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Fighting for Common Ground: How We Can Fix the Stalemate in Congress
Olympia Snowe.
Publisher: Weinstein Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781602862173.  Daedalus Item Code: 51777
"Known for working across party lines in her 18 years in the U.S. Senate, Republican [Olympia] Snowe, from Maine, felt driven from the legislative body by acrimonious partisanship and declined to run ... (Read More)
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Fighting with the Filthy Thirteen: The World War II Story of Jack Womer—Ranger and Paratrooper
Jack Womer & Stephen C. DeVito.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001005.  Daedalus Item Code: 44493
The inspiration for E.M. Nathanson's book and the subsequent film The Dirty Dozen—despite the wild inventions of that story—the World War II fighting unit known as the Filthy Thirteen was an ... (Read More)
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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj
Anne de Courcy.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062290083.  Daedalus Item Code: 59520
In the late 19th and early 20th century, many of Britain's young women adventurously set out for India, where—outnumbered four to one by eligible men—this "fishing fleet" could be sure of finding ... (Read More)
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CGT: The French Line: A History in Postcards
Alan Crisp.
Publisher: Tabella.   Format: hardcover.
Daedalus Item Code: 50302
In 1855, brothers Émile and Isaac Péreire created the shipping company which later became the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (CGT)—also known as the French Line. In addition to recounting the ... (Read More)
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The Future History of the Arctic
Charles Emmerson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586486365.  Daedalus Item Code: 51778
Long at the margins of global affairs, the Arctic has become emblematic of some of the most pressing challenges that the world faces in the 21st century, suggests Charles Emmerson, citing energy ... (Read More)
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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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George Washington's War: In Caricature and Print
Kenneth Baker.
Publisher: Grub Street.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906502539.  Daedalus Item Code: 53119
The American Revolution was the five-year war that made America a nation—President Barack Obama referred to it in his Inaugural Address and American schoolchildren are steeped in its history—yet the ... (Read More)
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German Pioneer Equipment and Vehicles: The Amphibious Vehicles
Rodolphe Roussille.
Publisher: Histoire & Collections.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9782352501602.  Daedalus Item Code: 44494
German armor and aircraft from World War II have been extensively studied in illustrated profiles; this book, however, focuses on the all-but-unknown yet fascinating amphibious vehicles of Germany's ... (Read More)
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Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618485383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59584
(Winner of the 2003 Fletcher Pratt Award, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times Best Book of the Year) In this superbly detailed and substantive account, Stephen ... (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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Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie & Clyde
Jeff Guinn.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471134029.  Daedalus Item Code: 51172
Revealing recently discovered and surprising material, Jeff Guinn separates bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow from their legend to portray them as two kids from a filthy Dallas slum who ... (Read More)
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The Great Hall of American Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
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