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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences
David Cannadine.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269072.  Daedalus Item Code: 43970
Investigating the six major categories of human identity and confrontation—religion, nation, class, gender, race, and civilization—the author of The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy ... (Read More)
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Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487873.  Daedalus Item Code: 53263
From the author of The Wordy Shipmates comes this examination of Hawaii as the place where "Manifest Destiny" got a sunburn. While many think of 1776 as the defining year of American history, ... (Read More)
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Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance
Mark A. Snell, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42667
This anthology of essays surveys how Americans have remembered, commemorated, and interpreted the history of World War I's AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and its soldiers, shedding light on how ... (Read More)
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Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (Read More)
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Vanquished: Crushing Defeats from Ancient Rome to the 21st Century
Mir Bahmanyar.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846033278.  Daedalus Item Code: 23466
The battle of Cannae in 216 BC, where Hannibal annihilated a Roman army, has become legend, inspiring military strategists ever since to analyze and attempt this feat. Yet such battles are rare, and ... (Read More)
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The Venetians: A New History: From Marco Polo to Casanova
Paul Strathern.
Publisher: Pegasus/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984896.  Daedalus Item Code: 53351
The Republic of Venice was the first great economic, cultural, and naval power of the modern world, notes Paul Strathern; after its ascendency in the late 13th century, Venice enjoyed centuries of ... (Read More)
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Venice: A New History
Thomas F. Madden.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780147509802.  Daedalus Item Code: 53575
In his engaging portrait of La Serenissima, historian Thomas Madden explores the city's many cultural achievements and introduces its most famous figures, while setting 1500 years of Venetian history ... (Read More)
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The Venlo Incident: A Story of Double-Dealing, Captivity, and a Murderous Nazi Plot
S. Payne Best. Nigel Jones, intro.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848325692.  Daedalus Item Code: 52430
Originally published in 1950, this is the gripping account by Sigismund Payne Best, a captain in Britain's Secret Intelligence Service, of a 1939 operation in the Netherlands. Best had been sent ... (Read More)
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A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior
Mark A. Bradley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465030095.  Daedalus Item Code: 51374
Rhodes Scholar, patriot, and descendent of one of America's most distinguished families, Duncan Chaplin Lee was also possibly the best-placed mole ever to infiltrate U.S. intelligence operations. As ... (Read More)
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Vicksburg, 1863
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307276773.  Daedalus Item Code: 53620
In a thrilling narrative history of what he argues is the Civil War's most strategically important campaign, Winston Groom describes the bloody two-year grind that started when Ulysses S. Grant began ... (Read More)
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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues—A History of Greenwich Village
John Strausbaugh.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062078193.  Daedalus Item Code: 53533
From Dutch settlers to Washington Square patricians, from the studios of abstract expressionists to the hangouts of the Beats, from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to the Stonewall riots, John ... (Read More)
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W.E.B. Du Bois: American Prophet
Edward J. Blum.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220865.  Daedalus Item Code: 51041
A pioneering historian, sociologist, author, and organizer, W.E.B. Du Bois was one of the foremost African American intellectuals of the 20th century. Often labeled an atheist, Du Bois was deeply and ... (Read More)
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