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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 Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger
Greg Steinmetz.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451688559.  Daedalus Item Code: 70066
 
Fifteenth-century German financier Jacob Fugger had as much to do with the formation of modern Europe as anyone else who ever lived, notes journalist and securities analyst Greg Steinmetz in this ... (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 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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Rust: The Longest War
Jonathan Waldman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451691603.  Daedalus Item Code: 70067
 
(Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year) Destroying cars, ships, and bridges, rust costs America more than $400 billion per ... (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 & 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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The Search for Major Plagge: The Nazi Who Saved Jews
Michael Good.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780823224401.  Daedalus Item Code: 64069
 
Part biography, part detective story, part personal quest, this book by physician Michael Good follows his search for the mysterious German commander of a Lithuanian work camp who saved hundreds of ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret History of the Blitz: Chancers, Outcasts and Unsung Heroes—Life in the Shadows During Britain's Darkest Days
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471162312.  Daedalus Item Code: 70127
 
Any mention of the Blitz is likely to conjure up images of Londoners huddled in the Underground, or bravely upholding standards of daily life while the city was being reduced to rubble. Was there ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354042.  Daedalus Item Code: 63673
 
She is the most popular female superhero of all time. Wonder Woman first appeared in 1941, on the brink of World War II, and aside from Superman and Batman, she has lasted the longest and commanded ... (Read More)
 
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