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Lincoln on Law, Leadership, and Life
Jonathan W. White.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781492613985.  Daedalus Item Code: 70530
 
Abraham Lincoln's success as a politician was rooted in his experience in the courtroom. Despite a presidency plagued with moral and legal crises, the self-taught prairie lawyer led the nation by ... (Read More)
 
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris
Steven Levingston.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536035.  Daedalus Item Code: 61562
 
A veteran international journalist and now the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post, Steven Levingston here gives us a delicious account of a murder most Gallic, whose lurid ... (Read More)
 
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The Long March Back
Peter Moss.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9627283673.  Daedalus Item Code: 50774
 
In 1971, when the country had been isolated behind a great wall of communism for more than two decades, the People's Republic of China surprised the outside world by extending hospitality to young ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Battlefields of Britain
Martin Hackett.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752464336.  Daedalus Item Code: 52509
 
The British Isles have witnessed hundreds of battles in their 2,000 years of recorded history. Many of these are well known, whether due to their far-reaching consequences, their sheer scale, or the ... (Read More)
 
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Lucky 666: The Impossible Mission That Changed the War in the Pacific
Bob Drury & Tom Clavin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476774862.  Daedalus Item Code: 79482
 
The most highly decorated aircrew in U.S. history, Jay Zeamer's "Eager Beavers" were known for volunteering for dangerous photo reconnaissance missions in the Pacific Theater of World War II. Their ... (Read More)
 
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Magna Carta and All That: A Guide to the Magna Carta and Life in England in 1215
Rod Green.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780233004648.  Daedalus Item Code: 72178
 
Magna Carta—which challenged and limited royal authority for the first time—was granted at Runnymede on the 15th of June in 1215 by King John and has become one of the most important documents in ... (Read More)
 
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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy
Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250031525.  Daedalus Item Code: 71536
 
During his 20-year marriage to Queen Victoria, Prince Albert increasingly performed the functions of King in all but name, and the outpouring of grief after his death in 1861 was so extreme that its ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of the English Gardener: Plants, Books and Inspiration 1560–1660
Margaret Willes.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300197266.  Daedalus Item Code: 72264
 
In the century between the accession of Elizabeth I and the restoration of Charles II, a horticultural revolution took place in England. Ideas were exchanged across networks of gardeners, botanists, ... (Read More)
 
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The Mammoth Book of the Vietnam War
Jon E. Lewis, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472116062.  Daedalus Item Code: 72950
 
Known as the first televised war, with film footage appearing regularly on American network news programs, the conflict in Vietnam was also covered firsthand by some outstanding writers, both ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785900563.  Daedalus Item Code: 73190
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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The Martial Arts of Ancent Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander
Kostas Dervenis & Nektarios Lykiardopoulos.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771927.  Daedalus Item Code: 64264
 
Much as we tend to associate the martial arts with East Asia, Greece has its own tradition of personal combat whose history extends back thousands of years to the time of Alexander the Great and even ... (Read More)
 
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Mayday!: A History of Flight through its Martyrs, Oddballs and Daredevils
David Darling.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780744094.  Daedalus Item Code: 72164
 
In the world before aircraft, to believe that flight might be possible required a certain kind of character, notes science writer David Darling; you had to be starry-eyed and ingenious, and possess ... (Read More)
 
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