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Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant. John Kirk, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464300769.  Daedalus Item Code: 52200
 
Fast-paced, colorful, and laced with flashes of humor, Ulysses S. Grant's 1885 memoirs provide authoritative accounts of such pivotal Civil War events as the Battle of Shiloh, the Vicksburg and ... (Read More)
 
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The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors
Edward Hollis.
Publisher: Portobello.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846273254.  Daedalus Item Code: 53600
 
From the old Palace of Westminster to Louis XV's Petit Trianon at Versailles, and from the set of Gone with the Wind to his own grandmother's sitting room, the author of The Secret Lives of ... (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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The Men Who Mapped the World: The Treasures of Cartography
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781847328779.  Daedalus Item Code: 60016
 
A map enthusiast's dream, this beautifully illustrated book contains 15 removable facsimile maps that can be pored over at leisure, hung on a wall, or even mounted and framed, from Atlantic and ... (Read More)
 
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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
Emma Christopher.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782550.  Daedalus Item Code: 30724
 
From the Australian historian who gave us Slave Trade Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, this story begins with the American War of Independence, until which many British convicts were shipped ... (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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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
 
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
 
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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
 
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (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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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042675.  Daedalus Item Code: 54693
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
 
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
 
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Napoleon
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
 
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
 
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