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The Berlin Ghetto: Herbert Baum and the Anti-Fascist Resistance
Eric Brothers.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752476865.  Daedalus Item Code: 40055
 
They were a group of Jewish young people who had lives filled with intellectual exploration, intense friendships and romances, and dangerous and illegal political action during one of the most ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Earl Swift.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618812417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43247
 
Perhaps nothing changed the face of America more than President Eisenhower's interstate highway system; at once man-made wonders, economic pipelines, agents of sprawl, and uniquely American promises ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
 
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Road to Freedom: A New History of the Liberation of Europe
William I. Hitchcock.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743273817.  Daedalus Item Code: 03287
 
This strikingly original, multinational history of liberation in World War II Europe brings to light the interactions of soldiers and civilians, the experiences of noncombatants, and the trauma of ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea
David Haward Bain.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203521.  Daedalus Item Code: 40918
 
The author of Empire Express and Sitting in Darkness, which received a Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award, David Haward Bain here depicts an unusual episode in American exploration, ... (Read More)
 
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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
Richard Kluger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268891.  Daedalus Item Code: 32593
 
When appointed Washington’s first governor in 1853, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal—to persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300162554.  Daedalus Item Code: 42091
 
While researching her genealogy, Carla Peterson delved into the lives of her 19th-century ancestors, uncovering the rich if underappreciated history of African American elites in New York City. ... (Read More)
 
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The Bloody White Baron: The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
James Palmer.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465022076.  Daedalus Item Code: 32947
 
Few modern figures are as sinister and sadistic as Baron Ungern-Sternberg, an Austrian-born nobleman who fought in the Russian Army until the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. Beijing-based traveler and ... (Read More)
 
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Bombers 1939–1945: Patrol and Transport Aircraft
Kenneth Munson.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753721728.  Daedalus Item Code: 40355
 
From Britain's Supermarine Walrus, a biplane flying boat from the 1930s that continued to serve for the next 30 years, to Japan's rocket-powered Ohka, which in 1944 could dive at close to the speed ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
Brian Thornton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440503702.  Daedalus Item Code: 43151
 
Benedict Arnold may be the most famous American traitor, but he's certainly in good company in this frighteningly funny history book from the author of 101 Things You Didn't Know About ... (Read More)
 
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Bridge of Spies: A True Story of the Cold War
Giles Whittell.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780767931076.  Daedalus Item Code: 23371
 
February 10, 1962. Who were the three men that the American and Soviet superpowers exchanged at Glienicke Bridge and Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin? Bridge of Spies provides the full backstory ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Robin Hood: The True History Behind the Legend
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762438518.  Daedalus Item Code: 32957
 
Who was Robin Hood? Throughout history the figures of the hooded man of Sherwood Forest and his band of outlaws have transfixed readers and viewers—but who was the real Robin Hood? The story grew out ... (Read More)
 
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