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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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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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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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Life in Nelson's Navy
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750947763.  Daedalus Item Code: 12169
 
What was it really like to be at sea in the Royal Navy under Horatio Nelson? Were his sailors keen to fight at the Battle of Trafalgar, or suffering with scurvy? How did life compare between those of ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of George Washington
John Marshall. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145013.  Daedalus Item Code: 63982
 
Biographies of George Washington are legion, but this one has the distinction of being written by John Marshall (1755–1835), who—prior to his 34 years of service as a Supreme Court Justice—fought ... (Read More)
 
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The Life Within: Classic Maya and the Matter of Permanence
Stephen Houston.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300196023.  Daedalus Item Code: 62717
 
For the Classic Maya, who flourished in the Yucatan peninsula more than a thousand years ago, materials like jade, flint, obsidian, and wood were endowed with a vital essence, agency, and ... (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 for President: An Unlikely Candidate, An Audacious Strategy, and the Victory No One Saw Coming
Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402244834.  Daedalus Item Code: 61247
 
In May of 1860, Republican delegates gathered in Chicago for their second-ever convention with the expectation of electing William Seward as their presidential candidate. But waiting in the wings, ... (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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