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Waterloo: The Aftermath
Paul O'Keeffe.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468311303.  Daedalus Item Code: 70030
 
In the early hours of June 19, 1815, more than 50,000 men and 7,000 horses lay dead or wounded on a battlefield just south of Brussels. In the hours, days, and months that followed, the battlegrounds ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42405
 
Examining the most perilous political crisis that our country has ever faced, southern political historian William Cooper gives us a fresh perspective on the period between Abraham Lincoln's election ... (Read More)
 
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Went the Day Well?: Witnessing Waterloo
David Crane.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594921.  Daedalus Item Code: 71080
 
June 18, 1815: Britain holds its breath as the Battle of Waterloo commences. Since Napoleon's escape from Elba in February, Europe has been jolted from 11 months of peace back into the frenzied panic ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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When the United States Spoke French: Five Refugees Who Shaped a Nation
François Furstenberg.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204418.  Daedalus Item Code: 71364
 
In 1789, as the French Revolution convulsed Europe, the fledgling United States struggled with financial insolvency, regional separatism, and bitter political divisions. Here the author of In the ... (Read More)
 
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Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
Andrew Lawler.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476729893.  Daedalus Item Code: 70934
 
Queen Victoria was obsessed with it, Socrates's last words were about it, and Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur both made scientific breakthroughs using it, while Catholic popes, African shamans, ... (Read More)
 
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The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World
David Jaher.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307451064.  Daedalus Item Code: 73588
 
In the wake of World War I, spiritualism enjoyed a new vogue as bereaved families longed for proof of life after death, resulting in a wave of mediums clamoring for attention. The wife of a Boston ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120455.  Daedalus Item Code: 61546
 
In a lively story rarely told, the author of George Sand: A Woman's Life Writ Large here explores the evolution of women's reading and the seemingly endless controversies it has inspired. ... (Read More)
 
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Words That Ring Through Time: From Moses and Pericles to Obama—Fifty-One of the Most Important Speeches in History and How They Changed the World
Terry Golway, ed. Lewis H. Lapham, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715638903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71506
 
From Moses the Lawgiver to Nelson Mandela—both of whom were orators whose words helped lead their people to freedom—this book collects speeches that had the power to change the world, including ... (Read More)
 
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The World History of Highland Games
David Webster. Lynn Boland Richardson, photos.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906307486.  Daedalus Item Code: 70108
 
Evolving from ancient Celtic celebrations, Scotland's Highland Games have been celebrated for more than two millennia, and constitute a major part of the nation's identity. Shown here in more than ... (Read More)
 
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The Yao: The Mien and Mun Yao in China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand
Jess G. Pourret.
Publisher: Art Media Resources.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781588860156.  Daedalus Item Code: 73255
 
Culturally and racially distinct from the Chinese people, the Yao have resided in China for two millennia, although seven centuries ago a portion of this ethnic minority migrated to Vietnam, Laos, ... (Read More)
 
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The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Peter Finn & Petra Couvée.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307908001.  Daedalus Item Code: 73115
 
Knowing that his novel Dr. Zhivago was too critical of the 1917 revolution to be published in his native Russia, Boris Pasternak entrusted the manuscript to an Italian publisher in 1956. ... (Read More)
 
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