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Gallipoli
Alan Moorehead.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060937089.  Daedalus Item Code: 49353
 
When Turkey unexpectedly sided with Germany in World War I, Winston Churchill, then Britain's First Lord of the Admiralty, conceived a plan to smash through the Dardanelles and reopen the Straits to ... (Read More)
 
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Games for the Gods: The Greek Athlete and the Olympic Spirit
John J. Herrmann Jr & Christine Kondoleon. Bill Littlefield, foreword.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780878466818.  Daedalus Item Code: 43317
 
The athletes' excitement in the heat of competition and the public's adoration of champions—the modern-day Olympics are much the same as they were in ancient Greece. This exhibition catalog—which ... (Read More)
 
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Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375753831.  Daedalus Item Code: 42898
 
(Winner of the 1998 Whitbread Award for Biography) In her brilliant debut biography—the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film The Duchess, starring Keira Knightley and Ralph ... (Read More)
 
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617528.  Daedalus Item Code: 42917
 
From 1942 to 1945, the population of what would be called Oak Ridge, Tennessee, grew from a few farming families to more than 75,000 people—many of them women answering a government call for wartime ... (Read More)
 
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The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
John Gittings.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199575763.  Daedalus Item Code: 43586
 
Human progress and prosperity depend on a peaceful environment, and people generally have always sought to live in peace, yet our perception of the past is too often dominated by a narrative ... (Read More)
 
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Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right
Jennifer Burns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199832484.  Daedalus Item Code: 43587
 
Idealized by her fans, denounced by her political opponents, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden King: The World of Tutankhamun
Zahi Hawass.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789774249327.  Daedalus Item Code: 38231
 
Tutankhamun has fascinated the world since the discovery of his treasure-filled tomb in the Valley of the Kings in 1922. Egyptologist Zahi Hawass here tells the story of this golden king, a ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312667597.  Daedalus Item Code: 42762
 
In the late 19th century, the Central Pacific Railroad became synonymous with monopolization and bribery; when its government loans came due, the company's last surviving founder managed to avoid ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780671457112.  Daedalus Item Code: 44144
 
Twice a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Francis Parkman Prize, David McCullough here tells the story of one of our nation's greatest engineering achievements. In the ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Siege of Newcastle, 1644
Rosie Serdiville & John Sadler.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752459899.  Daedalus Item Code: 31346
 
The autumn of 1644 saw one of the most sustained and desperate sieges of England's First Civil War, when Scottish Covenanter forces under the Earl of Leven finally stormed Newcastle-upon-Tyne, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788–1800
Jay Winik.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060083144.  Daedalus Item Code: 30330
 
As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories ... (Read More)
 
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The Great War: Strategies & Tactics of the First World War
Thomas E. Griess, series editor.
Publisher: Square One.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780757001581.  Daedalus Item Code: 41414
 
Fought on an unprecedented scale, in the sky, on the land, and in the water, World War I marked the end of an old military order and the beginning of industrial, mechanized warfare. This is a ... (Read More)
 
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