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Leningrad: State of Siege
Michael Jones.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781473633964.  Daedalus Item Code: 54744
 
"All offers of surrender from Leningrad must be rejected," wrote Adolf Hitler on September 29, 1941, at the outset of Operation Barbarossa. "We have no interest in keeping even a proportion of the ... (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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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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Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC
Kenneth J. Winkle.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349429.  Daedalus Item Code: 71726
 
In the late 1840s, Representative Abraham Lincoln resided on Capitol Hill at Mrs. Sprigg's boardinghouse, known as "Abolition House," where congressional boarders held lively dinner-table debates of ... (Read More)
 
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The Literary Churchill: Author, Reader, Actor
Jonathan Rose.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300212341.  Daedalus Item Code: 72259
 
In this, "one of the most remarkable books ever written about Winston Churchill" (Literary Review, London), we find a transformative portrait of the iconic British leader, whose love of ... (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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London Through Time: Cities Unfolded
Nick Maland & Angela McAllister.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9781847806895.  Daedalus Item Code: 64486
 
Opening to more than 37 inches long, this accordion-folded book follows youngsters Maisie and Max as they travel back in time, visiting 14 different eras in London's history over the past two ... (Read More)
 
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Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty
Dan Jones.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525428299.  Daedalus Item Code: 71435
 
The Magna Carta is revered around the world as a founding document of Western liberty; its principles and its language can be found in our Bill of Rights and in the Constitution. But there is nothing ... (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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