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The Martial Arts of Ancent Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander
Kostas Dervenis & Nektarios Lykiardopoulos.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771927.  Daedalus Item Code: 64264
 
Much as we tend to associate the martial arts with East Asia, Greece has its own tradition of personal combat whose history extends back thousands of years to the time of Alexander the Great and even ... (Read More)
 
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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743290258.  Daedalus Item Code: 71184
 
The author of Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War, historian Benson Bobrick here vividly portrays one of the Union's most underappreciated generals in the Civil War, arguing that ... (Read More)
 
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Men of Color to Arms!: Black Soldiers, Indian Wars, and the Quest for Equality
Elizabeth D. Leonard.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060393.  Daedalus Item Code: 50427
 
In 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass assured African Americans that serving in the military offered a sure path to freedom. Once a black man became a soldier, he declared, ... (Read More)
 
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Men, Women & Manners in Colonial Times
Sydney Fisher. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145020.  Daedalus Item Code: 63993
 
The author of such early American histories as The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States, Sydney George Fisher (1856–1927) here gives us the customs and character of the colonies, ... (Read More)
 
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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
Peter Caddick-Adams.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42205
 
Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in World War II: Field Marshals Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel, both revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born four years ... (Read More)
 
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robert M. Edsel, with Brett Witter.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316240079.  Daedalus Item Code: 70604
 
From 1943 to 1951, 350 men and women from 13 Allied nations served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section (MFAA) of the Allied armed forces, the first and most ambitious effort in history ... (Read More)
 
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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom
Michael Shermer.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805096910.  Daedalus Item Code: 64568
 
From Galileo and Isaac Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King Jr., many important thinkers have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the disciplines of politics, ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli: A Strange Romance
Daisy Hay.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374270636.  Daedalus Item Code: 71800
 
From the outset they made an unlikely couple—the future Mary Anne Disraeli was the daughter of a sailor, 12 years Benjamin Disraeli's senior, and married to someone else when they met. She was also ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408831243.  Daedalus Item Code: 64463
 
Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in 1844. Henry was a successful civil engineer, and moved Isabella and their two sons to Edinburgh ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Charles Darwin's Recipe Book: Revived and Illustrated
Dusha Bateson & Weslie Janeway. Janet Browne, preface. Nach Waxman, foreword.
Publisher: Glitterati.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780980155730.  Daedalus Item Code: 41192
 
While her husband's book On the Origin of Species changed the way we viewed the rise of life on earth, Emma Wedgwood Darwin herself gave us a book that now sheds light on Victorian style, ... (Read More)
 
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Murder in the First-Class Carriage: The First Victorian Railway Killing
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590206751.  Daedalus Item Code: 70029
 
On a muggy July evening in 1864, London banker Thomas Briggs was traveling home after visiting his niece and her husband for dinner. He boarded a first-class carriage on the North London Railway at ... (Read More)
 
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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
 
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (Read More)
 
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