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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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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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This Seat of Mars: War and the British Isles, 1485–1746
Charles Carlton.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300197143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52771
 
Shakespeare was not exaggerating when he defined being a soldier as one of the seven ages of man. Over the early modern period, many millions of young men from the four corners of the present United ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Jon Meacham.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979480.  Daedalus Item Code: 52287
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the Andrew Jackson biography American Lion and the profile Franklin and Winston here gives us new perspective on one of our most iconic founders. ... (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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TIME: 100 Ideas that Changed the World
Richard Lacayo, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603201704.  Daedalus Item Code: 52096
 
From Galileo's telescopes to Henry Ford's assembly line, and from Hammurabi's Code of Law to the World Wide Web, this book surveys mankind's most momentous inventions, ideas, and discoveries. ... (Read More)
 
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TIME: Great Places of History: Civilization's 100 Most Important Sites: An Illustrated Journey
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603201964.  Daedalus Item Code: 52097
 
Not surprisingly, this tour of 100 world heritage destinations from Time is full of spectacular photography, with numerous images spreading across two pages (up to 21 1/2 x 12 inches). Here ... (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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