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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
 
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (Read More)
 
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The Chelyuskin Adventure: (English/Russian Language)
R.E.G. Davies, with Yuri Salnikov. Mike Machat, illus.
Publisher: Paladwr Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888962239.  Daedalus Item Code: 52846
 
In the summer of 1933, the Soviet ship Chelyuskin set out to find a practical route from European Russia to the Far East, only to become lodged in Arctic ice before sinking. The valiant crew ... (Read More)
 
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The Children of Henry VIII
John Guy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780192840905.  Daedalus Item Code: 50930
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and Whitbread Award winner "My Heart is My Own": The Life of Mary Queen of Scots, John Guy here lifts the historical veil to ... (Read More)
 
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The China Tea Book
Luo Jialin.
Publisher: Earth Aware.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608871568.  Daedalus Item Code: 34446
 
Originating in China 5,000 years ago, tea became a deeply ingrained part of Chinese culture before spreading throughout the world. Luo Jialin surveys the four main varieties of tea—green, black, ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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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