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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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Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's Most Notorious Minister
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244563.  Daedalus Item Code: 70128
 
The son of a brewer, Thomas Cromwell rose from obscurity to become Earl of Essex, Vice-Regent and High Chamberlain of England, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, maneuvering his way to the top by ... (Read More)
 
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Tigress of Forlì: The Life of Caterina Sforza
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908800176.  Daedalus Item Code: 54263
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (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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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town
John Welshman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199595570.  Daedalus Item Code: 50956
 
In his classic account A Night to Remember, Walter Lord described the sinking of the Titanic as "the last night of a small town." Here the author of Churchill's Children ... (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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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
 
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates Jr. leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of ... (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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The Trigger: Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War
Tim Butcher.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802123251.  Daedalus Item Code: 64253
 
While historians have increasingly debated the exact cause of World War I, there can be no doubt that by killing Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Gavrilo Princip started a cycle of events that would leave ... (Read More)
 
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