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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
Cory O'Brien. Soren Melville, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399173486.  Daedalus Item Code: 61558
 
The author of Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes and host of the website BetterMyths.com, Cory O'Brien is back to regale us with his blog-style take on American history and myth—which are the same ... (Read More)
 
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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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Gilded Youth: Three Lives in France's Belle Époque
Kate Cambor.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374532246.  Daedalus Item Code: 21693
 
They were the celebrity heirs and heiresses of belle époque France, the children and grandchildren of such famous 19th-century men of letters and science as writer Alphonse Daudet, neurologist ... (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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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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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
Cullen Murphy.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547844589.  Daedalus Item Code: 62516
 
Instituted by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition conducted its last execution in 1826; the victim was a Spanish schoolmaster convicted of heresy. But as Cullen Murphy shows in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Gods of Olympus: A History
Barbara Graziosi.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091571.  Daedalus Item Code: 54508
 
The author of Inventing Homer and Homer in the Twentieth Century, classics professor Barbara Graziosi here offers an elegant and entertaining account of the evolution of Greek gods ... (Read More)
 
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Good Living Street: Portrait of a Patron Family, Vienna 1900
Tim Bonyhady.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378804.  Daedalus Item Code: 61407
 
In turn of the 20th-century Vienna, Jews enjoyed considerable freedom and opportunities for upward mobility, despite the unmistakable presence of anti-Semitism in the city. In this history, Tim ... (Read More)
 
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The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade
Philip Jenkins.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062105097.  Daedalus Item Code: 54073
 
Fought by the world's leading Christian nations in an era of emerging mass media, World War I was accompanied by a steady stream of patriotic and militaristic rhetoric, using language that spoke of ... (Read More)
 
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The Greatest Brigade: How the Irish Brigade Cleared the Way to Victory in the American Civil War
Thomas J. Craughwell.
Publisher: Crestline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780785830559.  Daedalus Item Code: 62791
 
During the American Civil War, some 7,000 Irishmen enlisted in the Union's Irish Brigade, fighting valiantly in some of the war's most brutal engagements and enduring an appalling level of ... (Read More)
 
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A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain
Marc Morris.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781681771335.  Daedalus Item Code: 69142
 
Though often known as "Longshanks," the conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of William Wallace, that was only the final chapter of Edward I's eventful and driven life. By that time Edward had already ... (Read More)
 
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