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Confederate States Paper Money: Civil War Currency from the South, 11th Edition
George S. Cuhaj, ed.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780896897069.  Daedalus Item Code: 31672
 
With more than 350 color reproductions of actual notes, this is a beautifully illustrated and thoroughly annotated guide to the currency of the Confederacy during the Civil War and the Southern ... (Read More)
 
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 42351
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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Conway's War at Sea in Photographs 1939–1945
Stuart Robertson & Stephen Dent.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591149255.  Daedalus Item Code: 38379
 
With hundreds of captioned archival photos—some filling two pages—and including rare color images, this book is a wide-ranging visual exploration of the massive military efforts waged at sea during ... (Read More)
 
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A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent
Robert W. Merry.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743297448.  Daedalus Item Code: 42690
 
When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands of the Oregon Territory, while the territories that would ... (Read More)
 
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Courage Under Fire: Profiles in Bravery from the Battlefields of the Civil War
Wiley Sword.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312673703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36272
 
Through diaries and letters written on Civil War battlefields, in camps, and on the deathbeds of fighters from the North and South, Pulitzer Prize nominee Wiley Sword writes of the complex working of ... (Read More)
 
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A Covert Affair: When Julia and Paul Child Joined the OSS
Jennet Conant.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439163535.  Daedalus Item Code: 42611
 
The author of The Irregulars and Tuxedo Park here brings us a stunning account of Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in the Far East ... (Read More)
 
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The Cowboys: How The West Was Won
Bruce Wexler.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616085735.  Daedalus Item Code: 30830
 
The glory days of the Old West cowboy lasted for only a couple of decades, but as this companion volume to The Gunfighters explains, during this short time the cowboy's reputation became a ... (Read More)
 
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The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World
Allen W. Dulles.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592282975.  Daedalus Item Code: 39062
 
Originally published in 1963 and later revised by the author, Allen Dulles's classic analysis of spycraft is based on his incomparable experience as a diplomat, international lawyer, high-ranking ... (Read More)
 
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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468640.  Daedalus Item Code: 41221
 
This dual biography—from the historian who gave us Band of Brothers and other books on World War II, on Lewis and Clark, and on the opening of the West—looks at the two great warriors who ... (Read More)
 
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Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061374265.  Daedalus Item Code: 41974
 
(Winner of the 2013 Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism) For decades he was "the most trusted man in America" (Chicago Tribune), yet few people knew the personal side of Walter ... (Read More)
 
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking Into Nazi Germany, 1944 and 1945—The Greatest Airborne Battles in History
Lloyd Clark.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139894.  Daedalus Item Code: 13868
 
In September 1944, with the Allies eager to finish the job begun with the Normandy landings, 35,000 U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi territory in the Netherlands. The controversial ... (Read More)
 
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Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War 1931–1941
Joe Maiolo.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719565205.  Daedalus Item Code: 41826
 
Was a series of arms races in the 1930s the primary cause of World War II? The author of The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933–1939 and winner of the Julian Corbett Award in Modern Naval ... (Read More)
 
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