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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France
Eric Jager.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099457237.  Daedalus Item Code: 22166
 
Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Nonfiction, Eric Jager's 2005 investigation recounts the last duel decreed by order of the Parlement of Paris. In 1386, a few days after Christmas, a massive ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Fighting Tommy: The Life of Harry Patch, Last Veteran of the Trenches, 1898–2009
Harry Patch & Richard van Emden.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608192250.  Daedalus Item Code: 31908
 
"We came across a lad from A company. He was ripped open from his shoulder to his waist by shrapnel and lying in a pool of blood. When we got to him, he said: 'Shoot me.' He was beyond human help ... (Read More)
 
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Last of the Few: The Battle of Britain in the Words of the Pilots Who Won It
Max Arthur.
Publisher: Skyhorse/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616083083.  Daedalus Item Code: 38091
 
"Vastly outnumbered and often less experienced than their opponents, the 2,500 young men of the Royal Air Force who fought in the Battle of Britain would be lauded by Churchill as The Few. The ... (Read More)
 
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Leningrad Hero City: Images of War: Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives
Nik Cornish.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848845145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38092
 
The entire course of history's deadliest siege is covered here, from the Germans' September 1941 encirclement of Leningrad, through the Red Army's desperate attempts to stave off the Wehrmacht, to ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg. Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler & Peter Hudis, eds.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674534.  Daedalus Item Code: 38443
 
A Polish-born Jewish revolutionary and a great theoretical mind of the European socialist movement, Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919) was an activist and author in Germany and Poland who participated in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia
Edward Steers Jr. James L. Swanson, foreword.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061787751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33188
 
One of those remarkable books that you didn't know you needed until it appeared, this A-to-Z reference compiles the many figures, places, events, and peripheral facts associated with the ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln on Race and Slavery
Henry Louis Gates Jr., ed. Donald Yacovone, co-editor.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691142340.  Daedalus Item Code: 21448
 
Generations of Americans have debated the meaning of Abraham Lincoln's views on race and slavery. He issued the Emancipation Proclamation and supported a constitutional amendment to outlaw slavery, ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln the Inventor
Jason Emerson.
Publisher: Southern Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809328970.  Daedalus Item Code: 32804
 
Also the author of The Madness of Mary Lincoln, Jason Emerson here shows us a side of our 16th president that few people consider or even remember. In 1831, when Abraham Lincoln was a young ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln, Life-Size
Philip B. Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt & Peter W. Kunhardt Jr.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270818.  Daedalus Item Code: 33713
 
While Abraham Lincoln was known as an ugly man, and joked about that reputation, his contemporaries often commented on his striking features—on how animated he became while telling stories, or how at ... (Read More)
 
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The Lincolns: Portrait of a Marriage
Daniel Mark Epstein.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345478009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31283
 
Poet and biographer Daniel Mark Epstein here looks at Lincoln's marriage to Mary Todd, founded in their mutual ambition and unraveled in the demands of the presidency, the tragedies of two sons' ... (Read More)
 
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Lisbon: War in the Shadows of the City of Light, 1939–1945
Neill Lochery.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: as is, hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586488796.  Daedalus Item Code: 30285
 
Perched at the center of the Atlantic hemisphere, Portugal would have been a strategic prize for the Allies or the Axis powers in World War II, though the country remained stubbornly neutral ... (Read More)
 
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Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy
Ted Widmer, ed. Caroline Kennedy, foreword.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9781401324568.  Daedalus Item Code: 36244
 
In July 1962, following the Bay of Pigs disaster, John F. Kennedy installed recording systems in the Oval Office and in the Cabinet Room, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of presidential ... (Read More)
 
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