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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk—Defeat Into Victory
Michael Korda.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781631491320.  Daedalus Item Code: 79490
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Simon and Schuster's Editor in Chief Emeritus, as well as a decorated hero of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and the biographer of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert ... (Read More)
 
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America the Philosophical
Carlin Romano.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679434702.  Daedalus Item Code: 64555
 
A philosophy and humanities professor as well as critic-at-large for the Chronicle of Higher Education and literary critic for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Carlin Romano offers this bold, ... (Read More)
 
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American Statecraft: The Story of the U.S. Foreign Service
J. Robert Moskin.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250037459.  Daedalus Item Code: 73552
 
Fifteen years in the making, following hundreds of interviews both in and out of the State Department, this is the first full history of the U.S. Foreign Service. The former foreign editor of ... (Read More)
 
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America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World
Kevin Baker. Chris Dent, illus.
Publisher: Artisan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781579656942.  Daedalus Item Code: 69689
 
From the Panama Canal, the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to the oil rig, the modern airliner, the MRI machine, and the telephone, here are 76 of the most ... (Read More)
 
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Appomattox: The Last Days of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia
Michael E. Haskew.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760348178.  Daedalus Item Code: 71374
 
The Army of Northern Virginia was the fighting soul of the Confederacy in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War, facing overwhelming odds from its inception. Through four years of bitter conflict, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Flood
Irving Finkel.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537117.  Daedalus Item Code: 73554
 
Since the Victorian period, it has been understood that the Judeo-Christian account of Noah's ark is directly linked to a much older story from Babylon; in 2009, however, Irving Finkel—a curator at ... (Read More)
 
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
 
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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Berlin: Portrait of a City Through the Centuries
Rory MacLean.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250051868.  Daedalus Item Code: 71573
 
Berlin is all about volatility—a city that is forever in the process of becoming, never being, and so lives more powerfully in the imagination, as Rory MacLean tells us in this remarkable and ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
Brian Thornton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440503702.  Daedalus Item Code: 73910
 
Benedict Arnold may be the most famous traitor in American history, but he's certainly in good company in this frighteningly funny book from the author of 101 Things You Didn't Know About ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: In Search of the Kamasutra
James McConnachie.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843543732.  Daedalus Item Code: 31035
 
Notorious as a manual of sexual instruction, the Kamasutra was written in 3rd-century northern India, when erotic culture lay at the heart of an exquisite civilization. And yet, as travel ... (Read More)
 
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The Borgias: The Hidden History
G.J. Meyer.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345526922.  Daedalus Item Code: 72980
 
Throughout a tumultuous half-century the Borgias held center stage in the Italian Renaissance as ruthless popes, statesmen, warriors, lovers, and political adventurers. Five centuries after their ... (Read More)
 
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Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage
Kathleen Winter.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224098366.  Daedalus Item Code: 63655
 
In this nonfiction follow-up to her Orange Prize and Governor General's Literary Award finalist Annabel, transplanted Canadian author Kathleen Winter impulsively embarks on an odyssey across ... (Read More)
 
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