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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire. Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's ... (Read More)
 
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307475947.  Daedalus Item Code: 69424
 
(Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) From the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, this ... (Read More)
 
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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307275660.  Daedalus Item Code: 70310
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) Sixteen years after René Descartes's death in Stockholm in 1650, says Russell Shorto, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial ... (Read More)
 
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Diary of the Dark Years, 1940–1944: Collaboration, Resistance, and Daily Life in Occupied Paris
Jean Guéhenno. David Ball, trans.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199970865.  Daedalus Item Code: 63915
 
(Winner of the 28th Annual French-American Foundation Translation Prize for Nonfiction) Believing that publishing in France while the Nazis controlled the media amounted to treason, essayist ... (Read More)
 
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Dominion from Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power
Bruce Cumings.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300168006.  Daedalus Item Code: 62762
 
(One of the Atlantic's Best Books of 2009) Bordering on the world's two greatest oceans gives America a competitive advantage that is often overlooked by historians focused primarily on ... (Read More)
 
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The Edge of the World: A Cultural History of the North Sea and the Transformation of Europe
Michael Pye.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781681772066.  Daedalus Item Code: 69696
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2015) When the Roman Empire retreated, northern Europe was a barbarian outpost at the very edge of everything; a thousand years later, it was the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204975.  Daedalus Item Code: 64371
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Gary Krist.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770437060.  Daedalus Item Code: 63717
 
(Selected as one of the Top 10 Books of 2014 by the Washington Post, Seattle Times, and Library Journal) In his follow-up to City of Scoundrels and The White ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416591061.  Daedalus Item Code: 70001
 
(A finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction) This vivid historical account of the 40-year battle between Comanche ... (Read More)
 
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An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America
Nick Bunker.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594846.  Daedalus Item Code: 64799
 
(Winner of the 2015 George Washington Prize and Pulitzer Prize finalist) Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American ... (Read More)
 
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The English and Their History
Robert Tombs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873366.  Daedalus Item Code: 69426
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 and named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, and ... (Read More)
 
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