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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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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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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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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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A Corkscrew Is Most Useful: The Travellers of Empire
Nicholas Murray.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349119267.  Daedalus Item Code: 50908
 
The 19th century saw an enormous surge in travel—particularly from Britain to the Continent—spurred by the exploits of adventurers and explorers and furthered by such handy guides as Bradshaw's ... (Read More)
 
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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feeling in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (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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The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection
Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803234321.  Daedalus Item Code: 43185
 
Paris at the turn of the 20th century was populated with painters, scientists, revolutionaries, and poets at the vanguard of political, scientific, and cultural progress. It was also a violent, ... (Read More)
 
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