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Nelson's Women
Tom Pocock.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780233050188.  Daedalus Item Code: 32329
 
The fame of Horatio Nelson as Britain's greatest naval hero has always been shadowed by the notoriety of his relations with women, particularly his affair with Lady Hamilton and the subsequent ... (Read More)
 
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Neptune's Inferno: The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
James D. Hornfischer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553385120.  Daedalus Item Code: 62286
 
(A 2011 Best Book of the Year in Military History Quarterly) The Battle of Guadalcanal has long been described in terms of a victory for the U.S. Marines; naval historian James ... (Read More)
 
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Never In A Million Years: A History of Hopeless Predictions
Ivor Baddiel & Jonny Zucker.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781409140221.  Daedalus Item Code: 62420
 
From the scientist who thought our average life span could reach 200 to the record company executives who claimed that the Beatles wouldn't succeed in America, and from an Assyrian prediction that ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Review Abroad: Fifty Years of International Reportage
Robert B. Silvers, ed. Ian Buruma, prologue.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590176313.  Daedalus Item Code: 61450
 
For more than 50 years, the New York Review of Books has dispatched talented, socially committed writers—from political activists to Nobel Prize–winning novelists—to cover both international ... (Read More)
 
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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345438317.  Daedalus Item Code: 62251
 
Naďve and self-absorbed, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra were the last Romanov rulers of Russia, losing their lives as the Communists seized power in 1917. As this history by the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Jeffrey Toobin.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400096794.  Daedalus Item Code: 62288
 
(A New York Times Best Book of 2007 and winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize) Here New Yorker staff writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of ... (Read More)
 
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972
Douglas Brinkley & Luke A. Nichter, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544274150.  Daedalus Item Code: 60868
 
Between 1971 and 1973, President Richard Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured 3700 hours of recordings, yet less than 5 percent have ever been made public. Luke Nichter transcribed a trove ... (Read More)
 
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No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII
Robert Weintraub.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316337052.  Daedalus Item Code: 69127
 
In a book hailed as "a canine version of Unbroken" (Maureen Corrigan), columnist Robert Weintraub tells the story of Army Air Force technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, who ... (Read More)
 
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None Wounded, None Missing, All Dead: The Story of Elizabeth Bacon Custer
Howard Kazanjian & Chris Enss.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762788156.  Daedalus Item Code: 60584
 
On May 17, 1876, General George Custer's wife Libbie kissed him goodbye and wished him good fortune in his efforts to force Lakota and Cheyenne peoples into a reservation. In her black taffeta dress ... (Read More)
 
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The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: And Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books
David Haviland.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585429394.  Daedalus Item Code: 52923
 
History may be written by the winners, but historically, the winners haven't always been the best historians. Fortunately, David Haviland is one of the best historians—or at the very least, one of ... (Read More)
 
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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
 
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