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To Move the World: JFK's Quest for Peace
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812994926.  Daedalus Item Code: 52585
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy's life was to attempt to forge a sustainable peace with the Soviet Union. As economist Jeffrey Sachs posits here, four key speeches delivered between the ... (Read More)
 
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To Win a War: 1918, The Year of Victory
John Terraine.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244464.  Daedalus Item Code: 38311
 
For the war-weary Allies, 1918 was a galvanizing year of victory, as the author of Douglas Haig: The Educated Soldier and The Road To Passchendaele posits here, beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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True Crime: Classic, Rare and Unseen
Tim Hill.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907176579.  Daedalus Item Code: 61431
 
Discussed in substantial articles and supplemented with photographs and newspaper clippings of their eras, the 47 true crimes featured here include some of the most notorious serial killers (Charles ... (Read More)
 
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The Tsar's Doctor: The Life and Times of Sir James Wylie
Mary McGrigor.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841588810.  Daedalus Item Code: 63010
 
Though largely forgotten in his native Scotland, James Wylie was a significant figure in modern medicine, notes historian Mary McGrigor in this adventure-packed biography. Wylie was a pioneering ... (Read More)
 
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Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present
Bernard J. Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316391238.  Daedalus Item Code: 69445
 
Compulsively fascinating, this oversized album revisits the most notorious crimes in New York City's history. NYPD lieutenant Bernard Whalen, former detective Robert Mladinich, and New York crime ... (Read More)
 
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Universe of Stone: Chartres Cathedral and the Triumph of the Medieval Mind
Philip Ball.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099499442.  Daedalus Item Code: 63663
 
In the 12th century, Christians in Europe began to design soaring, spacious monuments flooded with light from immense windows; these were the first Gothic churches, and the crowning example was the ... (Read More)
 
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Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance
Mark A. Snell, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42667
 
This anthology of essays surveys how Americans have remembered, commemorated, and interpreted the history of World War I's AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and its soldiers, shedding light on how ... (Read More)
 
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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525426783.  Daedalus Item Code: 69368
 
The author of the National Book Award winner In The Heart of the Sea and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower here offers a surprising account of the middle years of the American ... (Read More)
 
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Veiled Warriors: Allied Nurses of the First World War
Christine E. Hallett.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780198703693.  Daedalus Item Code: 63916
 
Although allied nurses of World War I were admired in their own time for their altruism and courage, they have come to be seen as self-sacrificing heroines, romantic foils to the male combatant, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984896.  Daedalus Item Code: 62331
 
The Republic of Venice was the first great economic, cultural, and naval power of the modern world, notes Paul Strathern; after its ascendency in the late 13th century, Venice enjoyed centuries of ... (Read More)
 
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The Venlo Incident: A Story of Double-Dealing, Captivity, and a Murderous Nazi Plot
S. Payne Best. Nigel Jones, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848325692.  Daedalus Item Code: 52430
 
Originally published in 1950, this is the gripping account by Sigismund Payne Best, a captain in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, of a 1939 operation in the Netherlands. Best had been sent ... (Read More)
 
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A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Mark A. Bradley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465030095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51374
 
Rhodes Scholar, patriot, and descendent of one of America's most distinguished families, Duncan Chaplin Lee was also possibly the best-placed mole ever to infiltrate U.S. intelligence operations. As ... (Read More)
 
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