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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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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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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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England, Arise: The People, The King & The Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123820.  Daedalus Item Code: 61261
 
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 English and Their History
Robert Tombs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873366.  Daedalus Item Code: 69426
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016 and named a Book of the Year by London's Times Literary Supplement, Daily Telegraph, Spectator, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Nicholas Kulish & Souad Mekhennet.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532433.  Daedalus Item Code: 60487
 
Despite having worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941, Aribert Heim killed hundreds of prisoners in grotesque medical experiments, earning him the nickname "Dr. ... (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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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (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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