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When Washington Burned: An Illustrated History of the War of 1812
Arnold Blumberg.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001012.  Daedalus Item Code: 44508
Illustrated with more than 100 color photos, reproductions of period art, and maps, this book vividly and succinctly traces the War of 1812, our "second war of independence," through the roots of the ... (Read More)
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The Witches: Salem, 1692
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200608.  Daedalus Item Code: 59743
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of Cleopatra: A Life, the Pulitzer Prize winner Véra, the Pulitzer Prize finalist Saint-Exupéry, A Biography, and the George ... (Read More)
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Women of Consequence: Heroines Who Shaped the World
Xavière Gauthier. David Radzinowicz, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300911.  Daedalus Item Code: 53028
This illustrated encyclopedia profiles some of the 20th century's most accomplished women in the fields of sports, the arts, politics, social justice, and the sciences. Here are familiar names and ... (Read More)
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The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin & Michael Jones.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451629545.  Daedalus Item Code: 54029
This is a fascinating historical omnibus by three experts on early Tudor history and the Wars of the Roses, introducing three of England's most powerful women. In her essay on Jacquetta, Philippa ... (Read More)
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Women Who Dare: Eleanor Roosevelt
Anjelina Michelle Keating.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764935435.  Daedalus Item Code: 53094
One of the most effective and extraordinary First Ladies in American history, Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962) dramatically broke with tradition, refusing to accept the established role of wife and ... (Read More)
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Women Who Dare: Helen Keller
Aimee Hess.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764935442.  Daedalus Item Code: 53095
An illness in early childhood left Helen Keller (1880–1968) deaf and blind. Unable to express herself and impossible to communicate with, she was completely shut off from the world around her. She ... (Read More)
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Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
Carol Berkin.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592781.  Daedalus Item Code: 54303
The author of Revolutionary Mothers and Civil War Wives here gives us the remarkable life of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, renowned as the most beautiful woman in 19th-century ... (Read More)
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The World America Made
Robert Kagan.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961310.  Daedalus Item Code: 43148
Is America really in decline? What would the world look like if America turned away from its role as a global leader to focus all of its energies on solving problems at home? The author of ... (Read More)
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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375756962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51977
(Winner of the Fletcher Pratt Award for Civil War History; Named a Best Book of 2011 in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Economist) This ... (Read More)
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World War I Love Stories: Real-Life Romances from the War that Shook the World
Gill Paul. Adrian Gilbert, intro.
Publisher: Prospero Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781552679159.  Daedalus Item Code: 50549
These engaging accounts of wartime romances range widely, from daring stories of the Lafayette Escadrille, the legendary American arm of the French air force, who conquered hearts wherever they went, ... (Read More)
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World War II: The Unseen Visual History
The Caen Memorial. Christopher Caines, trans.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595586810.  Daedalus Item Code: 34942
This stirring account of World War II draws on a rich trove of historical images and artifacts collected in Caen, France, one of many cities devastated by that pivotal conflict. In the form of a ... (Read More)
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World War II in 500 Photographs
Eileen Daspin & Michael Solomon, eds.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603209939.  Daedalus Item Code: 53458
An ideal introduction to this defining event of the 20th century, as well as a visual resource for those already familiar with World War II, this book chronicles the entire conflict in hundreds of ... (Read More)
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