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The First World War in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch/IWM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780233004198.  Daedalus Item Code: 60012
 
From the mud of Flanders to the beaches of Gallipoli, all of the major battles, theaters of operations, and nationalities of the Great War are commemorated in this chronological survey. These black ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60490
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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Gettysburg
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618485383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59584
 
(Winner of the 2003 Fletcher Pratt Award, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year) In this superbly detailed and substantive account, Stephen ... (Read More)
 
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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
Edmund de Waal.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312569372.  Daedalus Item Code: 54512
 
(Winner of the 2010 Costa (formerly Whitbread) Book Award for Biography and the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize) A maker of beautiful pots that become more and more prized as they ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
 
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (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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A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball's Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 2122, 1861
James A. Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611210668.  Daedalus Item Code: 54759
 
Though a small battle by comparison to the bloody confrontations that were to come, the 1861 Union defeat at Ball's Bluff, early in the Civil War, had disproportionate and far-reaching effects, as ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 19411942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544227842.  Daedalus Item Code: 60785
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 19411942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547775241.  Daedalus Item Code: 61125
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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