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The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Anthony Everitt.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066636.  Daedalus Item Code: 42435
 
The "decline and fall" of Rome has long fascinated historians and storytellers as a central drama of the ancient world. Here the author of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375756788.  Daedalus Item Code: 42904
 
(Winner of a 1980 Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award) From a prologue portraying Theodore Roosevelt at the apex of his international prestige—on New Year's Day 1907, after winning the ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 41685
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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Roads to Berlin: Detours & Riddles in the Lands & History of Germany
Cees Nooteboom. Laura Watkinson, trans. Simone Sassen, photos.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857050267.  Daedalus Item Code: 43171
 
In 1989, the Dutch-born author of Nomad Hotel and The Foxes Come at Night was living in Berlin, giving him a front row seat for the climax of the Cold War. These essays reflect Cees ... (Read More)
 
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Roald Amundsen
Tor Bomann-Larsen. Ingrid Christophersen, trans. Pen Hadow, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750943444.  Daedalus Item Code: 33575
 
On December 14, 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just five weeks before Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova ... (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 Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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Rome's Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar
Rob Goodman & Jimmy Soni.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312681234.  Daedalus Item Code: 43011
 
Former congressional speechwriter Rob Goodman and Huffington Post managing editor Jimmy Soni here look past the iconic image of Marcus Porcius Cato—the Roman aristocrat who slept on the ground ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt's Navy: The Education of a Warrior President, 1882–1920
James Tertius de Kay.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982854.  Daedalus Item Code: 33806
 
Also the biographer of Commodore Stephen Decatur, James Tertius de Kay here gives us a rarely seen picture of Franklin Roosevelt as Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Evolving from ... (Read More)
 
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The Routemaster Pocket-Book: 1956: Ding! Ding! Fares Please
Matthew Jones, compiler.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861521.  Daedalus Item Code: 41609
 
Designed from the ground up in 1955, London's iconic red double-decker Routemaster bus became as much a symbol of the capital as Big Ben or Tower Bridge. This delightful pocket manual is an unusual ... (Read More)
 
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Santa Anna of Mexico
Will Fowler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226388.  Daedalus Item Code: 43183
 
Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794–1876) remains one of the most famous—and infamous—figures in Mexican history. Six times the country's president, he is regularly depicted as a traitor, a turncoat, ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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