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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
Mark Mazzetti.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125013.  Daedalus Item Code: 53265
A national security correspondent for the New York Times and the winner of a George Polk Award and a shared Pulitzer Prize, Mark Mazzetti here gives us a riveting account of the CIA's ... (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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We'll Meet Again: Britain at War: A Tribute to the Spirit of the People in What Was Britain's Darkest, and Its Finest, Hour
Maureen Hill.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242500.  Daedalus Item Code: 52854
A behind-the-scenes look at World War II and a tribute to the British people, this book documents life on the home front in London. These 350 captioned, black and white images from the archives of ... (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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What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War
Chandra Manning.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277329.  Daedalus Item Code: 53621
Through letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers, Chandra Manning takes the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers—black and white, Northern and Southern—as they fought and marched across a ... (Read More)
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What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society
Melissa Leventon, consultant ed.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312383213.  Daedalus Item Code: 59844
Essential for costumers, clothing designers, and anyone with an eye for fashion or who's interested in the everyday history of how people dressed, this abundantly illustrated volume compiles two ... (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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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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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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