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Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Aida D. Donald.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465010240.  Daedalus Item Code: 70187
 
Environmentalist, author, governor of New York, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and—at age 42—the youngest U.S. president ever, Theodore Roosevelt lived an extraordinarily active life that made him a ... (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: A Literary Anthology
Richard Fairman, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780712357401.  Daedalus Item Code: 62175
 
"There's nowhere like London really you know," says Ginger in Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, and from the innumerable books written about London or set in the city, it would seem countless that ... (Read More)
 
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (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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Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon
Philip B. Kunhardt III, Peter W. Kunhardt, & Peter W. Kunhardt Jr. Doris Kearns Goodwin, intro. David Herbert Donald, foreword.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364201.  Daedalus Item Code: 64643
 
This stunning visual history of Abraham Lincoln explores the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around the president in the years between his assassination in 1865 and the dedication of the ... (Read More)
 
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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
 
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
 
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Lusitania: Triumph, Tragedy, and the End of the Edwardian Age
Greg King & Penny Wilson.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250052544.  Daedalus Item Code: 71572
 
When the RMS Lusitania was torpedoed in 1915, the ship carried millionaires and actresses, impresarios and suffragettes—a microcosm of the waning Edwardian era. More than a hundred years after ... (Read More)
 
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Mammoths: Giants of the Ice Age
Adrian Lister & Paul Bahn. Jean M. Auel, foreword.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785833284.  Daedalus Item Code: 71389
 
They've been gone for many thousands of years, but mammoths still hold a special sway over the human imagination. Taking a multi-disciplinary approach, paleontologist Adrian Lister and archeologist ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544227842.  Daedalus Item Code: 71271
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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