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In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane Johnson
Nat Brandt with Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570036873.  Daedalus Item Code: 32801
 
Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures—one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman—risked personal liberty to ensure each other's freedom in an explosive episode ... (Read More)
 
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Jack Corbett, Mariner
A.S. Hatch.
Publisher: Quantuck Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780971454828.  Daedalus Item Code: 31432
 
In 1849 the future financier Alfredrick Hatch was a delicate and slightly asthmatic youth, who was dispatched to sea by his physician father to "either cure him or kill him." He signed onto a ... (Read More)
 
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
 
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
 
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Journey Through an Ancient Land: Egypt of the Pharaohs
Brian Fagan. Kennth Garrett, photos. Zahi Hawass, foreword.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774246623.  Daedalus Item Code: 38235
 
Dramatically illustrated with 160 color photos—including several filling two pages—this book is a fine popular introduction to the marvels of ancient Egypt. To see the majestic Giza pyramids in the ... (Read More)
 
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Justice Brennan: Liberal Champion
Seth Stern & Stephen N. Wermiel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547149257.  Daedalus Item Code: 34117
 
This is a sweeping insider look at the life of William Brennan, champion of free speech and widely considered the most influential Supreme Court justice of the 20th century. Before his death, Brennan ... (Read More)
 
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Killer Colt: Murder, Disgrace, and the Making of an American Legend
Harold Schechter.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345476814.  Daedalus Item Code: 21858
 
The author of The Devil's Gentleman returns to the sinister shadows of gaslit New York City in this gripping true-crime account, beginning in 1841 with the last moments of the life of ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Vodka: The Story of Pyotr Smirnov and the Upheaval of an Empire
Linda Himelstein.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060855895.  Daedalus Item Code: 31600
 
In this sweeping history of vodka magnate Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov and his family, Linda Himelstein plumbs a great riddle of Russian history through the story of a poor serf, born in a small village ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg. Annelies Laschitza, Georg Adler & Peter Hudis, eds.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844674534.  Daedalus Item Code: 38443
 
A Polish-born Jewish revolutionary and a great theoretical mind of the European socialist movement, Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919) was an activist and author in Germany and Poland who participated in the ... (Read More)
 
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Life and Death in the Balkans: A Family Saga in a Century of Conflict
Bato Tomasevic.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231700627.  Daedalus Item Code: 31046
 
Through his life story and the individual destinies of relatives and friends, beginning some 50 years before the Balkan wars of 1912 and 1913, former diplomat, journalist, and television producer ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3: Soldier, Scientist, and Politician, 1748–1757
J.A. Leo Lemay.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812241211.  Daedalus Item Code: 40303
 
Beginning in 1748, when Franklin was known in Pennsylvania as clerk of the Pennsylvania Assembly and in the Middle Colonies as the printer and editor of Poor Richard's Almanac and the ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Lessons: Reflections on America's Greatest Leader
Frank J. Williams & William D. Pederson, eds.
Publisher: Southern Illinois.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809328918.  Daedalus Item Code: 32803
 
In this tribute to the enduring legacy of an extraordinary man, 17 respected academics, historians, lawyers, and politicians provide candid reflections on the importance of Abraham Lincoln in their ... (Read More)
 
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531504.  Daedalus Item Code: 41007
 
The Whitbread Award–winning biographer of T.S. Eliot and William Shakespeare, as well as of the River Thames and London itself, Peter Ackroyd here digs deep into London's underside to offer this ... (Read More)
 
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