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At Home—A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 39031
 
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Atlantic and Its Enemies: A History of the Cold War
Norman Stone.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32941
 
For most of the Cold War, the Soviet Union was clearly winning, posits Norman Stone in this history. Communism was spreading throughout the world, dissidence was invariably crushed, and the USSR ... (Read More)
 
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Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic
Joe Jackson.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374106751.  Daedalus Item Code: 40245
 
Charles Lindbergh may have been the first to fly solo across the Atlantic, but he was hardly alone; from April 14 to May 21, 1927, there were 14 aviators attempting to win the $25,000 Raymond Orteig ... (Read More)
 
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The Atmosphere of Heaven: The Unnatural Experiments of Dr Beddoes and His Sons of Genius
Mike Jay.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300168914.  Daedalus Item Code: 32740
 
The Pneumatic Institution in Bristol, where experiments with various gasses were conducted at the end of the 18th century, was the first example of a modern medical research institution, under the ... (Read More)
 
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Augustus: The Life of Rome's First Emperor: Unabridged
Anthony Everitt. John Curless, narrator.
Publisher: Recorded Books.   Format: 13 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781428101913.  Daedalus Item Code: 43640
 
As Rome's first emperor, Augustus transformed the unruly republic into the greatest empire the world had ever seen. Yet, despite Augustus's accomplishments, biographers have often neglected the man ... (Read More)
 
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The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid
Pat F. Garrett.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616088088.  Daedalus Item Code: 20580
 
Born in November 1859 as William H. Bonney, Billy the Kid—as he soon became known—started his criminal career at the age of 12 by stabbing a man in a bar fight. He then moved on to stealing horses, ... (Read More)
 
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The Axmann Conspiracy: The Nazi Plan for a Fourth Reich and How the U.S. Army Defeated It
Scott Andrew Selby.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780425252703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36262
 
A trusted member of Hitler's inner circle, Artur Axmann—the head of the Hitler Youth—was in the bunker when the Führer committed suicide. Evading capture, and with access to remnants of the regime's ... (Read More)
 
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The Aztec World
Elizabeth M. Brumfiel & Gary M. Feinman, eds.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810972780.  Daedalus Item Code: 43049
 
Over the course of 200 years, the Aztecs progressed from being a band of nomads to becoming the rulers of an extensive empire in central Mexico, only to fall to a coalition of Spaniards and ... (Read More)
 
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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397591.  Daedalus Item Code: 41220
 
This tribute to the men of Easy Company (the inspiration for the HBO miniseries of the same name) follows a crack rifle unit of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division from their rigorous training ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Marathon
Peter Krentz. Donald Kagan & Dennis Showalter, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42090
 
How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BC? Herodotus's account—the original source for much of the extant ... (Read More)
 
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Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5
Sterling Mace & Nick Allen.
Publisher: St. Martin's/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005052.  Daedalus Item Code: 42220
 
Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K/3/5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire, Second Edition
Mari Sandoz. Andrew R. Graybill, intro.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226562.  Daedalus Item Code: 43175
 
In her third book chronicling the history of the Great Plains through the impact of a particular animal (following The Buffalo Hunters and The Cattlemen), Mari Sandoz recounts the trade ... (Read More)
 
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