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Churchill
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021055.  Daedalus Item Code: 52558
 
For eminent British historian Paul Johnson, the oft-biographied Winston Churchill remained both a fascinatingly complex subject and an enigma in need of unraveling. His life of Churchill is a ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
Graham Farmelo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021956.  Daedalus Item Code: 61629
 
Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy, yet the 20th century might have turned out differently had it been first ... (Read More)
 
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The Churchills: In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393062304.  Daedalus Item Code: 23875
 
The biographer of Beryl Markham and the Mitford sisters here presents the epic story of one of England's greatest families, focusing on the towering figure of Winston Churchill. The first Duke of ... (Read More)
 
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City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age
P.D. Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408824436.  Daedalus Item Code: 61467
 
In the 21st century, more than half of the world's population live in cities, and declaring that "cities are our greatest creation," P.D. Smith takes a fresh look at what makes them—and their ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: The People, the Battles, and the Memoirs of Lee and Grant
John S. Bowman & John Kirk, eds. Swafford Johnson & Amistead L. Long.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: 4 vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9781464300639.  Daedalus Item Code: 60343
 
Presenting both an overview of the American Civil War and two compelling firsthand accounts of it, this slipcased set of clothbound editions are profusely illustrated with vintage photographs and ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War Battlefields Then and Now: Completely Updated and Revised
James Campi Jr.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781607105831.  Daedalus Item Code: 61784
 
The Civil War was the first major conflict to be recorded by cameras, and photographers like Mathew Brady, George Barnard, Tomithy O'Sullivan, and Alexander Gardner made their names by capturing ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War in 50 Objects
Harold Holzer. Eric Foner, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670014637.  Daedalus Item Code: 51241
 
From a soldier's diary (with the pencil still attached) to John Brown's pike, from the Emancipation Proclamation to a Confederate Palmetto flag—and the leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier—this is a ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City
Bill Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611211221.  Daedalus Item Code: 50575
 
Though few Americans might associate New York City with the Civil War, the city is filled with scores of monuments, historical sites, and resources related to those turbulent years, from Ulysses S. ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War Weapons
Graham Smith.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828549.  Daedalus Item Code: 61802
 
With illustrations on virtually every page—including 300 color photos of weapons and artifacts, 65 archival photos, and painted illustrations by Civil War artist Don Troiani (some fill one or two ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War Battlefield Guide: Second Edition
The Conservation Fund. Frances H. Kennedy, ed. Patrick F. Noonan, foreword.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780395740125.  Daedalus Item Code: 59588
 
While Frances Kennedy's original guide described 60 major Civil War battlefields from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, this second edition covers all of the 384 "principal battlefields" designated in the ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715642955.  Daedalus Item Code: 51217
 
Five centuries after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is still one of history's most controversial figures. Was he the hero in a pageant of discovery or an avaricious glory hunter and a ruthless ... (Read More)
 
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Common People: The History of an English Family
Alison Light.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905490387.  Daedalus Item Code: 54339
 
(Finalist for the 2014 Samuel Johnson Prize) What is it that we are after when we go in search of our ancestors? Beginning with her grandparents, educator and BBC broadcaster Alison Light—also ... (Read More)
 
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