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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
 
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Tank Men: The Human Story of Tanks at War
Robert Kershaw.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444714838.  Daedalus Item Code: 64351
 
Tanks are now such an established part of military operations that it is difficult to imagine what land warfare was like without them, and so here the author of Never Surrender and A Street ... (Read More)
 
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Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Sarah Greenough & Nancy K. Anderson. Lindsay Harris & Reneé Ater, contributors. Richard J. Powell, foreword.
Publisher: Yale/National Gallery of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300197730.  Daedalus Item Code: 62714
 
On July 18, 1863, six months after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the African American troops of the Massachusetts 54th Volunteer Infantry stormed Fort Wagner in South ... (Read More)
 
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The Templar Pirates: The Secret Alliance to Build the New Jerusalem
Ernesto Frers. Ariel Godwin, trans.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771460.  Daedalus Item Code: 64266
 
When the Vatican condemned the Order of the Temple in 1312, many of those who escaped took to the sea, longing for revenge on the Church. As Ernesto Frers reveals in this revisionist history, Templar ... (Read More)
 
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Testament of Youth: Movie Tie-In Edition
Vera Brittain. Shirley Williams, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143108382.  Daedalus Item Code: 63456
 
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
 
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This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions About the Civil War–Era North
Andrew L. Slap & Michael Thomas Smith, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823245697.  Daedalus Item Code: 64090
 
Although most of the fighting in the American Civil War took place in the South, the North nonetheless experienced significant social, economic, and political changes as a sizeable portion of its ... (Read More)
 
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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703836.  Daedalus Item Code: 62298
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize and the American History Book Prize; finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; and one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of ... (Read More)
 
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This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485–1746
Charles Carlton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300197143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52771
 
William Shakespeare was not exaggerating when he defined being a soldier as one of the seven ages of man. Over the early modern period, many millions of young men from the four corners of the present ... (Read More)
 
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A Time of War: A Northern Chronicle of the Civil War
Stuart Murray.
Publisher: Berkshire House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581570113.  Daedalus Item Code: 61714
 
Also the author of Rudyard Kipling in Vermont, Washington's Farewell, and Norman Rockwell's Four Freedoms, Stuart Murray here mines diaries, letters, newspaper and military ... (Read More)
 
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A Time to Dance, a Time to Die: The Extraordinary Story of the Dancing Plague of 1518
John Waller.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848310537.  Daedalus Item Code: 62467
 
In July 1518 a mysterious and terrifying epidemic struck the city of Strasbourg. Hundreds of men and women began dancing wildly, day after day, in the punishing summer heat. They did not want to ... (Read More)
 
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The Tower of London: A Three-Dimensional Expanding Pocket Guide
Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781406352474.  Daedalus Item Code: 64492
 
Overlooking the city for more than 900 years, the Tower of London has variously served as a fortress, royal palace, prison, and place of execution, as well as an arsenal, royal mint, jewel house, and ... (Read More)
 
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