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America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War
Joseph Kelly.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207192.  Daedalus Item Code: 52724
In 1863, Union forces surrounded the city of Charleston, and their blockade of the harbor would hold the city hostage for nearly two years. But more than that, argues Charleston-based literature ... (Read More)
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American Dreams: The United States Since 1945
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202629.  Daedalus Item Code: 36260
For a brief, bright moment in 1945, America stood at its apex, looking back on victory not only against the Axis powers but also against the Great Depression, and looking ahead to seemingly limitless ... (Read More)
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American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt
Daniel Rasmussen.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061995217.  Daedalus Item Code: 53175
Historian Daniel Rasmussen reveals the long-buried story of the New Orleans slave revolt of 1811, the largest act of armed resistance against slavery in the history of the United States. In an epic, ... (Read More)
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The American Civil War: 365 Days
The Library of Congress & Margaret E. Wagner. Gary W. Gallagher, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780810958470.  Daedalus Item Code: P7611
This thick brick of a book presents a tidal wave of Civil War imagery—much of it rarely seen—in color and black and white images, paired with lengthy captions.

"Introducing this calendar of Civil ... (Read More)

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Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900–1939
Virginia Nicholson.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060548469.  Daedalus Item Code: 49049
(A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2002) They ate garlic and didn't always bathe; they listened to Wagner and worshiped Diaghilev; they sent their children to coeducational ... (Read More)
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Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307743756.  Daedalus Item Code: 59755
The author of Descartes' Bones and The Island at the Center of the World as well as the former director of the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of ... (Read More)
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Ancestral Realms of the Naxi: Quentin Roosevelt's China
Christine Mathieu & Cindy Ho, eds.
Publisher: Arnoldsche.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783897903432.  Daedalus Item Code: 50884
An ethnic minority native to Yunnan Province in southwest China, the Naxi people developed at the crossroads of Tibetan, Chinese, and southern Asian cultures, resulting in a rich mythology and ... (Read More)
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The Armenians: Art, Culture and Religion
Nira & Michael Stone.
Publisher: Chester Beatty Library/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781904832379.  Daedalus Item Code: 43341
Portraying the Armenian people through their art, literature, language, and religion, this volume takes as its starting point the internationally recognized collection of Armenian illuminated ... (Read More)
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The Arts of Kashmir
Pratapaditya Pal.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874394081.  Daedalus Item Code: 52708
Exploring Kashmir's rich artistic and intellectual ferment between the fourth and 19th centuries, this exhibition catalogue features more than 230 color reproductions of little-known Hindu, Buddhist, ... (Read More)
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At Home—A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 39031
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
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Battleground New York City: Countering Spies, Saboteurs, and Terrorists Since 1961
Thomas A. Reppetto.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781597976770.  Daedalus Item Code: 44294
From the bloody Civil War draft riots to the activities of German and Soviet spies in the 20th century, and more recent attacks by Islamic radicals, New York City has long been a breeding ground for ... (Read More)
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Battles that Changed History: Key Battles that Decided the Fate of Nations
Michael Spilling, ed.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906626808.  Daedalus Item Code: 52191
From the Battle of Alesia (52 BC), where Gaius Julius Caesar's Roman forces besieged and defeated Vercingetorix's larger Gaulish army, to Agincourt (1415), where France's heavily armored knights were ... (Read More)
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