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The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
Doug Most.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312591328.  Daedalus Item Code: 71691
 
By the late 19th century, the downtown streets of major American cities in the Northeast were clogged with plodding horse-drawn carts. After the Great Blizzard of 1888 crippled the region, the idea ... (Read More)
 
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
 
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
 
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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003638.  Daedalus Item Code: 49564
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors, two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd ... (Read More)
 
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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution
Peter Ackroyd.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250003638.  Daedalus Item Code: 71545
 
In his third History of England, following Foundation and Tudors, two-time Whitbread Award winner and Daedalus favorite Peter Ackroyd continues his dazzling account of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West
Andrew R. Graybill.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404459.  Daedalus Item Code: 71749
 
Beginning in 1844 with the marriage of Montana fur trader Malcolm Clarke and his Piegan Blackfeet bride Coth-co-co-na, western historian Andrew Graybill traces the family from the mid-19th century, ... (Read More)
 
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The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman
Benita Eisler.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066166.  Daedalus Item Code: 71729
 
In this "elegant, thoughtful new biography" (Boston Globe), Benita Eisler—biographer of Lord Byron, Frédéric Chopin, George Sand, and Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz together—gives us ... (Read More)
 
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Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
Robert Twigger.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780220932.  Daedalus Item Code: 70098
 
Variously awarded the Newdigate Prize for poetry, the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature, and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for his writing, poet, adventurer, and outdoor writer ... (Read More)
 
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Relics of the Past: Treasures of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Population Exchange, The Benaki Museum Collections (French/English Languages)
Anna Ballian, ed.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874395750.  Daedalus Item Code: 52706
 
Following the forced Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923, Greek Orthodox Christians of Eastern Thrace, Cappadocia, and the Pontos came to Greece as refugees, bringing with them a ... (Read More)
 
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Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America
Katherine Carté Engel.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812221855.  Daedalus Item Code: 61995
 
The Moravians, a Protestant sect founded in 1727 by Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf and based in Germany, were key players in the rise of international evangelicalism, notes historian Katherine ... (Read More)
 
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The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams
Phyllis Lee Levin.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137279620.  Daedalus Item Code: 71574
 
A patriot by birth, the first son of John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) was virtually foreordained for public life. Here the author of Abigail Adams chronicles our sixth ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting World War II: The 75th-Anniversary Edition Boxed Set
Edward R. Murrow, E.B. White, Margaret Bourke-White, Gertrude Stein, Ernie Pyle, Martha Gellhorn, Bill Mauldin & others.
Publisher: Library of America.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9781598535105.  Daedalus Item Code: 69408
 
This deluxe two-volume set from Library of America depicts a world at war through the eyes of a generation's greatest journalists. Nearly 200 pieces by 80 writers describe events from the birth of ... (Read More)
 
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The Return of George Washington: 1783–1789
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062248671.  Daedalus Item Code: 71145
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion, as well as the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence at the ... (Read More)
 
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