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Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President
David S. Heidler & Jeanne T. Heidler.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812981599.  Daedalus Item Code: 70370
 
In 1789, as George Washington became the first president of the United States, the world was all but certain that the "American experiment" would founder. Washington himself was easy to revere, if ... (Read More)
 
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Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour: Revised
Kate Fox.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444785203.  Daedalus Item Code: 73789
 
Jennifer Saunders called the original edition of this book "an absolutely brilliant examination of English culture" in a London Times review, while the Daily Mail declared that Kate Fox ... (Read More)
 
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Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles
Bernard Cornwell.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007539383.  Daedalus Item Code: 72563
 
On the 18th of June, 1815, the armies of France, Britain, and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the Prussians at Ligny and ... (Read More)
 
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We Shall Fight on the Beaches: Defying Napoleon and Hitler, 1805 and 1940
Brian Lavery.
Publisher: Conway.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844861019.  Daedalus Item Code: 63085
 
"We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the ... (Read More)
 
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The West Point History of World War II: Volume 2
The United States Military Academy. Henry Kissinger, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476782775.  Daedalus Item Code: 73602
 
Documenting the shift in the war's momentum in favor of the Allies, this book covers the 1944 D-Day landings as well as the atomic tests that foretold Japan's defeat. A veteran of the war, former ... (Read More)
 
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The Whales Know: A Journey through Mexican California
Pino Cacucci. Katherine Gregor, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781907973888.  Daedalus Item Code: 64773
 
Born in Italy in 1955, Pino Cacucci sojourned to Mexico and Central America, where he resided for some years and became a prolific translator of works in Spanish, and twice won the Pluma de Plata ... (Read More)
 
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What It Is Like to Go to War
Karl Marlantes.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802145925.  Daedalus Item Code: 79709
 
(Named a 2011 Best Book of the Year by The New Yorker, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Shelf Awareness, BookPage, and IndieBound) Dropped into the highland jungle ... (Read More)
 
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Why Did the Chicken Cross the World?: The Epic Saga of the Bird that Powers Civilization
Andrew Lawler.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476729893.  Daedalus Item Code: 70934
 
Queen Victoria was obsessed with it, Socrates's last words were about it, and Charles Darwin and Louis Pasteur both made scientific breakthroughs using it, while Catholic popes, African shamans, ... (Read More)
 
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The Wilderness of Ruin: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America's Youngest Serial Killer
Roseanne Montillo.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062273482.  Daedalus Item Code: 72771
 
In the aftermath of the Great Fire of 1872, a devastated Boston had to contend with a very different sort of problem, as children begin disappearing from working-class neighborhoods; several returned ... (Read More)
 
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World War I and World War II
H.P. Willmott, Robin Cross & Charles Messenger.
Publisher: DK Publishing.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9781465433572.  Daedalus Item Code: 73813
 
Spanning 31 years—with a tense, unsettled "peace" between them—the world wars were the defining conflicts of the modern era. This two-volume set chronicles these global conflagrations, illustrated ... (Read More)
 
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World War II at Sea: A Naval View of the Global Conflict: 1939 to 1945
Jeremy Harwood.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760347652.  Daedalus Item Code: 71394
 
The fighting at sea in World War II was as ferocious as the land war, and this heavily illustrated history chronicles key naval actions from the torpedoing of the British passenger liner ... (Read More)
 
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World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire
Hugh Thomas.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812998115.  Daedalus Item Code: 71588
 
Following Rivers of Gold and The Golden Empire, this conclusion to the late Hugh Thomas's epic three-volume history of the Spanish Empire chronicles the lives, loves, conflicts, and ... (Read More)
 
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