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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa
Adam Hochschild.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447235514.  Daedalus Item Code: 73165
 
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, the Duff Cooper Prize, and the Mark Lynton History Prize) This stunning 1998 history from Adam Hochschild reminds us that one of the great genocidal ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476794044.  Daedalus Item Code: 79683
 
(Autographed First Edition) In her follow-up to The Girls of Atomic City—one of our favorite nonfiction books of 2013—Denise Kiernan takes us back to the turn of the 20th century ... (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 Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785900563.  Daedalus Item Code: 73190
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (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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One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
Michael Dobbs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400078912.  Daedalus Item Code: 73012
 
(Finalist for the 2008 Los Angeles Times History Prize and a Washington Post and St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year) In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, ... (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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Partisan Diary: A Woman's Life in the Italian Resistance
Ada Gobetti. Jomarie Alano, trans.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199380541.  Daedalus Item Code: 73341
 
From the German entry into Turin on September 10, 1943, to the liberation of the city on April 28, 1945, Italian resistance (Resistenza) member Ada Gobetti recorded an almost daily account of ... (Read More)
 
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Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution
Richard Beeman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812976847.  Daedalus Item Code: 73013
 
(Winner of the George Washington Book Prize) In May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Revolutionary-era historian ... (Read More)
 
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Power at Sea: Three-Volume Set
Lisle A. Rose.
Publisher: Missouri.   Format: boxed set.
Daedalus Item Code: 61709
 
The 20th century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires, notes historian Lisle Rose in this three-volume, slipcased chronicle, tracing the emergence of sea power after the ... (Read More)
 
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PS Magazine: The Best of Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Will Eisner. Ann Eisner, preface. Eddie Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810997486.  Daedalus Item Code: 53451
 
Best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God, Will Eisner also put in 20 years producing PS magazine for ... (Read More)
 
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