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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Remarkable Story of an Italian Mother, Her Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Fascism
Caroline Moorehead.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062308306.  Daedalus Item Code: 79388
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) In this follow-up to A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets, Caroline Moorehead delivers another story of resistance in the portrait of an ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire; Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
Mason B. Williams.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066913.  Daedalus Item Code: 71712
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The sweeping economic recovery programs enacted by Franklin Roosevelt would have been unworkable without the cooperation of state and ... (Read More)
 
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The Crime and the Silence: A Quest for the Truth of a Wartime Massacre
Anna Bikont. Alissa Valles, trans.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785150111.  Daedalus Item Code: 72120
 
(Winner of the 2011 European Book Prize for Nonfiction) On July 10th, 1941, a horrifying crime was committed in the small Polish town of Jedwabne, as the town's Jewish population—hundreds of ... (Read More)
 
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Dominion from Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power
Bruce Cumings.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300168006.  Daedalus Item Code: 62762
 
(One of the Atlantic's Best Books of 2009) Bordering on the world's two greatest oceans gives America a competitive advantage that is often overlooked by historians focused primarily on ... (Read More)
 
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204975.  Daedalus Item Code: 64371
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
 
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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science
James Hannam.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311503.  Daedalus Item Code: 73511
 
(Nominated for the Royal Society Prize for History) It is a common misconception that the medieval era was characterized by universal ignorance and intolerance, posits James Hannam in this ... (Read More)
 
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Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204876.  Daedalus Item Code: 79548
 
(A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of 2017) The author of The House of Morgan (a National Book Award winner), Washington: A Life (a Pulitzer Prize winner), and ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Empires of the Ancient World
Thomas Harrison, ed.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780892369874.  Daedalus Item Code: 73826
 
Surveying ten nations that shaped and in some cases transformed the world, this accessible, lavishly illustrated book has chapters devoted to the empires of Egypt, Babylonia, Persia, Greece, Rome, ... (Read More)
 
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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
John Demos.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679455103.  Daedalus Item Code: 63405
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction) Historian John Demos, winner of the Bancroft Prize for Entertaining Satan and the Francis Parkman Prize for The Unredeemed ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Marriage
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641705.  Daedalus Item Code: 73939
 
(Finalist for the 2010 Governor General's Award) What did getting married mean to ordinary people 100—or 500—years ago? How long did an average marriage last and what were a couple's ... (Read More)
 
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