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The Fighting Fourth: No. 4 Commando at War 1940–45
James Dunning.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752457093.  Daedalus Item Code: 36201
 
One of the original volunteers for No. 4 Commando, James Dunning chronicles this elite wartime special service unit, from its formation in 1940 to its disbandment five years later at the end of World ... (Read More)
 
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The Finger: A Handbook
Angus Trumble.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374154981.  Daedalus Item Code: 20448
 
From the author of A Brief History of the Smile comes this complete index of the digit. Art historian Angus Trumble examines the finger from every possible angle in this mix of art and ... (Read More)
 
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Fire: Servant, Scourge, and Enigma
Hazel Rossotti.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486422619.  Daedalus Item Code: 04247
 
Written in a lively style and illustrated with 117 black and white photos, drawings, and ephemera, this book examines the nature of fire, its symbolic significance, and its exploitation and ... (Read More)
 
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The First Man-Made Man: The Story of Two Sex Changes, One Love Affair, and a Twentieth-Century Medical Revolution
Pagan Kennedy.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596910164.  Daedalus Item Code: 31894
 
The author of the Orange Prize finalist Spinsters here tells a remarkable life story that challenges conventional notions of gender definition. Laura Dillon felt like a man trapped in a ... (Read More)
 
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Five Lieutenants: The Heartbreaking Story of Five Harvard Men Who Led America to Victory in World War I
James Carl Nelson.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250035813.  Daedalus Item Code: 49105
 
Telling the dramatic true story of five bright young Harvard men who took up the call to arms in the spring of 1917, when the United States entered World War I, the author of The Remains of ... (Read More)
 
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Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Joshua Zeitz.
Publisher: Three Rivers.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400080540.  Daedalus Item Code: 49009
 
Flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her mother corseted, the New Woman of the 1920s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. She also earned her own ... (Read More)
 
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The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindberg and the Rise of American Aviation
Thomas Kessner.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195320190.  Daedalus Item Code: 30740
 
In May 1927 an unassuming 25-year-old airmail pilot named Charles Lindbergh stunned the world by making the first nonstop transatlantic flight, from New York to Paris—a spectacular feat of individual ... (Read More)
 
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Footsteps and Fingerprints: The Legacy of a Shared History
Cees Jan van Golen.
Publisher: Waanders.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789040077036.  Daedalus Item Code: 34328
 
More than four centuries ago, an economically prosperous Netherlands began to expand its international relations, establishing contact with Brazil, India, Russia, Ghana, and South Africa, among ... (Read More)
 
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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
Sarah Rose.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143118749.  Daedalus Item Code: 39074
 
By the middle of the 19th century, the British East India Company faced the loss of its monopoly on its lucrative tea trade with China, prompting them to send Scottish botanist Robert Fortune to ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom In My Heart: Voices From The United States National Slavery Museum
Cynthia Jacobs Carter, ed. L. Douglas Wilder, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426201271.  Daedalus Item Code: 40536
 
This powerful visual history—illustrated with artifacts, photographs, period artwork, and documents in the collection of the United States National Slavery Museum—chronicles slavery in North America, ... (Read More)
 
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The Freedoms We Lost: Consent and Resistance in Revolution by America
Barbara Clark Smith.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595581808.  Daedalus Item Code: 34938
 
The American Revolution is widely taught and understood as having ushered in a new age of "freedom" in our country, placing voting at the center of American democracy. In a sharp break from this ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 30303
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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