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The Culture of War
Martin van Creveld.
Publisher: Presidio.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345505408.  Daedalus Item Code: 36274
 
From the decorative shields of the ancient Greeks to tiger stripe camouflage, the care we invest in our weapons and uniforms is at odds with our modern idea of war as a barbaric anomaly. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Ambition: Rebecca West and Dorothy Thompson: New Women in Search of Love and Power
Susan Hertog.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345459862.  Daedalus Item Code: 33752
 
Born in the 1890s on opposite sides of the Atlantic and friends for more than 40 years, journalist Dorothy Thompson and novelist Rebecca West lived strikingly parallel lives that placed them at the ... (Read More)
 
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Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam
Robert F. Rogers.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824816780.  Daedalus Item Code: 30129
 
This richly documented history provides a thorough look at Guam, the first inhabited island known to Europeans (Ferdinand Magellan landed there in 1521) and one of the world's last colonies. Former ... (Read More)
 
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Doctor Franklin's Medicine
Stanley Finger.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812239133.  Daedalus Item Code: 40296
 
(Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title) Among his many accomplishments, Benjamin Franklin was the cofounder of Pennsylvania Hospital, the first major civilian ... (Read More)
 
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Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America
Tom Lutz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865477377.  Daedalus Item Code: 41088
 
Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings—ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was formed, there has been a chorus of do-nothings ridiculing or ... (Read More)
 
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The East, the West, and Sex: A History of Erotic Encounters
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375414091.  Daedalus Item Code: 13680
 
In this rich and seductive narrative of the powerful erotic pull the East has always had for the West—a pervasive yet often ignored aspect of their long historical relationship—Richard Bernstein ... (Read More)
 
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Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy
Thomas J. Schaeper.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300118421.  Daedalus Item Code: 32738
 
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011) Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Edward Bancroft moved to England in the 1760s and became a scientist and man of letters, elected to the ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons: A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676422.  Daedalus Item Code: 32047
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Michael Hill. David McCullough, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451665284.  Daedalus Item Code: 38259
 
A congressman from Illinois and a confidante of Lincoln and Grant during the Civil War, Elihu Washburne was appointed Minister to France in 1869, arriving in Europe shortly before the outbreak of the ... (Read More)
 
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Emissary of the Doomed: Bargaining for Lives in the Holocaust
Ronald Florence.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670020720.  Daedalus Item Code: 30328
 
This gripping history of a little-known and desperate attempt to save Hungary's Jewish population in World War II tells how Joel Brand and the Jewish rescue committee in Budapest bargained with Adolf ... (Read More)
 
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A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200–1700
Adnan A. Husain & K.E. Fleming, eds.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851684960.  Daedalus Item Code: 32798
 
The Mediterranean, the birthplace of the three principal monotheistic religions, is depicted here as a distinct cultural space characterized by hybridization, diversity, and cultural dynamism. ... (Read More)
 
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The Fall of the House of Walworth: A Tale of Madness and Murder in Gilded Age America
Geoffrey O'Brien.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805081152.  Daedalus Item Code: 32746
 
A poet and cultural historian as well as the editor in chief for the Library of America, Geoffrey O'Brien crafts an unforgettable true story of greed, corruption, and madness that came to light in ... (Read More)
 
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