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Under Siege: Three Children at the Civil War Battle for Vicksburg
Andrea Warren.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374312558.  Daedalus Item Code: 51546
 
"Strategically positioned to control the Mississippi, Vicksburg was well fortified and well defended by Confederate forces during the Civil War. When Union assaults failed to take the city, General ... (Read More)
 
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Underworld London: Crime and Punishment in the Capital City
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471141942.  Daedalus Item Code: 43920
 
Beginning with an atmospheric account of Tyburn—a village synonymous with capital punishment in Britain—the author of Bedlam and Necropolis leads a grisly excursion through London as a ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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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