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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk—Defeat Into Victory
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631491320.  Daedalus Item Code: 79490
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Simon and Schuster's Editor in Chief Emeritus, as well as a decorated hero of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and the biographer of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert ... (Read More)
 
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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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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Neil Sheehan.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679724148.  Daedalus Item Code: 72577
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award) When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterprise riddled ... (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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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316001946.  Daedalus Item Code: 73558
 
(A 2010 New York Times Best Book of the Year) Shakespeare and Shaw put words in her mouth; Michelangelo, Tiepolo, and Elizabeth Taylor put a face to her name, but somewhere along the ... (Read More)
 
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Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack
Steve Twomey.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476776460.  Daedalus Item Code: 73364
 
(A 2016 Smithsonian Top History Book of the Year and a Japan Times Best Book About Japan) The story of the raid on Pearl Harbor that brought America into World War II has been ... (Read More)
 
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A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent
Robert W. Merry.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743297448.  Daedalus Item Code: 73888
 
(A 2009 New York Times Book Review Notable Book) When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands ... (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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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592644.  Daedalus Item Code: 73559
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize) Earning T.J. Stiles his second Pulitzer Prize—after The First Tycoon, his biography of Cornelius Vanderbilt, took both the Pulitzer and the National Book ... (Read More)
 
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