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City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
Mason B. Williams.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066913.  Daedalus Item Code: 71712
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The sweeping economic recovery programs enacted by Franklin Roosevelt would have been unworkable without the cooperation of state and ... (Read More)
 
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War Generals: Comrades, Peers, Rivals: In Their Own Words
Robert I. Girardi.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760345160.  Daedalus Item Code: 71379
 
Offering an unvarnished and fascinating perspective into what military generals wrote and said about each other during the Civil War era, Nevins-Freeman Award–winning historian Robert Girardi ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront
Harry L. Katz & Vincent Virga. Alan Brinkley, preface.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072204.  Daedalus Item Code: 63535
 
Though battlefield photography came of age during the Civil War, much of the fighting and fallout of the conflict was captured as war had been depicted for centuries—by the artist's pencil. ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography
Elaine Showalter.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645903.  Daedalus Item Code: 70654
 
She wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after meeting Abraham Lincoln, but for much of her life poet Julia Ward Howe fought her own civil war at home, struggling against her ... (Read More)
 
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A Clash of Thrones: The Power-Crazed Medieval Kings, Popes and Emperors of Europe
Andrew Rawson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750962285.  Daedalus Item Code: 73196
 
Medieval Europe was a dark and dangerous place; in 1054 the Church tore itself in half, setting the stage for centuries of bloody rivalries and battles as empires collided, dynasties rose and fell, ... (Read More)
 
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The Conquering Tide: War in the Pacific Islands, 1942–1944
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393353204.  Daedalus Item Code: 69358
 
In this sequel to his brilliant Pacific Crucible, Ian Toll continues his Pacific War trilogy by delving into the period between mid-1942 and mid-1944, relating how parallel Allied ... (Read More)
 
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The Crime and the Silence: A Quest for the Truth of a Wartime Massacre
Anna Bikont. Alissa Valles, trans.
Publisher: William Heinemann.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785150111.  Daedalus Item Code: 72120
 
(Winner of the 2011 European Book Prize for Nonfiction) On July 10th, 1941, a horrifying crime was committed in the small Polish town of Jedwabne, as the town's Jewish population—hundreds of ... (Read More)
 
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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
David T. Hawkings.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750950572.  Daedalus Item Code: 52501
 
The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth guidelines for researching criminal ancestors in the British family tree, many of whom were ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of the Berlin Airlift, June 1948–May 1949
Richard Reeves.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416541202.  Daedalus Item Code: 32261
 
In the early hours of June 26, 1948, phones began ringing across America, waking up the airmen of World War II—pilots, navigators, and mechanics—who had only just begun having normal lives with new ... (Read More)
 
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Deep Sea Hunters: RAF Coastal Command and the War Against the U-Boats and the German Navy, 1939–1945
Martin W. Bowman.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781783831968.  Daedalus Item Code: 73501
 
From the disastrous Norwegian Campaign at the outset of the war to the numerous attacks on the bustling German submarine base at Lorient, and from the destructive 1944 assault on Brest to the fierce ... (Read More)
 
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