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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
 
America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk shows in this groundbreaking history, ... (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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One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History
Jacob F. Field.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843178842.  Daedalus Item Code: 43076
 
You think life is scary and unpredictable these days? This book will make you glad you didn't live anywhere near 15th-century Wallachia, where Prince Vlad III would be only too eager to impale you ... (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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Open Letters: Selected Prose 1965–1990
Vaclav Havel. Paul Wilson, ed.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571165216.  Daedalus Item Code: 32680
 
Spanning Václav Havel's career as a controversial playwright, political prisoner, and president of Czechoslovakia, this anthology of his nonfiction comprises a de facto autobiography. Included here ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spy Operation that Saved D-Day
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007313532.  Daedalus Item Code: 38487
 
In addition to the enormous amount of planning and training that went into the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, the success of D-Day was due in large part to an ingenious and complex web ... (Read More)
 
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Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom
Thom Hatch.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312355913.  Daedalus Item Code: 42768
 
The author of Black Kettle, the 2005 biography of a Cheyenne chief that earned the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, Thom Hatch here profiles Osceola, a Seminole leader who was ... (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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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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