose own wife called him "that elusive, unforgettable man?" ... (Read More)
 
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