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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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Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847397591.  Daedalus Item Code: 41220
 
This tribute to the men of Easy Company (the inspiration for the HBO miniseries of the same name) follows a crack rifle unit of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division from their rigorous training ... (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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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire, Second Edition
Mari Sandoz. Andrew R. Graybill, intro.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226562.  Daedalus Item Code: 43175
 
In her third book chronicling the history of the Great Plains through the impact of a particular animal (following The Buffalo Hunters and The Cattlemen), Mari Sandoz recounts the trade ... (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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Behind the Palace Doors: Five Centuries of Sex, Adventure, Vice, Treachery, and Folly from Royal Britain
Michael Farquhar.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979046.  Daedalus Item Code: 33013
 
Whether nagged by scandals, betrayed by their spouses, or embarrassed by their children, the kings and queens of Great Britain have been many things, but they have never been dull. From ambitious ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of America: Franklin's French Adventure 1776–85
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747579632.  Daedalus Item Code: 42712
 
(Winner of the 2006 George Washington Book Prize, a Best Book of the Year for the Chicago Tribune and Economist, and a New York Times Notable Book) When Benjamin Franklin ... (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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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Earl Swift.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618812417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43247
 
Perhaps nothing changed the face of America more than President Eisenhower's interstate highway system; at once man-made wonders, economic pipelines, agents of sprawl, and uniquely American promises ... (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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