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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
Nancy Isenberg.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785971.  Daedalus Item Code: 79014
 
(Nominated for the 2017 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award and one of the New York Times Book Review's 100 Notable Books of 2016) In her "masterly and ambitious cultural history of ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 70041
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America
Douglas Cazaux Sackman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195178531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61717
 
When a lone Native American named Ishi came out of hiding in the wild in 1911, he was whisked away to San Francisco to meet Alfred Kroeber, a founder of American anthropology. When Kroeber and Ishi ... (Read More)
 
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The Wild West on Five Bits a Day: Hit the Trail or Raise the Roof in a Cowtown Saloon–Your Guide to Eating, Drinking, and Surviving in Frontier America
Joan Tapper.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288726.  Daedalus Item Code: 70522
 
Plan your trip back in time to the western frontier of 1880 with this guidebook, with 97 black and white and color illustrations. Forget what you've heard about mining accidents, dust storms, and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
 
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
 
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The World History of Highland Games
David Webster. Lynn Boland Richardson, photos.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906307486.  Daedalus Item Code: 70108
 
Evolving from ancient Celtic celebrations, Scotland's Highland Games have been celebrated for more than two millennia, and constitute a major part of the nation's identity. Shown here in more than ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Philip and Alexander: A Symposium on Greek Life and Times
Elin C. Danien, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780934718943.  Daedalus Item Code: 61998
 
The magnetism of the man known as Alexander the Great, along with that of his father, Philip of Macedon, remains almost tangible thousands of years later, felt by people in all times; scholars of ... (Read More)
 
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World War I: The African Front: An Imperial War on the African Continent
Edward Paice.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605980805.  Daedalus Item Code: 64209
 
On August 7, 1914, Britain fired its first shots of World War I—not in Europe, but in Germany's African colony of Togo. The campaign to eliminate the threat at sea from German naval bases in Africa ... (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 from Above: An Aerial View of the Global Conflict
Jeremy Harwood.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760345733.  Daedalus Item Code: 64611
 
As much as the aircraft itself revolutionized warfare in World War II, aerial reconnaissance played a vital role in the strategies of Allied and Axis armies, including acquiring targets before the ... (Read More)
 
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The World's War
David Olusoga.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781858974.  Daedalus Item Code: 64760
 
While "World War I" conjures up images of European and American forces battling in muddy trenches, the conflict actually lived up to its name; the colonial powers made a more extensive use of ... (Read More)
 
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The Wrath of Cochise: The Blood Feud that Sparked the Apache Wars
Terry Mort.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472110923.  Daedalus Item Code: 64356
 
Wrongly blamed for the 1861 abduction of a rancher's son, Cochise and his tribe of Chiricahua Apaches were confronted by Army officer Lt. George Bascom and his men, who retaliated by taking Cochise's ... (Read More)
 
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