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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World
Greg Grandin.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805094534.  Daedalus Item Code: 70046
 
In this follow-up to his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist Fordlandia, historian Greg Grandin revisits the slave rebellion that inspired Herman Melville's Benito Cereno ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
S.C. Gwynne.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416591061.  Daedalus Item Code: 71910
 
(A finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction) This vivid historical account of the 40-year battle between Comanche ... (Read More)
 
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England, Arise: The People, The King and The Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123820.  Daedalus Item Code: 73369
 
In the summer of 1381, England erupted in a violent popular uprising as unexpected as it was unprecedented. Even at this critical moment, contemporaries dismissed vast swaths of people as "the ... (Read More)
 
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England, Arise: The People, the King & the Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408703366.  Daedalus Item Code: 73370
 
In the summer of 1381, England erupted in a violent popular uprising as unexpected as it was unprecedented. Even at this critical moment, contemporaries dismissed vast swaths of people as "the ... (Read More)
 
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The Escape of Sigmund Freud: Freud's Final Years in Vienna and His Flight from the Nazi Rise
David Cohen.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590206737.  Daedalus Item Code: 72817
 
After the Nazis took over Austria in 1938, every business owned by Jews had a Nazi appointed to run it. For 82-year-old Sigmund Freud, the appointed "commissar" was 35-year-old chemist Anton ... (Read More)
 
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Exit Berlin: How One Woman Saved Her Family from Nazi Germany
Charlotte R. Bonelli.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300197525.  Daedalus Item Code: 72198
 
Just a week after the Kristallnacht terror in 1938 Berlin, young Luzie Hatch fled the city to resettle in New York, rescued by an American-born cousin, industrialist Arnold Hatch. Arnold spoke ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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Fatal Rivalry: Flodden 1513: Henry VIII, James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain
George Goodwin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073683.  Daedalus Item Code: 71716
 
Following Fatal Colours: Towton 1461, historian George Goodwin here takes us back to Flodden in the northernmost corner of England, where the greatest and bloodiest Anglo-Scottish battle in ... (Read More)
 
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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society
Julian E. Zelizer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204340.  Daedalus Item Code: 73075
 
In the first three years of his presidency, Lyndon Johnson spearheaded the Great Society—one of the most transformative agendas in American political history—presiding over the Civil Rights and ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting with the Allies: America and Britain in Peace and War
Robin Renwick.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849549790.  Daedalus Item Code: 73401
 
Britain's former ambassador to the United States, Robin Renwick here traces the development of the Anglo-American relationship through the eyes of Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and their ... (Read More)
 
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Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu
Monique Brinson Demery.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610394673.  Daedalus Item Code: 79510
 
In November 1963, South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were brutally executed in a coup sanctioned by the U.S. government. President Kennedy explained to his friend ... (Read More)
 
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