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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, Timothy 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: 63379
 
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 Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront
Harry L. Katz & Vincent Virga. Alan Brinkley, preface.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072204.  Daedalus Item Code: 63535
 
Though battlefield photography came of age during the Civil War, much of the fighting and fallout of the conflict was captured as war had been depicted for centuries—by the artist's pencil. ... (Read More)
 
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The Code of Kings: The Language of Seven Sacred Maya Temples and Tombs
Linda Schele & Peter Mathews. Justin Kerr & Macduff Everton, photos.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684852096.  Daedalus Item Code: 62135
 
This unique guide to seven major sites of Maya civilization highlights the pioneering work of two scholars of ancient America, illustrated with line drawings and photos throughout. In deciphering the ... (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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Conquered Into Liberty: Two Centuries of Battles Along the Great Warpath that Made the American Way of War
Eliot A. Cohen.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451624113.  Daedalus Item Code: 43692
 
The real conflict that consolidated the United States, suggests Eliot Cohen, was the struggle between five groups—the British, French, Americans, Canadians, and Indians—who fought over the corridor ... (Read More)
 
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The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393353204.  Daedalus Item Code: 69358
 
In this sequel to his brilliant Pacific Crucible, Ian Toll continues his Pacific War trilogy by delving into the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944, relating how parallel Allied ... (Read More)
 
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 62376
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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Counting One's Blessings: The Selected Letters of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
William Shawcross, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374185220.  Daedalus Item Code: 61236
 
Also the writer of the BBC television series Monarchy and Queen and Country, William Shawcross produced an enormously successful official biography of the Queen Mother, the mother of ... (Read More)
 
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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468640.  Daedalus Item Code: 63755
 
This dual biography—from the historian who gave us Band of Brothers and other books on World War II, on Lewis and Clark, and on the opening of the West—looks at the two great warriors who ... (Read More)
 
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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
David T. Hawkings.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750950572.  Daedalus Item Code: 52501
 
The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth guidelines for researching criminal ancestors in the British family tree, many of whom were ... (Read More)
 
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