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The Aztec World
Elizabeth M. Brumfiel & Gary M. Feinman, eds.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810972780.  Daedalus Item Code: 43049
 
Over the course of 200 years, the Aztecs progressed from being a band of nomads to becoming the rulers of an extensive empire in central Mexico, only to fall to a coalition of Spaniards and ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Marathon
Peter Krentz. Donald Kagan & Dennis Showalter, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42090
 
How did the city-state of Athens defeat the invaders from Persia, the first world empire, on the plain of Marathon in 490 BC? Herodotus's account—the original source for much of the extant ... (Read More)
 
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Battleground Pacific: A Marine Rifleman's Combat Odyssey in K/3/5
Sterling Mace & Nick Allen.
Publisher: St. Martin's/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005052.  Daedalus Item Code: 42220
 
Sterling Mace's unit was the legendary "K/3/5" (for Company K, 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment of the 1st Marine Division) and his story takes readers through some of the most intense action of the ... (Read More)
 
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Bedlam: London and Its Mad
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849835527.  Daedalus Item Code: 33590
 
Bedlam—the very name, derived from a nickname for Bethlehem (or Bethlem) Hospital, conjures up images of naked patients in filthy conditions, or untended wards proclaiming themselves Napoleon or ... (Read More)
 
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Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid's Memoir that Inspired Upstairs Downstairs and Downton Abbey
Margaret Powell.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005441.  Daedalus Item Code: 44205
 
Originally published in 1968, Margaret Powell's remarkable memoir of her time in service to one of the great houses of England was a revelation to many and an inspiration for BBC series creators like ... (Read More)
 
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Ben Shahn's American Scene: Photographs, 1938
John Raeburn. Ben Shahn, photog.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780252077159.  Daedalus Item Code: 50092
 
Though Ben Shahn is best remembered for his powerful political murals and graphic images, during Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal he worked under the Farm Security Administration, observing and ... (Read More)
 
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Berlin Games: How Hitler Stole the Olympic Dream
Guy Walters.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719567742.  Daedalus Item Code: 40742
 
The 1936 Berlin Olympics brought together athletes, politicians, socialites, journalists, soldiers, and artists from all over the world. But behind the scenes, the games were a dress rehearsal for ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
 
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe
William I. Hitchcock.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743273817.  Daedalus Item Code: 03287
 
This strikingly original, multinational history of liberation in World War II Europe brings to light the interactions of soldiers and civilians, the experiences of noncombatants, and the trauma of ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300162554.  Daedalus Item Code: 42091
 
While researching her genealogy, Carla Peterson delved into the lives of her 19th-century ancestors, uncovering the rich if underappreciated history of African American elites in New York City. ... (Read More)
 
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The Blood of Free Men: The Liberation of Paris, 1944
Michael Neiberg.
Publisher: Basic/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465023998.  Daedalus Item Code: 44547
 
As the Allies struggled inland from Normandy in August 1944, the fate of Paris hung in the hands of a motley assortment of Resistance cells, Free French operatives, Allied generals, and governmental ... (Read More)
 
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