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The Minutemen and Their World: 25th-Anniversary Edition
Robert A. Gross. Alan M. Taylor, foreword.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809001200.  Daedalus Item Code: 44111
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize) First published in 1976, this gripping history takes readers back to the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1775, and the first battle of ... (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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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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Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Ray Raphael.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595270.  Daedalus Item Code: 43118
 
The author of A People's History of the American Revolution and Founding Myths here gives us the little-known yet dramatic story of the politics and personalities behind the creation of ... (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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Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon
Michael O'Brien.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312681142.  Daedalus Item Code: 44048
 
Early in 1815, Louisa Adams left Saint Petersburg in a Russian carriage on a difficult journey—through eastern Europe and Prussia, and into a France experiencing the tumultuous events surrounding ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of Cleopatra: History's Greatest Cold Case
Pat Brown.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616146504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43836
 
Pharaoh Cleopatra VII has long been portrayed as a defeated monarch who desperately ended her own life with the bite of an asp, as her nemesis—the Roman general Octavian, later the emperor known as ... (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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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312599034.  Daedalus Item Code: 43009
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
 
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
 
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