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Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307275660.  Daedalus Item Code: 70310
 
(A New York Times Notable Book) Sixteen years after René Descartes's death in Stockholm in 1650, says Russell Shorto, a pious French ambassador exhumed the remains of the controversial ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil’s Diary: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets of the Third Reich
Robert K. Wittman & David Kinney.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007575602.  Daedalus Item Code: 72560
 
More than just a member of Hitler's inner circle, Alfred Rosenberg was the architect of much that became Nazi ideology; he shepherded the party when Hitler was jailed in 1923, formulated the ... (Read More)
 
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A Dog's History of America: How Our Best Friend Explored, Conquered, and Settled a Continent
Mark Derr.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468302660.  Daedalus Item Code: 72816
 
In this history—a tapestry of heroism, betrayal, tragedy, kindness, abuse, and unique companionship—the author of How the Dog Became the Dog looks at the ways in which we have relied on ... (Read More)
 
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Dunkirk: The History Behind the Major Motion Picture
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062740304.  Daedalus Item Code: 79701
 
After the invasion of Poland in 1939, the British Expeditionary Force rushed to the defense of France and Belgium, but were driven to the sea by Hitler's panzer divisions in May 1940. More than ... (Read More)
 
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Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
Simon Webb.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463780.  Daedalus Item Code: 40056
 
Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of London life for more than 150 years. In this history, Simon Webb reveals the schemes—perpetrated by ... (Read More)
 
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Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar
Tom Holland.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537841.  Daedalus Item Code: 72486
 
Historian Tom Holland picks up where he left off in Rubicon—the murder of Julius Caesar—with this dazzling group portrait, tracing the century-long rise and fall of Rome's first imperial ... (Read More)
 
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Early Japanese Railways 1853–1914: Engineering Triumphs that Transformed Meiji-era Japan
Dan Free.
Publisher: Tuttle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9784805310069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70398
 
While the impact of rail travel on 19th-century America and Europe is well known, its parallel development in Japan also forms a fascinating chapter in railroad history. During this period of rapid ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth: Renaissance Prince
Lisa Hilton.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544577848.  Daedalus Item Code: 64526
 
Queen Elizabeth I had no compunctions about playing on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her political purpose, and here Lisa Hilton offers ample evidence why Elizabeth's famous excuses ... (Read More)
 
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204975.  Daedalus Item Code: 64371
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
 
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Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Fredrik Logevall.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375756474.  Daedalus Item Code: 72578
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Francis Parkman Prize, and the American Library in Paris Book Award) Telling an epic story of wasted opportunities and deadly miscalculations, Fredrik ... (Read More)
 
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The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914–1940
Frederick Brown.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595157.  Daedalus Item Code: 62891
 
Spanning the turbulent decades between the World Wars, this book from the author of For the Soul of France, Zola, and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Flaubert ... (Read More)
 
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
 
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
 
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