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Battle Valleys: A Portrait of the Border
Ronald Turnbull.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232297.  Daedalus Item Code: 50653
 
"Every valley has its battle, and every stream its song," wrote Walter Scott, and nowhere is this more true than across the marshy river valleys on both sides of Scotland's border with England. For ... (Read More)
 
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Battleground New York City: Countering Spies, Saboteurs, and Terrorists Since 1961
Thomas A. Reppetto.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781597976770.  Daedalus Item Code: 44294
 
From the bloody Civil War draft riots to the activities of German and Soviet spies in the 20th century, and more recent attacks by Islamic radicals, New York City has long been a breeding ground for ... (Read More)
 
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Berlin Games: How Hitler Stole the Olympic Dream
Guy Walters.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719567742.  Daedalus Item Code: 40742
 
The 1936 Berlin Olympics brought together athletes, politicians, socialites, journalists, soldiers, and artists from all over the world. But behind the scenes, the games were a dress rehearsal for ... (Read More)
 
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The Birth of Plenty: How the Prosperity of the Modern World was Created
William J. Bernstein.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780071747042.  Daedalus Item Code: 51509
 
A neurologist as well as a financial theorist, and the author of The Four Pillars of Investing and A Splendid Exchange, William Bernstein here describes the underlying foundations of ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
 
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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Body Ornaments of Malaita, Solomon Islands
Ben Burt, with David Akin & Michael Kwa'ioloa.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824831356.  Daedalus Item Code: 50740
 
The Kwara'ae and other peoples of Malaita Island in the Solomon Islands once ornamented themselves with glistening white shell and pearl shell, intricately carved turtle shell, strings and straps of ... (Read More)
 
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Book of Legal Stuff: Wacky Laws, Weird Decisions and Strange Statutes
Joanne O'Sullivan.
Publisher: Imagine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781936140039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51006
 
Every statute in this entertaining compendium is absolutely real, promises Joanne O'Sullivan, from no-nos like eating pies baked by grandmothers in non-certified kitchens to accidentally getting a ... (Read More)
 
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Born to Battle: Grant and Forrest—Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga: The Campaigns that Doomed the Confederacy
Jack Hurst.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51765
 
Opposing generals who overcame humble beginnings through sheer talent and tenacity, Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest squared off in some of the most critical campaigns of the Civil War. As ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Britain, 1485–1660: The Tudor and Stuart Dynasties
Ronald Hutton.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845297046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43908
 
Between the death of Richard III on Bosworth Field in 1485 and the execution of Charles I, after the civil wars of 1642–48, England was ruled largely by two dynasties. The Tudors won the crown on the ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Civil Wars: Roundheads, Cavaliers and the Execution of the King
John Miller.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42348
 
When Charles I embarked on civil war in August 1642, Great Britain was plunged into one of the most devastating conflicts in the nation's history—one that would result in the execution of the king ... (Read More)
 
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