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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family
Peter Nabokov.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670024889.  Daedalus Item Code: 72479
 
Born in 1861 in New Mexico's Acoma Pueblo, Edward Proctor Hunt followed tribal traditions that had been unchanged for centuries. But after attending government schools he became a shopkeeper and a ... (Read More)
 
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Hudson Valley Faces & Places
Patricia Edwards Clyne.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590203422.  Daedalus Item Code: 72823
 
From Ulysses S. Grant to Aaron Copland, and from Emily Post to Ed Wood, the Hudson Valley has been home to an astonishingly diverse array of individuals. Shedding light on this region's rich cultural ... (Read More)
 
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The Hunted Whale
James McGuane.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069129.  Daedalus Item Code: 71721
 
Before the coming of steamships with instruments of mechanized slaughter, the hunt for sperm whales was a relatively even contest between two wily mammals. A photographer and filmmaker as well as a ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons
Chuck Willis.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607105015.  Daedalus Item Code: 70229
 
This oversized, stunningly photographed volume displays dozens of the extraordinary weapons, helmets, and shields from the Berman Museum of World History, some of which have never before been ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrated History of Weapons: Swords, Spears & Maces: A Visual History of the Craftmanship of Weapons
David Soud.
Publisher: Kingsford Editions.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781743630587.  Daedalus Item Code: 64565
 
This sweeping, highly browsable visual history of swords, spears, axes, maces, and clubs focuses on the craftsmanship and innovation applied to these hand weapons, from a Neolithic axe made of stone ... (Read More)
 
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Imagining the Past in France: History in Manuscript Painting: 1250–1500
Elizabeth Morrison & Anne D. Hedeman.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781606060292.  Daedalus Item Code: 73828
 
How did Europeans in the medieval era understand history, and their place in it? Focusing on France in the late Middle Ages, this examination of how history was presented to the public focuses on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Immortal Evening: A Legendary Dinner with Keats, Wordsworth, and Lamb
Stanley Plumly.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393080995.  Daedalus Item Code: 73036
 
Two hundred years ago, on December 28, 1817, painter Benjamin Robert Haydon hosted what he referred to in his diaries as the "immortal dinner." He wanted to introduce his young friend John Keats to ... (Read More)
 
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The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
 
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
 
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In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
Robert S. McNamara, with Brian VanDeMark.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679767497.  Daedalus Item Code: 72580
 
Written 20 years after the end of the Vietnam War, this controversial memoir from former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara answers lingering questions that have surrounded this disastrous episode ... (Read More)
 
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In the Hour of Victory: The Royal Navy at War in the Age of Nelson
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393243147.  Daedalus Item Code: 71722
 
After Napoleon died in exile, the Lords of the Admiralty in Britain ordered that the original dispatches from seven major fleet battles of the Napoleonic era—The Glorious First of June, St. Vincent, ... (Read More)
 
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Inside Anne Frank's House: An Illustrated Journey Through Anne's World
Hans Westra, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585676286.  Daedalus Item Code: 73924
 
While Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl conjures up unforgettable images of the attic in which she and her family hid from the Nazis for two years, the photographs of the actual location ... (Read More)
 
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