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Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar
Rob Goodman & Jimmy Soni.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312681234.  Daedalus Item Code: 43011
 
Former congressional speechwriter Rob Goodman and Huffington Post managing editor Jimmy Soni here look past the iconic image of Marcus Porcius Cato—the Roman aristocrat who slept on the ground ... (Read More)
 
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Rommel's Desert Commanders: The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941–42
Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811735100.  Daedalus Item Code: 41940
 
In Libya and Egypt in 1941 and 1942, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel achieved immortality as the Desert Fox, battling and usually defeating numerically superior enemies. In this history—which ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt's Navy: The Education of a Warrior President, 1882–1920
James Tertius de Kay.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982854.  Daedalus Item Code: 33806
 
Also the biographer of Commodore Stephen Decatur, James Tertius de Kay here gives us a rarely seen picture of Franklin Roosevelt as Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Evolving from ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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Royal Romances: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe
Leslie Carroll.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451238085.  Daedalus Item Code: 43883
 
Louis XIV defied God and law, permitting his married mistress Madame de Montespan to usurp the role of Queen of France. Grigory Potemkin was a worthy equal in Catherine the Great's bed as well as in ... (Read More)
 
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Sacred Causes: The Clash of Religion and Politics, from the Great War to the War on Terror
Michael Burleigh.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060580964.  Daedalus Item Code: 32168
 
Religion has been both the tool and the foil of totalitarian governments, argues Michael Burleigh, who here profiles such dictators as Hitler, Stalin, and Franco, each of whom quashed existing ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea, The Sea
Xenophon. Rex Warner, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026312.  Daedalus Item Code: 32339
 
Born in Athens in the 5th century BC, devoted to Socrates and a supporter of Sparta, Xenophon produced an extraordinary eyewitness account of the attempt of a Greek mercenary army—the Ten Thousand—to ... (Read More)
 
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449005613.  Daedalus Item Code: 42328
 
(Named one of the best books of 2001 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, and BookSense; finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los ... (Read More)
 
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The Seventeen Traditions: Lessons from an American Childhood
Ralph Nader.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062210647.  Daedalus Item Code: 33557
 
The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic, Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare: The Biography
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400075980.  Daedalus Item Code: 59178
 
A winner of the Whitbread Book Award and the Guardian Fiction Prize, and the biographer of T.S. Eliot, Charles Dickens, William Blake, Thomas More, and the city of London itself, Peter Ackroyd here ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare and the Countess: The Battle that Gave Birth to the Globe
Chris Laoutaris.
Publisher: Fig Tree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905490967.  Daedalus Item Code: 50758
 
(Shortlisted for the Biographers' Club Tony Lothian Prize; named one of the Best Books of 2014 by London's Telegraph and Observer) In his debut biography, Shakespeare Institute ... (Read More)
 
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Shanghai: Gateway to the Celestial Empire, 1860–1949
Stella Dong.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789627283638.  Daedalus Item Code: 43750
 
From the mid-19th century to the mid-20th, Shanghai was the place where the East met the West in China—the only modern metropolis in Asia and a sprawling commercial crossroads with Chinese, French, ... (Read More)
 
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