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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (Read More)
 
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The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871
Scott Zesch.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199758760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50816
 
In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill and Empire: Portrait of an Imperialist
Lawrence James.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780224817.  Daedalus Item Code: 50907
 
The author of The Rise and Fall of the British Empire, as well as a journalist for London's Sunday times and Literary Review, Lawrence James manages to find a new perspective on ... (Read More)
 
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City of Sin: London and Its Vices
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847373519.  Daedalus Item Code: 32300
 
If Paris is the city of love, then London is the city of lust, says Catharine Arnold in her third book on the capital, in which she turns her gaze to the city's relationship with vice through the ... (Read More)
 
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Clash of Eagles: America's Forgotten Expedition to Ottoman Palestine
Carol Lea Clark.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762778423.  Daedalus Item Code: 41864
 
In the 1840s, the secretary of the Navy authorized Lt. William Francis Lynch to command an unusual expedition to Ottoman Palestine—present-day Israel and Jordan—to map the Dead Sea. Lynch used camels ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt
Joyce Tyldesley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018925.  Daedalus Item Code: 32968
 
She was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies, who had led Egypt for three centuries. Highly educated (she was the only one of the Ptolemies to read and speak ancient Egyptian as ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World
Diana Preston.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717382.  Daedalus Item Code: 31880
 
Their love joined two great empires, and they died rather than being captured by their enemies. In this history Diana Preston lays aside the romanticized legends surrounding ancient history's most ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Susan Walker & Peter Higgs, eds.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691088358.  Daedalus Item Code: 21452
 
Fabled for her sexual allure and cunning intelligence, Cleopatra VII of Egypt has fascinated generations of admirers and detractors since her tumultuous life ended in suicide in 30 BC. This lavishly ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
 
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (Read More)
 
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The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President
Taylor Branch.
Publisher: S&S/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616641924.  Daedalus Item Code: 23475
 
A groundbreaking book about the modern presidency, The Clinton Tapes invites readers to witness a private dialogue between a historian and his friend, a gifted, tormented, resilient president ... (Read More)
 
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The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America
James Campbell.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307461216.  Daedalus Item Code: 40712
 
The author of The Ghost Mountain Boys here looks at July 1944, a pivotal month in the Pacific Theater of World War II, and pairs two great if often overlooked battles. The taking of Saipan was ... (Read More)
 
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Colors of the Mountain
Da Chen.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720601.  Daedalus Item Code: 42480
 
Born in 1962—the Year of Great Starvation—Da Chen grew up in a remote village in China, where Mao Zedong's Cultural Revolution meant that he and his large family—formerly landlords—were now the most ... (Read More)
 
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