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Empire of Cotton: A Global History
Sven Beckert.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375713965.  Daedalus Item Code: 69015
(Winner of the 2015 Bancroft Prize and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) Cotton is so ubiquitous in the world as to be all but unnoticed in daily life, yet the history of its production is ... (Read More)
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451617535.  Daedalus Item Code: 54311
From 1942 to 1945, the population of what would be called Oak Ridge, Tennessee, grew from a few farming families to more than 75,000 people—many of them women answering a government call for wartime ... (Read More)
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The Gods of Olympus: A History
Barbara Graziosi.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091571.  Daedalus Item Code: 54508
The author of Inventing Homer and Homer in the Twentieth Century, classics professor Barbara Graziosi here offers an elegant and entertaining account of the evolution of Greek gods ... (Read More)
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The Great War and Modern Memory
Paul Fussell. Jay Winter, intro.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199971954.  Daedalus Item Code: 49106
(Winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award) Named by the Modern Library as one of the 20th century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books, this landmark 1970 study by ... (Read More)
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The Last Investigation: What Insiders Know About the Assassination of JFK
Gaeton Fonzi.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626360785.  Daedalus Item Code: 53997
Investigative reporter Gaeton Fonzi became suspicious of the Warren Commission report on the assassination of John F. Kennedy after interviewing Arlen Specter, co-author of the report's "single ... (Read More)
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Leningrad: State of Siege
Michael Jones.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473633964.  Daedalus Item Code: 54744
"All offers of surrender from Leningrad must be rejected," wrote Adolph Hitler on September 29, 1941, at the outset of Operation Barbarossa. "We have no interest in keeping even a proportion of the ... (Read More)
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The Light Dragoons: A Regimental History, 1715–2009
Eric Hunt.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849083256.  Daedalus Item Code: 53030
First raised in 18th-century Britain, the mounted infantry known as the Light Dragoons acquired a reputation for courage and dash in the charge. The four regiments that were eventually created served ... (Read More)
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A London Year: 365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters
Compiled by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711234499.  Daedalus Item Code: 54328
From the death of Queen Elizabeth I to James Boswell's first meeting with Samuel Johnson, and from accounts of shopping sprees to the Blitz, the history and variety of London are celebrated in this ... (Read More)
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The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532419.  Daedalus Item Code: 54689
Despite having risen from obscurity to become an undeniably effective general in the American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant has often been disparaged for his much less successful presidency. The author ... (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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Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History
Paul Schneider.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091366.  Daedalus Item Code: 54536
The author of The Enduring Shore and the New York Times Notable Book The Adirondacks here takes us down the Mississippi River and shows how it has shaped America. Paul Schneider ... (Read More)
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