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A Dictionary of Passenger Ship Disasters
David L. Williams.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711033597.  Daedalus Item Code: 61476
 
Illustrated with more than 700 photos, this remarkable encyclopedic reference records the losses of some 1,000 powered passenger-carrying vessels larger than 2500 gross tons, including liners, cruise ... (Read More)
 
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A Doctor in the Great War: Unseen Photographs of Life in the Trenches
Andrew Davidson.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476777559.  Daedalus Item Code: 53386
 
Cameras were strictly forbidden by the War Office, and yet the 1st Cameronians—one of the first battalions sent to France with the British Expeditionary Force—achieved notoriety for selling the Great ... (Read More)
 
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Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
Aram Goudsouzian.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374192204.  Daedalus Item Code: 54498
 
In 1962 James Meredith became a civil rights hero when he enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. Four years later he would make the news again when he ... (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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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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Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan
George R. Packard.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231143547.  Daedalus Item Code: 54806
 
In 1961, President Kennedy named Edwin Reischauer the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Already deeply familiar with the country, Reischauer hoped to establish a more equal partnership with Japan, which had ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons (IMPORT): A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234721.  Daedalus Item Code: 32671
 
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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Battle Story: El Alamein 1942
Pier Paolo Battistelli.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752462028.  Daedalus Item Code: 51198
 
The turning point in the desert campaign against Rommel's Afrika Korps, the 1942 battles at El Alamein heralded a great victory for the Allied forces in World War II. As Winston Churchill famously ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
S.C. Gwynne.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416591061.  Daedalus Item Code: 61837
 
(Pulitzer Prize Finalist) This vivid historical account of the 40-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West describes the remarkable fighting ... (Read More)
 
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Empire's Crossroads: A History of the Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day
Carrie Gibson.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447260332.  Daedalus Item Code: 54839
 
From Columbus's first landing on San Salvador to the development of the sugar industry, and from the great slave rebellions of the 18th and 19th centuries to the largely independent Caribbean islands ... (Read More)
 
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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848871731.  Daedalus Item Code: 38321
 
A symbol of the Industrial Revolution and a cornerstone of modern commerce, the railroad has also been one of the most powerful weapons of modern war. As British transport writer and broadcaster ... (Read More)
 
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England: A Concise History
F.E. Halliday.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500271827.  Daedalus Item Code: 51169
 
Heavily illustrated with black and white images on nearly every two-page spread, this visual history of England emphasizes the evolution of democratic institutions and the creation of a social order ... (Read More)
 
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