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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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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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Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916
Michael Capuzzo.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767904148.  Daedalus Item Code: 52272
 
During the summer before the United States entered World War I, when ocean swimming was just becoming popular and Jersey Shore resorts had become vacation destinations for the new leisure class, ... (Read More)
 
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Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture: An Introduction to the Greatest Influence on European Language and World Literature
Ben Harris.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450077.  Daedalus Item Code: 52713
 
An accessible guide to the language and literature of ancient Rome, this book provides the basics of the Latin language, clearly explained, with exercises to test your progress. Here too are excerpts ... (Read More)
 
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
 
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (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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Common Sense and Rights of Man: Bold-Faced Thoughts on Revolution, Reason, and Personal Freedom
Thomas Paine. Laura Ross, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781402778674.  Daedalus Item Code: 52212
 
One of the most influential publications in American history, Thomas Paine's 1776 Common Sense eloquently protested the injustice of British rule in the New World. This sturdy, compact edition ... (Read More)
 
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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
 
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
 
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A Concise History of Ornithology
Michael Walters.
Publisher: Helm.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781873403976.  Daedalus Item Code: 60545
 
Birds have been a source of fascination and a subject of study for millennia, and ornithology has greatly contributed to the realm of natural science. In this history—which features nearly 100 black ... (Read More)
 
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Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest President
Chris DeRose.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451697285.  Daedalus Item Code: 51840
 
Despite serving just one term in the House of Representatives, Abraham Lincoln's character and political outlook were deeply influenced by the experience, assays the author of Founding Rivals. ... (Read More)
 
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