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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Amy S. Greenberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592699.  Daedalus Item Code: 43146
 
Often overlooked today, our 1846 war with Mexico was one of false starts, atrocities, and back-channel negotiations; it divided the nation and paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, but ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416567448.  Daedalus Item Code: 34453
 
A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman
Chloe Schama.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717368.  Daedalus Item Code: 31930
 
In 1852, on a steamer from France to England, 19-year-old Theresa Longworth met a soldier, William Charles Yelverton, later the Viscount of Avonmore. Their flirtation became an epistolary affair, and ... (Read More)
 
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William Clark and the Shaping of the West
Landon Y. Jones.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226975.  Daedalus Item Code: 43182
 
Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years later, Clark, as the ... (Read More)
 
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Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
Thomas Penn.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191569.  Daedalus Item Code: 43690
 
By 1501, England had been ravaged for decades by conspiracy, violence, murders, coups, and countercoups. Through luck, guile, and ruthlessness, Henry VII, first of the Tudor kings, had clambered to ... (Read More)
 
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Wolfram: The Boy Who Went to War
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Sceptre.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444716276.  Daedalus Item Code: 32863
 
Wolfram Aïchele was nine years old when Hitler came to power, and his formative years in Pforzheim, in southwestern Germany, were spent in the shadow of the Third Reich. His parents—freethinking ... (Read More)
 
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The Wordy Shipmates
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594489990.  Daedalus Item Code: 22849
 
To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation of chosen people, blessed by God, says Sarah Vowell, the author of Assassination Vacation and a former contributing editor to public ... (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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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
Jared Diamond.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670024810.  Daedalus Item Code: 43892
 
Most of us take for granted such aspects of our society as telecommunication, literacy, even obesity. Yet for millions of years human society had none of these things, as the Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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World War II: The Unseen Visual History
The Caen Memorial. Christopher Caines, trans.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595586810.  Daedalus Item Code: 34942
 
This stirring account of World War II draws on a rich trove of historical images and artifacts collected in Caen, France, one of many cities devastated by that pivotal conflict. In the form of a ... (Read More)
 
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World War II Secret Operations Handbook: S.O.E., O.S.S. & Maquis Guide to Sabotaging the Nazi War Machine
Stephen Hart & Chris Mann.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762779864.  Daedalus Item Code: 32556
 
The combat skills and tricks used by the Allied military, special forces, and resistance fighters in World War II are demonstrated in this manual, including how to work as a sniper, blow up bridges, ... (Read More)
 
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World War II: 1939–1945 Day by Day: WWII Chronicles
Morgan Servin.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781464303005.  Daedalus Item Code: 41902
 
A roadmap and chronicle to the sprawling global conflict of World War II, this boxed set traces developments from the summer of 1939, when Hitler's non-aggression pact with the Soviet Union allowed ... (Read More)
 
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