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Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York
Thomas M. Truxes.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164251.  Daedalus Item Code: 32743
 
(Finalist for the 2009 Francis Parkman Prize) Ignoring British prohibitions intended to end North America's trade with the French during the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
 
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Tom Wicker. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., general ed.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069075.  Daedalus Item Code: 53102
 
A bona fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later, and Americans still tend to view the ... (Read More)
 
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Earthly Paradises: Ancient Gardens in History and Archaeology
Maureen Carroll.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780892367214.  Daedalus Item Code: 41573
 
Illustrated with archaeological drawings, photos, and color reproductions of paintings, tapestries, and mosaics, this book looks at how the cultivation of gardens played an integral role in the ... (Read More)
 
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The East, the West, and Sex: A History of Erotic Encounters
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375414091.  Daedalus Item Code: 13680
 
In this rich and seductive narrative of the powerful erotic pull the East has always had for the West—a pervasive yet often ignored aspect of their long historical relationship—Richard Bernstein ... (Read More)
 
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Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877
Brenda Wineapple.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061234576.  Daedalus Item Code: 52561
 
Broadly surveying the most tumultuous decades in America's history, the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist White Heat vividly brings to life the secession crisis, the ... (Read More)
 
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Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy
Thomas J. Schaeper.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300118421.  Daedalus Item Code: 32738
 
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011) Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Edward Bancroft moved to England in the 1760s and became a scientist and man of letters, elected to the ... (Read More)
 
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Egypt's Sunken Treasures
Franck Goddio, with David Fabre. Zahi Hawass, foreword.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789774162152.  Daedalus Item Code: 51669
 
In the shallow waters of Aboukir Bay off the coast of Egypt lie the ruins of three ancient cities—Alexandria, Heraklion, and Canopus—that offer long-obscured evidence of the way their citizens lived ... (Read More)
 
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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces that Duped the Art World and the Experts Who Uncovered Them
Jean-Jacques Fiechter. Susan Schneider, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301116.  Daedalus Item Code: 41350
 
Egyptologists and forgers have been battling for more than a century—pitting the connoisseurs against ingenious artists who have found ways to "age" the artifacts they create. A market for Egyptian ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons: A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844676422.  Daedalus Item Code: 32047
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Michael Hill. David McCullough, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451665284.  Daedalus Item Code: 38259
 
A congressman from Illinois and a confidante of Lincoln and Grant during the Civil War, Elihu Washburne was appointed Minister to France in 1869, arriving in Europe shortly before the outbreak of the ... (Read More)
 
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
 
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
 
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