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State of the Union: New York & the Civil War
Harold Holzer, ed. Jeff Shaara, foreword.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823221400.  Daedalus Item Code: 64075
 
Originating in a 1999 symposium focusing on New York State during the Civil War, this anthology takes an in-depth look at the crucial—and sometimes conflicted—role that the state played in the war. ... (Read More)
 
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
 
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
 
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Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Charles Marsh.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269812.  Daedalus Item Code: 71693
 
In the decades since Dietrich Bonhoeffer's execution by the Nazis in 1945, the German pastor, theologian, and anti-Hitler conspirator has become one of the most widely read and inspiring Christian ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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The Sword and the Stylus: An Introduction to Wisdom in the Age of Empires
Leo G. Perdue.
Publisher: Eerdmans.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802862457.  Daedalus Item Code: 60453
 
The frequent disregard of historical and social contexts by many scholars of wisdom often leads to the distortion of this literature, posits biblical scholar Leo Perdue, which transforms the relevant ... (Read More)
 
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Sylvia, Queen of the Headhunters: An Eccentric Englishwoman and Her Lost Kingdom
Philip Eade.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250045898.  Daedalus Item Code: 71808
 
One of the more outrageous figures of the 20th century, Sylvia Brooke—the Ranee of Sarawak—was the wife of Sir Vyner Brooke, the last White Rajah, whose family had ruled that jungle kingdom on Borneo ... (Read More)
 
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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822334712.  Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
As scandalous as any modern-day celebrity murder trial, the "Giroux affair" was a maelstrom of intrigue. In 1638 Philippe Giroux, a judge in the highest royal court of Burgundy, allegedly murdered ... (Read More)
 
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Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Sarah Greenough & Nancy K. Anderson. Lindsay Harris & Reneé Ater, contributors. Richard J. Powell, foreword.
Publisher: Yale/National Gallery of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300197730.  Daedalus Item Code: 62714
 
On July 18, 1863, six months after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the African American troops of the Massachusetts 54th Volunteer Infantry stormed Fort Wagner in South ... (Read More)
 
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Testament of Youth: Movie Tie-In Edition
Vera Brittain. Shirley Williams, preface.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143108382.  Daedalus Item Code: 63456
 
"Few young women could have been less forewarned and forearmed than I was against the war in general, and the Army Hospital Service in particular." In 1915 Vera Brittain abandoned her studies at ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Rex
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966008.  Daedalus Item Code: 64815
 
(Winner of the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Biography) Following the new president Theodore "TR" Roosevelt as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency ... (Read More)
 
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They All Love Jack: Busting the Ripper
Bruce Robinson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062296375.  Daedalus Item Code: 64816
 
The mystery of Jack the Ripper has spawned obsessive theorists and endless volumes purporting to reveal the identity of the murderer who terrorized Victorian London. But what if it was never really a ... (Read More)
 
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This Distracted and Anarchical People: New Answers for Old Questions About the Civil War–Era North
Andrew L. Slap & Michael Thomas Smith, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823245697.  Daedalus Item Code: 64090
 
Although most of the fighting in the American Civil War took place in the South, the North nonetheless experienced significant social, economic, and political changes as a sizeable portion of its ... (Read More)
 
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