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Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America
Katherine Carté Engel.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812221855.  Daedalus Item Code: 61995
 
The Moravians, a Protestant sect founded in 1727 by Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf and based in Germany, were key players in the rise of international evangelicalism, notes historian Katherine ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting World War II: The 75th-Anniversary Edition Boxed Set
Edward R. Murrow, E.B. White, Margaret Bourke-White, Gertrude Stein, Ernie Pyle, Martha Gellhorn, Bill Mauldin & others.
Publisher: Library of America.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9781598535105.  Daedalus Item Code: 69408
 
This deluxe two-volume set from Library of America depicts a world at war through the eyes of a generation's greatest journalists. Nearly 200 pieces by 80 writers describe events from the birth of ... (Read More)
 
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Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II
Bruce Henderson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062325068.  Daedalus Item Code: 63735
 
In February 1945, as U.S. victory in the Pacific drew near, Japanese soldiers at the Los Baños Internment Camp in the Philippines became increasingly sadistic to their prisoners—men, women, and ... (Read More)
 
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Revolt at Taos: The New Mexican and Indian Insurrection of 1847
James A. Crutchfield.
Publisher: Westholme/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594162237.  Daedalus Item Code: 61951
 
On January 19, 1847, Charles Bent—newly appointed governor of the American-claimed territory of New Mexico—was scalped and murdered at his home in Don Fernando de Taos, north of Santa Fe, by Mexican ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt and the Holocaust: How FDR Saved the Jews and Brought Hope to a Nation
Robert L. Beir, with Brian Josepher.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620876268.  Daedalus Item Code: 54008
 
A scholar of both Franklin Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Robert Beir first experienced anti-Semitism in 1932 at the age of 14; his own experiences were a microcosm for anti-Semitism among the majority ... (Read More)
 
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Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
Joyce E. Chaplin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416596202.  Daedalus Item Code: 64217
 
"All the voyagers who have ventured fearful into the vast unknown spaces of our planet have a patron saint: Harvard historian Joyce Chaplin. Did she, like them, really appreciate what she was getting ... (Read More)
 
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Sabres on the Steppes: Danger, Diplomacy and Adventure in the Great Game
John Ure. Toby Ward, illus.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849016674.  Daedalus Item Code: 60474
 
Victorian England produced a breed of international adventurers, some of the most daring of whom set out to help stem Russian military advances—the "Great Game" of imperial ambition in Central Asia. ... (Read More)
 
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The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
T.J. English.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061824586.  Daedalus Item Code: 62329
 
(Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime) Following up The Westies, Born to Kill, Paddy Whacked, and Havana Nocturne, T.J. English's gripping account of ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Lincoln Paine.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400044092.  Daedalus Item Code: 63736
 
In his wave-making revision of world history through the lens of maritime enterprise, Lincoln Paine reveals how knowledge, language, religion, and entire cultures spread across and along the world's ... (Read More)
 
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