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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape and the Making of Winston Churchill
Candice Millard.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385535731.  Daedalus Item Code: 69656
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) At 24, Winston Churchill saw it as his destiny to become Britain's prime minister, despite having ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141001821.  Daedalus Item Code: 71582
 
(Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction) Originally published in 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick's account of the incident that inspired Moby-Dick is a superb maritime narrative, ... (Read More)
 
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Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage
Tilar J. Mazzeo.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476778518.  Daedalus Item Code: 79416
 
In 1942, young social worker Irena Sendler was granted access to the Warsaw ghetto as a public health specialist, and reached out to the trapped Jewish families, going from door to door and asking ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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John Aubrey: My Own Life
Ruth Scurr.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179076.  Daedalus Item Code: 70861
 
(Finalist for the 2015 Costa Biography Award) A historian, biographer, and literary critic whose Fatal Purity was listed among the 100 Best Books of the Decade by London's Times, ... (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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The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Gettysburg, Including Rappahannock Station, Kelly's Ford, and Morton's Ford, July 1863–February 1864
Bradley M. Gottfried.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211528.  Daedalus Item Code: 62147
 
Superbly illustrated with 87 color battle maps, this Civil War history explores the critical though rarely considered months following the Battle of Gettysburg, during which both the Army of Northern ... (Read More)
 
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Meditations
Marcus Aurelius. George Long, trans.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784287016.  Daedalus Item Code: 72428
 
Never intended for publication, this book contains the private wisdom of the philosopher Marcus Aurelius, Rome's emperor from 161 to 180 AD. Meditations collects his personal thoughts and ... (Read More)
 
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Napoleon: A Life
Andrew Roberts.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025329.  Daedalus Item Code: 71998
 
(Winner of the LA Times Book Prize and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon) Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo: his battles are among the greatest in history, but Napoleon Bonaparte's ... (Read More)
 
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The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America
Andrés Reséndez.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544947108.  Daedalus Item Code: 79343
 
(Finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the Bancroft Prize) From the time of Columbus, Indian slavery was illegal in much of the American continent, yet it was practiced for ... (Read More)
 
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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Danielle Allen.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871406903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71746
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Zócalo Book Prize and a finalist for the 2015 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award) In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the ... (Read More)
 
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