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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63399
 
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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Gentlemen Scientists and Revolutionaries: The Founding Fathers in the Age of Enlightenment
Tom Shachtman.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137278258.  Daedalus Item Code: 64561
 
George Washington's embrace of an experimental vaccination for smallpox saved the American army in 1777. John Adams founded a scientific society, and wrote public support for science into the ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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Go Spy the Land: Being the Adventures of IK8 of the British Secret Service
George Alexander Hill.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849546522.  Daedalus Item Code: 63301
 
Before espionage became a high-tech game of data mining and cyber hacking, it was the realm of men like George Alexander Hill—IK8—in an era of swashbuckling agents, swordsticks, and secret ... (Read More)
 
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Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year
Charles Bracelen Flood.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820281.  Daedalus Item Code: 51779
 
Shortly after losing all of his wealth in an 1884 swindle, Ulysses S. Grant learned that he had terminal throat and mouth cancer. To protect his family from financial hardship, a determined Grant ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American West: Pursuing the American Dream
Kenneth W. Rendell. Alan Simpson, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794833596.  Daedalus Item Code: 63542
 
Filled with hundreds of images of fascinating memorabilia—from handwritten letters by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and one of the Jefferson Indian Peace Medals they carried on their ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Hall of 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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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs
David S. Barnes.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801883491.  Daedalus Item Code: 63237
 
Late in the summer of 1880, a wave of odors emanated from the sewers of Paris; as the stench lingered, outraged residents feared that the foul air would breed an epidemic. Some 15 years later—when ... (Read More)
 
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Great War Britain: The First World War at Home
Lucinda Gosling.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752491882.  Daedalus Item Code: 54405
 
The declaration of war in August 1914 was to change British society irrevocably as the conflict came to dominate almost every aspect of civilian life over the next four years. Targeted at a ... (Read More)
 
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris: Unabridged Selections
David McCullough. Edward Herrmann, reader.
Publisher: Encore.   Format: 7 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442387812.  Daedalus Item Code: 70639
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high ... (Read More)
 
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