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The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
Eric Lichtblau.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544577886.  Daedalus Item Code: 63672
 
(A Newsweek Best Book of 2014) A Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter with the Washington bureau of the New York Times and the author of Bush's Law: The Remaking of ... (Read More)
 
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A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815–1914
Michael Fry.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780271422.  Daedalus Item Code: 63163
 
War opened and closed Scotland's greatest century, from a pitiless part in the defeat of Napoleon in 1815 to the huge blood sacrifice of World War I. In between came major Scottish contributions to ... (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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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684804484.  Daedalus Item Code: 71688
 
(Winner of the 1995 Pulitzer Prize for History) The author of Team of Rivals and The Fitzgeralds and the Kennedys here presents a vivid history of the marriage of Eleanor and ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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On London
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916154.  Daedalus Item Code: 53757
 
The sense of place was of the utmost importance to Charles Dickens, and nowhere is more associated with him than London; Dickens spent several hours a day exploring its streets and inhabitants, and ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Damocles: Israel's Secret War Against Hitler's Scientists, 1951–1967
Roger Howard.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984384.  Daedalus Item Code: 62323
 
From 1951 to 1967 Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets capable of reaching Israel; but lacking the technical expertise, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser recruited numerous ... (Read More)
 
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The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
Rinker Buck.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451659177.  Daedalus Item Code: 70070
 
More than a passage in history books about covered wagons headed west in the 19th century, the Oregon Trail itself still exists as hardened wheel ruts for much of its original 2200 miles. The last ... (Read More)
 
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The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis
Simon Goodman.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451697636.  Daedalus Item Code: 64286
 
Growing up, Simon Goodman knew that his affluent, German-Jewish grandparents had perished in the Holocaust, but when he reviewed his late father's personal files, a riveting story began to emerge. ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Tudor Princess: Margaret Douglas, Henry VIII's Niece
Mary McGrigor.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750961233.  Daedalus Item Code: 71493
 
Margaret Douglas is a shadowy and mysterious character in Tudor history, but she takes center stage in this "well written, well researched and atmospheric" (John Matusiak) account of the bitter power ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 52578
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Maréchaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his or her own rules. Indeed, the ... (Read More)
 
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