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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062079602.  Daedalus Item Code: 39010
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, ... (Read More)
 
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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
Emma Christopher.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782550.  Daedalus Item Code: 30724
 
From the Australian historian who gave us Slave Trade Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, this story begins with the American War of Independence, until which many British convicts were shipped ... (Read More)
 
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The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico
Robert A. Holland.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847830718.  Daedalus Item Code: 42077
 
This celebration of "America's Main Street" features more than 80 full color maps dating from as early as 1524, documenting the European discovery and exploration of the river and the extraordinary ... (Read More)
 
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Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715639467.  Daedalus Item Code: 40922
 
What is it about such women as Madame de Pompadour, Héloise, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Eyre, and Camilla Parker-Bowles that allows or impels them to become mistresses? What is it like to have a private ... (Read More)
 
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The Mistresses of Henry VIII
Kelly Hart.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752458526.  Daedalus Item Code: 40059
 
At the time of his 1509 coronation, 17-year-old Henry VIII was assessed as a "youngling" who cared for nothing but girls and hunting. Over the years, this did not change much, notes Kelly Hart, a ... (Read More)
 
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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
Peter Caddick-Adams.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42205
 
Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in World War II: Field Marshals Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel, who came to be revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs Zigzag: The Extraordinary Life of a Secret Agent's Wife
Betty Chapman & Ronald L. Bonewitz. Nigel West, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752488134.  Daedalus Item Code: 43020
 
When Betty Farmer married double agent Eddie Chapman—famously known as Agent Zigzag—she knew her life would never be ordinary. Yet even before their marriage, her life involved incendiary bombs, ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov: The Story of Stalin's Persecution of One of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Scientists
Peter Pringle.
Publisher: J.R.Books Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906217914.  Daedalus Item Code: 33919
 
The former Moscow bureau chief of London's Independent and the author of Food, Inc., Peter Pringle re-creates the extraordinary life and tragic end of a brilliant geneticist who fell ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592200.  Daedalus Item Code: 38423
 
On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys on a pier discover a floating torso wrapped in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumble upon ... (Read More)
 
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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
 
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (Read More)
 
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The Mutiny at Brandy Station: The Last Battle of the Hooker Brigade: A Controversial Army Reorganization, Courts Martial, and the Bloody Days that Followed
Frederick B. Arner.
Publisher: Howell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780963852342.  Daedalus Item Code: 40781
 
In March 1864 Major General George Meade reorganized the Army of the Potomac, scattering the soldiers of the famed Hooker Brigade among unfamiliar units. When a small band of officers protested that ... (Read More)
 
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Nazi Princess: Hitler, Lord Rothermere and Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe
Jim Wilson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752461144.  Daedalus Item Code: 41636
 
Stephanie von Hohenlohe lived a fascinating and controversial life. Born to a middle-class Viennese family and of partly Jewish descent, after marriage to (and divorce from) a prince of the ... (Read More)
 
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