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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
 
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's Worthing: The Real Sanditon
Antony Edmonds.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445650876.  Daedalus Item Code: 70390
 
During her stay in Worthing in late 1805, Jane Austen became friends with Edward Ogle, the driving force behind the chaotic little town's transformation into a well-ordered seaside resort. In 1817, ... (Read More)
 
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Jerks in Washington, D.C. History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Emilee Hines.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760336.  Daedalus Item Code: 62347
 
Here are 17 badly behaved characters who shaped history from within the nation's capital, as well as the dark side of some famous and even revered figures from America's past. Meet Aaron Burr, the ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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A Journey Into Flaubert's Normandy: ArtPlace Series
Susannah Patton.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780976670681.  Daedalus Item Code: 63744
 
At a time when French writers generally resided in Paris, Gustave Flaubert (1821–80) honed his craft in rural Normandy, drawing upon it for the settings of such novels as Madame Bovary. Richly ... (Read More)
 
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Jules Verne's Scotland: In Fact and Fiction
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Luath.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906817374.  Daedalus Item Code: 70104
 
"I still see, as in a vision, beautiful picturesque Edinburgh, with its Heart of Midlothian, and many entrancing memories; the Highlands, world-forgotten Iona, and the wild Hebrides," wrote Jules ... (Read More)
 
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Kissinger: 1923–1968: The Idealist
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143109754.  Daedalus Item Code: 71639
 
Alternately admired as a wise yet pragmatic statesman and derided as a Machiavellian warmonger, Henry Kissinger remains one of America's most influential political figures. While much of Kissinger's ... (Read More)
 
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Korea: An Illustrated History from Ancient Times to 1945
David Rees.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808736.  Daedalus Item Code: 62588
 
Koreans call their country Choson, often translated as "land of the morning calm." From the time of the legendary Tan-Gun in the third millennium BC until the middle of the 20th century, however, ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady in Gold: The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Anne-Marie O'Connor.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873120.  Daedalus Item Code: 79028
 
(Winner of the 2012 California Book Award for Nonfiction (Silver) and one of the Huffington Post's Best Books of the Year) Former Reuters foreign correspondent and Los Angeles ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Journey of William Huskisson: How a Day of Triumph Became a Day of Despair at the Turn of a Wheel
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571210480.  Daedalus Item Code: 43943
 
George and Robert Stephenson wanted their "Rocket" to become the most famous locomotive in history, but on September 15th, 1830, the engine's debut was marred by disaster when it fatally crushed the ... (Read More)
 
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