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Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee—The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged
William C. Davis.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306822452.  Daedalus Item Code: 62310
 
(Winner of the American Civil War Museum's Jefferson Davis Prize and a Main Selection of the History Book Club) Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee met in person only four times, yet as the ... (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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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 Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
Peter Cozzens.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307958044.  Daedalus Item Code: 69398
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) With the end of the Civil War, the United States recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging, multifaceted ... (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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Enemies: A History of the FBI
Tim Weiner.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979237.  Daedalus Item Code: 62271
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by the Washington Post, New York Daily News, and Slate) Tim Weiner's absorbing follow-up to his National Book Award winner Legacy ... (Read More)
 
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The Expedition: A Love Story: Solving the Mystery of a Polar Tragedy
Bea Uusma. Agnes Broomé, trans.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781859629.  Daedalus Item Code: 64459
 
(Winner of Sweden's 2013 August Prize for Nonfiction) On July 11th, 1897, three men in a hydrogen balloon set out from Svalbard for the North Pole. Led by engineer August Soloman Andrée, they ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Jean Edward Smith.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812970494.  Daedalus Item Code: 62239
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and Named One of the Best Books of the Year by Washington Post Book World and the Chicago Tribune) The biographer of Ulysses S. Grant, John ... (Read More)
 
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