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A Brief Guide to Classical Civilization: From the Origins of Democracy to the Fall of the Roman Empire
Stephen Kershaw.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762439867.  Daedalus Item Code: 43400
 
Democracy, drama, philosophy, and the legal system we use today all originated in either ancient Greece or Rome. Tracing the arc of these immensely productive cultures from the Minoans of Crete in ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Bad Medicine: True Stories of Weird Medicine and Dangerous Doctors
Ian Schott & Robert Youngston.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762444373.  Daedalus Item Code: 43406
 
Locked away in the files of medicine are some extraordinary things that doctors have done in the name of healing or research—acts by turns incredible, wrong-headed, arrogant, ignorant, deliberately ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the English Civil Wars: Roundheads, Cavaliers and the Execution of the King
John Miller.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296834.  Daedalus Item Code: 42348
 
When Charles I embarked on civil war in August 1642, Great Britain was plunged into one of the most devastating conflicts in the nation's history—one that would result in the execution of the king ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of the Third Reich: The Rise and Fall of the Nazis
Martyn Whittock.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762441211.  Daedalus Item Code: 43408
 
Beginning in the aftermath of World War I and the punitive Treaty of Versailles that made German recovery almost impossible, Martyn Whittock's history is an account of men who rose to the fore during ... (Read More)
 
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Britain and Europe, 1500–1780
Ralph Houlbrooke.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780340581193.  Daedalus Item Code: 42570
 
England's 1707 political union with Scotland effectively established Great Britain, a power whose rapid expansion would cause mutual mistrust in relation to Europe. Internal discord remained in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416547860.  Daedalus Item Code: 42920
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Bundling: Its Origins, Progress, & Decline in America
Henry Reed Stiles.
Publisher: Chapman Billies.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939218233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42778
 
Physician and genealogist Henry Reed Stiles (1832–1909) wrote a number of histories and biographies; this curious little treatise from 1871 remains one of his better known books. Bundling—the ... (Read More)
 
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Capital of the World: A Portrait of New York City in the Roaring Twenties
David Wallace.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762780150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41863
 
In the same absorbing style of his Lost Hollywood, David Wallace here presents the personalities and events that he argues made Prohibition-era New York City the cultural and financial capital ... (Read More)
 
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Captain Cook: Master of the Seas
Frank McLynn.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300114218.  Daedalus Item Code: 42093
 
British navigator and cartographer James Cook very nearly completed the map of the world in three Pacific voyages from 1768 to 1779. In this gripping and detailed account, Frank McLynn (also the ... (Read More)
 
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408778.  Daedalus Item Code: 42726
 
(Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) The Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and the Romanov family here relates the ... (Read More)
 
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Cavalry of the Clouds: Air War Over Europe 1914–1918
John Sweetman.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752455037.  Daedalus Item Code: 23148
 
In 1917, David Lloyd George declared that airmen in World War I were "the cavalry of the clouds ... the knighthood of this war." This romantic image was fostered after the war by writers of adventure ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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