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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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Bird's Eye Views: Historic Lithographs of North American Cities
John W. Reps.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568981468.  Daedalus Item Code: 63865
 
As new towns and cities spread across the American frontier in the 19th century, itinerant artists followed, documenting these growing urban centers by drawing aerial perspectives, also known as ... (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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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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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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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307275660.  Daedalus Item Code: 70310
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) Sixteen years after René Descartes's death in Stockholm in 1650, says Russell Shorto, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial ... (Read More)
 
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A Dog's History of America: How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
Mark Derr.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468302660.  Daedalus Item Code: 72816
 
In this history—a tapestry of heroism, betrayal, tragedy, kindness, abuse, and unique companionship—the author of How the Dog Became the Dog looks at the ways in which we have relied on ... (Read More)
 
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