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Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823916.  Daedalus Item Code: 62318
 
The only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay served in public office from 1806 to 1852, bringing with him an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to subdue feuding members of ... (Read More)
 
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Henry V: Pocket Giants
A.J. Pollard.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752497631.  Daedalus Item Code: 63079
 
Henry V is the premier military hero in English history—better known than Marlborough, Wellington, or his own grandfather Edward III, argues A.J. Pollard. Henry enjoyed more success against the ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
 
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
 
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Henry VIII: The Life and Rule of England's Nero
John Matusiak.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960892.  Daedalus Item Code: 62355
 
Five centuries after he ascended the throne, the reputation of Henry VIII is generally being rehabilitated and subtly sanitized. Tudor historian John Matusiak paints a considerably less flattering ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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A Hilltop On the Marne: An American's Letters from War-torn France
Mildred Aldrich.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843915010.  Daedalus Item Code: 62170
 
In the spring of 1914, expatriate American journalist Mildred Aldrich bought a country farmhouse near Paris. She wrote heartfelt letters to her friends back home, describing her idyllic life in ... (Read More)
 
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The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero
Joel Baden.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062188311.  Daedalus Item Code: 53215
 
We know the biblical David as the brave young man who defeated Goliath, the first king of a united Israel, the composer of the beloved Psalms, and as the founder of the Davidic bloodline and an ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler
Traudl Junge. Melissa Müller, ed. Anthea Bell, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611453232.  Daedalus Item Code: 63980
 
Though she came to Berlin with dreams of becoming a ballerina, Traudl Junge—née Gertraud Humps—supported herself with her typing, and was selected by Adolf Hitler in 1942 to be his personal ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889–1939
Volker Ullrich.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354387.  Daedalus Item Code: 69691
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) For all the literature about Adolf Hitler, there have been only a handful of significant biographies, generally focusing on the ... (Read More)
 
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Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore
Linda Leavell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571301829.  Daedalus Item Code: 54625
 
(Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award) Although Marianne Moore's poetry was highly praised by T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, and although her Collected Poems was honored ... (Read More)
 
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How to Talk Dirty & Influence People: An Autobiography
Lenny Bruce. Lewis Black, preface. Howard Reich, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306825293.  Daedalus Item Code: 69497
 
Originally published as a series in Playboy, following Lenny Bruce's landmark 1964 obscenity trial—and shortly before his death at age 40—this remarkable autobiography is presented here with a ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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