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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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Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains
Nancy B. Rosoff & Susan Kennedy Zeller, eds.
Publisher: Washington.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780295990774.  Daedalus Item Code: 60037
 
Ideally suited to a nomadic lifestyle on the Great Plains, the tipi was at the heart of many Native Americans' social, religious, and creative traditions. Drawing upon first-person narratives, this ... (Read More)
 
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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
Jan Jarboe Russell.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693669.  Daedalus Item Code: 51915
 
From 1942 to 1948, thousands of foreign-born American civilians were sent to an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas, where they were sometimes exchanged for other American POWs in Japan and ... (Read More)
 
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Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62300
 
(A Pulitzer Prize Finalist and a Washington Post Best Book of 2008) Also the author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, ... (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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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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Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525426783.  Daedalus Item Code: 69368
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) The author of the National Book Award winner In The Heart of the Sea and the Pulitzer Prize finalist Mayflower here offers a ... (Read More)
 
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Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
 
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (Read More)
 
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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984896.  Daedalus Item Code: 62331
 
The Republic of Venice was the first great economic, cultural, and naval power of the modern world, notes Paul Strathern; after its ascendency in the late 13th century, Venice enjoyed centuries of ... (Read More)
 
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