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The Woman Before Wallis: Prince Edward, the Parisian Courtesan, and the Perfect Murder
Andrew Rose.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250040695.  Daedalus Item Code: 54564
 
Prince Edward's relationship with American divorcée Wallis Simpson sparked an international scandal that led to his abdication of the throne of England, and yet he narrowly missed being embroiled in ... (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
 
Much like Downton Abbey's tragic tale of William Mason, who married Daisy just before he died, and the happier story of Matthew Crawley and Lady Mary, who nursed him back to health when he ... (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 Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847324412.  Daedalus Item Code: 51762
 
From a Hudson bomber flying above the pyramids to a tense FDR at the Yalta Conference, and from wounded soldiers sharing a cigarette to tanks fighting in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, these 500 ... (Read More)
 
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World War II in Photographs
David Boyle.
Publisher: Rebo International.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789036618007.  Daedalus Item Code: 44438
 
Illustrated with 900 captioned archival photos—from sources in China, the Pacific islands, and the Soviet Union, as well as from Allied soldiers and civilians—this visual history covers every major ... (Read More)
 
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