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Kursk: The World's Greatest Tank Battle
Rupert Matthews.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785993848.  Daedalus Item Code: 74005
 
Neither the Wehrmacht nor the Red Army were eager to fight at Kursk in 1943, but Hitler's desire to surround and cut off the Soviet forces that had penetrated the Eastern Front prompted Operation ... (Read More)
 
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The Lady Queen: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802716705.  Daedalus Item Code: 31907
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–82) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Jews of Kerala: The 2,000-Year History of India's Forgotten Jewish Community
Edna Fernandes.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781634502719.  Daedalus Item Code: 73617
 
In the diaspora after the fall of Jerusalem, a small number of Jews followed a trade route to Kerala, on the southwestern coast of India, where they prospered for centuries. Some established vast ... (Read More)
 
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Last Suppers: A Collection of Final Meals Through the Years
Caroline West & Mark Latter.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781909313408.  Daedalus Item Code: 63576
 
From international celebrities to prisoners on death row, everyone eats a last supper before shuffling off this mortal coil. If you've ever wondered what the passengers of the Titanic dined on ... (Read More)
 
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The Laughter of Triumph: William Hone and the Fight for the Free Press
Ben Wilson.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571224715.  Daedalus Item Code: 42363
 
In 1817 British satirist William Hone was compelled to defend himself in court against a government determined to enforce censorship. It was a show trial, where Hone—a self-educated Fleet Street ... (Read More)
 
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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s
Anne Sebba.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781474601733.  Daedalus Item Code: 73373
 
Paris under Nazi occupation was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, secrets, and betrayals. Danger lurked on every corner, and while Parisian men were fighting at the front or ... (Read More)
 
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Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. André Brink, foreword.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566568005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42390
 
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, uttering the words "Let freedom reign" as part of his inaugural address, which is featured here. Mandela's great skill as an ... (Read More)
 
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Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary
Geoffrey Cowan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393249842.  Daedalus Item Code: 73977
 
In 1912 former president Theodore Roosevelt came out of retirement to challenge his friend and presidential successor William Howard Taft for the Republican Party nomination. To overcome the power of ... (Read More)
 
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Letters of the Century: America 1900–1999
Lisa Grunwald & Stephen J. Adler, eds.
Publisher: Dial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385315937.  Daedalus Item Code: 73003
 
The blurber at Daedalus had a hard time putting this book down long enough to blurb it. It is a collection of more than 400 letters written by presidents and performers, writers and social critics, ... (Read More)
 
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Life and Death in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries
Kim MacQuarrie.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439168899.  Daedalus Item Code: 63358
 
The world's longest mountain chain, the Andes link most of the countries in South America. In an attempt to discover what makes this region so unique, Kim MacQuarrie takes us on a historically ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Dreamt He Died: The Midnight Visions of Remarkable Americans from Colonial Times to Freud
Andrew Burstein.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781137279163.  Daedalus Item Code: 62901
 
Long before Sigmund Freud posited that dreams are a cornerstone of understanding an individual's inner life, Americans shared their dreams unabashedly with one another through letters, diaries, and ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln Unbound: How an Ambitious Young Railsplitter Saved the American Dream—and How We Can Do It Again
Rich Lowry.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062123787.  Daedalus Item Code: 44350
 
In a thoughtful mix of history and politics, this book traces Abraham Lincoln's climb from the backwoods to the White House and calls for a renewal of the Lincoln ethic of relentless striving. ... (Read More)
 
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