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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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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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Citizen Soldier: A Life of Harry S. Truman
Aida D. Donald.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465031207.  Daedalus Item Code: 51772
When Harry S. Truman left the White House in 1953, his reputation was in ruins and his approval rating abysmal, tarred by corruption scandals and his still-controversial decision to drop atomic bombs ... (Read More)
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Civil War: A Complete Photographic History: Nearly 4,000 Images of the War
William C. Davis & Bell L. Wiley, eds.
Publisher: Tess Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603763042.  Daedalus Item Code: 51624
This chunky, oversized volume is possibly the most thorough visual survey of the Civil War we've seen. Collecting some 4,000 images of the war, many of them previously unpublished (culled from the ... (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 Wives: The Lives & Times of Angelina Grimké Weld, Varina Howell Davis & Julia Dent Grant
Carol Berkin.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400095780.  Daedalus Item Code: 53613
In this distaff history of the Civil War, Carol Berkin focuses on three women who left behind sufficient records to allow their voices to be heard clearly. Angelina Grimké Weld renounced the values ... (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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The Classical Compendium: A Miscellany of Scandalous Gossip, Bawdy Jokes, Peculiar Facts, and Bad Behavior from the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Matyszak.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051627.  Daedalus Item Code: 50414
Pliny did it, Plutarch did it, Xenophon did it—in fact most ancient writers were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes, and after-dinner jokes, says historian Philip Matyszak. In ... (Read More)
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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Susan Walker & Peter Higgs, eds.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691088358.  Daedalus Item Code: 21452
Fabled for her sexual allure and cunning intelligence, Cleopatra VII of Egypt has fascinated generations of admirers and detractors since her tumultuous life ended in suicide in 30 BC. This lavishly ... (Read More)
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Cleopatra the Great: The Woman Behind the Legend
Joann Fletcher.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060585594.  Daedalus Item Code: 44325
World-renowned Egyptologist Joann Fletcher offers an extraordinary look at the legendary Cleopatra, drawing on astonishing new evidence about Cleopatra's life—including tax records, personal ... (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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