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Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture: An Introduction to the Greatest Influence on European Language and World Literature
Ben Harris.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450077.  Daedalus Item Code: 52713
An accessible guide to the language and literature of ancient Rome, this book provides the basics of the Latin language, clearly explained, with exercises to test your progress. Here too are excerpts ... (Read More)
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Colonial Encounters in a Native American Landscape: The Spanish and Dutch in North America
Nan A. Rothschild.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588341389.  Daedalus Item Code: 51181
In this unique comparative study of colonial encounters between the Spanish in New Mexico and the Dutch in New York, anthropologist Nan Rothschild explores key questions about 17th-century North ... (Read More)
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Columbus: The Four Voyages 1492–1504
Laurence Bergreen.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122104.  Daedalus Item Code: 34155
Following his biographies of Marco Polo and Magellan (as well as of Louis Armstrong, Al Capone, Irving Berlin, and James Agee), Laurence Bergreen here gives us one of the most accomplished, ... (Read More)
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Columbus and the Quest for Jerusalem
Carol Delaney.
Publisher: Duckworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715642955.  Daedalus Item Code: 51217
Five centuries after he set sail, Christopher Columbus is still one of history's most controversial figures. Was he the hero in a pageant of discovery or an avaricious glory hunter and a ruthless ... (Read More)
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Common Sense and Rights of Man: Bold-Faced Thoughts on Revolution, Reason, and Personal Freedom
Thomas Paine. Laura Ross, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781402778674.  Daedalus Item Code: 52212
One of the most influential publications in American history, Thomas Paine's 1776 Common Sense eloquently protested the injustice of British rule in the New World. This sturdy, compact edition ... (Read More)
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The Company We Keep: A Husband-and-Wife True-Life Spy Story
Robert & Dayna Baer.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307588159.  Daedalus Item Code: 39055
He was known inside the CIA as one of the best operatives working the Middle East—a man who'd been "in the life" so long that his friends and his own family had nearly all been sacrificed to his ... (Read More)
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Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
Tony Horwitz.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679758334.  Daedalus Item Code: 53614
A Pulitzer Prize–winning war correspondent who left behind battlefields in Bosnia and the Middle East, Tony Horwitz was literally awakened by the sound of gunfire back home in Virginia, where he ... (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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Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Bee Wilson.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465056972.  Daedalus Item Code: 51353
Since prehistory, our culinary tools have shaped what we eat, says Bee Wilson, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think about, our food. Wilson, BBC Radio's Food Writer of the ... (Read More)
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
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Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales
Julian Cox et al. Andrew Young, foreword.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611171587.  Daedalus Item Code: 51029
With 93 reproductions of his photographs and an additional 28 illustrations, this book commemorates the civil rights legacy of James Karales (1930–2002), a professional photojournalist who documented ... (Read More)
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