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Sun Tzu at Gettysburg: Ancient Military Wisdom in the Modern World
Bevin Alexander.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393078138.  Daedalus Item Code: 23895
 
Imagine the impact on the outcome of the Battle of Gettysburg, and the Civil War, if Robert E. Lee had listened to General Longstreet and withdrawn to higher ground instead of sending Pickett uphill ... (Read More)
 
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Swords and Hilt Weapons
Michael Sharpe.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781607106388.  Daedalus Item Code: 51648
 
For thousands of years, swords and other blades were the weapons of choice in any conflict, and although they have been supplanted by firearms in most combat situations, swords still evoke a heroic ... (Read More)
 
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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
 
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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743251136.  Daedalus Item Code: 50646
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2003) In August 1861 a 19-year-old Illinois farm boy named Benjamin W. ("Webb") Baker enlisted in the Union Army, answering one of Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
 
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Their Last Suppers: Legends of History and Their Final Meals
Andrew Caldwell.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780740797835.  Daedalus Item Code: 40948
 
In this "historical cookbook," chef Andrew Caldwell offers a droll and irresistible collection of stories about the last meals of famous figures from Abraham Lincoln, Cleopatra, and Martin Luther ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
 
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
 
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This Sceptred Isle: The Making of the British
Christopher Lee.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845299941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43918
 
What is Britishness? That is the question suffusing this superb one-volume pageant of British history from the invasion of Julius Caesar in 55 BC to the death of Queen Victoria in 1901. In ... (Read More)
 
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Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941
Lynne Olson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069743.  Daedalus Item Code: 51060
 
(A 2013 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In this gripping, in-depth account, the author of Citizens of London describes a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities ... (Read More)
 
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Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire
Brendan Simms.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465013326.  Daedalus Item Code: 51795
 
In the 18th century, Britain became a world superpower. Through a series of sensational military strikes and with amazing speed it transformed from a country without remotely the same power as ... (Read More)
 
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TIME History's Greatest Events: 100 Turning Points That Changed the World: An Illustrated Journey
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603201629.  Daedalus Item Code: 50739
 
Abundantly illustrated with reproductions of art as well as color and black and white photos, this highly visual history of mankind offers a fast-paced tour of the major events in the development of ... (Read More)
 
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TIME: Inside the Red Border: A History of Our World, Told Through the Pages of TIME Magazine
Howard Chua-Eoan, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930828.  Daedalus Item Code: 51524
 
It started as a visual flourish in 1927, four years after the magazine's inaugural issue. And yet the red border around the front cover of Time soon became one of the most recognizable graphic ... (Read More)
 
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