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A Venetian Affair: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in the Eighteenth Century
Andrea di Robilant.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375726170.  Daedalus Item Code: 51975
 
Also the author of Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon and Irresistible North, Andrea di Robilant here tells the true story of his 18th-century Venetian ancestor Andrea Memmo, ... (Read More)
 
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Venice: A New History
Thomas F. Madden.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025428.  Daedalus Item Code: 43890
 
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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Venice: Art and History
Lorenza Smith.
Publisher: Arsenale Editrice.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788877433497.  Daedalus Item Code: 51699
 
The story of Venice is as much about art as it is about commerce, as much about empire as it is about architecture, notes Lorenza Smith. Raised in Venice and now an art historian with New York ... (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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A Visitor's Guide to Colonial & Revolutionary Mid-Atlantic America: Interesting Sites to Visit: Lodging, Dining, Things to Do
Patricia & Robert Foulke.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881506891.  Daedalus Item Code: 31424
 
Touring sites in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, this guidebook explores the formative years of the United States, from the 1600s through the colonial era, the French and ... (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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War Diaries: A Chaplain at Gallipoli: The Great War Diaries of Kenneth Best
Kenneth Best. Gavin Roynon, ed.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857202253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42887
 
Many chaplains were not permitted to go near the front in World War I; others insisted on doing so, like Kenneth Best in the disastrous Gallipoli campaign. Best had no military training before the ... (Read More)
 
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Washington
Douglas Southall Freeman. Michael Kammen, intro. Dumas Malone, afterword. Richard Harwell, abridgement.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684826370.  Daedalus Item Code: 51845
 
In 1958 Douglas Southall Freeman's magisterial seven-volume biography of George Washington posthumously earned him his second Pulitzer Prize. Although Washington biographers often tend toward either ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
 
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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The Western Front Experience: 1914–1918
Gary Sheffield.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781847329172.  Daedalus Item Code: 51759
 
From the early battles of Mons and Loos through the shocking carnage of the Somme, Arras, and Passchendaele, to the climactic victories of the Hundred Days in 1918, this slipcased album chronicles ... (Read More)
 
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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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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940–1944
Ronald C. Rosbottom.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316217439.  Daedalus Item Code: 59429
 
(2014 National Book Award Nominee) Nazi Germany's June, 1940 defeat of France was heartrending for the residents of Paris in particular, and yet subsequently an eerie sense of normalcy ... (Read More)
 
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