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The Lincoln Assassination: Crime & Punishment, Myth & Memory
Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds & Frank J. Williams, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823263981.  Daedalus Item Code: 64074
 
Among the most thoroughly documented events in American history, Abraham Lincoln's assassination has taken on near-mythic status. In this anthology, the author of Lincoln and the Power of the ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud
Andrew Burstein.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781137279163.  Daedalus Item Code: 62901
 
Long before Sigmund Freud posited that dreams are a cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Slavomir Rawicz.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296445.  Daedalus Item Code: 64336
 
First published in 1956, this is the incredible account of Slavomir Rawicz, a young Polish cavalry officer, arrested by the Soviet secret police in 1939 after the Red Army and the Nazis invaded ... (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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Lost London 1870–1945
Philip Davies.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780955794988.  Daedalus Item Code: 54182
 
Gloriously illustrated with more than 500 photographs of London (up to 19 × 11˝ inches) from the Archives of English Heritage, this large album reveals Elizabethan, Georgian, and Victorian London ... (Read More)
 
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