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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution
Mara Rockliff. Vincent X. Kirsch, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544130012.  Daedalus Item Code: 60326
 
When the American Revolution breaks out, German-born baker Christopher Ludwick of Philadelphia is ready to help defend his adopted homeland, but everyone says he's "too old and too fat." But in this ... (Read More)
 
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Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
Tim McGrath.
Publisher: NAL Caliber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451416117.  Daedalus Item Code: 61559
 
America in 1775 was on the verge of revolution—or, more likely, disastrous defeat, after England sent hundreds of ships to bottle up American harbors and prey on commercial shipping. The colonies ... (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: 50942
 
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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The Golden Age of Maritime Maps: When Europe Discovered the World
Catherine Hofmann, Hélène Richard & Emmanuelle Vagnon.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781770852389.  Daedalus Item Code: 61112
 
First appearing in 13th-century Italy, portolan charts were parchment atlases prized by sailors as navigational aids, and were used to interest wealthy sponsors in empire-building. Shown here in more ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Dissent: How Oliver Wendell Holmes Changed His Mind—and Changed the History of Free Speech in America
Thomas Healy.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805094565.  Daedalus Item Code: 61239
 
In this gripping intellectual history from a former correspondent for the U.S. Supreme Court, Thomas Healy reveals how justice Oliver Wendell Holmes became a free-speech advocate and established the ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910–1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease
William C. Summers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300183191.  Daedalus Item Code: 52762
 
When plague broke out in Manchuria in 1910 as a result of transmission from marmots to humans, it struck a region struggling with the introduction of Western medicine, as well as with the political ... (Read More)
 
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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Douglas Hunter.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916807.  Daedalus Item Code: 31899
 
The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northeastern passage over ... (Read More)
 
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Harvest of the Cold Months: The Social History of Ice and Ices
Elizabeth David. Jill Norman, ed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670859757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54877
 
The author of cookery classics like French Provincial Cooking, Elizabeth David found the literature of gastronomy to be as absorbing as the practical side, and produced such in-depth studies ... (Read More)
 
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He Was My Chief: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Secretary
Christa Schroeder. Roger Moorhouse & Anton Joachimsthaler, intro. Geoffrey Brooks, trans.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848326316.  Daedalus Item Code: 61478
 
Having served as Adolph Hitler's secretary from 1933 to 1945, Christa Schroeder was part of the führer's inner circle, giving her unique access to the enigmatic dictator and his associates. Published ... (Read More)
 
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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465024292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54283
 
Theodore Roosevelt is remembered as America's "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly ... (Read More)
 
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Heracles to Alexander the Great: Treasures from the Royal Capital of Macedon, a Hellenic Kingdom in the Age of Democracy
Angeliki Kottaridi, Robin Lane Fox, Miltiades Hatzopoulos, Yannis Galanakis, Elena Kountouri & Ioannes Graekos.
Publisher: Ashmolean Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781854442543.  Daedalus Item Code: 60377
 
The modern-day Greek town of Vergina was the seat of the ancient Macedonian kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great, who purportedly traced their lineage back to Heracles. In the past six ... (Read More)
 
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