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Peter the Great: His Life and World
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345298065.  Daedalus Item Code: 62250
 
(Winner of the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Biography) Published 30 years before his superb, Andrew Carnegie Medal–winning biography of Catherine the Great, Robert Massie's biography of Peter the ... (Read More)
 
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The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe
David I. Kertzer.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993462.  Daedalus Item Code: 62912
 
(Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography) The author of the National Book Award finalist The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara and the Mark Lynton History Prize ... (Read More)
 
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Power at Sea: Three-Volume Set
Lisle A. Rose.
Publisher: Missouri.   Format: boxed set.
Daedalus Item Code: 61709
 
The 20th century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires, notes historian Lisle Rose in this three-volume, slipcased chronicle, tracing the emergence of sea power after the ... (Read More)
 
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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003638.  Daedalus Item Code: 49564
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors, two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd ... (Read More)
 
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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767913737.  Daedalus Item Code: 62295
 
(Named a Best Book of 2005 by the New York Times Book Review, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and the Kansas City Star, and the winner of the William Rockhill ... (Read More)
 
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Roads to Berlin: Detours and Riddles in the Lands and History of Germany
Cees Nooteboom.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658441.  Daedalus Item Code: 63114
 
(Winner of the German Order of Merit) In 1989, the Dutch-born author of Nomad Hotel and The Foxes Come at Night was living in Berlin, giving him a front row seat for the climax ... (Read More)
 
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The Rooster Prince of Breslov
Ann Redisch Stampler. Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618989744.  Daedalus Item Code: 33438
 
When a spoiled prince tears off his clothes and starts acting like a rooster, his royal parents call in doctors and magicians to help him, in this traditional Yiddish folktale for readers 4 to 8. ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316220224.  Daedalus Item Code: 60508
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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Selkirk's Island
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782060314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61314
 
(Winner of the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award) The author of Gertrude and Alice, Greta and Cecil, and The Trials of Radclyffe Hall, Diana Souhami here gives us a singular ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703836.  Daedalus Item Code: 62298
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) (Winner of the Bancroft Prize and the American History Book Prize; finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; and one of ... (Read More)
 
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