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Renaissance People: Lives that Shaped the Modern Age
Robert C. Davis & Beth Lindsmith.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606060780.  Daedalus Item Code: 70072
 
The initial stirring of the Renaissance began in northern Italy at the start of the 15th century with the rediscovery of classical antiquity and a new interest in man's place in the natural world; ... (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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Richard III
David Baldwin.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445648453.  Daedalus Item Code: 70394
 
Few historical figures have been held in greater infamy than Richard Plantagenet—Richard III. Was he a ruthless hunchback who butchered his way to the throne, a paragon of virtue who became a victim ... (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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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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