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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
 
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On an Irish Island
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269591.  Daedalus Item Code: 43877
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Man Who Knew Infinity, Robert Kanigel offers this love letter to a vanished way of ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
 
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Marechaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his own rules. Indeed, the author ... (Read More)
 
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Over the Top: Great Battles of the First World War
Martin Marix Evans.
Publisher: Capella.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841931111.  Daedalus Item Code: 32626
 
The early battles of World War I during the autumn and winter of 1914 were open, mobile affairs of the kind long familiar to professional soldiers. By early 1915, however, a new type of conflict had ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Civil War
William L. Barney.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199782017.  Daedalus Item Code: 50856
 
Offering a concise overview of the major personalities and pivotal events of the war, this book features 250 entries on the major battles and campaigns, ranging from Gettysburg and Shiloh to ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Handbook of the History of Mathematics
Eleanor Robson & Jacqueline Stedall, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199603190.  Daedalus Item Code: 50947
 
Mathematics is not a fixed and unchanging entity, and the history of mathematical practices over 5,000 years can interact meaningfully with other ways of studying the past. Written in an engaging ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068139.  Daedalus Item Code: 23887
 
On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Only six months later, in a sea fight north of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Pacific War Uncensored: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan
Harold Guard. John Tring, ed.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612000640.  Daedalus Item Code: 38099
 
Released from the British Navy after sustaining a leg injury, Harold Guard became a correspondent for the United Press, obtaining a front row seat for many of the most dramatic battles of World War ... (Read More)
 
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Pagan Spain
Richard Wright.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061450198.  Daedalus Item Code: 23401
 
A master chronicler of the African-American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain, originally published in 1957. Francisco Franco's Spain in ... (Read More)
 
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Paradise: A History of the Idea that Rules the World
Kevin Rushby.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845294847.  Daedalus Item Code: 51104
 
The paradise myth has been one of the most powerful motivators in human history, from the Assassins of 12th-century Persia to the Puritan founders of America. The hope for an earthly paradise drives ... (Read More)
 
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