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Snapshot Chronicles: Inventing the American Photo Album
Barbara Levine, curator.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568985572.  Daedalus Item Code: 62931
 
Today, the photo album is something we practically take for granted, and scrapbooking is a billion-dollar industry with its own television network, but it was not always so. George Eastman's 1900 ... (Read More)
 
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So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War–Era North
Lorien Foote & Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823264483.  Daedalus Item Code: 64095
 
Did educated Americans believe that the Civil War exposed the failure of old ideas? Did it promote new strains of authoritarianism among thinkers or did it reinforce democratic individualism? And how ... (Read More)
 
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SOE's Balls of Steel: Operation Rubble, 147 Willing Volunteers and 25,000 Tons of Ball Bearings
Sophie Jackson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487564.  Daedalus Item Code: 63077
 
In 1940 the Nazis hoped to cripple the British war effort by blockading five Norwegian cargo ships full of ball bearings, bulk steel, and machine tools for making arms and equipment. Britain asked a ... (Read More)
 
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State of the Union: New York & the Civil War
Harold Holzer, ed. Jeff Shaara, foreword.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823221400.  Daedalus Item Code: 64075
 
Originating in a 1999 symposium focusing on New York State during the Civil War, this anthology takes an in-depth look at the crucial—and sometimes conflicted—role that the state played in the war. ... (Read More)
 
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The Stones of Oxford: Conjectures on a Cockleshell
John Melvin. Justin Cartwright, foreword.
Publisher: Papadakis.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906506131.  Daedalus Item Code: 61145
 
The principal partner of John Melvin Architects and Town Planners here reflects on the nature of tradition and the role of memory in the renewal of our cities. With his profound understanding of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802139986.  Daedalus Item Code: 49350
 
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most dreaded battlefield in all of World War I, and probably of any war in history. It was said that you could smell the stench of death for miles before ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Flight: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
John Holcroft, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406345933.  Daedalus Item Code: 64493
 
Ever since the first passenger balloon took off in 1783, aviators, inventors, and engineers have been developing and building better, safer, more powerful aircraft. This accordion-folded book ... (Read More)
 
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Summer of Blood: England's First Revolution
Dan Jones.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143111757.  Daedalus Item Code: 69425
 
(Named a Best History Book of 2009 by London's Independent) In 1381, ravaged by poverty and confronted with tax collectors, oppressed English serfs rose up and demanded that their ... (Read More)
 
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Süssen is Now Free of Jews: World War II, the Holocaust, and Rural Judaism
Gilya Gerda Schmidt.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823243297.  Daedalus Item Code: 64089
 
Jews had lived in the southern German town of Süssen since the turn of the 20th century, but after the Holocaust, very little remained of this era of cohabitation. Herself a childhood resident of ... (Read More)
 
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Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich
Walter Kempowski. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393248159.  Daedalus Item Code: 64023
 
Many historians have written about the final weeks of World War II, but Walter Kempowski has assembled here a unique compendium of excerpts from more than 1,000 letters, diary extracts, and ... (Read More)
 
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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
 
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Film Tie-In Edition)
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451688092.  Daedalus Item Code: 70005
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize) In this multifaceted history—the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis—Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates ... (Read More)
 
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