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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 Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
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Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World—From the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
Tom Zoellner.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025282.  Daedalus Item Code: 63460
The author of the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award winner Uranium, Tom Zoellner also loves trains with a passion. In this revelatory, entertaining account, he chronicles how ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
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Tudor Adventurers: An Arctic Voyage of Discovery: The Hunt for the Northeast Passage
James Evans.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605986111.  Daedalus Item Code: 60835
In the spring of 1553, three ships sailed northeast from London into uncharted waters, seeking a passage to Asia and its riches. Separated in a storm, young scientist Richard Chancellor and his crew ... (Read More)
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Undisclosed Files of the Police: Cases from the Archives of the NYPD from 1831 to the Present
Bernard J. Whalen, Philip Messing & Robert Mladinich.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316391238.  Daedalus Item Code: 69445
Compulsively fascinating, this oversized album revisits the most notorious crimes in New York City's history. NYPD lieutenant Bernard Whalen, former detective Robert Mladinich, and New York crime ... (Read More)
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The Unfinished Life of Benjamin Franklin
Douglas Anderson.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781421405230.  Daedalus Item Code: 63332
It seems only logical that Benjamin Franklin would be as radical and innovative when it came to crafting his autobiography as he was with his inventions and political thought, posits English ... (Read More)
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Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance
Mark A. Snell, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42667
This anthology of essays surveys how Americans have remembered, commemorated, and interpreted the history of World War I's AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and its soldiers, shedding light on how ... (Read More)
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Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Fay, and the Vichy Dilemma
Barbara Will.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152631.  Daedalus Item Code: 61617
In 1941, Jewish-American writer and avant-garde icon Gertrude Stein embarked on one of the strangest intellectual projects of her life, translating for American audiences the speeches of Marshal ... (Read More)
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