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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
A.J. Langguth.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617320.  Daedalus Item Code: 50962
 
This final book by journalist and historian A.J. Langguth follows Patriots, Union 1812, and Driven West, taking us into the post–Civil War era following Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
 
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After the Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent
Walter Laqueur.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250000088.  Daedalus Item Code: 44199
 
Ravaged by the world economic meltdown, increasingly dependent on imported oil and gas, and lacking a common foreign policy, Europe is in great danger, warns Walter Laqueur in this follow-up to his ... (Read More)
 
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547614816.  Daedalus Item Code: 43245
 
Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a poultry farmer from Barcelona. Posing as the Nazis' only reliable spy inside England, however, he gave the ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible
Julia Keay.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585678013.  Daedalus Item Code: 22279
 
Cruden's Concordance to the Bible, a combination index, dictionary, and analysis of the Bible, was a monumental achievement; at 2.5 million words, it is four times the length of the Bible ... (Read More)
 
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All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
John Taliaferro.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416597308.  Daedalus Item Code: 52555
 
From his youthful stint as Abraham Lincoln's assistant to his later years as Theodore Roosevelt's Secretary of State, John Hay was a major force in American politics, witnessing the nation's near ... (Read More)
 
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Time: America: An Illustrated History
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933821245.  Daedalus Item Code: 44033
 
This lush visual chronicle of the United States brings an immediacy to American history through large reproductions of art and often-startling archival photos in color and black and white. Here are ... (Read More)
 
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The American Far West in the 20th Century
Earl Pomeroy. Howard R. Lamar, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158526.  Daedalus Item Code: 52782
 
Although the American West is often considered a somewhat mythical place that was utterly transformed by settlers at the turn of the 20th century, it has actually remained in flux, posits Earl ... (Read More)
 
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The American Jesuits: A History
Raymond A. Schroth.
Publisher: New York University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780814741085.  Daedalus Item Code: 52112
 
Nearly 450 years ago, the first Jesuit priest to reach North America, Pedro Martinez, was killed by Native Americans on the Florida coast. From here, Raymond Schroth traces the history of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750–1850
Lester D. Langley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300077261.  Daedalus Item Code: 42501
 
This unique comparative history of three revolutions in the Americas—the American Revolution of 1776, the 1791 slave revolt in the French colony that became Haiti, and the prolonged Spanish American ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient American Art: In Detail
Colin McEwan.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674033153.  Daedalus Item Code: 40043
 
Gorgeously illustrated with items of jade, turquoise, featherwork, wood, stone, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles from Mexico and Central and South America—including lifelike Olmec figures in kaolin ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
Donald P. Ryan.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251485.  Daedalus Item Code: 52387
 
If ever a troublesome time warp should send you back to the 13th century BC, this is the only guide you'll need to navigate your way around the Egypt of Ramesses the Great. Sail up the Nile and visit ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings
Robert Alter.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082692.  Daedalus Item Code: 50421
 
Chronicling a golden age for ancient Israel and its subsequent decadence and defeat, the biblical books Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings are rendered into contemporary English by the PEN Center ... (Read More)
 
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