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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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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
Michael Capuzzo.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767904148.  Daedalus Item Code: 52272
 
During the summer before the United States entered World War I, when ocean swimming was just becoming popular and Jersey Shore resorts had become vacation destinations for the new leisure class, ... (Read More)
 
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Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us
Kabir Sehgal.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848549029.  Daedalus Item Code: 54196
 
We are all aware of the power of money—how it influences our moods, compels us to take risks, and serves as the yardstick of success in societies around the world. Yet because we take the daily ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
 
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715642955.  Daedalus Item Code: 51217
 
Five centuries after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is still one of history's most controversial figures. Was he the hero in a pageant of discovery or an avaricious glory hunter and a ruthless ... (Read More)
 
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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
 
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
 
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Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family—A Test of Will and Faith in World War I
Louisa Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202940.  Daedalus Item Code: 33211
 
The great-granddaughter of six-time Socialist presidential candidate Norman Thomas, Louisa Thomas presents a remarkable portrait of Norman and his three brothers and the crucible that divided and ... (Read More)
 
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A Corkscrew Is Most Useful: The Travellers of Empire
Nicholas Murray.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349119267.  Daedalus Item Code: 50908
 
The 19th century saw an enormous surge in travel—particularly from Britain to the Continent—spurred by the exploits of adventurers and explorers and furthered by such handy guides as Bradshaw's ... (Read More)
 
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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feelings in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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Cross-Channel Attack: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Gordon A. Harrison. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837396.  Daedalus Item Code: 41043
 
Two years of Allied preparations were put to the ultimate test on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. This book details their meticulous planning, the Normandy invasion, and the tactical operations of the ensuing ... (Read More)
 
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Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War 1931–1941
Joe Maiolo.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719565205.  Daedalus Item Code: 41826
 
Was a series of arms races in the 1930s the primary cause of World War II? The author of The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933–1939 and winner of the Julian Corbett Award in Modern Naval ... (Read More)
 
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A Culture of Freedom: Ancient Greece and the Origins of Europe
Christian Meier. Kurt Raaflaub, foreword.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199588039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51801
 
Europe began with the ancient Greeks, posits Christian Meier. But do we really know who the ancient Greeks were, or what made their culture so special? Meier—recipient of the prestigious Jacob Grimm ... (Read More)
 
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