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Let Our Fame Be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus
Oliver Bullough.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021840.  Daedalus Item Code: 51051
Though recognized today as the site of atrocities in Chechnya and the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia, the jagged peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, stretching across the isthmus between the ... (Read More)
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LIFE Lincoln: An Intimate Portrait
Henry Louis Gates Jr., foreword. Allen C. Guelzo, narrative.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930729.  Daedalus Item Code: 53472
A vivid and multifaceted portrait in words and images, this oversized volume commemorates the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's death with a celebration of his life, his unparalleled place in ... (Read More)
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Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer
Fred Kaplan.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060773366.  Daedalus Item Code: 51052
For Abraham Lincoln, whether he was composing love letters, speeches, or legal arguments, words mattered. Here Fred Kaplan—also the author of The Singular Mark Twain, Gore Vidal, ... (Read More)
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Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion
Harold Holzer.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439192719.  Daedalus Item Code: 52418
(Winner of the 2015 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize) Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer offers us this insightful profile of Abraham Lincoln as a man who clearly understood the role of the press in ... (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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Listening to Britain: Home Intelligence Reports on Britain's Finest Hour, May–September 1940
Paul Addison & Jeremy A. Crang, eds.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099548744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42016
From May to September 1940, during a period that saw some of the most dramatic events of the war—the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain, and the opening stages of the Blitz—the Ministry ... (Read More)
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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (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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Loose Cannons: 101 Myths, Mishaps, and Misadventurers of Military History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762777945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51364
From the author of Sticklers, Sideburns, and Bikinis comes this funny, often irreverent look at 2,000 years of lies, inaccuracies, propaganda, deceit, downright foolishness, and little-known ... (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 x 11 1/2 inches) from the Archives of English Heritage, this large album reveals Elizabethan, Georgian, and Victorian London ... (Read More)
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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
Andrew Meier.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 23884
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on Stalin's orders in 1947, remained hidden in the secret file of the Soviet and American intelligence ... (Read More)
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Lost Treasures: Civilization's Great Riches Rediscovered
Jane McIntosh.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847322999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53161
Beautifully illustrated with more than 250 captioned color photographs and reproductions of art, this book surveys the treasures of the world that have been sunk, buried, entombed, and otherwise ... (Read More)
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