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I Am Soldier: War Stories from the Ancient World to the 20th Century
Robert O'Neill, ed. Richard Holmes, intro.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846035159.  Daedalus Item Code: 38088
 
Ranging from 8th-century BC Israel to late-20th-century Yugoslavia, these 50 capsule biographies of soldiers feature background information on the various conflicts, quotes from primary sources, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307394040.  Daedalus Item Code: 12132
 
In a dual narrative pitting human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, the author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America here tells the story of a mighty ... (Read More)
 
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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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India: A Portrait
Patrick French.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32594
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India has for some time been undergoing a momentous transformation. In this ... (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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The Joaquin Band: The History Behind the Legend
Lori Lee Wilson.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803234611.  Daedalus Item Code: 43180
 
After the 1846–48 U.S.–Mexican War, gold was discovered in California, prompting thousands of Mexicans and Americans to race to the newly acquired U.S. territory. The inevitable conflict between the ... (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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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
 
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
 
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Lewis Coolidge and the Voyage of the Amethyst, 1806–1811
Evabeth Miller Kienast & John Phillip Felt, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570038167.  Daedalus Item Code: 41790
 
Lewis Coolidge (1783–1871) was a nephew of Billy Dawes, the man who accompanied Paul Revere on his legendary midnight ride, and that adventurous spirit seems to have run in the family: in 1806 ... (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 Lion Sleeps Tonight: And Other Stories of Africa
Rian Malan.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119902.  Daedalus Item Code: 42788
 
The author of My Traitor's Heart, South African journalist Rian Malan here gives us a remarkable chronicle of his country's halting steps and missteps after apartheid, as blacks and whites try ... (Read More)
 
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